Opificio della Rosa, Summer 2020

At the Opificio della Rosa the summer is the time to do printmaking, workshops, artistic confrontation but, because of the emergency COVID-19, we have to suspend the courses and artistic residences for this summer, because of the social distancing that we could not respect at the castle. 

We are very sorry because after 11 years of activity we miss that beautiful summer moment of artistic and work sharing that we are looking forward all year long.

We very much hope that the COVID-19 emergency will soon finish and we can return to normality.

However, the Opificio della Rosa does not stop this summer, we take the opportunity to continue our work of font restoration, technical experiments and a series of tutorials on printmaking.

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The Opificio della Rosa is a non-profit organization dedicated to low environmental impact techniques whilst facilitating traditional and innovative methods of printmaking: the woodcut, the intaglio, to the most innovative printmaking techniques.
Technical experimentation and interdisciplinary work that ties printmaking with other artistic fields are encouraged, this also through a program of artistic residencies, summer workshops and collaborative projects are developed each year involving artists internationally.
The Opificio della Rosa, born in 2009 around the homonymous workshop in Montefiore Conca, is now joined by a new studio in Morciano di Romagna dedicated to letterpress.
The association is working on specific projects with Anonima Impressori – Bologna, Luigi Castiglioni – Rimini, Atelier InSigna – Rome.
Special projects are realized together with the University: Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London; RUFA, Rome University of Fine Arts; Accademia di Belle Arti di Catania.

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in collaborazione con le Cartiere di Fabriano
in collaborazione con le Cartiere di Fabriano

The Opificio della Rosa artistic project is sponsored by:

Regione Emilia Romagna
Provincia di Rimini
Comune di Montefiore Conca
Comune di Riccione
Comune di Rimini

Fondazione Renate Herold Czaschka

In collaboration with:
Cartiere di Fabriano
Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London
RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts
Accademia di Belle Arti di Catania
Gabinetto delle Stampe di Bagnacavallo
Fondazione Tito Balestra Onlus – Longiano
appARTEngo – Stigliano – MT
Comune di Stigliano – MT

East London Printmakers – UK
VACA vari cervelli associati – Ravenna
Anonima Amanvensis – Rimini
Atelier della Luna – Italia-Catalunia
Museo Civico della Stampa di Mondovì
Associazione amici della Linotype
Anonima Impressori – Bologna
InSigna – Roma