This talk focuses on the printing history of Assam through visually mapping the progression over the decades. The speaker himself being a renowned printmaker from Assam, will shed some light on printmaking in Assam. There are various evidences to show that the visual arts including painting had been practiced in Assam since very early times. Sculpture, particularly woodcarving, was highly developed. The main centers around which art activities went on were the satras and the royal court. The satras are Vaishnava monasteries representing the religious doctrine and order established by Sankaradeva, the great medieval saint reformer.