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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

Rebuilding the Marina

My ongoing collaboration as a member of Shift-lab has forced me to look up from a mountain of Figure Study binding and venture out into the fresh air. Something new! … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 10 Comments

Shift-lab on the table: Codex February 8-11

And we’re off! I fly tomorrow to reunite with my Shift-lab companions at the Codex Book Fair. I’ve been so consumed by finishing my new book that I haven’t had … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Codex: A Race Against Time

AAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRGHGHGHGHGH I’ll admit it. This is blind panic. I am desperate to get at least one copy of Figure Study¬†together in time for Codex. I leave for San Francisco a … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 5 Comments

Inset label, anyone?

Last week a package arrived from Macy Chadwick in California. Inside? Book cloth, sample components, instructions and magnets for a set of boxes I am making to house our Shift-lab … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

Deadline Met! Shift Accomplished!

A miracle. My book and its partner print are in the belly of a plane making their way to the San Francisco Center for the Book, just in time for … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 13 Comments

Print teach bind teach print teach bind print

What is happening today? What is happening tomorrow? Things are busy right now and I am only just on top of what is happening day to day. Here is a … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Breathing room + Deadlines = Honest to God Artwork

A long break in teaching since the holidays has given me the breathing room to think and design. The book I am producing with Shift-lab is really moving forward now. … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 6 Comments