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King Library Press Spring Book Arts Week...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 17, 2022) – Join University of Kentucky Libraries’ King Library Press for its Spring 2022 Book Arts Weekend with Traveling Printer Chris Fritton. Fritton will kick off the weekend with the free public lecture “Painting with the Press” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 25, in the Great Hall of the Margaret I. […]

‘Nineteenth Century Photography in Colum

by David Sokosh and Lisa Weilbacker The CCHS presents the third series of spring 2022 conferences: ‘Nineteenth Century Photography in Columbia County’ a zoom discussion by David Sokosh & Lisa Weilbacker Join Lisa Weilbacker and David Sokosh as they examine early photographs from the CCHS collection, discuss their place in photographic history, and share information […]

My Little Book of Life: Montevideo typog...

MONTEVIDEO – It was a morning in October 2017 when Luanne Fondell heard the hum of the printer in the next room and knew. Her husband, Dan, had completed the final version of “My Little Book of Life”. That night, they left their Dawson home in an ambulance en route to the Mayo Clinic in […]

The Williamston couple keep the typograp...

WILLIAMSTON, Michigan — Limner Press in Williamston is home to a more than 100-year-old letterpress printing press. It is owned by Donald Bixler and Wendy Shaft, who have been married for 37 years. “We do copying, designing, business cards, preparing letters, you know, letterhead, which can be letterpress, printed or just on our laser copier. […]

Lots of little things add up, recent pri...

Spectrum after Kelly, 2022. Julia Samuels. Engraving. “A Lot of Little Things Add Up” is a month-long exhibition of recent prints and their processes from Overpass Projects. On view in the WaterFire Arts Center gallery from Thursday, February 10 through Sunday, March 6, 2022. A public opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 17 from 6-9 […]

This Week in Milwaukee: February 10-16, ...

Thursday February 10 Brian Lynch Quartet @ Bar Centro, 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Milwaukee Institute of Jazz, multi-Grammy award-winning trumpeter and educator Brian Lynch returns for a concert in his hometown with Mark Davis on piano, Jeff Hamann on bass and Kyle Swan on drums. Proof of vaccination is required for entry. Lynch’s resume […]

Love Letter Paper Co. Goes Analog

When Kate Rademeyer was in college, she took printmaking courses that allowed her to study lithography, printmaking, and typography. “I absolutely fell in love with these printing processes,” she recalls. Since then, she has started working with analog materials, and the printing processes she learned in school are now seen more as art forms than […]

Lincoln Park move helps boost Duluth pri...

Janelle Miller pumps a cast iron lever with her foot. Large wheels spin and turn as she hands-feeds sheet after sheet to capture a fresh layer of ink in her letterpress printer. Miller can produce around 400 works of art per hour on this machine, which weighs 2,500 pounds and was built in the early […]

Gingerly Press in Lawrenceville mixes ol...

Lindsay Schmittle believes in doing things the old-fashioned way, and that includes using a Chandler & Price typography built in 1915. The 3-ton craft and other vintage gear are housed at Ice House Artist Studios in Lawrenceville, where the young redhead runs Gingerly Press. Inside the historic building, she painstakingly creates everything from art prints, […]

Art review: “Merge” at Stelo

If I ever find myself thinking about paper or printed art, my mind hardly ever wanders off to ghosts. However, as I browsed through Stelo’s group exhibit, “Coalesce,” I couldn’t get the ghosts out of my mind. On each piece of the show hangs the ubiquitous and disturbing spirit of a pandemic. This makes sense, […]

The exhibition at the Partners Gallery s...

