HANDPRINTING WORKSHOPS IN THE USA: A DIRECTORY
and written by Richard Mayberry Print Studio Manager Spirit Square Center
for the Arts 1993.
Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Several copies for sale - $10 each.
reference volume comes in a printed white plastic 3-ring binder which
mearures 11 1/2"h x 11"w and 3" thick, weighs 2.5 lbs
and has approximately 325 pages. The volume contains a workshop alphabetical
listing, data information on each workshop, workshop listing by state
and workshop mailing list in ZIP code order. The background graphic
on the cover is from an original graphite drawing by the author and
artist Richard Mayberry.
"During the last year, over three hundred print shops in forty
states were identified for profile in this directory.
There is no attempt made to qualify or judge the shops listed. The workshops
in this volume meet the following criteria:
workshop has a creative component;
workshop ios oriented, at least in part, towards limited editions;
workshop uses "hand-pulled" printing techniques;
workshop allows access by artists and/or printmakers other than the
owner, or allows access outside a normal class structure. (College
and university print departments are included if they allow non-student
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to see examples of workshop data pages. Use the browser back arrow to
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Letterpress and book arts oriented shops are included if they work with
hand-made illustrations. Screen shops are included if they make limited
editions using hand-made color separations. Screen shops are included
if they make limited editions using hand made color separations. Offset
presses are included if they are involved in creative collaboration
The search to identify print shops benefited from mailing lists and
previous compilations as well as networking among the shops. Material
in this directory has come from written responses to questionnaires,
fax transmissions, telephone interviews and shop publications."
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