Jessica C. White
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  • Asheville, NC
  • United States
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Jessica C. White's Discussions

My interview with Susan Mills

Started Jul 11, 2013

Letterpress Conference 2015
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Melinda F Aug 1, 2013.

Type on the Cob 2013 photos
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Make/model of press(es)?
I have a Chandler & Price Old Style 10x15, Kelsey 5x8, and a Showcard, but also work on a variety of flatbed cylinder presses at Asheville Bookworks.
Press or Business Name
Heroes & Criminals Press
Website:
http://www.jessica-c-white.com
Printing for How Long?
Printing since 2005, bookbinding since 1997.
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Illustration, custom binding and boxes, and handmade paper.
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Contact Me for Details
About Me:
Heroes & Criminals Press is my small printing and binding venture nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. The press specializes in fine press and artist books, letterpress prints, and a variety of printed ephemera and chapbooks.

I studied iron casting as an undergrad at East Carolina University, and during the same time learned to repair books while working at a student job at the university library. Following a stint in book and paper conservation at the Northeast Document Conservation Center in Massachusetts, I moved to Iowa City where I earned an MFA in Printmaking and a certificate in Book Studies at the University of Iowa.

I now work as a studio artist, teach workshops at Asheville BookWorks, am an adjunct professor of papermaking and book arts at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, and am the co-founder and co-director of Ladies of Letterpress.

My book, Letterpress Now: A DIY Guide to New & Old Printing Methods, is now available at Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Letterpress-Now-Guide-Printing-Methods/dp/145...), or get a personalized signed copy directly from me at my shop (http://www.jessica-c-white.com/Shop.html).

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Apr 5
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Apr 5
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Mar 27

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Support Smokey Road Press

LAST CHANCE to purchase some amazing prints by well-known artists at a discounted price! Plus you will be supporting  Smokey Road Press.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/539840752/six-letterpress-printed-artist-editions-by-smokey

Posted on July 26, 2012 at 7:39am

Late birds get worms too

Ok, so it happens sometimes… you miss a deadline and you wonder if there’s any way to still make it in time. Well we’ve been there too, so for you late birds we’re going to extend the conference registration deadline for for the early bird rate another 10 days, until July 24th!

Plus, consider joining Ladies of Letterpress for another 10% off the conference registration. With a paid membership, you get to take advantage of special offers from our sponsors throughout…

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Posted on July 16, 2012 at 10:30am

Letterpress Printers of the World Directory

This website has been updated here - http://letterpressprinters.org/wp/. It's starting out fresh, so if you were on the previous directory, you'll need to submit your information again.

Posted on July 13, 2012 at 2:07pm

Ladies of Letterpress Exhibit at the National Stationery Show 2012

Eleven LoLP members took the National Stationery Show by storm over the past few days and wowed the crowds with their talent and creativity. Kudos and a big thanks to each of them for putting in the many,many hours of hard work to make it happen, and to do it all with smiles on their faces:…

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Posted on May 24, 2012 at 5:08pm — 2 Comments

Frivolous Friday - welcome to Type-opolis!

Thanks to Type & Press for introducing me to the works of Hong Seon…

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Posted on May 11, 2012 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

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At 3:50am on April 16, 2014, Briana Dean said…

Thank you, I am very excited about being a member of this community!

At 8:38pm on March 22, 2014, Linda Gustafson said…
Thanks! Excited about being part of the group and looking forward to getting my press in working comdition!
At 4:15pm on February 12, 2014, Michelle Secondi said…

Thank you so much! I'm really excited to be a part of this community  and of course already following on FB (I'll have to check Twitter though, I'm still a newbie there).

Have a super day,

Michelle

At 11:16am on January 19, 2014, Tonya Johnson said…
Good morning Thank you I have a couple of questions first I am new to letterpress and am looking for a machine what would you suggest and second it needs to be a tabletop
Thank you Tonya
At 9:37pm on January 2, 2014, Eugene Marino III said…

Hi Jessica and Kseniya,

Thanks for the warm welcome & the invite to participate!

Gene

At 4:27am on October 14, 2013, Angie Butler said…

Thanks for your welcome note - Jessica! Have been following Ladies of Letterpress from the beginning - you have done such marvellous things. Thank you.

If you have a moment, please do take my survey on research into letterpress + artists' books - I need to collect as many responses as possible (!) - part of my PhD. study. Warm wishes Angie

At 12:34am on August 23, 2013, Kathy Ferguson said…

I would love to attend a Ladies of Letterpress conference and share my research on anarchist women printers.

At 9:06pm on July 3, 2013, Lara Chetkovich said…

Thanks, Jessica...I wish I had made the conference...just found out about the Ladies the day before the conference!

Wish there was a video/audio of the keynote...maybe next year?

Good luck to you!

Lara

At 3:40pm on July 3, 2013, David L. Kent said…

Thanks for your reply, Jessica. What I wanted to know was whether you or Kseniya came up with the name "Laddies". I am preparing a piece for circulation in the APA bundle, crediting Kseniya for coining that term. I hope that is right.

Best,

David K.

At 12:09pm on June 25, 2013, David L. Kent said…

Hello, Jessica: Thanks for the warm welcome. What I would like to know from you is which of you two phenomenal people originated "Laddies of Letterpress"? A genuine Laddie....

Cheers!

David

 
 
 

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