Category Archives: General

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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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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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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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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Cherokee Printing in September

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

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Spring to Summer

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

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Native American Expo

Jeff Marley and I will be speaking at Western Carolina University tomorrow, discussing our Cherokee printing efforts at New Echota last month. We pulled several good prints from the park’s hand press. Here’s a couple of images of us giving … Continue reading

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