Dedicated to keeping the knowledge about photogravure alive at a time of renewed interest yet a scarity of solid information, Lothar Osterburg offers frequent workshops in his own studio, at Universities, and at private and non for profit organizations. He is continuously adapting the old process to make it compatible with contemporary materials and take advantage of the constantly changing technology.

Past venues include:
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Bennington College, VT
Bowdoin College, Maine
Cleveland Institute of Art, OH
Columbia University, NYC
Cooper Union, NYC
Hui No'Eau Visual Arts Center, Maui, HI
Indiana State University, Bloomington, IN
Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
Lower East Side Printshop, NYC
Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC
MassArt, Boston, Mass
The Printmaking Workshop, NYC
Photographer's Formulary, MT
Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, MD.
Utah State University, Logan and Cedar City, UT



Workshops in Brooklyn!
I will offer only limited classes in the upcoming year to take advantage of my Guggenheim Fellowship. For interest in my Brooklyn Workshops please contact me via e-mail.

Small classes: "Copperplate Photogravure from Digital Files or Negatives" in my Brooklyn studio:

2-4 workshops a year announced to my e-mail list. to be added please e-mail:

Brooklyn, NY


location: my Brooklyn Studio
2 five day classes are scheduled at the following:
please contact the venues directly for enrollment and cost information!

Anderson Ranch Arts Center
July 25 - 29th

iSnowmass, CO


Future Workshops:
Workshops are filling up quickly from my e-mail notification before I have a chance to post them on line. If interested, please send me an e-mail, that I can send you occasional updates on new workshops. After a fatal computer crash I lost all contacts added between about June and Sept 2008. If you have not gotten any mailing sice then, and want to receive notofications, please e-mail me again!
Utah State University, Logan and Cedar City, UT
Lothar Osterburg Studio
232 3rd Street Bldg B #303
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(in Gowanus, bet. Park Slope and Carol Gardens close to the F,G and R trains)
please write "photogravure workshop" in subject line
Cost for the Brooklyn workshops is $450.- per student which includes handouts, cost of all materials to make one plate and prints.
Due to the small size of the classes 50% of the fee is due at registration, with the balance due 2 week before start of class.
Full refund if class is cancelled due to low enrollment or if participant withdraws at least 4 weeks before start of class. 50% refund if participant cancels within the last 4 weeks before start of class, and no refund if less than 1 week notice is given.
Coffee, refreshments, snacks and entertainment will be provided, but students should bring their own lunch.

I will schedule additional workshops if there is demand. If you are interested please e-mail me at address above.