Type & Design in Sign-Making, Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15

Regular price $ 350.00

Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15, 10am-4pm

With Norah Maki and Allyson Paty

Instructional signs and tags guide our daily existence in mundane, humorous, and revelatory ways. Designed for beginners, this course takes a playful view of instructional signs as a way to introduce the basics of printing text and images on the letterpress.

About the Instructors:

Norah Maki is an artist and design strategist interested in complex systems, narrative, and myth. Her work in printmaking and narrative formats has led to residencies at the James Joyce Foundation in Zurich and The Center for Book Arts, among others, and her work is held in various public and private collections. She is the co-founder of Singing Saw Press, a fine art and poetry press that uses collaboration to explore the formal elements of publication. Norah holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and a BA from Bowdoin College. www.norahmaki.com

Allyson Paty's poems can be found in Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, jubilat, Kenyon Review Online, The Literary Review, Tin House, the PEN Poetry Series, and elsewhere. She was a 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Poetry and a 2017-2018 participant in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program. With Norah Maki, she is co-founding editor of Singing Saw Press. She is Assistant Director of the Writing Program at NYU Gallatin, where she runs Confluence, a platform for student writing, art, and research, and she teaches with NYU's Prison Education Program, where her students have published Broken Silence (2017) and VOICE  (2018).