July 18, 2015

Wells Summer Book Arts Institute

This July, I had the honor of teaching a week-long intensive workshop on pressure printing at the Wells Summer Book Arts Institute. It was an intimate […]
November 20, 2014

Happy Birthday Corita Kent!

If you’ve searched google today, you saw this image by Corita Kent. I first encountered Sister Corita’s work as a young art teacher. Someone, I wish […]
February 24, 2013

Vocation

Part of my work as a college professor involves preparing students to graduate. How do you prepare an art major to enter today’s job market? There’s […]
June 13, 2012

Paulus Berensohn

I first met Paulus in 2000 at Schumacher College in Devon, England. We were both enrolled in a class with Thomas Moore and Joan Hanley (now […]
March 8, 2012

A return to Rilke

I return to Rilke when I am feeling particularly discouraged. And to this letter. This letter haunts me, because I feel the call, that desire, that […]
August 31, 2011

Common Place Books and Homeplay

I’ve been creating Common Place Books for many years now. I began compiling them long before I knew they actually had a name. Some are in […]