Nearly 12 years ago, I began working on my BFA senior thesis. The ideas that I developed in that body of work have managed to appear in nearly every serious project I have created since. In September of 2011, ten years after 911, I revisited these hand-pulled photolithograph offset prints, adding original haiku printed with […]
About a month ago, my Contemporary Drawing students began a project that I nicknamed “the gallery of grief.” With a nod to artist (and mentor) Richard Roth and last year’s amazing show at the Drawing Center, “Drawn from Photography,” the students collected and curated images of grief gleaned from print sources, the Internet and personal […]
Welcome to 2012. The world may be ending but, what the hell, it’s way past time for a new website. The wonderful Forrest Peaker at SlowClouds designed my site so hey, hire him! I feel more professional already. Thank you, Forrest! Please check out and subscribe to Printopia as I complete print and photography related […]
Back in September before the quarter started, friend Kai and I visited Seattle’s venerable Vera Project for the opening reception of “Vera – Vera: International Poster Show.” The show was made possible by a grant from 4 Culture and featured nearly two decades of gig posters from Vera Groningen in Holland and The Vera Project […]
Earlier this month, designer extraordinaire Michael Ryan Dellinger and I spent a considerable amount of time designing, setting type and printing the Northern Loves You CD jacket for the supporters that helped fund our successful Kickstarter Campaign. I must say, we make a good team. Check it out!
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 […]
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 […]