Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
Press Name
Ampersand Duck
Website or Blogsite
Year You Started with Letterpress
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing
<p style="text-align: justify;">I was introduced to letterpress during bibliography studies, then I went through art school to get close to the only local equipment. Now I am an art-based private press, interested in exploring letterpress as an extension of printmaking.</p>
Presses & Equipment
<p style="text-align: justify;">Vandercook SP-20, Adana five-eight tabletop press, 7 cabinets of metal &amp; wook type (specimen available), book guillotine, board guillotine, range of simple binding equipment.</p>
Education & Training
MA English Lit and BA Visual Arts (Hons)
Work History
<p style="text-align: justify;">Technical assistant and printer for the Edition + Artist Book Studio (2002-2006); technical assistant and book arts teacher, ANU School of Art Book Studio (2007 to present); various workshops taught around Australia &amp; NZ; established own print studio in 2009.</p>
Other Interests & Hobbies
<p style="text-align: justify;">Collaboration, the book as art, text in art, wearable art, poetry, reading, playing ukulele, cats.</p>
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
LOLP, New Zealand Association of Hand Printers; Fine Press Book Association; Canberra Craft Bookbinders Guild, Print Council of Australia
Birth Year
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