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Visiting Papermaker Mary Beth Boone

Book artist Mary Beth Boone came through for three days and made some cotton rag paper for an upcoming project. Here I am showing off her work before it’s hardly dry.

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Papermaking for August

Next up for weekend workshops is at  John C. Campbell Folk School.  Join me if you can.

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Dagasi Nole Tsisdu

Howard Wahneta’s book the Turtle and the Hare (Dagasi nole Tsisdu) was finished recently, printed both in English and in Cherokee. Howard will be sharing his work with the Cherokee language revitalization efforts. Sgi, Howard!

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Workshop Options for 2015

Peruse the book arts and arts classes through the tabs above for 2015. Five visiting instructors and introductory papermaking workshops fill out the list.             Binding Workshop with Jessica C White  

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Creative Capital Workshop

  Here are the awesome NC artists I spent the weekend with in Cary. It was a Creative Capital artist professional development workshop hosted by the NC Arts Council.

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Doggone!

 At Desert Island Supply Company: DOGGONE is an event celebrating the food and culinary institutions of Birmingham, Alabama, through words, food and letterpress. Featuring artist Frank Brannon and his one-night-only letterpress hot dog stand, DOGGONE was inspired by Frank’s recollections of … Continue reading

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Cherokee Printing Workshops 2015

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

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Cherokee Printing Workshops

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

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Upcoming Community Arts Workshops

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

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sub rosa: remembering

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

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