It’s a Champaign Life: Business Backstage

October 16, 2015

Would you like your own It’s a Champaign Life t-shirt?  How about actually screen printing it yourself, perhaps while sipping on some delicious wine from Miga? The best part: it’s free! On Tuesday, October 20th from 6:00-7:30, we’re hosting the first of Champaign Center Partnership’s new series It’s a Champaign Life: Business Backstage that explores what goes on behind the scenes at our local businesses in our community.  Register here today, there’s only a few spots left!

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Vet Med at Illinois Open House 2015

October 2, 2015

When was the last time you had the chance to see geckos, goats, horses, cows, snakes, bunnies, sheep, birds of prey, dogs and cats? Now’s your chance! At the Vet Med at Illinois Open House on Sunday, October 4th from 10:00-4pm you have the chance to join thousands of visitors to see awesome demos and learn about the incredible science, research, and education happening at Vet Med.

Would you like to see a cow or goat being milked? How about meeting owls, a hawk, and an American Kestrel? Or learning about taking care of reptiles, dog obedience, or service dogs? Discover all the cool things you can see here. 

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CLAW: Champaign Ladies Amateur Wrestling

September 26, 2015

It all started with a Facebook comment.  A friend of one of the founders of CLAW used to wrestle in Kalamazoo back in the nineties, and mentioned on Facebook how she was thinking of ladies wrestling again. That started the gears turning…how fun would it be to have a bunch of lady friends get together in outrageous costumes and wrestle? Turns out, SUPER FUN – for the bad-a$$ lady wrestlers, AND the audience. Continue reading “CLAW: Champaign Ladies Amateur Wrestling”

Custom T-shirts at University of Illinois

September 18, 2015

We’ve been providing custom t-shirts at University of Illinois for over 30 years from our nearby downtown Champaign location.  To make it more convenient for students, we’re excited to announce our satellite office right on U of I Campus! In partnership with Neutral Design Studio, students, faculty and anyone in need of custom t-shirts now have the convenience of stopping in to speak with designers and place their order right on campus.  Continue reading “Custom T-shirts at University of Illinois”

Sophie McMahan Art on Tees and Totes

September 2, 2015

If you’ve been in Chambana a while, chances are you’ve seen artwork, t-shirts, pins and more by Sophie McMahan around town being worn and at places like Furniture Lounge, Art Coop, and Cafeteria & Co. Her style is entirely one-of-a-kind, and it really makes a bold impression! In fact, one of our Weiskampers received 8 compliments from total strangers within one night of wearing a freshly screen-printed t-shirt with art by Sophie McMahan.   Continue reading “Sophie McMahan Art on Tees and Totes”

Your C-U Community Print Shop!

August 31, 2015

Having taken roots in Champaign-Urbana in 1982, Weiskamp Screen Printing has been involved with the C-U community for over 30 years.  We continue to engage with the community whenever possible, often hosting free poster workshops to teach students and community members about the art of screen printing. If you’re interested in bringing your organization or class for a screen printing demo to see your custom t-shirts printed in-house, contact us!

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Urbana Sweetcorn Festival – Live Screen Printing

August 27, 2015

The 40th annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival 2015, is happening Friday 5-11pm & Saturday from 11am-11pm, August 28-29! Live music, art, crafts, community, delicious food… what more could we ask for in the largest free festival in Champaign County? How about custom t-shirts? Since so many people have asked where they can get the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival t-shirts the staff wears, for the very first time, Weiskamp Screen Printing has been asked to print on-site festival t-shirts for you! When was the last time you had the chance to see live screen printing?

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10 Ways to Market Your RSO with Custom T-shirts

August 19, 2015

Do you want to grow your Registered Student Organization membership and awareness on campus? Sometimes it’s hard not to get lost in a sea of orange and blue. Custom t-shirts are a fantastic way to build a sense of belonging in a group, as well as a personal walking billboard for your mission.  Plus, it creates an awesome way to break the ice when meeting new people, and a chance to organically spread the word! Continue reading “10 Ways to Market Your RSO with Custom T-shirts”

Pens to Lens: Empowering Students Creativity

August 19, 2015

When you were young, did you ever create fantastical story lines and engage in imaginative play? Perhaps you imagined your stories on the big screen, brought to life for others to see.  Chances are that for you, this was just a fantasy. Unless, of course, you actually became a film maker. However, K-12 students today (if they have the fortune of living in East Central Illinois) actually do have the opportunity to turn their creative inspiration into real films.


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Would you like a free t-shirt?

August 19, 2015

We care a lot about art and design at Weiskamp, it’s pretty hard not to since nearly every staff member is an artist of one form or another. This limited edition dinosaur t-shirt was designed by one of our talented staff artists, MMAFT Designs.  Check out more of her designs and art on Pinterest or Facebook.

Who doesn’t like a free t-shirt? We are offering all visitors to our 312 S. Neil St storefront this free t-shirt, no strings attached! Limit one per visitor.

Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to learn about other free t-shirt offers and contests we hold throughout the year. Are you an artist that wants to showcase your design on a custom t-shirt? We’d love to promote your custom artsy t-shirts too!

Introducing LIGHTBOX

August 19, 2015

Do you see that big window to the right of the door of our storefront? We were brainstorming creative ideas about how we could better use that awesome window space. A while back, just for fun, our owner Ed Weiskamp decided to bring one of his backyard chickens in and have breakfast.Front Window Ed Weiskamp





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