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Juried Show Open Call - due April 24, 2014

OPEN CALL for Works on Paper 2014, NY.
Artists working in Prints & Broadsides, Books, Photography, Mixed Media may submit work via email for this juried exhibition at Intima Gallery in upstate NY. Shipping/Delivery of Accepted Works to Intima Press, NYC. More info at: http://intimapress.com/ny-gallery/

Added by Mindy Belloff on April 13, 2014 at 10:06pm — No Comments

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/

Added by Nancy Stock-Allen on March 17, 2014 at 10:48am — No Comments

Vandercook Maintenance Workshop • Paul Moxon Chattanooga, TN, Mar 8 & 9, 10 am - 4 pm

The Open Press in Chattanooga, TN, will be hosting a Vandercook Maintenance Workshop, taught by Paul Moxon. The workshop will run Saturday, March 8 & Sunday, March 9 from 10:00 am - 4 pm. More info here:…

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Added by Wendy Halvorson on February 19, 2014 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Paul Moxon Vandercook Workshops in Baltimore

An announcement- there will be 2 1-day Vandercook Maintenance workshops the first weekend in February in Baltimore, taught by Paul Moxon of Vandercookpress.info and the Vanderblog. More info here: http://fameorshame.com/workshops/upcoming/

Feb 1, Saturday: Towson University: They have 2 Universal 1's so it will  be a good opportunity to really learn about this press. Register here: …

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Added by Val Lucas on January 7, 2014 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Letterpress + Artists' Books Research

I am currently carrying out a survey on letterpress + artists' books as part of my PhD. research, at The Centre For Fine Print Research at The University Of The West Of England, Bristol, UK.

I am interested in gaining information from both letterpress practitioners, and letterpress practitioners who make artists' books.

- please participate at http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/90835JNRMW

Many thanks

Angie

Added by Angie Butler on October 14, 2013 at 4:31am — No Comments

looking for anarchist printers

I am writing a book about the role of letter presses and printers in anarchist communities from the Paris Commune to the present. By "anarchist" I mean both those who identify themselves as anarchists and those who may use other terms but are friendly toward an anti-capitalist politics that builds communities and nurtures autonomy. I have discovered a number of women printers in the classical anarchist communities (1880s-1940s). I've also found that printers were central to these…

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Added by Kathy Ferguson on August 17, 2013 at 11:27am — 4 Comments

Presses for sale in Kansas - Heidelberg Windmill & 2 C&Ps

I have three presses for sale that are in amazing condition all have new rollers and have been recently used.

The Heidelberg Windmill is $4000. Included is a single phase converter so you can run it from your basement or garage without needing to find a space with 3-phase electricity. This converter was quite an investment for me. The rollers are new and it comes with many accessories.

The 8x12 Chandler & Price is $2000. It has new rollers and a variable speed…

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Added by Elizabeth Evans on July 30, 2013 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Tour de Lead Graffiti

At Lead Graffiti in Newark, Delaware, for the past three years we've been following the Tour de France and printing via letterpress 23 posters in 23 days that parallel the Tour's stages. The content of the posters is based on the events of each stage of the Tour. The look of the poster falls out of what we see.

We often invite people to work with us and today we have Kseniya Thomas in the house.

We would love for you to follow along. It is an interesting…

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Added by Jill Cypher on July 6, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments

Call for Entries: The Illustrated Accordion

Call for Entries

KBAC Third Annual Illustrated Accordion

The Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC) announces a call to artists for the non-juried exhibition “The Illustrated Accordion,” which will be held in the KBAC Gallery, May 3, 2013. Open to all emerging and established artists, this annual exhibition focuses on books created in the accordion form. All media, variations, and interpretations of this style of book will be accepted and included in the exhibition. There is a $15…

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Added by katie platte on March 29, 2013 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Letterpress 101 Printshop: Spread the word!

Hey lady printers! 

We sisters at Hartford Prints! are running our first ever Letterpress 101 Printshop and need your help in getting the word out! Below is a little blurb about the fun & fabulous weekend, as well as all the info. 

Ever wonder what it feels like to run a pristine piece of paper through a vintage press? Wish you could rummage through drawers of old metal type? Find yourself nostalgic for the creative process of communication, rather than waiting for the…
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Added by Hartford Prints! on March 19, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

Invitation, "Homegrown Alphabets" - BookWorks

Deadline for Entries - March 15, 2013



Homegrown Alphabets is an exhibit intended to showcase the exciting ways in which type design and printing come together to form refined letterforms as well as wildly experimental letterforms. Homegrown Alphabets will be on exhibit in the BookWorks Gallery,…

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Added by Laurie Corral on February 12, 2013 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. on Indiegogo

Anyone who was at the Ladies of Letterpress conference in April got to see "Proceed and Be Bold," about the life and work of letterpress printer Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.  He now has a project on Indiegogo -- The Detroit Printing Plant -- with 5 days left.  Perks range from a postcard ($5) to having him and his equipment moving in with you ($50 million).  In between, there's a Mystery Perk for $10, prints and posters, and opportunities for workshops in his (new?) space.  Details are here:…

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Added by Nina Ardery on December 12, 2012 at 2:25pm — 1 Comment

Master Printer Workshop with Gerald Lange

Letterpress Master Printer Workshop with Gerald Lange

Join legendary letterpress printer Gerald Lange in this exclusive workshop designed

to expose participants to Lange’s thirty-six years of knowledge on the operation and maintenance of the Vandercook printing press. Explore the finer…

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Added by Jamie Russom on September 21, 2012 at 6:49pm — No Comments

LGNE 30th Anniversary Broadside Exhibit

Anyone in the New England region might be interested in knowing about this:

The Letterpress Guild of New England (LGNE) will celebrate its 30th year with a juried exhibit of over 100 letterpress printed broadsides from the U.S. and Britain at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA. The exhibit runs through September and represents work by professionals as well as enthusiastic hobbyists: printer promotions, concert posters, poetry, general advertising and typographic…

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Added by Leslie Evans on September 6, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments

YOUR Exhibition Film & Catalog available

Hi Ladies,

we hope you all had a great time at the LOLP Conference! Too bad we couldn't make it this time but hope to see you next year (latest!)...

I wanted to let you know that Ben and I have been working on finalizing the catalog for YOUR Exhibition which is available on Etsy now, so get your copy! Also, our official film…

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Added by Kristin & Ben on August 14, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

EXTENDED Call for exhibitors: Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair/Conference

Exhibitor application deadline for 2012 Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair/Conference has been extended to Tuesday, August 7th: http://www.zapplication.org/public_fair_preview.php?fair_id=2137

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Added by Tia Blassingame on July 31, 2012 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Call for exhibitors: Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair/Conference

Thought y'all might be interested in this call. Thanks.

Tia Blassingame…

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Added by Tia Blassingame on July 27, 2012 at 11:56pm — No Comments

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

Added by Jessica C. White on July 26, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

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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Added by Jessica C. White on July 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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.

Added by Jessica C. White on July 13, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments

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