Tamarind Institute offers a four-week workshop for teachers and students of lithography in techniques for successful printing with aluminum plates. This course includes the theory and chemistry of plate lithography, drawing techniques and materials, processing, and printing. Color theory and multiple runs will also be reviewed. 

next workshop open for applications

July 9 - August 3, 2018


$1500 (plus University of New Mexico tuition, approximately $900 for those who wish to enroll for credit). If you choose to take the Summer Workshop for credit, you must contact Tamarind's Business Manager, and apply to UNM directly (a small fee will apply) as soon as possible after acceptance.


Supplies may be purchased as needed from Tamarind. Costs vary, depending on the ambitions of the participant, from $100 - $500, with an average expenditure of approximately $250 for paper and other materials.


Apartment style housing, located on the University of New Mexico campus, a five-minute walk from the Tamarind studio, is available at $47/ night (subject to change). Each apartment has five separate bedrooms, communal kitchen and living areas, and two bathrooms. Apartments are shared with other Tamarind workshop students. These rooms must be reserved in advance for the workshop dates. 

You may wish to investigate other short-term rental options online (for example, VBRO or AirBandB). Proximity to Tamarind is an important consideration, so we advise that you check with us before you commit to a place. 

how to apply to tamarind

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Tamarind Institute
2500 Central Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

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