Facilities, Services & Resources

Our Printshop

Open to artists and printmakers who do copper etching, collagraph, dry point, photopolymer/ solar plates, monotype, monoprint, polyester lithography, woodcut, linoelum, collage and book arts

 

  • 30 x 50" Takache Garfield Etching Press

  • 28 x 48" Dickerson Electric Etching Press

  • 14 x 36" Dick Blick 906 Etching Press

  • 22 x 26" NuArc Photoexposure unit

  • 21.5 iMac: OSX  Version 10.9.1 with Adobe Suite

  • Acid room with sink and ferric chloride vertical tank 18 x 25" 

  • 32 x 42" custom built water tray 

  • Full table and portable glass slabs

  • Large inking rollers and brayers

  • Hot plate, inks and additives

  • Paper cutting table 30 x 68 & cutting mats

  • Airbrush aquatint

  • Some community printmaking supplies

 

Our Painting Studio

Visual artist who work in collage, acrylic, oil, drawing, design, mixed media, and book arts are welcome to use our bright painting studios

  • Standing and table top easles

  • Two portable light tables

  • Adjustable height tables

  • Painting storage rack: 20h x 3w x 28d 

  • 3 rolling taboret tables

 

 More details

  • Large drafting table with 24 x 36" inlaid light table

  • Community art & craft supplies

  • Newsprint

  • Bainbridge Mat cutter

 

 

Artists in Community
Light Room
Exposing the Light Equipment Room
 
Our light room is a mixed use room available to all artist members. It has everything thing you need to realize your bright ideas!
 
  • 22 x 26" NuArc Photoexposure unit for Photobased printmaking
  • Large drafting table with 24 x 36" inlaid light table
  • Ferric Chloride vertical tank for copper etching 18 x 25
  • Tool room: hand tools and hardware
  • Industrial Sink
  • 17 x 22"  Ideal Kutrimmer 1058 Paper Trimmer - cuts polymer plates & book board

 

Amenities

Gallery Space

Wheel Chair Accessible

Ceiling mounted data projector, screen and soundsystem

Outdoor Patio & Flower Garden

Art Library and Archives

Gaggia Expresso Machine & Grinder, Fridge, Microwave

WiFi and Sound System

Dog Friendly

 

 

OGS was founded in 2013 with miraculous community support. OGS is here to meet the needs of the people, businesses and community. We aim to inspire connections and promote a sharing economy and society.

 

Professional Development & Private Lessons

OGS advocates the sustainability of the whole artistic practice: from learning to making, critique to exhibition, and documentation to presentation. For teens 13 years old to retired adults--- let us help you navigate your creative journey!

 

Commissions: Hand-made Books, paintings, portraits, murals, prints in multiples

Consuting: Program design, interior decor, color, entreprenuership

Contact Open Ground Studios

1230 Fremont Blvd. Seaside, CA 93955

831.204.8578 | Email Us

Gallery Hours During Exhibits

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00 - 4:00

and by appointment 

 

Thank you!

Open Ground Studios' programs and facilities would not be possible without the on-going, generous support of our community, volunteers, members and artists.

Additional support is provided by the Arts Council for Monterey County and our Fiscal Sponsor, Fractured Atlas. Thank you!!

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