Events & Workshops
The Broad Side Series: Exhibit
January 4 to March 5, 2016 See the latest results of The Broad Side: a letterpress printing portfolio showcasing (mostly) women-identified writers and letterpress printers from New Orleans. Included are the printed designs of Jessica Peterson, Laura Thomson, Brigid Conroy, and Amelia Bird and the words of Jessica Kinnison, Candice Wuehle and Andy Young.
SIFT fundraiser and silent auction
March 12, 2016 Join SIFT for a night of celebration! Live music, dancing, paper and printing crafts for all, special cocktails and drinks, this night of wonder is a fundraiser for SIFT, and features a silent auction.
Design your own workshop!
Schedule your own letterpress workshop on the day of your choice! Get together with 3 to 5 of your friends or family and enjoy your time together in the printshop. You can pick from several three hour introductory workshops in letterpress printing, bookbinding or combination of the two!
Order your letterpress-printed holiday cards today!
Letterpress-printed Greetings! Mark the end of the year or holiday season with a message of gratitude to your friends, family, clients and customers. Send a card that won’t end up in the recycling box… a piece of personalized, letterpress-printed artwork. Witty,poignant and beautiful, these cards will be printed with a phrase that reflects your personality. Details One color, printed on 100% cotton Lettra paper. The cards … Continue reading Order your letterpress-printed holiday cards today!
New Orleans Advocate article
The Southern Letterpress is grateful to be included in this amazing community of makers! ‘http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/features/13694795-171/in-an-age-of-e-readers
Exhibit: Community Print Shop & Friends
Nov 14 2015
November 7- December 30, 2015 A selection of screenprint-based work by members of New Orleans Community Print Shop and friends of the printshop, curated by creative powerhouse Sierra Kozman. Opens November 14, 6:30 to 11 p.m., with a pop-up Printers’ Fair! Grand opening on December 12, with another fantastic Printers’ Fair!
Fall 2015 Workshops in New Orleans!
Studio Ippiki and The Southern Letterpress are offering a great schedule of classes in printing, bookbinding and making during the fall! Register today! Mail Art Madness Wednesday, 9/16, 6-9 p.m. Free, BYOB Join The Southern Letterpress and Studio Ippiki in this no-hold barred night of mail art madness. Create spontaneous and first class mail art, ready to be postmarked the … Continue reading Fall 2015 Workshops in New Orleans!
Exhibit: Color Matching Systems
Sep 12 2015
Color Matching Systems: Nancy Sharon Collins September 12-October 24 This exhibit demonstrates the process of color design for graphic arts and marketing applications before desktop publishing. In 2000, for the pitch of a high-end perfume packaging campaign, designer Nancy Sharon Collins designed a palette of colors which were then made into ink and printed on onionskin paper. Fifteen years later, … Continue reading Exhibit: Color Matching Systems
Dec 12 2015
December 12- January 9 SIFT, an organization dedicated to the promotion of art in New Orleans presents an exhibit of artists work from around the country, with a focus on prints and works-on-paper. Closing party and silent auction on January 9, 2016
We are expanding!
While The Southern Letterpress in St. Pete, Florida welcomes a new person to the world (yay!), please contact our New Orlean’s office for your printing needs and queries. The Southern Letterpress in Florida will start programming, workshops and other letterpress printing fun again in 2016.