and the following desires:
Trained in graphic design and painting I spent several years doing gig posters, sign painting and murals. Being for-hire ran it's course and I wanted to explore making my own goods and find a way to share them affordably. I was gifted a screen printing press by a kind soul in 2008 and a neighborhood/community print shop was the obvious evolution. Several Bloomington-inspired T-shirts emerged while the equipment was shared with others.
Over the next couple years my love for letterpress (an older form of relief printing) expanded. I had learned a moderate amount at IU a decade before but I lacked the experience in a modern day letterpress shop. For the next 3 years I visited my former professor, 1040 miles away, on a regular basis to help keep his shop in order. I began acquiring equipment in 2011, opened my own retail shop and rooted myself in 2 different artist communities over the next several years.
Many life lessons and too many moves later, I am now happily out of the public eye and prefer to keep my business private. Instead of a shop, I love to sell my goods at craft fairs and different functions where I can meet my customers personally. Hope to see you down the road.
PO Box 3494