Leaders in fine art printmaking excellence since 1991. We specialise in arts training, print collaborations, partnerships, sales and distribution of prints.

Artist Proof Studio (APS) is a multi-faceted community-centred organisation that trains talented students in South Africa and other countries in Africa. Our graduates are better positioned to become leading art practitioners in the market.
Graduate and alumni artists are proudly represented through APS at art fairs, and reputable art galleries throughout the country and internationally. As a centre of printmaking excellence we attract opportunities to collaborate with prominent South African artists who work with our team of experienced printers to create exciting print editions.


Am passionate about art and I think this is the environment that I can feel like I belong

Tsako Manuel

APS is situated in a beautiful building. There are always incredibly talented and friendly faces busy around the venue.

Heidi Steeman

This is the best printmaking institute to study at in Johannesburg. There are a variety of affordable prints to purchase from students, up and coming to the most famous South African artists.

Lehlogonolo Mashaba

I was looking for an original art piece as a gift for a friend, and the suggestion was made "try the Artist Proof Studio" I did. Not only did I get a lovely gift I also met the artist Ben, such a privilege.

Blaine Oslerame

Arts are alive here. Print medium made accessible

Simphiwe Bonongo