In this interview with Steamboat Springs, Colorado book artist Laura Wait, Steve Miller explores her views on the craft of making artist books in very limited editions, and teaching. Karmyn Tyler’s beautiful song “Drifting” ends this piece.
Jim Croft, Idaho book artist, tool maker, and educator is on his “Old Way” tour. Steve Miller interviewed him December 6, 2006 at the MFA in the Book Arts Program, The University of Alabama. Included is the Tom Waits song, “Hold On.”
A recording of San Francisco printer Peter Koch speaking at The Book Club of California on the occasion of his exhibition “KALOS: in search of Herakleitos and Parmenides” June 2006. Linocut by Tony Green from A Ore Perse.
Carol Blinn is proprietor of Warwick Press, Easthampton, MA. In this interview with Steve Miller in Lexington, KY, she traces her life as a letterpress printer as she worked with Harold McGrath, Leonard Baskin, and Arno Werner. Included is a song “You Are Right There” by blue number nine.
October 27, 2006 John Horn gave a platen press workshop at The University of Alabama MFA in the Book Arts Program. John is a passionate printer of small books and broadsides. The song “Human” by Russell Wolff is included.
Jerry Lamme is a digital printmaker and Visiting Artist in the MFA in the Book Arts Program at The University of Alabama, summer 2006. He discusses his printmaking process and equipment, as well as the Gordo Mule Day and Chicken Fest with Steve Miller. The tune “Garden” by Torchomatic is included.
An August 14, 2006 interview of book artist Mary Ann Sampson, by Steve Miller. She explores her roots in printmaking and surface design, and the book as personal narrative. A song “No More Mondays” by Melissa Forbes ends this podcast.