January 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Can you believe it? 1400 Ladies of Letterpress!

It's a membership milestone! Congratulations to Jessie Stanley, our 1400th member! Do you think we can make it to 1500 by May? The 1500th Lady or Laddie of Letterpress will receive an excellent present, up to and maybe including a giant balloon drop. So tell your friends and printing associates about us, and let's see if we can add 95 new members by May. Stay tuned for some exciting announcements from us, too!

Added by Kseniya Thomas on January 31, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Gertie Got a Power Upgrade!

I just posted some more info on our project at my personal blog ...


Added by Jess Out West on January 22, 2012 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Executive Director, Western New York Book Arts Center

The Western New York Book Arts Center   is seeking an Executive Director with proven leadership, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.  The preferred candidate will have a practical grounding in arts advocacy and a working knowledge of the non-profit sector including board development and strategic planning. Responsibilities will include oversight of the facilities, budget, fundraising and staff. A bachelor’s degree with a…


Added by Anne Muntges on January 20, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Friday Frivolity, Vandercocktail Edition

Congratulations to LOLP's own bookbinder, printer, and artist of renown Jessica Peterson--she recently took home the grand prize at the College Book Art Association Conference's Vandercook Cocktail Competition! And can you guess what it was called?…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on January 20, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

Announcing the Ladies of Letterpress 2012 National Stationery Show lineup!

Ladies of Letterpress will be back at this May's National Stationery Show with an outstanding lineup of shops and studios! Hailing from all over the nation, this year's group is comprised of talented designers, excellent printers, and . . . I could go on and on. You'll just have to come by the…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on January 13, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Beyond Language / Exhibition / Call for Entries

Asheville BookWorks Gallery is seeking work for an upcoming show of prints with the theme, Beyond Language.

It is only natural that after all of these years printmaking still carries the torch for it’s greatest partner and eternal love – Letters. A letter can, with ease, deliver to us striking form, content, and even context; usually these fine things are strung tightly with an understanding and usage of language. Within the…


Added by Laurie Corral on January 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Call for Entries: Poetry Broadsides

Call for Submissions: Broadsides from New England Letterpress Studios Show 2012…


Added by kelly mcmahon on January 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New Year! New Goals!

For Christmas, my uh-mayz-ing husband gave me a variable speed motor... swoon!!!

Words I would have never spoken 15 years ago when we got married, FYI.

Bertie is coming along. She has a new platform and skids. Her rollers have been prepped and are about to get sent off. 2012 is the year of getting my iron giant up and running, setting up my studio and starting to print. I am really hoping I can squeeze a few classes in on platen work - always room to learn more,…


Added by Jess Out West on January 6, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Kickstarter alert! Only six days left to help support the Ink Dial

Kickstarter alert! Only six days left to help support the Ink Dial, a tool to help small craft printers measure ink when mixing custom colors for our design clients. Help support a fledgling business bent on making a quality tool from locally manufactured parts. 

And do check out the pledge rewards: signed, limited edition, poster-sized letterpress prints from 15 amazing artists whose work all involves lettering to one some degree or another, many creating original work for this…


Added by Terrence Chouinard on January 6, 2012 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Happy New Year, Printers!

We hope your 2012 is off to an excellent start already, and that all signs point to heath, productivity, happiness, and printiness! Felt and Wire editor Tom Biederbeck said everything I wanted to in his New Year's Post "A New Year's Appreciation for Printers:"

Closing the old year and launching a new one makes this a good time to acknowledge the people we admire.…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on January 5, 2012 at 12:22pm — No Comments

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