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Roadworks 2011: Interview with Rigel Stuhmiller

Check out our interview with artist Rigel Stuhmiller, as she prepares to join us for our 8th annual Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival. Any word on Rigel’s Opera Man? Or is he MIA? Allie: How did you get into printmaking? Rigel Stuhmiller: I was introduced to basic printmaking in high school and experimented with it […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Studio Dispatch on Sideshow: Binding

Like the letterpress portion of producing a Small Plates Imprint book, the binding process is multi-step, collaborative, and full of wonderfully detailed tasks.  Let’s start with the cover: This cover need to wrap around the book and it needs to have a spine to allow for the thickness of the book.  So how does it […]

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Annemarie Munn
Annemarie Munn
Annemarie's abiding love of the broadside brought her to printmaking, book arts, and to SFCB, where she has been volunteering for almost two years. She is currently studying for her MFA in Fiction at SFSU, where she also studies printmaking and book arts.

Friday Studio Dispatch #1

Here begins a series of in-depth “A Day in the Studio” posts! Comments and feedback welcome! On Friday, June 17th, the imps of printing were having a party.  Or the press gods woke up on the wrong side of the bed.  Or everything we touched turned to struggle.  Pick your metaphor (sometimes letterpress is just […]

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Annemarie Munn
Annemarie Munn
Annemarie's abiding love of the broadside brought her to printmaking, book arts, and to SFCB, where she has been volunteering for almost two years. She is currently studying for her MFA in Fiction at SFSU, where she also studies printmaking and book arts.

Interview with SFCB Imprint Artist Rigel Stuhmiller

And now we bring you another special interview! A chat with our current Imprint Publications Small Plates artist and illustrator Rigel Stuhmiller. Our fantastic team of Imprint production interns, led by Rigel and Head of Studio Operations Rhiannon Alpers, are nearly finished with the production of this book. Imprint book productions are our favorite times […]

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Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.

Sideshow, from Artist Rigel Stuhmiller

We are thrilled to be knee-deep in the production of Sideshow by Rigel Stuhmiller, the newest Small Plates edition from Imprint, the publications arm of SFCB. Jump on over to Rigel’s blog to a see step-by-step, detailed account of the book making process- from design to test printing to production! Sideshow is a collaborative bookmaking […]

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Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.