Kent Kapplinger - PEARS Director Kent.Kapplinger@ndsu.edu 701.231.8360
Kelly Todd- Administrative Secretary Kelly.Todd@ndsu.edu 701.231.8818
Location / Shipping Address
Location: North Dakota State University, Renaissance Hall, 650 NP AvenueFargo, ND 58108
Mailing Address: North Dakota State University Visual Arts, ATTN: PEARSDept. 2332, PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
The studio is housed at NDSU Visual Arts Department, Renaissance Hall 314/322 in downtown Fargo, ND. The studio's 3700 square feet is properly ventilated and includes a large pressroom/workspace, screen-print studio, aquatint and etching areas, and exposure room where one can print using traditional and non-toxic intaglio, lithography, screen-print and relief printing methods. Digital capabilities include access to Mac or PC computers, scanners, laser printers and large format inkjet printers.
Lithographic presses: Takach 40x72" motorized and 34x60" hand-operated
Etching presses: Takach 40x72" and Griffin Series II 26x52"
Letterpress: Vandercook #3 14x20" Letterpress with various type
Exposure units: Metal halide NuArc MSP 31x40" and Tri-Light 42x60"
Screen printing units: AWT 44x64" one-man squeegee printer and 8 hinge clamp stations
Lithographic stones up to 32x40", hydraulic lift-truck, and 38x60" graining sink
Assorted rollers, brayers, 36" plate shears, and numerous drying racks