Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Kim
Last Name
Vanderheiden
Press Name
Painted Tongue Press
City
Oakland
State
California
Country
USA
Website or Blogsite
www.paintedtonguepress.com
Year You Started with Letterpress
1996
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing
<p style="text-align: justify;">I was an undergrad, interested in writing and illustrating children's books. I took a book arts course with Walter Hamady at UW Madison, expecting to study interesting things about the book structure, and it opened a new world in the arts that I had never known existed.</p>
Presses & Equipment
<p style="text-align: justify;">Letterpresses: Vandercook 4, Heidleberg Windmill; Etching presses: Griffin Series IV, Griffin 0-2. Also AV platemaker, and C&amp;P guillotine.</p>
Education & Training
<p style="text-align: justify;">UW Madison Major in Creative Writing, Minor in Art Apprenticeship with Mary Laird 1998-2000</p>
Work History
<p style="text-align: justify;">Proprietor of Painted Tongue Studios 2001 to present</p>
Other Interests & Hobbies
Painting, Vitreous enameling
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
CSP
Birth Year
1975
Your Photo or Press Photo

Predefined Group Memberships

APA: Amalgamated Printers Association
AAPA: Amatuer American Press Association
APHA: American Printing History Association
ATF: American Typecasting Fellowship
BPs: British Printing Society
LOLP: Ladies of Letterpress

NAPA: National Amateur Press Association