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In Edition: Artist Books and Multiples

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Maureen Cummins Since graduating from Cooper Union in 1985, Maureen Cummins has cranked presses from California to the Eastern Arctic and produced over thirty limited edition artists’ books. She has done work based on slave narratives, turn-of-the-century homosexual love letters, and the Salem Witch trials. She is represented in over one hundred international public collections and is a recipient of the prestigious Pollock-Krasner award.www.maureencummins.com

Maureen is a full-time book artist. She has worked in and around WSW since we first published ‘Crazy Quilt’ in 1998. She has produced both book and print editions, and is a richly experienced letterpress printer and binder as well as an experienced teacher.

In Edition: Artist Books and Multiples

Maureen Cummins
August 12-16, 2013

In this one-week intensive, students will fully conceptualize and complete an edition of ten artist’s books, prints, or other multiples. The group will leave thoroughly grounded in letterpress printing, a range of printmaking techniques, and several useful book structures. The instructor will also cover topics such as: how to recognize and nurture inventive ideas, how to think out and plan an edition, and how to start your own fine press publishing venture. Samples of editions from the WSW collection will also be shown and discussed.

Tuition $775/$720 members
Lab fee $30
Class limit 6

This class is full, but vacancies do occur. Please call us at 845.658.9133 to be put on the wait list.


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    This is a three dimensional, semi-circular book with pie shaped pages that has text printed on the exploded fore edge.

    Mei-Ling Hom, 1990. Buy it now.