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San Francisco

Kala Art Institute

Exhibition Detail
Letterpress: Advanced Letterpress Typesetting
2990 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702


June 22nd, 2013 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 
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> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Workshop
WEBSITE:  
http://www.kala.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
East Bay
EMAIL:  
kala@kala.org
PHONE:  
510-841-7000
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday-Friday, noon-5:00p.m. Saturday, noon-4:30 p.m. Other times by appointment
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Kala Art Institute
TAGS:  
printmaking, etching, photography, mixed-media, digital, video-art, conceptual, pop, realism, landscape, surrealism, abstract, modern, traditional
COST:  
$286
> DESCRIPTION

Expand your typesetting skills with more complex type-layouts, the subtleties of line- and word-spacing, and a solid understanding of measuring and registration for multiple color printing. Students will learn how to plan text and layout for their own 2-color print, as well as gain more technical knowledge of press operation, ink mixing, advanced typesetting, and edition printing.

Nif Hodgson is a San Francisco artist working in traditional and contemporary printmaking and letterpress techniques. She has been an artist-in-residence at Kala since 2000 and received her master's degree at San Francisco State University. Her work has been shown in national exhibitions, as well as throughout the Bay Area. And her artist books are available through the Seager Grey Gallery. She is also the recent recipient of the Murphy, Cadogan & Phelan Fellowship and the Leo D. Stillwell Scholarship. http://nifhodgson.com/

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