Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Marit
Last Name
Bockelie
Press Name
The Bremerton Letterpress Co.
City
Bremerton
State
Washington
Country
US
Website or Blogsite
bremertonletterpress.com
Year You Started with Letterpress
2007
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing
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.)
Work History
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)
Birth Year
1981
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