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)


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