Printers Fair

Midwest & Great Northern Printer’s Fair

September 16, 17, & 18, 2021

Printers’ Hall will open 8:00 am each morning. Free admission.

 

THURSDAY, September 16th:

Platen Press Basics with Arie Koelewyn 

8:00am to Noon.

20 student limit.  No fee applies.

How to lockup, how to make-ready, and setting the gauge pins. Grippers, inking, slip-sheeting, etc. Everything to get from set type (or cuts) to finished print.

 

Contact:  koelewyn@msu.edu  517-944-6824

 

Playing with Platen Press Basics with Arie Koelewyn

1:00pm to 4:00pm

20 student limit.  No fee applies.

Adding variations to platen press operations to achieve unique results. Playing with inking, packing, various press add-ons to take things to the next level.

 

Contact:  koelewyn@msu.edu  517-944-6824

Printing Wood Type on a Handpress Workshop with Jim Jereb.

9am – 1pm  or 1pm-5pm

12 student limit.

$40, includes all materials.

Contact: fa15@truman.edu     (307)745-9253

 

Setting and Printing Poster Workshop with Rick VonHoldt. 

8:00 am start.  All day class.

6 student limit.

$30, includes all materials.

This class will start early each day and students can work well into the evening. Since time and type are at a minimum a simple poster design will be best.

Contact: vonholdt@minburncomm.net     (515) 689-4796

 

FRIDAY, September 17th:

Daredevil Typesetting Workshop with Jessica Spring.

10:00am to 4:00pm

$30, includes all materials.

Contact: springtidepress@me.com     (253)627-8629

 

Printing Wood Type on a Handpress Workshop with Jim Jereb.

9am – 1pm  or 1pm-5pm

12 student limit.

$40, includes all materials.

Contact: fa15@truman.edu     (307)745-9253

 

Setting and Printing Poster Workshop with Rick VonHoldt.

8:00 am start.  All day class.

6 student maximum.

$30, includes all materials.

This class will start early each day and students can work well into the evening. Since time and type are at a minimum a simple poster design will be best.

Contact: vonholdt@minburncomm.net     (515) 689-4796

 

Typography Terminology Workshop with Steve Alt.

10am – 12Noon and 2:00-4:00pm  

8 student limit.

$10/per student, packet of paper included.

50% of workshop talking about terminology/50% hands on with items talked about in terminology.

Many shop items will be part of this workshop, and used by students. Each student will lock up chase properly and understand why it’s locked up that way.

Contact: salt@Lcom.net     (319)330-9446

 

Printing with Rubber Stamps Seminar with Bill Allan.

10:00am – 12Noon or 2:00-4:00pm.

Seminar size not limited.

No fee applies.

Learn all the techniques of printing with common Rubber Stamps from Bill who has been doing it for some 60+ years!

Contact: layoutmini@aol.com     (608)318-5630

 

Make Your Own Woodtype Seminar with Scott Moore.

Available throughout the day. No fee applies.

DIY your own wood type with every day tools you have on hand.

Contact: moorewoodtype@gmail.com  

 

Seminar- Pressing On: The Letterpress Film with Erin Beckloff. 

2:00-4:00pm

Seminar size not limited.

No fee applies.

A talk about how the film "Pressing On" was conceived and brought to fruition by the creator-producer.

Contact: ebeckloff@gmail.com   

 

Friday Evening Event: Showing of Pressing On: the Letterpress Film.

7:30pm with Q&A to follow with Erin Beckloff.

 

SATURDAY September 18th (Type-High Day!!)

Swap Meet

Door Opens at 8:00am.

Free Admission.

Vendor tables $10ea.

 

For vendor table & fair info contact Rick at 515-689-4796.

Or leave a message for Rick with Bill at 608-318-5630