May
11
6:00 pm18:00

Monthly Member Meeting

  • Green Pea Press, Studio 122

Please join us to discuss items and plan for upcoming events and projects:

  • Downtown Huntsville Ink
  • 2018 Letterpress Calendar
  • Membership
May
9
6:00 pm18:00

Membership Committee Meeting

Membership Committee to discuss:

  • reformatting membership options
  • member access on the website
  • adding page with links to member websites
  • how to best serve members
  • collective becoming more self-sustainable and self-sufficient
May
4
5:00 pm17:00

Member Night: Open Studio

  • Green Pea Press, Studio 122

GPP Members, join us for a relief printing demonstration by member Brian Walker, while you work on your own print project in a relaxed and social atmosphere. BYO beverage of choice and food if you like, or we can all throw in for some pizza. This is the perfect time to work on your print for the International Exchange or 2018 Calendar!

Mar
9
5:30 pm17:30

Membership Committee Meeting

Meeting to discuss the following with the purpose of continuing to cultivate a sustainable artist collective:

  • Attracting new members
  • Metrics
  • Benefits of membership
  • Promoting the collective
  • Member Profiles--monthly focus on a member; profiles/links on website

 

Feb
24
3:30 pm15:30

Monthly Member Meeting

General membership meeting:

  • Info from Workshop and Membership Committees
  • Continue 2018 Letterpress Fundraising Calendar planning
  • Planning Member Open Studio Nights
Letterpress Field Trip
Jun
1
1:00 pm13:00

Letterpress Field Trip

Field trip! Tour Frost Printing Co., a 3rd generation print shop, to see a demonstration of the only working linotype machine in North Alabama, plus two Heidelberg windmills and a large 4-color offset press, operated by Ronnie Frost, one of the most generous, passionate and knowledgeable printers you'll ever meet. Then truck on over to Bill's printshop, Solatec (located inside Lincoln Mill), where he'll demonstrate building a custom metal die, die cutting and foil stamping on a large press. If you love old machinery, you won't want to miss this session! Friends and family are welcome to join in at no charge.

Intro to Letterpress
May
25
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Letterpress

  • Green Pea Press at Lowe Mill

Wednesdays from 6-8pm: May 11, 18 & 25

*optional 4th session: Wed., June 1 from 1-3pm--field trip to 2 local print shops for additional demonstrations

This 3-session class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress from Bill Axenroth, 3rd generation printer and treasure trove of knowledge!

 

Intro to Screen Printing
May
24
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Screen Printing

  • Green Pea Press

Learn how to design, prepare, expose and print a screen using photo emulsion and a light source. Bring 4 t-shirts or other fabric items to print with your own design!

Intro to Letterpress
May
18
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Letterpress

  • Green Pea Press at Lowe Mill

Wednesdays from 6-8pm: May 11, 18 & 25

*optional 4th session: Wed., June 1 from 1-3pm--field trip to 2 local print shops for additional demonstrations

This 3-session class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress from Bill Axenroth, 3rd generation printer and treasure trove of knowledge!

 

Intro to Letterpress
May
11
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Letterpress

  • Green Pea Press at Lowe Mill

Wednesdays from 6-8pm: May 11, 18 & 25

*optional 4th session: Wed., June 1 from 1-3pm--field trip to 2 local print shops for additional demonstrations

This 3-session class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress from Bill Axenroth, 3rd generation printer and treasure trove of knowledge!

 

WhistleStop Weekend
May
6
May 7

WhistleStop Weekend

  • Historic Huntsville Depot

A foot-stompin', pig-chompin' two-day festival on the grounds of the Huntsville Depot offers live entertainment, a children's play zone, and professional and amateur barbecue cooking competitions. Proceeds support the EarlyWorks Family of Museums.

We'll be printing t-shirts on site!

Firkin Innovation
May
3
6:00 pm18:00

Firkin Innovation

  • Campus 805

Beer, pizza and some great conversation with the area’s brightest entrepreneurs!

Mayor Tommy Battle issued a proclamation declaring May 2 the start of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week in the Rocket City and Leadership Huntsville Madison County is excited to be a part of it! 

LHMC will host a networking social following the first day of the Entrepreneur Summit that includes entrepreneurs, small businesses, investors, mentors and inventors and ALL program alumni are invited!

We'll be screen printing t-shirts on site.

Apr
30
3:00 pm15:00

Bring the Heat

  • Straight to Ale

Bring the Heat at Straight to Ale brewery-- a free celebration of all things spicy! We're printing t-shirts on site with this awesome skull design we created for Fire & Spice Food Truck. There's a "Guess the Hot Sauce" competition, kids' jalepeno relay race, homemade salsa competition, and spicy beers on tap; live music in the evening, along with Fire & Spice Food Truck's Sicario Heat Challenge--can you take the heat?

Intro to Letterpress
Mar
30
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Letterpress

  • Green Pea Press

Wednesdays, March 16, 23 & 30 from 6-8pm, $80

This 3-day class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress. Click here to register for this class.

 

Intro to Letterpress
Mar
23
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Letterpress

  • Green Pea Press

Wednesdays, March 16, 23 & 30 from 6-8pm, $80

This 3-day class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress. Click here to register for this class.

Intro to Letterpress
Mar
16
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Letterpress

  • Green Pea Press

Wednesdays, March 16, 23 & 30 from 6-8pm, $80

This 3-day class covers a broad base of letterpress topics for the beginner, both historical and practical. Students will gain hands-on experience setting antique metal type and printing on our 1914 Chandler & Price letterpress. 

More information and registration

Mar
3
6:00 pm18:00

March Member Meeting

  • Green Pea Press

This meeting will focus on organizing the production of our 2017 Letterpress Fundraising Calendar. Any member who is interested in participating as an artist, assisting with printing or logistics, or just wants to learn more--I look forward to seeing you there!

We will be meeting at our new location: 2720 Governors Drive SW, Suite B