Monthly Archives: June 2011

hey! you!

Written on June 30, 2011 at 9:48 pm, by

It seems like personal web logs, or “blogs” as the kids used to say, are dying. I used to have a whole slew of friends who journaled about their daily existence. Now it’s all Internet aggregates like Tumblr and Twitter and Facebook and whatever prime real estate Google is buying up on the world wide Continue Reading »

Moveable Type – on wheels

Written on June 30, 2011 at 11:26 am, by

Last week, Kyle Durrie of Power and Light Press brought her Moveable Type project to Olympia in a converted 1982 Chevy Van. Based in Portland, Oregon, Kyle received an amazing amount of support for her cross country movable type venture from her kickstarter campaign, more than doubling her initial campaign amount of $8,000. Impressive! No Continue Reading »

Collectives

Written on June 26, 2011 at 12:12 am, by

I’ve been living in a collective house for three years. Collective living is a difficult concept to fully understand; even if I were to explain it, it’s something that has to be participated in for a length of time to truly comprehend. It’s more than consensus-based decision making, it’s more than sharing household responsibilities, it’s Continue Reading »

kumbucha

Written on June 25, 2011 at 10:08 pm, by

My chicken, taken in mid April. Just found the photo in my camera’s memory… Packing up to hit the Oregon coast tomorrow, down in Pacific City at Cape Lookout. Gonna camp over night with friend Nic and come back up Monday. I bought some 120 film for my Yashica-Mat 124G TLR and lil’ Kodak Brownie Continue Reading »

Whatcha gonna do?

Written on June 21, 2011 at 9:41 pm, by

Brother. In other wrestling related news, my favorite wrestler, CM Punk, is leaving the WWE on July 18th. He’s a hilarious dude on the mic and an all around amazing performer. BUMMER SUMMER.

Relief

Written on June 15, 2011 at 8:12 am, by

This print series is by my student and studio assistant, the amazing Erin Oly. These are baltic birch four color reductive woodcuts, with multiple matrix printing for those luscious double exposure pieces. Each print is an impressive 26″ x 40.” Erin worked with self-portraiture this quarter, using her new relationship with her father as subject Continue Reading »

The more things change

Written on June 14, 2011 at 10:51 pm, by

the more they stay the same. Or something like that, I suppose. The quarter is over though summer classes start next week. I’m teaching a screen-printing course because it’s popular and fills quickly, ensuring that it will run in our ever-budget-crunched economy. Budgets are getting slashed again, trimming non-existent fat from an already anemic higher Continue Reading »