MENDOCINO, CA – On January 6, 2022, the Partners’ Gallery in Mendocino will open its doors for a unique exhibition on the fine arts of letterpress printing featuring three eminent women specializing in different aspects of the art of book. Entitled “Three Letterpress Printers Enter a Hangar: The Renegade Letterpress Work of Felicia Rice, Theresa […]

TAMIU’s Laredo mobile typography brings

Traditional letterpress printing has caught on in Laredo with a series of community events hosted by students, faculty, and staff at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU). Together, they have collectively spent the past year creating vibrant works of art made from ancient typographic equipment. During the Spring 2020 semester, TAMIU Assistant Art Professor Jesse Shaw […]

5 Best Printing in St. Louis, MO

Below is a list of the best and top printing companies in Saint-Louis. To help you find the best printing house near you in Saint-Louis, we’ve compiled our own list based on this list of rating points. The best impression of St. Louis: The top rated printing companies in St. Louis, MO are: The Department […]

Local holiday gifts abound in Silver Cit...

(Photo by press staff by Geoffrey Plant)Tisha Donovan Holds Unique Turkish Decorated Glass Lamp Exhibition Inside Kris Unique Shop, 505 N. Bullard St. “Just like our Turkish Decorated Glass Plates, each one is unique,” she said. , adding that the lamps make lovely Christmas gifts. “Our ceramic horsehair engraved figurines, fireplaces and angels are also […]

Interior Art | Wild Things: The Art of ...

ROBERT ROWE Peggy West’s avowed mission is to educate and appreciate the “wild things that can be found in city and suburban landscapes”. Engraver, master naturalist and educator, West creates mixed media prints and collages that feature delicately rendered representations of common plant and animal species native to our region: the humble dandelion, ubiquitous milkweed, […]

Greeting Cards: Best Places to Buy Onlin...

A greeting card is a simple and wonderful way to send Christmas, Hanukkah, and other seasonal greetings to family, friends and loved ones each year. It’s easier than ever to create a beautiful, personalized card for everyone on your list with websites like Minted and Artifact Uprising. But due to shipping and inventory issues this […]

Citizen of Tribeca | Newsletter: Novemb...

Newsletter: November 1 November 1, 2021 • Newsletter NEW CHILD AT FIDI: ALAMO DRAFTHOUSEThe new 14-plex has reclining seats, table service during the show, an outdoor bar with 48 taps, and, oddly enough, custom letterpress printing for events. Oh and no texting – otherwise. MANHATTAN GERMAN SCHOOL ADDS PRESCHOOL SCHOOL!GSM uses small classes to have […]

Print Fiesta returns as a stand-alone ev...

(Photo by Stephen Dumas for the Daily Press)Shannon Mayfield prepares a block for printing making sure there is no lint or debris on the printing surface during a demonstration at the Southwest Print Fiesta on Saturday. After a hiatus last year due to COVID-19, the Southwest Print Fiesta returned to the streets of Silver City […]

Power of the Press Festival Celebrates P...

Dozens of print artists from across the country will converge on the Eastern Market Sunday for the second Power of the Press Fest. Presented by Detroit’s Signal-Return, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and education of traditional letterpress printing, the festival, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature vendors and artists specializing […]

Power of the Press Fest, a celebration o...

The third time is the charm, as they say. Twice stranded in their attempts to hold the second Power of the Press Fest due to COVID-19, the Letterpress Workshop and Signal-Return Arts Center are looking forward to this Sunday, October 10, when their celebration of the Traditional printing techniques and printing art returns to Eastern […]

Typography Basics – Get Out Buffalo

Wed 16 March 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Practical lessons at the Book Arts Studio! Learn the ins and outs of letterpress printing. Browse our collection of vintage metal and wood, images (cuts) and ornaments to create a truly unique card or poster. Attendees will learn the basics of hand tuning and designing sound designs, […]

The South Street Seaport Museum extends ...

The South Street Seaport Museum announces extended open days through October 31, 2021 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with timed entry at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Open days include free tours of the historic tall ship Wavertree and the 1908 Ambrose lightship, free demonstrations of Bowne & Co. letterpress printers, an outdoor exhibit […]

AUTUMN ARTS: Visual arts events | Fall ...

