I made a card of FDR’s Four Freedoms on Inauguration Day. By the end of the three-color limited edition of 100 cards I decided that I needed to make a card every week for this entire year. These cards respond to what is happening in our country at the moment and how I can frame … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Mantra
Making the 2016 Calendar
This year’s calendar printing was interrupted with 23 runs to go by the most inconvenient mechanical failure. When we moved from Main Street to our new location, the motor that moves the carriage back and forth over the print form needed to be removed. All seemed to be well after the Vandercook was back together, … Continue reading
What’s your Mantra Preview a success!
Saturday we hosted a great preview of What’s your Mantra? An Exploration in Academic and Creative Identities by visiting Hardman Family Endowment scholar and artist Alke Groppel-Wegener. Alke made her famous chocolate marzipan pistachio cake. Conversation flowed. Guests created stamped compositions. Over the next few weeks we will invite visitors to the exhibit to contribute … Continue reading
Cake and conversation: 4 pm, Saturday May 24th
PRESS invites you to meet our first EVER artist-in-residence, Alke Groppel-Wegener. Preview her exhibit and join us for cake and conversation SATURDAY, MAY 24TH at 4 pm. Alke is based at Staffordshire University in the UK and visited MCLA in January and May. Her visit was made possible through the generosity of the Hardman Family Endowment. … Continue reading
What’s your Mantra?
What are you thinking about this week? This semester, PRESS has an artist-in-residence. In January Dr Alke Gröppel-Wegener came over from Staffordshire University in the UK for two weeks to work with students on visual ways of integrating writing into a number of subjects. As part of her stay, she also ran a number of … Continue reading
Make your own Mantra, on the road to Vancouver
What a winter! PRESS has taken a bit of a pause after all the effort required to create our fabulous calendars. During this time, I traveled to Vancouver to present a workshop about our the monthly mantra cards that we make that inspired our calendar at the Design Principles and Practices Conference. Title: Make your own … Continue reading