ABOUT US

Anchor Press, Paper & Print (AP3) is a non-profit community-based printshop. Our mission is to advance the fine art printmaking tradition by providing education and studio access. We provide a place for artists to make prints using our equipment for a monthly fee. Workshops on printmaking are offered here, as well as various public events like artists talks, lectures, and gallery shows.

For 25 years, the previous iteration of AP3, Anchor Graphics, Chicago (1990-2015) published editions and offered workshops, shop access, artist-in-residence programs, internships, exhibitions, free lectures, and other community outreach programs. Now, with a new studio, new community, and new city, AP3 is open in the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI.

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OUR RICH HISTORY

Check out pictures of our previous shops in Chicago and scroll down for articles about our past.

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Articles on Anchor Graphics

Official Mission Statement

Anchor Press, Paper & Print (AP3) Anchor Press, Paper & Print (AP3) is a non-pro5it community-based printshop whose mission is to advance the fine art printmaking tradition, by providing educational and art-making opportunities for young people and for emerging and professional artists, and by educating the public about fine art printmaking processes. AP3 creates partnerships with other arts, educational and social organizations to better carry out its mission of providing public access to hand printmaking and papermaking.
AP3 does not directly or indirectly discriminate against any person or organization by reason of race, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation.
AP3 is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your donation is deductible to the full extent allowable by law.