Welcome to Tiger Lily Press

Tiger Lily Press is a fine art printmaking studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, located on the grounds of the Dunham Recreation Center in Price Hill. The studio offers workspace, exhibition opportunities, classes, and a community for printmakers and art lovers. Devoted volunteers with years of experience in the field of printmaking maintain and operate the studios. With over forty members, and growing each year, artists enjoy working with others who share their passion for the printed mark.

TLP memberships provide opportunities for projects, for networking in the field, and for ongoing development of artists’ career. Classes are available for beginners, artists looking for a refresher, or for teachers seeking continuing education. Collectors and arts supporters will find connections here with premier printmaking talent in the region.

Tiger Lily partners with the local community, museums, and universities to fulfill TLP’s mission to produce, preserve, and promote the art of printmaking. Visit an open studio session or contact us to schedule an individual or group tour.

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Working Artist Program

Brad Thiele TLP WAP 2017

Tiger Lily Press is pleased to announce that its 2017 Working Artist Program residency has been awarded to Brad Thiele of Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Thiele attended: California State University earning his MFA in Studio Art – with Distinction, the Akademie für Bildende Künste at Johannes Gutenberg Universität and he earned his BA in Art from South Dakota State University.

Artist Statement:
I work specifically in language play, conceptually infusing everyday words, staple idioms and popular culture with deadpan humor, logic games and purposeful misunderstanding. Through drawing, collage and letterpress artist books rich in text and open interpretation I strive to express language’s absurd to poetic spectrum of definition and the subjective, encouraging alternate perspectives for how we might otherwise understand our world and communicate with those around us.

Recent Posts


How to Prepare a Copper Plate (We’re using 4×6 copper plates at .05″ thick from Blick. This thickness requires the edges to be beveled before printing! They’re a pretty handy size to experiment with, and are, as of this writing, under $8 each.) In order to protect the back of…

In the first session of Intro to Copper Etching Workshop, we used tracing paper & carbon paper to layout (and transfer) our images on 4×6 inch copper plates rolled with hard ground. Below: carbon paper transfer on hard ground & needle etching tool used to draw through to expose copper…

Sheila’s Take on Monoprinting The printmaking process of monoprinting is a form of producing prints that uses images or line that can be printed one time, unlike most forms of printmaking. where multiple prints are produced. Monoprints are handmade and hand-pulled from a press by the artist. They can also…