Rachel LackeyLowe Mill A&E is incredibly lucky to be the home of Green Pea Press, Rachel Lackey’s clean community printmaking studio that provides local artists, students, and visitors the opportunity to explore printmaking! Green Pea’s first studio,  Studio 122, has a variety of presses and tools for many forms of printmaking, including intaglio, relief, mono-print, letterpress, screen-print and waterless lithography. Experienced artists get access to valuable tools, and the public has the opportunity to learn printing skills through Green Pea’s regular classes, lectures, and workshops. Rachel’s second space, Studio 111 is a shop where visitors can purchase all kinds of prints such as posters, calendars, t-shirts, and more from local artists. Green Pea offers learning opportunities for all ages and skill levels. Come learn about this incredible art form for yourself! You can find the upcoming workshop schedule here or at http://greenpeapress.com/

Green Pea Press seeks to deepen appreciation and understanding of the printmaking arts by providing residents of the Tennessee Valley educational lectures and workshops, access to equipment, and opportunities for exhibition, collaboration and exchange.

We are the only public-access printmaking studio in North Alabama, and part of the burgeoning art community at historic Lowe Mill.

We provide artists access to printmaking equipment in a variety of media, including intaglio, relief, monoprint, letterpress, screenprint and waterless lithography, as well as bookmaking.

We hold classes and workshops in these media for all different skill levels.

We print custom orders, including t-shirts and other textiles, posters, cd covers, invitations and more. Your purchase will support the studio and the local artists who print your order.

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Green Pea’s Classes and Events
May 16 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Green Pea Press Studio 122
This tutorial will cover a variety of methods for creating and preparing an image to screen print, both manually and digitally, with a brief demonstration of each. This class is suitable for anyone interested in[...]
Jun 12 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Green Pea Press, Studio 122
Monday, June 12 from 12-2pm, ages 8-12 Learn how to screen print using your own design! Submit an original one-color drawing or digital design to set up and print onto a poster and 4 t-shirts[...]
Jun 13 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Green Pea Press, Studio 122
Tuesday, June 12 from 12-2pm, ages 8-12 Create colorful one-of-a-kind, painterly prints incorporating textures from botanical elements and found objects. In this class, we will explore the possibilities of monotype printmaking. Students will apply multiple[...]
Jun 14 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Green Pea Press, Studio 122
Wednesday, June 14 from 12-2pm, ages 8-12 Produce an edition of archival fine-art prints of your own drawing! In this class, students will etch an image into a special clear printing plate by tracing their[...]
Jun 15 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Green Pea Press, Studio 122
Thursday, June 15 from 12-2pm, ages 8-12 Create and bind your own personalized book for drawing or writing! In this workshop, students will create their own small book with blank pages inside. Each student will[...]
Jun 16 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Green Pea Press, Studio 122
Friday, June 16 from 12-2pm, ages 8-12 Make a huggable fabric friend from your imagination! Students will screen print their own drawing onto fabric, then cut out the shape. We will learn to hand sew[...]