We’ve had a very exciting and busy start to the 2016-2017 academic year. This fall we are printing in our new home in Bowman Hall on MCLA’s campus. Our brand new facility already feels like home, and we welcome the connections we are making with other students and faculty. We’ve had a couple of PRESS on … Continue reading
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Paper Dresses, Part Four
It’s hard to believe Paper Dresses will only be up for two more weeks! The past month and a half has flown by, if you haven’t had a chance to see the exhibit, please stop by before December 1st when we change exhibits. This week’s featured artists are PRESS founder Melanie Mowinski and Tara O’Brien, whose … Continue reading
Paper Dress Artists, Part Two
We are loving Paper Dresses at PRESS and we think you do, too. Our next featured artists are Kate Barber and Valerie Carrigan. Kate is a traditionally trained book binder, letterpress printer, and paper maker recently transplanted to the Berkshires from Alabama. We know that her Sunday volunteer stints at PRESS will help ease the … Continue reading
Getting closer to Paper Dresses opening on September 25th
The dresses keep arriving. Along with stories, and conversation. We hope you join us for much of the same next Thursday night, September 25th from 6-9 pm for the last DownStreet Art night of the 2014 season and the opening of Paper Dresses. We are previewing some of the dresses in one of our windows … Continue reading
Setting Type: Round 1
Hi everyone! Nicole here. I set type for the first time this afternoon and wanted to share my experience with you all. Melanie started me off with the tiniest size we have – 6-point! You need to be really careful with small type especially to make sure the letters are set in the correct orientation. … Continue reading
A small teaser of tomorrow night
As all of you know, tomorrow is the big day! We are opening imPRESS, our first show of the summer. Among many other things, we will be giving away postcards especially printed for the occasion. When Antoine had to leave early this evening, Melanie was working on the press to have them ready for all you … Continue reading
What a great opening!
What a fabulous night, one of those glorious Berkshire Summer days, not a cloud in the sky, warm enough to wear a sundress and be out in the streets, and why not at the August Downstreet Art opening!! Great shows opened up and down the street, Richard Criddle’s Compendium, Experiment in Inspiration at the Jarvis … Continue reading
Postal Pinacotheca opening Thursday!
We are so excited about our upcoming exhibit at PRESS, and it seems other people are too. Check out these great articles written this past week in the Berkshire Eagle’s Berkshire’s Week and The North Adams Transcript. Big thanks to Laura Lofgren and John Seven for these great articles. Hope to see you at the opening, … Continue reading
Time to CLEAN!
This week at PRESS was a busy one! We all joined forces to prepare for the upcoming install week and the place looks better already. The walls got a fresh coat of paint, the floor got scrubbed, and even the press is shining like new. Our friend, Tim Teague, even stopped by to offer up … Continue reading
First ImPRESSions, by Sharbreon, BHIP intern and new contributing blogger to PRESS
As I walked down Main Street, I experienced a range of emotions: happiness, nervousness, and anxiety. I had no idea what to expect when I walked into the doors of PRESS. Luckily, I had Pam, the associate gallery manager, there to greet me. The minute I arrived, the first thing that caught my eyes was … Continue reading