Delaware College of Art & Design / Lead Graffiti Retrospective “Printed Slowly & Patiently Via Letterpress” / Wilmington, Delaware / December 2019 - January 2020.
Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design exhibition, University of Texas at El Paso, February-March 2018, 1 book / Electric Fire From the Clouds
Fertile Ground: Artists Respond to a Collective Geography, College Book Art Association Juried Members’ Exhibition, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA, January 2018. 1 book / Electric Fire From the Clouds
The Palette and the Page, Elkton, MD, October 2017. 8 books
Tour de Lead Graffiti, Hamilton Wood Type Museum, Two Rivers, WI, July - August 2015. 50 broadsides from Tour de Lead Graffiti 2011 - 2014
Amplify & Multiply / Art of Resistance / 3 cards & signs / Colorado College, March 27 - April 17, 2017 / site. 3 protest cards & protest signs, From the Women's March / Washington, DC / January 21, 2017 - Attie Blu's "Girl Power" sign, Lead Graffiti's "Love / Hate" card, and Lead Graffiti's "Rights or Wrong?" sign is at the bottom of 44/76
AIGA / Philadelphia's SPACE Gallery, June 2015. 38 broadsides from Tour de Lead Graffiti 2011 - 2014
The British Library, July - November 2014 |
20 broadsides from Tour de Lead Graffiti 2011 - 2013
Middlebury, Vermont / 23 broadsides (associated with their annual Gran Fondo cycling event), June 2014
20 broadsides from Tour de Lead Graffiti 2011 - 2012
WORK IN BOOKS
Fritton, Chris, The Itinerant Printer, 2018. The book is arranged chronologically without page numbers. We are listed on 2/8/2016 (2 pages) and 2/11/2016 (2 pages).
Adventures in Letterpress / 3 projects / 2014
Welsh, Craig, Design: Portfolio: Self promotion at its best, Rockport Publishers / 2013, pp. 196, 197. 2 projects.
For the Love of Letterpress : A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students / 3 projects / 2013
1,000 More Greetings: Creative Correspondence for All Occasions, Rockport Publishers / 2010, 0178-0180, 0182, 0184-0190, 0212-0214, 0230-0232, 0795, 0807, 0842, 0971. 21 projects.
Art Directors Annual 88: Advertising Design Illustration Interactive Photography, Art Directors Club of New York, Grandmasters Award project, 2009; p 346 - 347. 10 images.
Heller, Steven & Anderson, Gail, New Vintage Type, Watson-Guptill Publications / 2007, pp 16, 72, 87, 90, 97. 5 projects.
ARTICLES, REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, & STORIES
WHYY-TV / “Waldorf School of Philadelphia diplomas” / You Oughta Know / segment starts at 21:40 / June 2019. Link to the video.
Museum of Printing newsletter, Volume 10, Issue 4, 2018, “On the Road with The Museum of Printing,” Haverhill, MA, Volume 10 / Issue 4 / 2018: p 9. Blog entry.
Romano, Frank, WhatTheyThink?, “Frank Visits Lead Graffiti, a Cutting-Edge Letterpress Shop,” December 7, 2018. Link to the video.
Newark Post, "Newark printing shop keeps letterpress tradition alive" by Josh Shannon / February 21, 2018
UDaily, University of Delaware, Teaching African-American Material Culture with Digital Humanities / April 16, 2018
Cloud, Gerald W. "Lead Graffiti's Tour de Force." The Book Club of California Quarterly, LXXXIII Number 1 (January 2018): p 23-26.
CreativePro, TypeTalk: An Interview with Ray Nichols of Lead Grafﬁti Letterpress by Ilene Strizver / October 5, 2016
Cutler, Craig, Stay Steady, Letterpress, Lead Graffiti photographs by Craig Cutler, 2016: p 30 - 39. 10 images.
WHYY-TV / Best of the Year's Top 10 / January 2015
UDaily, University of Delaware, Tour de France: 23 days, 23 posters / 2014
Bicycling Magazine / Art Inspired by the Tour de France by Ethan Wolff-Mann / July 2014
Printeresting / Tour de Lead Graffiti by Lauren Emeritz / July 2014
SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing) News on The Multifaceted Mr. Morris / Winter 2014
WHYY-TV / June 2014
Wolff Alexander, Tour de Lead Graffiti, Sports Illustrated / December 16, 2013: p 25. 1 image.
UDaily, University of Delaware, Lead Graffiti Publishes "The Multifaceted Mr. Morris / September 21, 2012
Fine Books & Collections magazine on The Multifaceted Mr. Morris / Summer 2012
Nichols, Ray and Cypher, Jill, A Printing Tour de France, Contemporary Impressions: The Journal of the American Print Alliance, Summer 2011: p 28 - 30. 8 images.
News Journal 2007, article about our work on the Histories of Newark: 1758 - 2008 book
Lucas, Carla, Lead Graffiti: Printed Slowly and Patiently via Letterpress in Newark, Delaware, Newark Life 2007: p 26-32. 11 images.
The University of Alabama Book Arts in Tuscaloosa, AL @ua_bookarts. / "ZOOM" talk with Sonia Russow’s MFA graduate letterpress class focused on dynamic type via letterpress / October 2018
Hamilton Wood Type Museum / Wayzgoose / November 2017
2 talks on "Endurance Letterpress : the broadsides of Tour de Lead Graffiti" and 2 H.N. Werkman Creative Letterpress workshops
4 talks to Ann Lemon’s communications design students at Kutztown University / September 2016
• Know the answer before you hear the question
• Rage against the default
• Fight the easy way
• If there is a rule, there is a smart way to break it
Society of Typographic Arts / Chicago keynote address / January 2016
AIGA / Philadelphia talk at SPACE Gallery exhibition of selection of Tour de Lead Graffiti broadsides spanning 4 years / June 2015
AIGA / Philadelphia Night Caps podcast / "Graduate school versus work experience" / May 2015
AIGA / Philadelphia Feedback 17 opening motivational talk / May 2015
George Mason University / talk to Department of Graphic Arts students on designing and printing without sketching / 2015
The Library of Congress / APHA Chesapeake Chapter / November 2013
AIGA / Central Pennsylvania / May 2013
APHA National Conference, “Letterpress as Image (or Illustration?)” / October 2003
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