53 Lines, an Artist’s Book commission

Caveworks Press has produced an artist’s book for Maintenance Ends Press, a Midwest-centric publishing imprint dedicated to bringing fresh, off-center ...
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Yes, we do weddings! Currently typesetting from our collection of 100+ metal typefaces and customizing with linocuts and digital designs, ...
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In Production: Artist’s Book, 53 Lines

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Maintenance Ends Press to produce an artist's book based on an excerpt ...
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“Ephemera No. 2”, New Reduction Print by Caveworks Press

Title:"Ephemera No. 2" The second in a series exploring possibilities of wood type and the ephemeral nature and emotions of ...
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“A Forensic Examination of Women’s Reproductive Rights” New Artists Book

I'd like to share a few images of the latest bookwork produced at Caveworks Press. I was selected to participate ...
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Iowa City Book Festival 2016 I will have a table with the North American Review at the Iowa City Book ...
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We are finalists!

Caveworks Press & Studios was chosen as one of thirty finalists in the 2016 Iowa DREAM BIG GROW HERE business ...
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Caveworks Press publishes Martín Espada’s poem, “How We Could Have Lived or Died This Way.”

[FinalTilesGallery id='7'] As a joint project between Caveworks Press and the North American Review and with the gracious permission of ...
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Dream Big Grow Here

I have exciting news at Caveworks Press & Studios. We spent a month putting our application together for the 2016 ...
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New 10 & 15 C&P

Ok, not so new. 1917, to be exact. This past year we acquired a Chandler & Price platen press, a ...
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Aaron McNally printing at Caveworks Press

New Partnership with Q &DP and Reading Oct 8, 2015

In early September, the studio at Caveworks Press became pleasantly busy as not one, but three people worked together to create ...
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The Art of Paste Paper Workshop 10/18

I'll be teaching a class October 18 at Shoestring Garden in Toledo, Iowa. Registration is through Iowa Valley Continuing Education. Paste paper ...
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Buy Local – Caveworks Press does special poster commission for Broad Street Brewing Co.

New Poster- Broad Street Brewing Co. Letterpress Art Poster $27.00. Limited number available. BROAD STREET
Earlier this year we produced ...
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Itinerant Printer Logo

Honored to be part of the Itinerant Printer’s 2015 tour of letterpress print shops

Exciting News! I am thrilled to announce that Caveworks Press is going to be on the itinerary for a tour ...
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The making of quilt block prints

Last summer, I made a few prints based on quilt block patterns. I was inspired by my grandmother Earline's beautiful ...
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A visit from poet Aaron McNally

After Aaron's piece on his trip to Caveworks Press for a day of letterpress printing was published on the North ...
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Throwaway travels to The Politics of _______________ August 29-September 22

If you look closely, you can see my artist's book, Throwaway resting right under the show title on the wall. Never ...
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Throwaway at Artists’ Book Cornucopia IV

My recent artist's book, Throwaway, was selected for Artists' Book Cornucopia IV, an annual exhibition at the Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, ...
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Race my way: Racing T-Shirt Designs

I was recently compensated to do a trial t-shirt design for the racing field (track?) and this is what I ...
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Caveworks Press featured in the North American Review: “NAR Staffers Out in the World”

The article as it appears in the Summer 2012 issue in the North American Review Back when I was attending ...
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THROWAWAY, a new artist’s book completed

January 2013 I'm pleased to announce the completion the first in an edition of 20 for the current BookArtObject Edition ...
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Midway through “Throwaway,” an artist’s book

It may not look like much at this point, but these are relief plates using cardstock, glue, string to build ...
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See you around

We have a Facebook page now, so this image is getting some play. It's the profile pic for Caveworks Press ...
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Summer 2012- Letterpress prints by Julie Russell-Steuart

Woman at Bath, after Degas
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New artwork by Caveworks Press & Studios coming to Reinbeck Art Festival

I've been really busy both producing new work, and acting as Chair and Design/Marketing person for the Reinbeck Art Festival ...
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Craft Project – File Cabinet Makeover

At long last, there is a place for my burgeoning paperwork tasks, having taken on both my mother-in-law's and sister-in-law's ...
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New book, The Vandercook 100 includes Caveworks Press

To celebrate 100 years of letterpress printing on Vandercook presses (1909-2009), printer and press owner, designer, and now publisher Heather ...
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Sketchbook Days for Throwaway, an artist’s book

I'm starting to document my involvement in a new project, Book Art Object edition 4, Group 5, title: Throwaway. Follow along in ...
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Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus.

This year, with a six year old's excitement about Christmas surrounding us daily, the bombardment of the commercial messages about ...
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Journals inked CU

Printing on off-cuts

Usually I print on larger sizes of paper then cut down. Gives me room and nice clean edges. However, the ...
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Printing Titles in Shadow Typeface

I've liked making the paste paper journals so much, but something was missing....why not print titles for the front? I ...
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CP Pastepaper Journal letters from the soul

Journals are letters from the soul

If you have ever read back over your writing from years or months ago, you know it's like going back ...
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Wrapping Up the Fair: Crafts from Caveworks Press & Studios

15 craft vendors including Caveworks Press & Studios braved the chilly September day to sell handmade goods at the first ...
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Sharing a little

My dad gave me a book for my birthday that he owned for some years. It was falling apart, so ...
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“Human Acquisitions” by Julie Russell-Steuart

Letterpress printed broadside of poem "Human Acquisitions" by Julie Russell-Steuart. Originally printed for the 2010 APA poster bundle, with 55 ...
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Cover of Crazy Eddy on the Judgement Day

Crazy Eddy on the Judgment Day by Mary Swander

Crazy Eddy on the Judgment Day by Mary Swander 2004, Edition of 125, Sold Out Swander writes the roiling river; ...
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The Last Portrait by Julie Russell-Steuart eye

The Last Portrait by Julie Russell-Steuart

The Last Portrait Artist's Book by Julie Russell-Steuart, 1995, 12 pages, edition of 250 $35.00 Buy here An artist's obsession ...
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Out of the Blue by Aaron James McNally

Out of the Blue, poetry by Aaron James McNally, 2007, 32 pages, letterpress edition of 250. $20.00 Buy Here Aaron ...
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The Fair is Nearly Here

If you are viewing this, the new website is operational! It's been a long time coming. I chose Wordpress because ...
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Planning the fair

Recently I have been chosen as a vendor at a local DIY craft and design fair. I have been making ...
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Bring something home from the fair

Repurposed book covers become imaginative purses for book lovers ...
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Blue Monogram Stationery by Caveworks Design Studios

The Art of the Note

What you see here is the product of much thought, and a love of writing letters to friends, the handwritten ...
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Caveworks Design Studios is launching!

Coming this summer, a new design studio that promises to be flexible, inspired, and committed to helping you meet your ...
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