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Multiple Discovery: new from Shift-lab

After three long years, I am thrilled to announce the release of a new Shift-lab project. Multiple Discovery occurs when innovations are made independently and simultaneously in different locations. In … Continue reading

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Half-Premonitions of the Moon

A New Project from Big Jump Press! I’ll be bringing this, and many other projects, to the Codex Book Fair in April. Will I see you there? Half Premonitions of … Continue reading

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New Book! Print Sale!

I am thrilled to introduce the release of Fairmont Color Card, the newest book from Big Jump Press. Long delayed and altered by the pandemic, this project is an exploration … Continue reading

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Penland Workshop: September 19-25

I’ll be teaching my first in-person workshop in what feels like forever at Penland School of Craft in September. Penland is one of my favorite places to teach, and I … Continue reading

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Work in Progress: The Fairmont Color Card (full post)

Many centuries ago, in November of 2019, I made a visit to the Birren Color Collection at the Haas Family Arts Library at Yale University. I spent a few days … Continue reading

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Alabama Book Arts: the Motion Picture(s)

I’d like to share two short videos about the Alabama MFA Book Arts Program. One was created by experts at Alabama Public Television. The second one was slapped together by … Continue reading

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Swatches, Samples, Something New

Last November, I traveled to Yale University in search of swatch books and color cards. The Faber Birren Collection of Books on Color is home to a comprehensive selection of … Continue reading

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READ THIS OUT LOUD

Hello all, I’ve designed a downloadable book project about victims of police violence. READ THIS OUT LOUD is a book template available for anyone to use. I have included video … Continue reading

June 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

MFA Book Arts Class of 2020

Today I want to celebrate four excellent book artists who just completed their MFA at The University of Alabama. The lock down began on the same day as their MFA … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Artist talk available to stream

Hello Blog Friends. I recently spent 45 minutes talking to some lovely people at the San Francisco Center for the Book about a recent project. If you’d like to see … Continue reading

April 27, 2020 · Leave a comment