Becoming a Co-op Member


Red Delicious Press is organized as an artist co-op. Membership in the co-op provides the artist with many tangible benefits:

  • Full use of the facilities and equipment 24/7

  • Discounted supplies

  • Educational opportunities

Membership Information / Pricing 

Membership is $60.00 a month and provides you with unlimited press/studio use 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Members are responsible for volunteering 4 hours a month. Necessary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: curator duties, housekeeping and maintenance, representing the co-op at exhibition openings, sitting gallery hours, grant writing, fund-raising and public relations. Attendance at monthly co-op meetings is strongly encouraged.

Studio and Press Time rates for non-members:

  • $10 an hour with a 4 hour minimum

If you are an artist that is interested in Printmaking, but are not familiar with the techniques and processes, you may be interested in the services of a Printmaking Assistant.  Call for more information on this service.

  • Printmaking Assistant $25.00 an hour

Facilities Include:

  • Five Presses: large format press (four feet wide) and three smaller format press

  • Workshop tables/flat files

  • Sinks/drying rack

  • Secure air conditioned building with on-site parking!

  • Areas for etching, screen printing, monotypes, and a darkroom

  • Materials and supplies: newsprint paper, tarlatan, etching solutions and clean-up rags

Support Red Delicious Press!

RDP is dependent on membership for both funding and volunteer labor. For those who wish to support RDP without shop time, Supporting Memberships are a suggested amount of $120/year and include additional benefits. Red Delicious Press is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation.

Membership Payment and Support