Printmaker’s Day 15 March 2021

Printmaker‘s Day is the anniversary of classical printmaking techniques having been given the status of immaterial cultural heritage in Germany. This happend on 15 March 2018. Ever since printmakers on this day opened their studios, offered workshops or invited for exhibits – until in 2020 the virus struck and most of the carefully planned events had to be called off. …

Printmakers’ Day on 15 March 2020

With a heavy heart we decided to cancel this event due to the current development of coronavirus infections. Save the date!At 7. Biennale Buchkunst Weimar in late November 2019 my new artist’s book was hot off the press: “Paul Klee – Der Pfeil”. It was acquired by Klassikstiftung Weimar for the bauhaus-collection.On 15 March 2020 I’ll be presenting this book …

7. Buchkunst Weimar

The Fork and Broom Press will be exhibiting at this year’s book arts fair in Weimar. The fair is only every other year, so don’t miss out on this one! The fair will be open to the public as follows:Saturday 30 November from 10am to 7pmSunday 1 December from 10am to 5pmThere will be an opening celebration on Friday evening …

A farm full of books and a barn filled with stories: schedule 17-25 August

The schedule of events in August is finalised. There is much you can choose from: Open Studio, an exhibition of artist’s books, readings, guided tours. During the “tales in the barn” there’ll be readings from a choice of my artist’s books accompanied by the stories how the books came into being from a first glimpse of an idea through to …

A farm full of books and a barn filled with stories!

In 1999 I started making books in my own studio. What I had at the time was one proofing press and some metal type and a lot of enthusiasm. I went to a number of bookbinding classes. Two decades on from then I have two proofing presses, a number of smaller platen presses, some estimated 10 tons of metal type …

Printmaker’s Day

On 15 March 2019 we’ll be open for visitors. Add to this: visitors can have their go and pull a print from movable type on one of the presses. This is to celebrate that printmaking techniques like relief printing, intaglio, letterpress, lithography and others have been awarded cultural heritage status last year on 15 March. There are more than 230 …

Open Studio: March + August

There are two Open Studio events coming up this year!The first will be on 15 March celebrating the first anniversary of artistic printmaking techniques being awarded cultural heritage status in Germany. We’ll be open on the Friday from 3pm to 8pm giving visitors the opportunity to have a go at one of the presses. More on this event and the …