Category Archives: Declaration of Independence

June Events + Workshops coming up at Intima Gallery and Intima Press

INTIMATE WORKS ON PAPER features a trendy group show of Artist’s Books & Prints, from the shelf to the wall, now on view through June 22.

Join us on Friday, June 6, 5-8pm for readings from the book editions on exhibit.

Intima Gallery Hours: Thursday 5-8pm, Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 12-6pm & Sunday 12-4pm & often by chance or by appointment: 917.496.8216
Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 3pm
Attend a presentation at The Saugerties Library by Mindy Belloff

in honor of upcoming July 4th celebrations
“Printed by a Woman in the 18th & 21st Centuries:
The Making of the Goddard Declaration of Independence”
at 91 Washington Avenue, just around the corner from Intima Gallery 


After the lecture, join us for a viewing of Intimate Works on Paper.
Mindy & Steve will be at the Gallery to share information about the artworks
Sunday, June 8, 10am-1pm
Registration is now open for a Special Bookbinding Workshop
Do-It-Yourself Bookbinding with Mindy Belloff at the Galleryneedlethreadsmall

  Intima Gallery, 196 Main Street, Saugerties, NY

The Art of the Book begins with the book structure. In this workshop, learn two wonderful sewing techniques to get you started, which you will enjoy repeating from your home or studio:  the pamphlet style for folded pages is a perfect binding for poetry chapbooks, journals or drawing books; and the Japanese stab binding is ideal for assembling single sheets of artworks, photographs, and writings.  Get a glimpse into the world of making artist’s books and jump start a new way of thinking.
Workshop fee $80 (materials included) Space is limited, register now in advance!
Contact: or  917.412.4134
And, upcoming at the Print Shop in NYC is DIY Letterpress Printing
 it is magical, see what all the fuss is all about
(Beginning Letterpress)
Saturday, June 21, 10:00-12:30PM or Saturday, June 28, 10:00-12:30PM, $80 plus $30 studio fee
Do it yourself as you make your own personalized stationery! Learn the elegant printing of the 15th century letterpress. You will hand set real metal type, understand the origins of our alphabet, learn press lock-up, & printing, as you run your own small edition on our vintage Vandercook Uni III. A great introduction to printing beautiful impressions! You will go home with a set of at least a dozen personalized note cards in type you set and printed yourself!
LETTERPRESS FUNdamentals!  (DIY Letterpress – All Levels)
Saturday & Sunday, June 21 & 22, 10AM-3:30PM or
Saturday & Sunday, June 28 & 29, 10AM-3:30PM, $295 plus $40 studio fee
In this weekend intensive you will have a good block of time to print with metal and wood type. Create beautiful note cards, print a quotation, and also create an art poster or group broadside, all in one weekend! Increase your knowledge of operating a Vandercook proof press, learning composition, inking and impression. A great way to begin or extend your letterpress journey, and sign up for future independent class sessions.
We look forward to seeing you!



The Guild of Bookworkers Journal (2010-2011) is now published!

I am very pleased to finally see the Journal in print. Please see my in-depth article as the first artist to recreate the printing of the Declaration of Independence by Mary Katharine Goddard of July 1777, announced at the American Printing History Association meeting of January 2009, and printed in an edition of 100, with second printing on July 4, 2010 of the Declaration stating that “all People are created equal” in and edition of 118. “Printed by a Woman: The Declaration of Independence in the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Centuries,” by Mindy Belloff.   (


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Intima Gallery Opening Day!

196 Main Street, Saugerties, in upstate New York. Hope to see some of our friends up north this weekend. Doors open at noon. Reception 5-7 pm. Hours Thursday through Sunday noon-6 pm.

Intima Press NYC since 1996. Coming up on our 10 year anniversary on Union Square! Thanks to all for your support. – Mindy Belloff


Intima Gallery Opening this Saturday, August 10


IntimaGallery7August2013Intima Gallery opens this Saturday at noon, reception 5-7 pm at 196 Main Street, Saugerties, NY!! It is also the Open Studio Tour weekend.  If you’re in Ulster County or near Woodstock, or feel like taking a lovely drive in upstate New York, we’d love to see you.  We hope you can join us – Mindy Belloff & Steve Gentile.

Announcing Intima Gallery

Intima Press on Union Square in the heart of NYC is pleased to announce the opening of Intima Gallery in Saugerties, New York!  Mindy Belloff is thrilled  to partner with Steven Gentile, artist, poet and photographer in upstate NY (right next door to Woodstock). Our Union Square location continues to thrive as a print and design studio (almost 10 years now on the Square!).  Our new Gallery will showcase unique letterpress prints and books, custom stationery and announcements, and fine photography.

Intima Gallery opens August 10th at noon, with a reception from 5-7 pm.  Please join us at 196 Main Street.

SteveMontageBlogPhotographs: Steven Gentile .

NPR Radio Interview with Mindy Belloff July 2, 2013

NPR Radio Interview of Mindy Belloff by Sheliah Kast re-airs tomorrow, Tuesday July 2, shortly after 9:00 a.m. Please tune in! The program, Maryland Morning is 88.1 on the dial in the Baltimore area. The audio will be posted by the end of the day tomorrow at:
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For more information about my historically accurate recreation of the 1777 printing by Mary Katharine Goddard, extraordinary woman printer, publisher of weekly newspapers, and Postmistress of Baltimore for 14 years (recreated in 2009 in an edition of 100) and the contemporary rewriting from all “Men” to “all People are created equal” (letterpress printed in an edition of 118), please see the website of Intima Press:


Both broadsides are still available for purchase and make a great gift for history buffs, collectors, lawyers, libraries, artists, etc!
You may view the documents at a variety of public collections including the Library of Congress, New York Historical Society, Stamford University, Brown University, and the British Library, among others. Happy 4th!!!

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Book Arts Fair this Weekend in Maryland

Hi All, if you are in the Maryland, DC area, please stop by and say hello.

I will be at the Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair tonight for the Preview, 7-9pm and tomorrow, Saturday, 1-6pm. Due to issues from the Hurricane and storm earlier this month, I will not be able to participate on Sunday.

Enjoy over 40 exhibitors of innovative book art, contemporary fine prints and specialty supplies. Gallery exhibits, art raffles, speakers and live demonstrations.

Hope to see you there! – Mindy Belloff