Letterpress Residency

22 01 2018

Thanks to the invitation of a dear friend, who also happens to be a printmaker extraordinaire, I spent a short residency at a studio in Colorado learning how to hand-set lead type and make letterpress prints. The out-of-date, “inefficient” processes of setting type by hand, the wooden “furniture” that felt like playing with blocks, the puzzle piece process of fitting everything together in the frame, the satisfaction of embossed paper – I loved it. The texts encapsulate the conversations happening between the historimaginary sisters from the first year of the MFA explorations, and the prints will be editioned as a portfolio this spring, once I make the enclosures. (And, I expect that some of the other prints will be combined with drawing and stitching in separate works.)

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