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Hours of opperation:

Friday & Saturday 10 am - 4pm

Circling the Square Fine Art Press


We are now open to the public again! Masks Required


 Please come and visit us and see our new exhibit on Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-4pm.

We are looking forward to seeing you again                            207-582-6600

Circling the Square Fine Art Press is

in the Historic District of downtown Gardiner.  We are an open access fine art press where key carrying members share knowledge and their love of making fine art hand pulled prints.  

Current exhibitions

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As we move into 2021, please consider becoming a Member, or Associate member of Circling the Square Fine Art Press. We want to continue to be here and your support can make this a reality.


As a full member of the press you have a key and full privileges of the press. As an Associate Member you are invited to exhibit and take part in special press initiatives, and will get membership prices on workshops and Mini Rez opportunities at the press. Memberships fees are listed here for you.


Annual Artist Membership (ten months), $600.

Half Season membership (five months), $350

Three month membership, $240.

Two month membership, $180.  

Associate membership, $150.

We invite you to become part of our printmaking community. Please join us and help ensure our smaller community remains a presence in the wider art community. Please join us if you can!


Circling the Square  participated in Maine Craft Weekend Oct. 2nd and 3rd. Wonderful demonstrations on jigsaw relief, woodcut, and intaglio techniques were enjoyed by all who attended the demonstrations by Kris Sader, Rebecca Goodale, and Karen Adrienne respectively.
Members exhibit now in the press gallery.

Tête à Tête, an exhibit of visual conversations between one photographer and seven printmakers, opens on Friday, October 22 at Railroad Square Cinema Lobby, Waterville, ME. This “print and photo chat” includes work by photographer Burke Long, and Press members Christine Olson, Judith Long, Donna Parkinson, J.P. Strode, Ellen Roberts, Sarah Vosmus, and Karen Adrienne.

Rebecca Goodale making a splash with her relief prints pulled on the American French Tool Press

Kris Sader preparing inks for her demonstration of Jigsaw woodcut plates.

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Constructed print & copper matrix by J.P. Strode, Photograph by Burke Long.

Interested in joining the press?