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Name

Peter Fraterdeus

Gender

Male

Location

Galena, IL

Country

US

ZIP Code (if applicable)

61036

Birthdate

1954-08-22

Email

peterf@semiotx.com

Make/model of press(es)?

Heidelberg 10×15 (x2), Miehle V36, Vandercook 219

Press or Business Name

Semiotx.com

Printing for How Long?

since 1968

Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?

Font Design and customization for letterpressTypographic FinesseCalligraphic Lettering and DesignWindmill and other letterpress mechanical servicesConsultingTraining: Heidelberg Master Classes, Letterpress Master Classes

Apprentices or Interns Welcome?

Contact Me for Details

Bio

I’ve been involved with letters for over three decades, from calligraphy with quills, letterpress on fine papers, type design, and letter carving.Taught at many institutions, including The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1983-1992; Colorado College; IUAV (Venice Italy); Columbia College Center for Book & Paper Art, etc.I’ve had two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, in 1981 Crafts Apprenticeship Grant for Calligraphy (Studied with Ieuan Rees in Wales for six months), 1986 Design Projects Grant (Digital Type design)

Website

fraterdeus.com

Peter Fraterdeus

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