TUGBOAT PRINTSHOP'S TALE
Tugboat Printshop (Pittsburgh, PA) is an internationally recognized artist press
specializing in traditionally hand-crafted, fine art woodcut prints.
Tugboat Printshop was co-founded by artist/printmakers Valerie Lueth & Paul Roden in 2006.
The artists have worked collaboratively & individually, always creating with grassroots can-do.
Quality is very important at Tugboat, as is the message each artwork carries.
Tugboat Printshop's unique & intricate woodcut prints are created start-to-finish by hand.
Original prints are published by the artist(s) in exclusive limited editions
using top shelf inks, fine archival papers and exacting care.
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TUGBOAT PRINTSHOP | PITTSBURGH, PA
Tugboat Printshop has a new studio space!
T.B.P.S. is now nestled into a quiet Lawrenceville alley; a peaceful & productive place to make woodcuts.
An easy-to-adapt work room allows for fluid shop activity, whatever the project.
Braced with steel beams & bright walls lined with ink slabs, scrapers & ink cans--printmakers paradise!
- VALERIE LUETH -
Valerie Lueth is a prairie gal, born in Iowa & raised in rural South Dakota.
Valerie received her BFA in Printmaking from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion in 2004.
Valerie loves drawing, gardening, fort building, nature, the cosmos, laughing, long walks, and being a mom.
- PAUL RODEN -
Paul Roden was born & raised in Nashville, TN.
Paul received his BFA from Washington University, St. Louis in 2001.
In 2004, Paul received his MFA in Printmaking from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion.
Paul loves woodcarving, drawing, inventing, pickling, teaching, jokes, fishing in streams, and being a dad.