Click to enlarge Emily trueblood Wheelbarrow Street, 1975 can be viewed at Stay at Home: Interior Views from the Jundt Art Museum Collection Until December 18BLACK LIVES MATTER ARTISTS GRANT EXHIBITIONIn the past year, three universities have awarded grants to 60 artists from Washington and Oregon “who use their voices, experiences and artistic expression to […]

Community calendar – September 2021

Thursday 9/2Theater: word for wordto throw San Francisco theater company Word for Word features literary works performed in theater in new podcast series, Word for Wordto throw. In “A Pair of Eyeglasses” by Anna Maria Ortese, translated from Italian by Ann Goldstein and Jenny McPhee, young Eugenia, born with severe myopia, is promised an expensive […]

5 best printing companies in Nashville, ...

Below is a list of the top rated printing companies in Nashville, TN. To help you find the best printing house near you in Nashville, we’ve compiled our own list based on this list of rating points. The best printing companies in Nashville: Top Rated Printing Shops in the Nashville, TN area: Phillips Printing Company […]

Artist to know: Lois Harada, Inside Art ...

Wednesday August 11, 2021 Michael Rose, artistic contributor Enlarge + PHOTO: Lois Harada In a world dominated by ubiquitous emails, texts, and memes, words are ingrained in visual culture. Engraver Lois Harada has made text an integral part of her aesthetic with great success. Well-exhibited and an integral part of the local artistic community, Harada’s […]

August 2021 lineup announced at South St...

The South Street Seaport Museum has announced its August program, including free tours of the historic tall ship Wavertree and the 1908 Ambrose flagship, free demonstrations by letterpress printers Bowne & Co., an outdoor exhibit on the Pier 16, cruises aboard the 1930 tugboat WO Decker, and the world premiere of On Site Opera’s What […]

Columbus Printed Arts Center resists pan...

The Columbus Printed Arts Center, which opened inside the Fort in the southernmost tip of Columbus in late 2018, had just started to gain momentum when the pandemic brought together the common workspace. , the printing house and the exhibition space at a standstill. Lately, however, the nonprofit has started to come to life. On […]

Three thousand squirrels and other inter...

By: Jarrett Van Meter Sally Anne Morgan makes retro-cool art on real retro gear.Photo by Colby Rabon Although neither rats nor bees are immediately visible, a visit to Sally Anne Morgan’s farm in Alexander allows you to spot sheep, dogs, cats, oxen and chickens. The menagerie, curated by Morgan and her husband, Andrew Zinn, dot […]

From new location in Pioneer Square, Aru...

Neighborhood readings About a month after the coronavirus pandemic began to spread in Washington state, in the midst of that grim first winter lockdown, just about every business in Pioneer Square closed their windows. No one knew exactly how long the lockdown would last, or how people would react on empty streets. Murals began to […]

Ashantilly Center welcomes two traveling...

JTwo typographic artists will visit the Ashantilly Centre, 1712 Bond Road, Darien, as part of their Summer of Mobile Moveable Type cross-country project. Sarah Budeski and Rosemary Middlebrook will be setting up their mobile studio from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday for a free event to demonstrate their printing process and display the work they’ve created so […]

South Street Seaport Museum Bowne & Co.

The South Street Seaport Museum has announced that as part of the 2021 Seaport Museum Open House season, Bowne & Co. will be hosting FREE outdoor letterpress printing demonstrations from June 11 through October 10, 2021 on Fridays and Saturdays, as well as entry to the 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree and outdoor exhibit on Pier […]

Canal Street printing house hopes to imp...

LACONIA – John Bethell knew he wanted a few things for his life after his career in the Navy. He knew he wanted to start a printing house and he knew he wanted to be part of a booming city center. It was then that Warren Thompson, his business partner and another Navy veteran, sent […]

Things to do in Spokane: April 16-23

Virtual performance of the left-wing theater on the stage: “I am my own wife” – This one-person play is a true account of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a trans woman from East Berlin who manages to survive the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German communist regime. Directed by Troy Nickerson and featuring Maeve Griffith as […]

Alithea O’Dell – The Cooper Point Journa

By Avery Quinn Alithea O’Dell, creator of Anchorless Prints, is a 36-year-old typesetter and printmaker and a graduating student at Evergreen this spring. We had a masked and socially distanced conversation in her outdoor garage workspace, while her close friend Kim worked diligently in the background. What brought you to Evergreen? Before going back to […]

The 123rd Midwestern Art Show Opens Sund...

