The Print-Workshop

Our spacious and luminous studios are equipped for most printmaking methods. There are 8 etching presses, 1 lithographic press, 1 vertical woodcut press, 1 Vandercook letterpress. The Print Studio is managed by our qualified staff, assisted by Art & Design students taking part as interns in the ERASMUS Project, an exchange program sponsored by the European Union.

The Artists’ Studios

The Pavilion Studio is adjacent to the print workshop. It is spacious, luminous and well ventilated. This studio can accommodate six artists. Each artist has two tables and personal wall-space, as well as personal storage space. Easels for painting and an etching press are also available in the studio.
The Canal View Studio looks onto the Rio di San Marcuola & the Grand Canal and is next to the print workshop. It has a stunning view of the Fontego dei Turchi on the Grand Canal. The Canal View Studio offers the opportunity for one visiting artist at a time to share studio space with Déirdre Kelly our permanent resident artist & curator of SGgallery. Each artist has a large private table and personal wall-space, as well as storage space. Easels for painting and an etching press are also available in the studio. You may request to work in this studio at an additional fee


Our SGgallery exhibition program adds a cultural dimension which reflects & projects the activities of the Scuola. The Calendar includes annual exhibitions and the Premio Teardo prize offered in the area of Visual Arts, as well as the Leonardo Sciascia Amateur d’Estampes, & the Artists’ Book Triennial of Vilnius, We have hosted exhibitions of work by Italian designers such as Guerrino Boatto, Piero Cittato, Giancarlo Alesiani, giving critical support to our Art & Graphic Design courses, as well as solo shows by renowned artists such as Michael Mazur, Clare Romano, Jorg Schmeisser and Maria Lai.


  • Rafael Klein

    The Landscape of the Future Mercoledì 7 ottobre 2020, 18.30 Presentazione di Enrico Palandri   La […]

  • Victoria Goro-Rapoport

    Death of Line Birth of Shape 27 February – 20 March 2020 Meet the artist: 3 March 2020 at 18.00 […]

  • Incisione sostenibile

    Con Liz Chalfin, direttrice di Zea Mays Printmaking Due lezioni, di lunedì, 24 febbraio e 2 marzo […]

  • Sciascia Awards

    Stefano Luciano, Sayuri Nishimura, Elisabetta Diamanti Primi tre classificati del Premio Leonardio […]