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
Added by Angie Butler on October 14, 2013 at 4:31am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Evans on July 30, 2013 at 3:58pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jill Cypher on July 6, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by katie platte on March 29, 2013 at 2:23pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Hartford Prints! on March 19, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments
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,…
Added by Laurie Corral on February 12, 2013 at 6:53pm — No Comments
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:…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Jamie Russom on September 21, 2012 at 6:49pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Leslie Evans on September 6, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kristin & Ben on August 14, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments
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
Added by Tia Blassingame on July 31, 2012 at 10:15pm — No Comments
Added by Tia Blassingame on July 27, 2012 at 11:56pm — No Comments
LAST CHANCE to purchase some amazing prints by well-known artists at a discounted price! Plus you will be supporting Smokey Road Press.
Added by Jessica C. White on July 26, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jessica C. White on July 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
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
Congratulations to Chris Charles winner of The Vandercook 100 Giveaway (chosen by random.org). Thank you to everyone who commented with great tips and tricks.
Added by Heather Mitchell on July 5, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments
May Day Studio is pleased to announce the summer workshop schedule! Come on over and learn the ropes, or demonstrate your letterpress prowess--workshops are offered in two locations: Montpelier, Vermont, and West Springfield, Massachusetts. That's a lot of letterpress packed into six weekends...I hope to see each and every one of you there.
In the Montpelier Studio:
Saturday, July 7:…
Added by kelly mcmahon on July 4, 2012 at 9:54pm — No Comments
We can hardly believe that, in fewer than 30 days, we'll be coming together in Asheville for some serious printerly professional development! The second-ever Ladies of Letterpress Conference is happening August 2-5. Come on down to hear the excellent panelists and speakers, and for a tour of Asheville's finest letterpress shops, a bigger at better Printers' Fair, movies, dancin', shop talk, and the best food…Continue
Added by Kseniya: Thomas-Printers on July 3, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments
There is a letterpress project on Kickstarter (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/leadgraffiti/tour-de-lead-graffiti-2012?ref=live) that bills itself as "Endurance Letterpress." Ray and Jill at Lead Graffiti, a letterpress shop in Delaware, produce a poster a day in reaction to the day's events at the Tour de France. They are creative and meticulous printers, with beautiful…Continue