Nancy Stock-Allen
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  • Carversville, PA
  • United States
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Stationery Show in NYC

Yikes I just saw that attending the NYC Stationery Show costs $275 or more. Does anyone with a booth need a helper?Continue

Started May 2

Interview: Julia Ferrari of the Golgonooza Press, New Hampshire

A women's history month article about women printers.http://designtraveler.wordpress.comContinue

Started Mar 17

Women's History Month in the Printing Arts

My Women's History Month article on the women printers and typecasters we rarely hear about. …Continue

Started Mar 9, 2013

 

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LOL Scholarship Report: Letterpress at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, June 2014

For two intense but pleasantly engaging weeks I studied techniques for "Drawing at the Vandercook" under the expert tutelage of Sarah Langworthy (Professor at The University of Iowa Center for the Book) and her teaching assistant, Kim Maher (recent UICB graduate). My purpose for taking this particular session was a desire to get beyond my habitual use of type and photo generated line art and expand into more colorful and nuanced image making to use in book illustration.…See More
Jun 26
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"Oh I didn't know it was" Thank you" either but made an 11th hour attempt at fulfilling the Thank you theme. All in 24 hours. They are in the mail. Looking forward to a lot of thank yous in my future!"
Jun 2
Angela R. Stewart and Nancy Stock-Allen are now friends
May 31
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"hi Angela, I've been waiting for an email to confirm the final number, you said that you were "emailing the recipients later tonight" last Wednesday. I never heard from you...I am ready to print but on a tight schedule since I leave…"
May 31
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"Just checking here: 1. We have to provide 6 note cards AND 6 tags for each person. 2.  The total # of participants to be announced but now is at 10? email confirmation would be great.,,,, nstockallen@comcast.net Thanks!"
May 22
Nancy Stock-Allen commented on Kseniya: Thomas-Printers's video
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Eve - Editor, Publisher And Seller! (1929)

"Love it, Thanks for posting"
May 2
Nancy Stock-Allen posted a discussion

Stationery Show in NYC

Yikes I just saw that attending the NYC Stationery Show costs $275 or more. Does anyone with a booth need a helper?See More
May 2
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"If this is happening I would like to participate. Please let me know when the dust settles."
Apr 28
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Mar 17
Nancy Stock-Allen posted a discussion
Mar 17
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to karen zimmermann's discussion 219 OS Vandercook Carriage Bumpers
"Contact Franz Klinke at NA Graphics"
Apr 17, 2013
Nancy Stock-Allen replied to Sara R Parr's discussion Metal Type in Institutions of Higher Learning
"I was trying to revive the letterpress shop at my college at the same time the dean asked for an industrial safety expert to survey the college for hazards. The "expert" declared that the lead type was too dangerous for women of…"
Mar 9, 2013
Nancy Stock-Allen posted a discussion

Women's History Month in the Printing Arts

My Women's History Month article on the women printers and typecasters we rarely hear about. Philadelphia 1776–2013: A Day in Women’s History Month. Celebrate.See More
Mar 9, 2013
Jessica C. White left a comment for Nancy Stock-Allen
"Hi Nancy, Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in…"
Feb 18, 2013
Nancy Stock-Allen is now a member of Ladies of Letterpress
Feb 18, 2013

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Make/model of press(es)?
Vandercook Sp-20
Press or Business Name
Nancy Stock-Allen
Website:
http://designhistory.org
Printing for How Long?
15 years (on and off)
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Workshops for beginning printers
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Contact Me for Details
About Me:
MFA in Graphic Design, College Professor for 20 years, Design History buff and blogger at http://www.designtraveler.wordpress.com

Nancy Stock-Allen's Blog

LOL Scholarship Report: Letterpress at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, June 2014

For two intense but pleasantly engaging weeks I studied techniques for "Drawing at the Vandercook" under the expert tutelage of Sarah Langworthy (Professor at The University of Iowa Center for the Book) and her teaching assistant, Kim Maher (recent UICB graduate). My purpose for taking this particular session was a desire to get beyond my habitual use of type and photo generated line art and expand into more colorful and nuanced image making to use in book…

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Posted on June 26, 2014 at 1:00pm

Julia Ferrari and the Golgonooza Press and Type Foundry in New Hampshire

An interview with Julia Ferrari plus historical background on women in printing and type founding:

http://designtraveler.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/when-death-doth-us-part-widowhood-and-printing-presses/

Posted on March 17, 2014 at 10:48am

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At 10:32pm on February 18, 2013, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Nancy,
Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch with printerfriends.

You can also stay in with touch with LoLP through Facebook and Twitter.

Cheers,
Jessica and Kseniya

 
 
 

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