Letterpress Printing: Text + ImageOngoing through Tuesday, August 2, 2016
June 14—August 2
Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4
$340, register using the ticket URL.
Get a handle on what it takes to crank out an edition of gorgeous letterpress prints. This active, eight-week class introduces the fundamentals of letterpress, from paper selection and cutting to mixing ink and printing. Guided by the instructor, participants design and produce several individual projects using a variety of relief techniques and tools including metal and wood type, zinc cuts, linoleum blocks, pressure prints, photopolymer plates, and collagraphs.
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Crane Giamo is the studio manager and faculty instructor in the Book Arts Program at the University of Utah, and the lead printer for Red Butte Press. He is the co-founder of Delete Press, a poetry publishing outfit for which he works as letterpress printer, bookbinder, and papermaker. Crane's own artist books can be located under the imprint Pocalypstic Editions. He holds an MFA in Book Arts from the University of Alabama, an MFA in Creative Writing from Colorado State University, and an MA in Poetics from the University at Buffalo. Campus Locations: Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)
Room Name/Number: Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4
Ticket URL: umarket.utah.edu…
Transportation / Parking: Park in the visitor parking lot, west of the library, next to the bookstore., www.lib.utah.edu…
Contact Name: Allison Milham
Contact Phone: 801-585-9191
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Campus Wide Event: Yes
More info: lib.utah.edu