How Does Shoestring Membership Work?

A Shoestring membership gives you working access to both Shoestring Press and Shoestring Studio. Members working primarily in printmaking are based out of the Press, while painters, draftsmen, and illustrators are based out of the Studio. All members are always welcome to work in either space.

Memberships include:

  • Access to open studio space with key card entry seven days/ week; 10am- 8pm and 10am- 9:30pm Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • Technical guidance, support, and troubleshooting from our Master Printer and Studio Director

  • Annual Member’s Exhibition and opportunity to propose solo or small group shows

  • Locker storage for personal supplies

  • Gamsol, Turpenoid, and Linseed Oil for general purpose use and storage for personal flammable supplies

  • Small, medium and large painting storage for work in progress

  • Encaustic equipment and other general purpose supplies

  • Access to Shoestring Press’ Printmaking facilities

  • 50% off classes in both spaces and special member digital printing rates

  • Free figure drawing on Wednesdays and Sundays

  • Monthly Critique night for members only

  • Group Gallery Hop each month


A month of Shoestring membership is $195; members who commit to at least six months of continuous membership are eligible for a discounted monthly rate of $180.