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Catherine Michaelis/Ann Spiers talk

Catherine Michaelis/Ann Spiers talk

BAG Lecture

April 7, 2011 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Printer & Poet: In Collaborative Spirit” Artist talk/poetry reading with May Day Press proprietor Catherine Alice Michaelis & local poet Ann Spiers, Library Room 020. Catherine Alice Michaelis has collaborated with local poet Ann Spiers on several May Day Press publications. They will discuss the creative process of artist and writer working together and the synergy created from the intersection of these two fields. 

The event is held in conjunction with the exhibit Quintessence: the Ethereal and Materials that Inspire May Day Press", on display February 15-April 15, 2011 at Collins Memorial Library. In this show Catherine Michaelis shares a selection from 19 years of letterpress printing and book design. Her colorful work uses letterpress printing, often combined with other printing techniques, along with skillful paper engineering that has become the hallmark of this Washington artist’s work.


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