36 minutes | Mar 3, 2023
0010 GRABADOLANDIA 2022
Episode 10 of Inside the Edition was recorded live during the Grabdaolandia exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art. 2022 marked the 10th anniversary of Grabdaolandia Julia Arredondo and John Harlow conducted interviews with Sarita Hernández and David Escobedo of Marimacha Monarca Press and IGC - Instituto Gráfico de Chicago members Eric Gasca and Carlos Barberena during the closing day of the exhibition GRABADOLANDIA PRINT FAIR! IGC - Instituto Gráfico de Chicago Grabadolandia Marimacha Monarca Press https://www.qtvclive.com/about The music for the series, “Tinkering Inside the Edition” was created by Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of @Sonnenzimmer. The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of @BitmapPress.
96 minutes | Nov 17, 2022
009 Ida Short + Terrence Chouinard
Inside the Edition is back and venturing just outside of Chicago! A trip to Northwest Indiana has never been easier. Just push play! Terrence Chouinard talks with Ida Short about what it takes to start community print space. Tune in to be inspired by plans of sharing resources and building community. The Wing & the Wheel Press Gary Printworkers’ Union Goshen Printmakers Guild Grabadolandia CPG Holiday Print Fair The music for the series, “Tinkering Inside the Edition” was created by Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of @Sonnenzimmer. The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of @BitmapPress.
66 minutes | Sep 3, 2022
008 Stephanie Graham + Ben Blount
In our latest episode of Inside the Edition, artist Stephanie Graham interviews designer-printer Ben Blount. They chat about what makes a comfortable work space and how to compartmentalize commercial work and fine art work. Pro tip: listen until the very end if you are in need of relationship advice. Big thanks to both Ben and Stephanie for letting us tune in on their convo! Stephanie is an artist and filmmaker interested in everyday people, especially regarding their subcultures, social class, and suburban living. Stephanie hosts her podcast, noseyAF, where she interviews people about their lives and professions; like Stephanie’s curiosity, the conversations are fun and all over the place. You can view all of Stephanie's projects at www.missgraham.com @stephaniegraham Ben Blount is a Detroit born artist, designer and letterpress printer. He loves books, type, and putting ink on paper. His work often explores questions of race, identity and the stories we tell ourselves about living in America. Ben is a believer in the power of the printed word and shares his passion for print and design speaking to students and educators around the country and as a board member of Artists Book House and Fine Press Book Association. His artists’ books and prints are included in numerous collections including the Chicago Field Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Ben lives and works just north of Chicago in Evanston, Illinois. http://benblount.com/ @blountben Organizations mentioned: https://www.shorefrontlegacy.org/ https://www.bookprintcollective.com/ The music for the series, “Tinkering Inside the Edition” was created by Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of @Sonnenzimmer. The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of @BitmapPress.
67 minutes | Apr 6, 2022
007 Dan Manion + Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson
In this episode, Dan Manion visits Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson in her studio. They discuss the overlap of animation and printmaking, collaboration, and setting up systems to develop true habits. They also discuss the artist book Gwyneth was printing when they first met, Chyme. Big thanks to Dan and Gwyneth for letting us join in. Gwyneth Zeleny Anderson gwynethvzanderson.com www.instagram.com/gwyneth_zeleny_anderson/ Dan Manion sadsackpress.com instagram.com/sadsackpress/ Chyme www.suppedaneum.com/chyme.htm Police to Flowers https://www.instagram.com/p/CcA7fLaLCgm/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The music for the series, “Tinkering Inside the Edition” was created by Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of @Sonnenzimmer. The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of @BitmapPress.
50 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
006 Katie Chung + Mark Pascale
Artist Katie Chung (@kaaatiechung) asks Mark Pascale, a curator in the Art Institute's Department of Prints and Drawings, to demystify the acquisition process. Katie and Mark talk about Miyoko Ito’s 1948 lithograph, From the Porch, and one of Martin Ramirez’s drawings. Mark traces their journey from origin to the Art Institute’s collection and reveals just how human the acquisition process really is. Martin Ramirez, Untitled https://www.artic.edu/artworks/207736/untitled Miyoko Ito, From the Porch https://www.artic.edu/artworks/64344/from-the-porch https://www.katiechung.com/ Be sure to check out the Joesph Yoakum exhibition as well, on view now through October 18th. The music for the series, “Tinkering Inside the Edition” was created by Sonnenzimer, Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi. The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of Bitmap Press.
