What are FieldTrips?
FieldTrips are meetups to interact, learn and collaborate in an effort to level-up your creative life.
We’re limiting these events to only 25 people, they’re like an intimate dinner party. Your absence will be felt so please make sure that you can definitely attend if you sign up. Also, we’re in the prototyping phase, so come with an open mind and be prepared for anything.
Thanks for participating! We’re lucky to have you.
Intro to Intro to Letterpress
September 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm EDT. Hosted at SVA Letterpress Studio
About this FieldTrip
Designers, Illustrators, Poets, Artists, come tour SVA’s extraordinary letterpress print shop.
You will set type and letterpress print a chromatic group project.
Feel free to bring snacks to share– and remember you might get inky–so dress for printing.
This is a hands-on intro to Dikko Faust’s SVA courses (register NOW!)
Dikko Faust, founder of Purgatory Pie Press– one of the longest running artist/presses– is a letterpress printer and hand-typographer.
He teaches letterpress at School of Visual Arts where he was instrumental in setting up the letterpress shop in their Printmaking Department. Here is a link to his current classes. Dikko has also taught letterpress at Cooper Union, Center for Book Arts, Princeton, Harvard, and many other colleges and art centers throughout the US–as well as Canada and London.
photo: Celeste Sloman (for NY Times)
FieldTrips are a celebration of creativity and generosity. They are hosted by awesome individuals and organizations (like you and yours)! When you sign up, please show up. Most FieldTrips have waitlists due to significant interest and limited space.