Cat Head Press

Printshop and Artist Cooperative

Open Studio 

Artists are be able to rent studio time at Cat Head Press. Artists must take a workshop to be certified to use particular equipment and spaces in the print shop for open studio hours. Experienced printmakers may bypass the workshops for certification, but will have to set up an individual appointment to demonstrate proficiency and knowledge in the area they would like to utilize.

Equipment and space for open studio time will include:

  • Screen printing area and access to screens, exposure unit, emulsion, ink (limited), printing tables, and printer for stencils
  • Lithography presses and equipment, space for processing plates, access to chemicals for lithography, and ink.
  • Etching press for intaglio, monotype and relief printmaking. Access to inks and inking area

pen studio times will occur during open hours whenever a workshop is not taking place. Email if you are interested in setting up an appointment to be certified to use the printshop.  

Daily Studio rate:

Daily rate for open studio use is $25

 MONTHLY studio rate: 

 $60 for 6 days of open studio use in a months period during open studio hours.  (no rollover)


Open Studio Hours:

Friday       10:00am-6:00pm  

Saturday  10:00am-6:00pm

Sunday    10:00am-6:00pm

Free Ink Day Pt 3

Join us for our third Free Ink Day! This is a free, family friendly event from 10am-12pm on Sunday, 9/17. Kids and grown-ups alike are invited to come make potato prints with us! You will be able to take home some unique and fun prints, as well as contribute to our ongoing collaborative piece.

John Collins McCormick Opening Reception

"Why not see the John Collins McCormick painting drawing sculpture exhibit at the Middle Space Gallery Friday October 6th from seven til ten p.m.? It's at 2834 East Washington Street, cool."

Come see work from artist John Collins McCormick in our Middle Space Gallery! The show (a free event) will be up from 10/6 to 10/16. At the same time, we will be hosting our "Full Moon Floom Boom" event in the workshop space. Participants will be printing glow-in-the-dark full moon themed t-shirts. You can buy a shirt to print AT the event (and take home with you) for only $15!

Full Moon Floom Boom

Join us for a full moon celebration! Indianapolis artist, John Collins McCormick, will have new drawings, paintings and sculpture up in the Middle Space Gallery. 

We will also be printing GLOW IN THE DARK t-shirts and postcards designed by McCormick himself. T's will be $15 and postcards are FREE.

Enjoy some live music by Furniture Daniel, the new solo electronic project of David Dominique, coming all the way from Richmond, VA to grace our ears with colorful soundscapes. 

Our friends at Ash and Elm will provide us with cider while we pay homage to the moon.

Free Ink Day pt 4

Join us for our fourth Free Ink Day-- and this one is in honor of Halloween! This is a free, family friendly event from 10am-12pm on Sunday, 10/15. Kids and grown-ups alike are invited to come screenprint HALLOWEEN TOTE BAGS with us!!!

Drink+Ink: MASKS

Come make a mask with us in celebration of Halloween! Participants will be able to design their own spooky (or whatever vibe you're going for) masks and enjoy local beverages in the Cat Head Press shop with us. 

Tickets are $10 and include all mask-making materials. Participants can pay at the door or pre-register at

We can't wait to see you!

Noche de Terror

Get ready to see some amazing horror artwork created by well-known Indianapolis artist Carlos Cazares. 

The show, titled "Noche de Terror" translates in English to "Night of Terror." The first 50 participants to show up in costume will receive a free signed and editioned silkscreen print created by the artist! 

During the show, art will be for sale made by various artists with a similar aesthetic to Cazares in the studio, including Epyon 5 and Lydia Burris.

Carlos Torres Cazares began his interest in printmaking at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Califormia, with a focus in lithography. He began his BFA in printmaking at the Kansas City Art Institute, and in 2011 received his MFA in printmaking at Herron School of Art and Design. Carlos currently shares an artist studio with his wife at Cat Head Press: Printshop and Artist Cooperative.


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