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Category Archives: Letterpress

Radiant Republic: Printing Complete!

After six months, I have cleaned the press for the last time. My final run on The Radiant Republic: the book cloth for the box lid. It is a relief … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

RAGE SALE

Are you angry? So am I. The Address is only $45 until election day. Every dime goes to the ACLU and The Southern Poverty Law Center. Follow this link to … Continue reading

October 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

Kickstarter Time!

The Radiant Republic is underway. I am mixing ink, making plates, cutting paper, cranking the press. I am ordering wood, commissioning molds, making mockups for laser cutters, sourcing cement. I … Continue reading

October 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Workshop in Oakland June 4-8

Hi all! I’ll be back to update you shortly about my new book (almost press ready!) but I hope you can forgive this quick plug first. I am only teaching one … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

This Book is Now: work in progress interview

I am pleased to direct you to this post from This Book is Now, the blog of Red Butte Press at the University of Utah, featuring the project I am … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Trace at 23 Sandy Gallery

At long last, Trace, the Shift-lab project which includes the Marina book and prints I’ve been working on since last July, will be up at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Print yields process, process yields drawings.

I’ve finally cleared the last of the Marina prints off of the drying rack. We haven’t been able to do any laundry for the last two weeks while we’ve been … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 11 Comments

Printing with Cliff Chalk. . . plus a piece of news

The chalk cliffs surrounding the Brighton marina site are made up of the remains of ancient sea creatures, the fossilized bones of ice age land mammals, and nodules of flint. … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 18 Comments

Fun with Su yields something new

Often teaching gives me an opportunity to see some new and inspiring things. I spent last week with Su Bonfanti, helping her execute her plan for a book project. Su … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Say it like you mean it.

I am a generally friendly human being. I give up my seat to elderly people on the tube. I smile at strangers. I give money to the Red Cross. I … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 4 Comments