Book Fair

The Manhattan Fine Book Fair in April was wonderful.  Thank you all again for coming by, old friends and new, and for the great support of the new book editions from Intima Press!  More jpegs coming on the website soon.

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Letterpress DIY Weekend

Great weekend taught by Mindy Belloff with Kim, Alli, Toni and Risa. Introduction to Letterpress and Letterpress Fundaments – Note cards and beautiful broadsides in metal and wood type.

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New Book Launch at the Fine Press Book Fair this weekend on 18th St, NYC

It’s Book Week here in the Big Apple.  Please join us for the Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair:
April 5, Saturday from 5-9pm and April 6, Sunday, from 8am-4pm
at 135 West 18th Street (btw 6 & 7 Ave) The Altman Building, NYC.

Intima Press is very excited to show the first Artist’s Proof of “In The Garden of Earthly Delights” based upon Hieronymus Bosch’s 3-panel painting from the 15th-century, which continues to entertain in the 21st.  The book features 11 unique multi colored etchings from open bite copper plates, each hand painted by the Artist, Mindy Belloff.  Three new poems announce each of the sections with I. by Amy Lemmon, II. Steven Gentile, and III. Rich Turnbull.

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A special deluxe edition will be available in full leather binding later this Spring.  We will of course, also have our other fine edition artist’s books, along with trendy graphic broadsides, elegant intaglio prints, and fine letterpress cards for sale – Books, Prints, and Letterpress Stationery – something for everyone.  Hope to see you there!  Over 40 book artists will be at the Fair + the Vintage Book & Ephemera Show. Please see below for the April 24 deadline for Works on Paper submission….

OPEN CALL JURIED EXHIBITION AT INTIMA GALLERY –
Works on Paper: PRINTS & ARTISTS’ BOOKS
Artists working in Book Arts, Printmaking, Photography, Paper Arts, Prints & Broadsides, Drawing, and Mixed Media on paper (under 20-inches in any direction) may submit work via email for this juried exhibition at Intima Gallery Saugerties, NY.  Deadline is April 24, 2014.  More info at: http://intimapress.com/ny-gallery/

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.   (https://www.guildofbookworkers.org/journal)

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March Madness

In between the usual busy work and non-stop designing,  setting type, drawing and etching copper plates and printing intaglio and letterpress for the new book edition – was designing and printing cards for an artist, realtor, and consultant.  They look marvelous….

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Introduction to Letterpress

We had a most quiet group on Saturday, and very nice class led by Mindy Belloff. Everyone was very focused and engaged, and had a great time typesetting and being on press.  Elegant stationery!

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Winter DIY Letterpress + Book Arts Workshops at Intima Press, NYC

Register now for a February or March session.  Don’t delay, class size is limited!
Additional Winter classes will be posted.

I LOVE STATIONERY! INTRODUCTION TO LETTERPRESS
Saturday, February 15, 2:00-4:30PM

LETTERPRESS FUNdamentals!
Saturday & Sunday, February 22 & 23, 10:00-3:30PM

CLASSIC BOOKBINDING
Saturday, March 1, 9:30AM – 4:00PM

THE ART OF THE BOOK
UNDERSTANDING & PLANNING YOUR EDITION

Sunday, March 2, 9:30AM-3:00PM

DIY Wedding Invitations – Do it Yourself in Letterpress!
with Mindy Belloff (All Levels)
ongoing Evenings or Weekends, please inquire for scheduling
Invitation, Reply cards, or Save the Dates & Thank you notes

You will not find such fine, intimate classes anywhere else! Please visit http://www.IntimaPress.com for more detailed descriptions. Call so we may customize a private letterpress tutorial, book design or business consult just for you! Private groups also welcome.

Intima Press Book Arts & Letterpress Printing
32 Union Square East, Studio 310, NY, NY 10003
Tel: 917-412-4134 (by appointment)
http://www.IntimaPress.com or IntimaPress@yahoo.com
Fine books & broadsides, letterpress designs, invitations, cards, unique boxes, and workshops for every artistic level