LINDSBORG – The seeds of Jim Sherraden’s passion for papermaking and woodcarving can be traced to the historic architecture of downtown Salina. Growing up in Salina, Sherraden was fascinated from a young age by the facade of the United Building and the ornate ceramic tiles of the old dry-cleaning shop at the corner of Seventh […]

The Recorder – ‘Pears, Monks & Dogs in B

A return to college in her fifties sparked a lasting love for the art of printmaking in local visual artist Lilian R. Jackman, whose work is currently on display in the “Pears, Monks & Dogs in Boats” exhibition. At the Salmon Falls Gallery. at Shelburne Falls. While he is perhaps best known as the owner […]

Reverting to Type 2020: an exhibition of...

Featuring names such as Sarah Boris, Alan Kitching, Armina Ghazaryan, Erik Spiekermann and Myrna Keliher, the posters sound the alarm on the global climate crisis, rail against fake news and surveillance capitalism, call out racism and sexism while fighting for equal opportunities and, of course, responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Curated by Richard Ardagh and […]

“The Joy of Type Design”: These massive

Inasmuch as Design #alphabet #books #typography #typography November 30, 2020 Grace Ebert Using the Brico system for letterpress printing requires thinking about all the possible combinations from A to Z. The simple method involves just four shapes to create letterpress shapes and geometric renderings, and it founded a recent collaboration between l artist and printmaker […]

Western Minnesota holds their hearts and...

MONTEVIDEO — Artist and writer Edie Barrett could tell us about beautiful, beautiful places, thanks to her adventures in places from Costa Rica and Polynesia to Ireland, and 26 years of living in Santa Barbara, California . Instead, she writes of western Minnesota, “flat and vast, achingly authentic and heartbreakingly beautiful.” This is how she […]

Learn more about letterpress printing, f...

Photo: Photos by marekuliasz/Shutterstock Printmaking helped change the world. The ability to reproduce text and images allowed information and ideas to spread quickly and easily through society, making knowledge not just a marker of the wealthy or the well-connected. It is the invention of printing press, refined in the 15th century, which facilitated this phenomenon. […]

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – Free Print

Published: 01/14/2020 13:19:42 Modified: 01/14/2020 13:18:54 A free letterpress printmaking demonstration and workshop with Goffstown printmaker and artist Josh Dannin is planned for this Saturday at the Dublin Public Library. Dannin teaches printmaking, typography and design at Saint Anselm College and the Institute of Art and Design at New England College. He will bring his […]

Review: Pressing On: The Letterpress Mov...

Jennifer Farrell at Starshape Press, Chicago. Photo by Kevin Grazioli. Writing this review is a labor of love for me, just as making this movie must have been for the filmmakers and actors. By pressing is the story of the rebirth of letterpress printing and metal type combined through the work of artists, retired printers […]

Chicago’s Printers Row is now in Ravensw

In January, the announced sale of the Palmer Printing plant at 739 S. Clark Street formalized what had long felt like a foregone conclusion: there are no more printers in Printer’s Row. Once one of the nation’s busiest printing hubs, the Printer’s Row neighborhood hasn’t lived up to its name in decades. Following the exodus […]

Artists find an audience for painstaking...

SAN MARCOS, TEX. – On New Year’s Eve, after making the 7 p.m. journey to Texas from Wisconsin, writer and craftsman Gaylord Schanilec began checking on the condition of the precious cargo that had lain uninsured in the bed of his Chevy Silverado. In the home studio of Craig Jensen, a bookbinder here, Mr. Schanilec […]