The Chicago Printmakers Collaborative is just that– a collaborative. We’ve been able to stick around for more than 32 years thanks to the collaborative efforts and tireless support of the community of printmakers and print-appreciators that have come to call CPC home. 

If you’ve enjoyed CPC’s exhibitions and programming and want to help expand our impact, consider becoming an Inky Friend! The Inky Friend initiative is a way for you to support the work we do, and a way for us to recognize you as a special friend of CPC through gifts, discounts, opportunities, and more!

ARTIST INKY FRIEND – $100+/year — Join now!

-A complimentary CPC t-shirt

-An invitation to participate in CPC’s annual small print exhibition, and invitations to all special events. 

-10% off your next purchase of any CPC class or workshop.

-Acknowledgement in CPC’s e-newsletter (optional).

TRUSTY INKY FRIEND – $300+/year– Join now!

-All benefits listed above. 

-10% off all gallery and online print purchases.

-A complimentary thank you package of coloring books, stickers, and other adorable printed matter. 


TRUE INKY FRIEND – $500+/year — Join now!

-All benefits listed above.

-One complimentary space in any group class OR a complimentary, private, three hour group lesson for 2-4 people. 



BEST INKY FRIEND – $1000+/year — Join now!

-All benefits listed above.

-A limited edition fine art print gift from the CPC collection.

-A private printmaking demonstration by the CPC Director for you and a small group of friends, tailored to your interests and with light refreshments. 

-Name that stone…your name on one of CPC’s priceless lithographic stones! A lasting legacy which will be seen by printmakers for decades to come!

For contributions greater than $1,000, please contact us to discuss more personalized ways we can thank you! This could include complimentary printing services, use of the space for a private event, or the opportunity to co-curate an exhibition at CPC!

*Please note that contributions to the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative are not tax-deductible, but we’re working hard to offer benefits that make your generosity worthwhile!*