EXHIBITIONS

 

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 GeographyCollege 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

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 semi-weekly talks to Communications Design students at Kutztown University / September 2016
• Know the answer before you hear the question
• Rage against the default
• Fight against 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 / October 2004


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

Newark Post, "Newark printing shop keeps letterpress tradition alive" by Josh Shannon / February 21, 2018

UDaily, University of DelawareTeaching 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.


TALKS

 

"ZOOM" talk with Sonia Russow’s MFA graduate letterpress class at The University of Alabama Book Arts in Tuscaloosa, AL @ua_bookarts. The talk was 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 / October 2004


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