Last week I had two women visit me from Missouri and Arkansas, Katie Hazell, & Tina Casagrand. We talked about the printing related processes that happen here, including everything from design to letterpress printing, from cutting letters to bookbinding … but especially about what is near and dear to the heart, through it all.
Category Archives: Refounding Golgonooza
My good friend B. Ireland noted that my display of Dan’s shirts, reflected the rainbow signs that were being put up to celebrate the Scotus decisions Friday, June 26th, relating to marriage equality. Dan voted in favor back in 2008 with his fellow Democrats and NH pulled into the limelight with the first Democratic majority [...]
Today is Dan Carr’s Death Day, Beloved co founder of Golgonooza Letter Foundry. Yesterday I cleaned out his closet with the help of Susan R. And we discovered many many multi-colored holie holy t-shirts. Dan literally was so full of energy, he busted out of his clothes, and wore things to oblivion. Here is a [...]
I’m just getting back after teaching a workshop at Florida Atlantic University, in Boca Raton. I taught a writing class, centered on journaling, with a smattering of binding a simple pamphlet style journal thrown in. I had great students numbering 8, all enthusiastic. The trip to Boca brought rain storms that were intense but beautiful.
Found a lovely 1901 iron bracket from Swanzey to hold the Golgonooza sign that I am making. The basic sign design is done and I hope to work with some artistic students over the next few months to paint it. It will have the Press logo on it. Dan and I had a 3 [...]
Nelly Gable of the Imprimerie National d’ France visits Julia Ferrari once again, to renew their work and studies together. Two years ago Nelly Gable, award winning French punchcutter, received a mission order from the French government to travel to teach Julia Ferrari the art of punchcutting, the ancient art of engraving letters at size [...]
Recently I went down to Boston to pick up the finished exhibit: “The Whole Art of Language: Julia Ferrari and Dan Carr’s Presses at Golgonooza,” which was up for a time at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Everything was packed and waiting for me. In fact, everything could have come back to me [...]
LIFE LOOKING BACK AT US Excerpted from Vermont Views Magazine … In Between I sit here today in the streaming sunshine, warm and well enough. The cup of green tea in my hands becomes a meditation on just being here, being present. I am amazed at the fluid layers of [...]
Writers workshop. Exploring the many dimensions of Journaling, Includes writing and image making, as well as our interactions with Nature. Price $140.* April 16, 17, 18, 19 see Workshops listings for these and other classes. Final Applications due April 5 th *$125. Deposit to reserve space, (nonrefundable if cancelled less than 10 days before start [...]
I attended the CODEX Bookfair February 8-11 out in the San Francisco area. Saw lots of familiar faces and some beautiful books. Came back to over 4 feet of snow in Boston. Had to shovel the hard ice where I had been plowed in at my driveway, at 10:30 at night, by the headlights from [...]