Teaching: Demos & Workshops

[sharing letterpress printing, printmaking, photography, publishing etc.]
Classes/Courses I have prepped & taught:
  • Black & White (Film) Photography
  • Calendar Making
  • History of Printing Press / Ben Franklin
  • Intro to Letterpress
  • Printmaking for youth & teens
  • Print Camp (for Adults)
  • Signs & Murals
  • Transfer Printing
  • Zines


Cedar Riverside Community School, Minneapolis, MN [artist-in-residence, 1995-1997]

      • Signs & Murals (6-8th graders, winter 1997)
      • Black & White Photography (10 weeks, 9th graders, spring 1997)
      • Zines (10 weeks, 6-8th graders, spring 1995)

Emerson Elementary School, Portland, OR, Letterpress Printing [letterpress/printing workshop for K-3rd grade, visiting artist, March 7, 2013]

Groner Elementary School, Hillsboro, OR, Ben Franklin 300th Birthday [program and printing activities for 8 classes of students 1st to 6th grade, visiting expert with help from Ivan Snyder, January 26, 2006]

Independent Publishing Resource Center, Portland, OR [2005-2014]

      • Intro to Letterpress [workshop, instructor, 2007-2014]
      • Print Camp [workshop, co-instructor, curator, June 25-27, 2008]
      • Self-publishing a Calendar [workshop, co-instructor, November 7, 2007]
      • Old Time Printing [letterpress demo/DIY print, October 13, 2007]
      • Transfer Printing [workshop, co-instructor, 2005, 2006]

pARTS Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Black & White Photography [youth summer photography class, March-June 1999]

Red Bat Press Studio, Portland, OR, Letterpress for Two [basics of letterpress workshop, instructor, 2010-2015]

Wittier Community Center, Minneapolis, MN, Intro to Printmaking [youth printmaking weekly class, instructor, spring 1998]

Table-top Letterpress Demos

Bike Economics, United Bicycle Institute, Portland, OR [featured bike artist, demo, May 6, 2010]

Buckman Art Show & Sale (17th Annual), Portland, OR [letterpress demo, March 16, 2007]

Car Free Day/Oak Street Block Party, Portland, OR, Car Free Day Proclamation, [letterpress demo/DIY print, September 19, 2004]

Central Library, Portland, OR

      • Keep Portland Weird Festival at Central Library, Portland, OR, Keep Portland _______  [letterpress demo/DIY print, October 20, 2007]
      • Friends of the Library Store, City of Roses [letterpress demo/DIY print, June 3, 2007]
      • Friends of the Library meeting at Central Library, Portland, OR [letterpress demo, DIY bookmark, April 16 & 17, 2007]

Clever Cycles, Portland, OR, Thursday Trunk Show with Red Bat Press [letterpress demo/DIY print, May 31, 2012]

Crafty Wonderland Store, Portland, OR

      • Halloween Print [letterpress demo/DIY print, October 26, 2012]
      • Egg Surprises/Bunny Print [letterpress demo/DIY print, April 23, 2011]

Crafty Wonderland at Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR, Egg Surprises [letterpress demo/DIY print, March 11, 2007]

Dad Watson's Festival of Americana, Portland, OR, McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom Americana (letterpress demo/DIY print, August 18, 2014]

New Seasons Seven Corners, Portland, OR, Egg Surprises [letterpress demo/DIY print, April 14, 2006]

Webvisions Conference, Portland, OR, Oregon Convention Center with Crafty Wonderland [letterpress demo, May 23, 2013]