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

Sept. 13, 2022

s3e8 Dave Cloutier

Director of Center Arts and Studios, Baltimore

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Aug. 30, 2022

s3e7 Elizabeth Wyckoff

Curator of Prints and Drawings, Saint Louis Art Museum

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Aug. 16, 2022

s3e6 Bill Hall

Master Printer at Pace Prints

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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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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…