Another project I’m working on jointly between Mindhue and my printing alter-ego Reflex Letterpress is a set of 72-pt International Phonetic Alphabet letters created in the Emigré typeface Mrs. Eaves. I still need to do some kerning — literally cutting the faces of the blocks closer to the letterforms — but they look pretty great
Printmaking, conceptual and installation art
Been a while, unfortunately, but I’ve been busy with various things — teaching and kid, mostly. But I did get the artwork for my seven shipping container sets off to Owosso, and got the plates back on Friday. Here are some pics, including a paper proof I pulled to see how they look. They look
Ran the editions last week, finally had time to check them and sign them. Here’s an action shot of the signing, plus dressed-up images of the final prints. They’re available through the Etsy shop, or drop me a line if you’re thinking about a set.
Just in time for the 50th anniversary of Lunar Landing Day, I’m getting a plate made to print an edition of the craters and paths taken around the LEM during the Apollo 11 mission. Order info to come soon!
In the past six months or so I’ve been noticing that my Instagram ad feed is pretty terrible and has been getting worse. So a couple weeks ago I started posting compilations of the worst examples. If they’re typical ad content but with terrible demographics, then I call them FAILs. If they’re just terrible all
I’m getting paper and plates to do a set of new editons based on the traverses of the pair of Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Opportunity recently ended her science mission after 14 years on the planet, so it seemed like an excellent opportunity to commemorate that achievement. Spirit ended her mission a few years
The National Prize Show at the Cambridge Art Association is up and visible through the 22nd of June. Here’s an installation shot of The Inner Core:
I’m also part of an Boston artist group show of drawings in which every participant gets a laser-engraved key with a number and then gets to take home the drawing with the corresponding number. I did one of my random walk process drawings, with a slightly different tweak on the coloration. Usually I do monochrome
Friday is the Spring Art Party at the Cambridge Art Association, of which I am President of the Board. It will be a good time to preview the National Prize Show, where my piece “The Inner Core” will be on display. It will be at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery, where the official opening will be
Here’s the freshly-polished new substantiation of my conceptual piece “The Inner Core” just before it was wrapped up to take back to Boston. Many thanks to AM Design & Fabrication in Providence for the quick turn. This piece will be seen at the Cambridge Art Association‘s National Prize Show later this month.