I started printing at a poetry conference in Tieton WA, where I set my first lines of type (from a poem written by my father) and printed on a Vandercook #4. I fell in love. And my love of letterpress is deeply rooted in my love of books and the printed word.
Presses & Equipment
C&P 10x15, Kelsey 3x5
Education & Training
School of Visual Concepts, Seattle. Additional instruction from Maura Shapley at Day Moon Press, Seattle. (BAs in journalism and urban planning from University of Washington, Seattle. AA in digital media from Olympic College, Bremerton.)
Land Use Planner, City of Kent, City of Seattle
Graphic Designer, Kitsap Sun Newspaper
Other Interests & Hobbies
Letterpress printing is my second love. My first is my husband, Reier. I also like: gardening, cooking, baking, drawing, writing, hiking, my dog Tove (pit/heeler), raising chickens, beekeeping, knitting, sewing, running my own business, renovating our little 1901 home, big family dinners, B.C., Canada, the Space Needle, and travel.
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
LOLP, (APA - pending)
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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