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Ashuelot’s Julia Ferrari and Dan Carr turn passion into art From Posted: Saturday, June 5, 2004 12:00 am in the Keene Sentinel By Will Coghlan Like something out of a limerick, they are two artists from Ashuelot whose names fit together for a piece of clever, if tired, word play. She’s Julia Ferrari. He’s Dan Carr. [...]

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New fall classes list

Announcing our new fall workshops see QUIET FIRE RETREATS

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From Vermont Views Magazine

A QUIET RAIN FALLS           We finally got some cumulative rainfall in New England, a downpour, and the day before, a quiet rain overnight. This is needed here for the crops to grow … that slow penetration of water, to mingle and make available the soil nutrients, then sun to warm [...]

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Fall Workshop/ Retreat series

   QUIET FIRE WORKSHOPS   Golgonooza International School of Typography & Letters   conducts Classes & Workshops as well as having some special residency programs for students in the following areas:   Typography, Binding, Letterpress printing, Broadside making, Art/Printmaking, Writing     2016 Season   QUIET FIRE workshop/ retreat series   Taught By JULIA FERRARI [...]

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Quiet Fire Retreat

Today I held the first Quiet Fire Retreat, with four of us (Anna Horvath, Gahlord DeWald, Greg Fisher, and myself), working improvisationally together, constructing a complex letterpress form, using lots of multi-letter sizing  and hand fitting…hard work… especially doing design changes, which require reworking the fill spacing around the various sizes. We pushed beyond the [...]

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Golgonooza’s Universe

Last night we opened up the known universe & took apart the mandala that had gestated for one cycle in the shop. In doing so we moved the creative energy forward into a new phase for all 4 of us who took part in the event, creating a new form to grow on.

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Interview with Toni Ortner

  https://soundcloud.com/user-517257729/write-action-radio-interview-jf-and-to    

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TJ Lyons collection event at MassArt.

  Today I went down to Boston to attend the opening ceremony for the TJ Lyons collection at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. I got front row seats and was mentioned in the talk as being the person responsible for suggesting the collection take the current atrium space, which was then empty. I [...]

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Julia & Jane interview: Life Lessons

  Transcript 13 /  pt. 1 from an interview with Julia Ferari by Jane Noyes, at the David Walters gallery February 7   Jane: Tell me how you met Dan again. I think you’ve told me but my memory is poor.   Julia: I was living in Boston. Writing poetry. And I saw an ad in [...]

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Julia and Jane interview: the edge of the cliff, the other side of the mountain

File 18 /  Jane: So how are things going with you in this new year? Julia: …Well I’m coming down the other side of the mountain, kind of. But, yeah, I’m feeling hopeful, energized, just thinking about what I need to do in life and trying not to let my normal way of thinking get in [...]

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