54 minutes | May 28, 2021
005 Osée Obaonrin + Sonnenzimmer
In this episode, Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of Sonnenzimmer speak with interdisciplinary artist and poet Osée Obaonrin. They discuss the collaborative process behind the print, Gentle Fractures, published in conjunction with CPG’s fundraiser for the South Side Community Art Center, Gentle Fractures took shape over virtual meetings, weekend test sessions, and long distance communication in the last months of 2020. The resulting print is a break from the intuitive, tactile methods Osée normally employs in the studio. This separation and collaboration yielded a print none of the three could’ve forecast. Thank you Osée, Nick, and Nadine for giving us a look inside the edition. You can see Gentle Fractures, learn more about the process, and purchase a print at https://tinyurl.com/gentlefractures. All proceeds benefit the South Side Community Art Center. Thank you to Osée, Nick, and Nadine for sharing their thoughtful conversation. In addition to interviewing Osée for today’s episode, Sonnenzimmer also created the music for the series, "Tinkering Inside the Edition". Thanks Nick and Nadine! The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of Bitmap Press. A transcript of the episode can be found here. @owe.sea oseeobaonrin.com @sonnenzimmer Sonnenzimmer.com https://tinyurl.com/gentlefractures http://chicagoprintersguild.org/raise-it-up/
74 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
004 Jen Farrell of Starshaped Press
Mary Clare Butler (@fatamorganapress) talks with friend and fellow letterpress printer Jen Farrell (@starshapedpress). Since 1999, Jen has been applying the same ingenuity and meticulous standards to everything she prints from music packaging to artists’ books. She’s constantly trying new things and adapting amidst uncertainty while pushing the limits of letterpress printing. Thanks to Jen for sharing her work and letting us in on the finer points of running a letterpress business. You can find her work on instagram @starshapedpress and at starshapedpress.com. The music for the series, “Tinkering Inside the Edition” was created by @Sonnenzimer. The series artwork was created by Todd Irwin of @BitmapPress.
67 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
003 Nicole Marroquin + Liz Born
Nicole Marroquin and Liz Born discuss their years-long collaboration, the challenges of maintaining a creative practice, and hurdling full force into things you swore you’d never try. You can see and purchase the work at hoofprintchicago.com and at Buddy Chicago. Thank you to Liz and Nicole for sharing their conversation. nicolemarroquin.com https://www.instagram.com/rat_tit/ hoofprintchicago.com https://hi-buddy.org/
72 minutes | Oct 9, 2020
002 René Arceo + Atlan Arceo-Witzl
CPG member Atlan Arceo-Witzl interviews his father René Arceo about his path to printmaking and the role of community in printmaking. Suggestions for future episodes are welcomed. Please email email@example.com or visit chicgaoprintersguild.org. Fishermans Dream http://chicagoprintersguild.org/imgs/Fishermans-Dream_Rene-Arceo.jpg Arceo Press http://www.arceopress.com/ Atlan Arceo-Witzl https://www.atlanaw.com/
73 minutes | Aug 14, 2020
001 Eric Von Haynes
Eric Von Haynes of Flatlands Press talks to Mary Clare Butler about the trials and tribulations of starting a print shop, pressing on in the face of challenges, and his first time RISO printing. Suggestions for future episodes are welcomed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit chicgaoprintersguild.org. Flatlands Press https://www.flatlandspress.com/ The Love Fridge https://thelovefridge.com/ Pilsen Arts & Community House https://www.pilsenartscommunityhouse.org/ Eric Von Haynes—WAVES https://www.flatlandspress.com/new-products/flotsam-amp-jetsam-waves All of the Above https://www.flatlandspress.com/blog/all-of-the-above-art-theory-culture http://www.elephantroomgallery.com/all-of-the-above.html http://www.thevisualist.org/2017/06/marc-fischer-and-peter-miles-bergman-all-of-the-above/ Chema Skandal https://www.instagram.com/chemaskandal/?hl=en