Welcome to Platemark, a podcast about art, ideas, prints, and printmaking



What is it about prints and printmaking that draws such fervent practitioners, collectors, and fans? How are prints relevant to all our lives? What do all those people in the "print ecosystem" do anyway?

Series one looks at prints and printmaking in the context of museums, the market, critiques, and the print ecosystem. Series two offers a history of prints and printmaking in the West. Series three offers interviews with the colorful characters of the print ecosystem. Join us and the wonderful fans of prints and printmaking.

Recent Episodes

Aug. 2, 2022

s3e5 Miranda Metcalf

Creator of Hello, Print Friend

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July 19, 2022

s3e4 Tom Huck

Evil Prints' bad boy woodcutter

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July 5, 2022

s3e3 James Wehn

Van Vleck Curator of Prints, Chazen Museum of Art

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June 21, 2022

s3e2 Joe Freye, Jason Ruhl, and Patrick Smyczek

Tandem Press Master Printers Speak

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June 7, 2022

s3e1 Paula Panczenko and Russell Panczenko

Kicking off series three!

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Recent Blog Posts

Platemark podcast, series three begins

Platemark's first episode in series three (interviews with print ecosystem luminaries) kicks off with Paula Panczenko, Tandem Press, and Russell Panczenk…

Platemark podcast, History of Prints, taking summer hiatus

Platemark episodes over the summer will be previews of series three, interviews with that special breed of people, the print people

Early Italian prints? Platemark loves 'em

Platemark podcast host Ann Shafer tells you about favorite early Italian prints, including Antonio Pollaiuolo, Andrea Mantegna, Ugo da Carpi, and Federic…