1. I had a perfect grilled cheese sandwich (with a side of tater tots) from a food truck.
2. $5 for 5 bands at The Basement.
3. I saw my first bike lane in the American South.
4. When I was standing in a crowd, the person next to me let me take a swig off his whiskey.
5. It was warm and sunny in February.
6. Hipsters! (I know people like to complain, but I find them a comfort in a crowded room.)
7. Letterpress is alive & well.
8. I bought a tub of shea butter from the farmers market in an unlabeled plastic container.
9. (In the 90s way) I used the word "sweet" to a local printmaker and he knew what I meant.
10. YUM--the Jamaican food--YUM.
My students from University of Alabama Huntsville and I were invited to participate in the Nashville Print Revival by exhibiting work with several other students and professors from various regional colleges and universities. My students from UAH agreed to each make a new edition, choosing the medium and content and they truly made exceptional prints.
|Andrea Williams, Woodblock & linoleum cut, title: I wanted to tell you all of my secrets, but then you became one of them.|
|Baxter Stults, screenprint, title: Biophagist|
|Tim Arment, screenprint, title: Blown Away|
1. Hatch Show Print!
The print shop that has been shaping the world of letterpress printing from 1879 until today.
|"Advertising without a posters is like fishing without worms." --the Hatch Brothers.|
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Tables upon tables covered with prints, a sight for sore eyes.
|"You are like a small orange, A cutie" by Oscar a graphic design student from Austin Peay State University, where Professor Cindy Marsh has acquired an extensive collection of woodtype.|
|"It's so green." --Michael Krueger|
|9 out of 12 passes completed. Imagery influenced by Michael's interest in Drop City culture.|
|Her sweet etching press.|
|Blah Blah Blah screenprinted scarves.|
|Lars with relief printed postcards, Platetone Represent|
7. Letterpress printed propaganda everywhere!
|Shop local, so uniquely curiously & honestly Nashville|
|Nashville capitol building|
|CORN it's what's for dinner, by Bethany Rahn|
|Isle of Printing|
|Bought this poster from JustAJar Design + Press for the walls of the letterpress studio at UAH.|