Launch of the 2022 edition

The Montreal Printed Arts Festival showcases the impressive vitality of the printed arts milieu in Quebec. This third edition is a rare opportunity to take stock of the growth of this artistic practice via a programme of exhibits, artist presentations, demonstrations, workshops, conferences and the Grande Printed Art Fair. These free activities show the eolution of current practices in printed arts as well as hybrid and multidisciplinary practices.

2022 programme

May 18

Nous nous emmêlerons L’Imprimerie Launch

L’imprimerie is pleased to invite you to the launch of the publication nous nous emmêlerons on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at a festive happy hour! This work is the result of the first Chantier, a research project on the printed and photographic image...

May 18

Concordia Queer Print Club Zine workshop

Discover and explore collaborative zine-making with the Queer Print Club (QPC). Demos given on how to create and play with various different types of zines and will cover choosing paper, formatting, creating, editioning, and experimenting within the framework of zines.

May 19 14h

Herbarium Quebecensium BAnQ

Picking, pressing, drying, gluing: come and explore artistic practices in printed arts similar to the making of a herbarium, as well as heritage documents on the subject of botany.

May 18

Chloé Beaulac Impression Marginale conference

Discussion and dialogue over tea! Chloé Beaulac will present her research and creation project Pèlerin-l'inconnu as part of her residency at Zocalo.

May 19

Print Media Undergraduate Pop-Up Exhibit

Check out the works in this pop-up exhibit featuring undergraduate students of the Print Media department at Concordia University.

May 19

Printmaking workshop and demonstrations La Bourgeoise Sérigraphe

Come visit our professional printmaking studio to discover the techniques of screen-printing, relief and intaglio. You will be able to ask us everything...

May 20 - 21

Roots and Wings Anna Jane McIntyre

Roots & Wings is a special project by Montreal artist Anna Jane McIntyre, featuring a flock of relief-printed birds that fly across the window of the FAIMTL / Grande venue ...

May 20

Labour of Love

Labour of Love

Roundtable discussion about labor and capitalism in print art.

May 20 15:30 - 17h

À L'Affiche

À l’affiche – Nadège Grebmeier Forget

The artist and the production team of the works invite you to a presentation retracing the experience of the 2021 edition of À l'Affiche, a contemporary art publishing initiative jointly developed by Arprim and the School of Visual and Media Arts at UQAM.

May 5 - June 2

Foire à l'oeuvre

La Foire à l’œuvre

May 20

Stencil screenprint workshop with Jacinthe Loranger

Come and learn the basics of transferring images onto fabric or paper with a contemporary artist specializing in printmaking. You will make your own stencils and monotypes in addition to learning how to make your own screenprinting silk.

May 20

Cut paper stencil printing workshop Anna Jane McIntyre

Join artist Anna Jane McIntyre for an active demo of cut-paper stencil printing.

May 21

Special Project Rotten Candy

Rotten Candy is a DIY transmission broadcasting the shifting state of underground scenes due to lack of space and gentrification. It’s bittersweet; sending out the alarm for resurgence while artists continue to make it happen and have fun under pressured circumstances.

May 3 - 29

Ephemeral group exhibit

Tête-à-Tête Exhibit

An ephemeral group exhibit that brings together four duos of artists in four public spaces in Longueuil.

May 21

Ex Libris members exhibit

Ex-Libris Atelier Circulaire members exhibit

Ex-Libris is a Latin word referring to the owner's imprint pasted on the inside cover of a book. In Europe, Ex-Libris imprints became very popular in the early days of printing. The Ex-Libris often took the form of a stamp that includes the owner's name.

May 22

Silkscreen printing demonstration and workshop at Le Temple

Le Temple, an artists' studio primarily dedicated to silkscreen printmaking, is holding an open-door printmaking demonstration and workshop.

May 28 - June 18


Première impression ARPRIM First Impressions

First impressions, exhibit of finalists for the Prix Albert-Dumouchel for young artists.

May 13 - 23

All Conceivable Sources FOFA Concordia

MFA print media graduate exhibit

May 14

Atelier A. Piroir

Normand Biron A. Piroir

Launch of Normand Biron's book and an exhibit developed from works he has chosen from the collection of the studio, including the artists Bonnie Baxter, Louis-Pierre Bougie, Paul Cloutier, Albert Dumouchel, Marc Garneau, Betty Goodwin, John Heward...

May 17

Henriette Valium exhibit guided tour

Guided tour of Henriette Valium's exhibition in the presence of two long-time collaborators of the artist, Marc Tessier and Louis Rastelli.

May 17

Collage Collaboration and Risograph at CEP

In this workshop led by CEP Risograph Coordinator Jessica Bebenek, we will create collaged posters to print palimpsesticly on the risograph. Bebenek will give a short history of risograph printing traditions and demonstrate the fundamentals of the printing process...

May 13 mai 17h-19h


Participatory workshop for intaglio and lithography

Atelier Circulaire will open its doors to the general public for a 5 à 7 devoted to the discovery of two little-known printing techniques: intaglio and lithography. In the magnificent space of the Atelier, equipped with unique equipment of exceptional quality, visitors will be able to ...

May 14

Artexte Guided Visit

Artexte Collections Guided Visit

Discover the Artexte collection with Jessica Hébert [Librarian] and Jonathan Lachance [Documentation Technician], and the many forms of printed art that can be found in its stacks. Artists’ books of all kinds, fanzines, posters and more to be displayed.

May 21 2022

Grande Fair

GRANDE Print art fair 2022

The GRANDE Printed Art Fair brings together more than 50 artists and organizations who present their works directly to the public.