Speakers

Kieu Lam

Bound in Japan: community + creativity + book art. Kieu’s first foray into social art, the project incorporated diversity, her love of book arts, and her desire to bring communities together through creativity and stories. She conducted workshops and exhibitions in Kagoshima, Kyoto, and Okayama. —Sun. 10:15-10:45 am

Libby Clarke

Here and Now: A Movement in the Making • Libby Clarke details her efforts to save the world one person at a time by describing her latest endeavor. This project involves stickers, a website, and a phone app working in concert to help the user develop a habit of present-mindedness.—Sat. 10:15-10:45 am

Pepe Coronado

After moving to Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Pepe Coronado formed Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, a printmaking collective of 12 Dominican/New York artists. He also reaches out to the community with his Carrito Grafico (press cart), “performances” encouraging passers-by to create a small block print. — Sat. 11:00-11:45 am

Charles Ritchie

Making and Keeping a Journal, A Personal View • In his journals, Charles Ritchie revisits a select group of subjects in watercolor while penning his dreams in a private, nearly-illegible script. He will describe his practice, current books, how they are used and hand made in collaboration with his wife, Jenny. — Sun. 9:30-10:00 am

Mary Mashburn and David Shields

Mary and David will share their experience working with Globe Poster Collection at MICA and the Rob Roy Kelly Wood Type Collection at UT at Austin, as well as the ideas surrounding letterpress in the modern age. — Sat. 9:30-10:00 am

Pilar Nadal

The Tired Press is a mobile printmaking studio that focuses on the creation and production of site-specific postcards. It is a bicycle outfitted with a small scale relief press, pannier cabinets for supplies, a gallery for exhibition of prints made on the press, as well as a volunteer post office service. Anyone who meets the bicycle can print, purchase, write, and/or send a postcard! — Sat. 11:00-11:45 am

Kimberly Rattley

PANEL DISCUSSION MODERATOR. Kimberly is president of Creative Synergy Solutions, which develops effective workplace relationships through the dramatic arts. An original founder of DC Playback, she received the Bill and Camille Cosby Fellowship to explore the impact of Playback in African American identity. Ms. Rattley is a board member of Pyramid Atlantic. — Sat. 11:00-11:45 am

Theresa Easton

The Sunderland Book Project: an International Book Arts Project • Theresa will focus on artist-led projects and the role of the artist’s book. She will explore how artist’s networks shape and direct artistic practice and personal development in a local, national and international framework. —Sun. 11:00-11:45 am

Jesse McAfee

The Print Factory is a mobile art collective that began in Kansas City in 2007. Traveling hand made mobile presses, members aim to promote their artists, and to show the relevance of the printed image in this information age. Artist Jesse McAfee will discuss The Print Factory and his functional backpack print shop, the S.C.O.P.E. —Sat. 11:00-11:45 am