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Production Studio   |   Membership   |   Fridays at the Studio   |   Residencies   |   Printing Services   |   Store

Atelier Circulaire occupies a bright 10,000 ft2 space and provides a workplace and specialized equipment for intaglio, lithography, relief, screen printing and digital printing. It welcomes artists in residence, organizes exhibitions and conferences in the gallery, and offers demonstrations, courses and specialized printed arts workshops.

EQUIPMENT

Intaglio presses
1 Hurel press, (bed dimensions: 122 x 211 cm)
2 Hurel presses, (bed dimensions: 91 x 188 cm)
1 Hurel press, (bed dimensions:72 x 152 cm)
1 French American press
(bed dimensions: 101 x 178 cm)

Lithography presses
1 Charles Brand press
(bed dimensions: 80cm x 130cm)
1 Elephant press
(bed dimensions: 75 cm x 130cm)
1 Chas Wagner press (offset)
(bed dimensions: 57,5cm x 75cm)
1 Parks Press
(bed dimensions: 95cm x 130cm)
1 offset Mailander press
(bed dimensions: 61cm x 96,5cm)

Relief presses
1 typography Challenge Proof Press
1 Nolan Proof Press
1 Polo Proof Press

Screen printing
1 exposure unit (155 x 195xcm)
4 printing tables
1 screen washer (with air compressor + pressure washer)
Maximum print size : 120 x 180cm

 

Digital Print Studio
2 iMac 27" computers Intel Core i3Epson Scanner 10000XL
Epson Scanner 4180 Photo
Ink jet printer EPSON 2200SP
Epson Stylus Pro 9900 printer
HP Laserjet 5100 printer
Ink jet printer HP Designjet Z3100
Software: Adobe CS6 Creative Suite

Dark room
UV VIOLUX 1500S burner
Violux 5002S burner/ Vacuum NITA

Other
Kingsland (100 cm) Guillotine 
Vertical bins for iron-perchloride (copper seulement) 
(dimensions : 76 x 122cm et 94 x 122cm)
Aquatint box
Dryer
Rolls of various sizes
Offset rolls in three parts (Nik Semenoff)
Bin for wetting paper
Squeegees and screens of various sizes for screen printing


BECOMING A MEMBER

Here are the different modalities to become a member of Atelier Circulaire. For all these subscription programs, you must be an autonomous engraver and send your application along with a resume and portfolio to info@atelier-circulaire.qc.ca.

REGULAR MEMBER
Annual fee of $150 +tx and monthly fee of $78 +tx
- Unlimited access to the Production Studio
- 12 month plan
- Consecutive period (can not be fragmented over a longer period)

REGULAR MEMBER - Emerging Artist
Restricted to 35 years old (upon presentation of ID)
Annual fee of $150 +tx (non-refundable, payable in 2 equal payments) and monthly fee of $60 +tx
- Unlimited access to the Production Studio
- 12 month plan
- Consecutive period (can not be fragmented over a longer period)

ASSOCIATE MEMBER
Annual fee of $150 +tx and plans below
- 6 months: $690 +tx
- 3 months: $360 +tx
- 1 month: $140 +tx
- 1 week: $70 +tx
- Fridays at the Studio: $18 +tx
These plans offer access to the Production Studio. Their duration is for consecutive months and cannot be fragmented into several shorter periods. A 3-months plan or longer could be paid proportionally on the 1st day of each month. 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER - Emerging Artist
Restricted to 35 years old (upon presentation of ID)
Annual fee of $150 +tx and plans below:
- 6 months: $500 +tx
- 3 months: $250 +tx
- 1 month: $100 +tx
- 1 week: $50 +tx
- Fridays at the Studio: $13 +tx
These plans offer access to the Production Studio. Their duration is for consecutive months and cannot be fragmented into several shorter periods. A 3-month plan or longer could be paid proportionally on the 1st day of each month.  

DISCOVERY PLAN
Fee of $300 +tx for 3 months of unlimited access to the Production Studio 

SUMMER PLANS FOR STUDENTS - New!
Restricted to students (upon presentation of student ID)
Plans valid for the months of May to August every year:
- 4 months: $300 +tx
- 3 months: $250 +tx
- 1 month: $100 +tx
These plans offer access to the Production Studio for printmaking students (or students in visual arts with experience in printmaking) during the summer period. Their duration is consecutive and can not be fragmented into several shorter periods. A plan of 4 months or more could be paid 4 times on the 1st day of each month.

OCCASIONAL PRINTMAKER
Occasional engravers can enjoy the following plans without annual commitment:
- 1 month: $240 +tx
- 2 weeks: 
$150 +tx
- 1 week: 
$90 +tx
- Fridays at the Studio: 
$30 +tx (35 years old and under: $18)
These plans offer access to the Production Studio. Their duration is consecutive and can not be fragmented into several shorter periods. They must be paid in full at the beginning of the plan.


FRIDAYS at the studio

Non-member artists with printmaking knowledge allowing them to work independently can work in the studio during the open "Fridays" between 9:30am and 5pm at a cost of $30 + taxes.  This price also includes the support of a printing technician.

Here is the schedule for next Fridays where our different workshop coordinators will be happy to welcome you. Click on each event to find out how to book.

Registration : 
Artists must call the Studio at least 2 days in advance to register.
By phone at 514-272-5413 (ask for Paule or Mathieu)
By email at tech@atelier-circulaire.qc.ca (specify your technique of choice)

 

DIGITAL PRINTING
On appointment only, please contact our master engraver at numerique@atelier-circulaire.qc.ca 


ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Atelier Circulaire invites professional artists from Québec, Canada and abroad, with or without training in printed arts, to submit an application for residency program artists.

The residency includes:
- Access to the studio for one consecutive month
- A $600 artist stipend 
- A $100 stipend to buy supplies at the Atelier store
- Technical help from a printer and/or professional coaching (25 hours) 

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PRINTING SERVICES

Atelier Circulaire offers its members and outside artists professional printing services provided by experienced printers. The workshop coordinators work closely with the artists while respecting their artistic process.

Atelier Circulaire currently has 4 main departments:

  • Intaglio, led by Paule Mainguy
  • Lithography & Typography, led by Carlos Calado
  • Screen-printing, led by Cassandre Boucher
  • Digital printing, led by Anil Ragubance

 

The Digital Print Studio

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The Atelier Circulaire Digital Print Studio provides project assistance to artists working with print-based media.  The studio offers an environment where artists can pursue applied research; develop creative content; edition artwork; and receive coaching / skills development in the areas of both traditional printmaking and computer-driven print media.

The Atelier Circulaire Digital Print Studio specializes in working with non-traditional and hybridized artistic projects. The studio has been expressly designed to take advantage of the techniques and technology from a variety of seldom integrated fields: industrial and commercial print; traditional printmaking; digital print and New Media. The studio offers the flexibility and knowledge base to innovate and effectively problem-solve a diversity creative print projects. 

(Prices subject to change without notice)

For more information regarding printing services please contact the studio coordinator:
Tel.: 514-272-5413
Email: tech@atelier-circulaire.qc.ca


STORE

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The Store sells art supplies such as paper, inks, tools and all printmaking materials.

Opening hours:
Wednesday 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Friday        10:00 am to 4:00 pm

For more information, please contact: 
magasin@atelier-circulaire.qc.ca 
514-272-5413