Bluestone Editions was founded in 1980 in Orange
County, California by Nick Capaciand Jonde Northcutt. The
atelier was established to create a space for artists to explore various fine
art printmaking processes, book arts and alternative photography mediums.
Nick and Jonde are pioneers in the instruction of monotype
and water based intaglio (etching). For over twenty years, they have instructed printmaking and
book arts at their private studio, in addition to presenting workshops at universities, art
schools and museums throughout the USA. They have instructed various art venues with the Arts
in Corrections program within the California correctonal facilities and with the California
Department of Mental Health Arts in Mental Health Program. Nick and Jonde have co-created instructional
videos on the fine art printmaking processes of Water-based Monotype and Relief
Printmaking. Their art work is in numerous corporate and private collections worldwide.