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Pamela Stefi Toki: Clay Monoprinting


Date: August 17 + 18, 2019 / 10:00-4:00 / doors open at 9:30 am

Location: Studio Space #29, 940 Tyler St, Benicia, CA 94510

Learn the unique process of printing from a clay slab surface to develop one-of-a-kind monoprints. Student's designs, patterns, and artistic expressions are quickly and easily transferred from newsprint, via colored clay slip to a damp clay slab, or expressions can be painted directly onto the clay slab, from which a print is pulled.


Artist Introductions, introduction of what clay printing entails, demonstration of techniques throughout day one and two, students apply techniques, printing
(no press required).

About the Instructor:

Pamela Stefl Toki, monoprint artist from Oakland, California, creates clay monoprints and ink monoprints. Stefl Toki graduated from Mills College with an M.A. in Educational Leadership and a B.S. in Special Education from California University of Pennsylvania. She has been a teacher of special needs children for over 25 years in public schools. Toki is currently employed by Orinda Union School District in California with Educational Specialist and Administrative credentials. Stefl Toki studied with master clay printmaker Mitch Lyons, the originator of clay monoprints, in Santa Fe, New Mexico during the summers of 2001, 2002, and 2003.


  • Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, New Castle, Maine, 2003.

Exhibitions include:

  • Arte, Misia Gallery, Sedona Arizona, 2003

  • Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, California, 2004

  • The Loft, Palm Springs, California, 2005

  • Osceola Gallery, Emeryville, California, 2006

  • Museo de Arte, Mazatlan, Mexico, 2009

  • Library Art Gallery, Orinda, California, 2010

  • 525 Market Street, San Francisco, California, 2010

  • Craft and Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, California, 2011

  • Village Theater Art Gallery, Danville, California, 2012

  • Epperson Gallery, Crockett, California, 2014

  • Library Art Gallery, Orinda, California, 2015

Clay Monoprint Workshops:

  • Sonoma Community Center, Lecture and Workshop, Sonoma, California, 2007.

  • Heaven on Earth, Workshop, Todos Santos, Mexico, 2015.

Materials List:

-water spritzer bottle
-1 to 2 Hake brushes (ceramic supply store-teacher will supply additional, as needed)
-two tablets of newsprint (18 x 24"-100 sheets)
-variety of different sized, quality paintbrushes

Materials Fee: $40 (paid to instructor first day of class)

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