Yearly Archives: 2014
In 2015 SpeakEasy Press will be offering free workshops to learn about, and print in, the Cherokee writing system. Workshops will be held at SpeakEasy Press in Dillsboro and at Southwestern Community College’s Swain Center near Bryson City. Registration will … Continue reading
Join us near Bryson City, NC, at Southwestern Community College. We will explore printing in the Cherokee language, including historical and contemporary developments. Students will learn the basics of letterpress using a hand printing press. Students will first print in … Continue reading
I’m excited to be working with my collaborators in the nearby communities to set up a series of fall and spring workshops for folks to learn about the Cherokee language, and to support Cherokee language revitalization wherever I can. These workshops will … Continue reading
Many printers, artists and book artists share their beginnings with Glenn House, Sr., who died on September 14th, including SpeakEasy Press. I take a moment from my usual thoughts of printing, papermaking, teaching and making art to remember a person … Continue reading
I worked last week with poet Forrest Johnson, using an excerpt from his poem “Exit from Appalachia.” We experimented with the idea of “reversing” page and binding. It was a real challenge, and I learned a lot.
Jeff Marley and I are returning to the historical site in Georgia where the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper was printed in the early 19th century. We’ll be there in September to print an assortment of work, and we’re looking for Indiegogo crowd sourcing … Continue reading
A thanks to Black Mountain College Museum folks who put together ReHappening. It was an amazing experience for me to learn to work toward developing a paper installation, and clothing, for dancers. Here are some of the images. The dance … Continue reading
Thanks to all spring class participants and studio rental folks. August brings the next class, in papermaking. I’m available this summer for private instructional hours, and the studios are available for rental. Get in touch with me if you would … Continue reading
A full class schedule, and studio rental information, are now available. (Look above or to the right.) Let me know if you have any questions. A PayPal option for class tuition is available, and let me know if you have … Continue reading
We’re printing letterpress in Chattanooga! At theopenpress.org book, printmaking and letterpress are a part of the cooperative’s efforts. Take a look.