Keep Writing number 95 February 2017 Orange and grey on French mint green paper. Introduce yourself
Keep Writing number 93 December 2016 handset type and rule in lime and burgundy on 220# lettra. Christmas wish.
Keep Writing number 87June 2016 Exquisite corpse drawing with the members of subset.
Keep Writing number 86 May 2016 . Walnut and fluorescent orange on French kraft paper. Fear.
Keep Writing number 85 April 2016 Red and lime on Lettra. Ringleader of the Circus.
Keep Writing number 84 March 2016 Magenta and fluorescent blue on bright white paper. A moment in 60 seconds.
Keep Writing number 83 February 2016. Grey and pink on French Insulation Pink paper. Tell me one of your dreams.
Keep Writing number 82 January 2016 in conjunction with Allyson Comstock's images of Antarctica art show. Three shades of blue on madero paper. Silence and plans for the new year.
Keep Writing number 81 December 2015 Red and silver on chip. Holiday-fill-in-the-blank newsletter.
Keep Writing number 80, November 2015 lime green and teal on French Madero Paper. Advice to teens.
Keep Writing number 79 October 2015 Lilac and grey on grape paper, what is your favorite pose? In conjunction withapublic mailbox at Square One Yoga, Emeryville.
Keep Writing number 78 September 2015 Black on white lettra 220#. In remembrance ofTravis Fristoe, with words written by him in his handwriting.
Keep Writing number 77 August 2015 Pink and walnuton soft cream paper. How do you remain useful?
Keep Writing number 76 July 2015 pink and walnut on cream paper, what is your favorite thing about your neighborhood? In conjunction with a show of postcards and responses at EM Wolfman Bookstore in downtown Oakland.
Keep Writing number 75 June 2015 Fluorescent blue and grey on white, with a quote from Joan Rivers
Keep Writing number 74 May 2015 copper and black on grey paper asking you to fill in the blanks..I am a ______ having a ________.
#73 April 2015 What skills with you bring to post-collapse of indstrualized society?
Keep Writing number 70 January 2015 lilac and walnut on grey paper. Asking you what is your plan for the new year?
Keep Writing #68 November 2014 Chocolate and teal on French Grapesicle, #100. I STILL BELIEVE ANITA HILL and other forgotten news stories.
Keep Writing number 67, Teal and fluorescent orange letterpress printed on chip board. What would you get tatttoed on your knuckles?
Keep Writing #66 September 2014 Fluorescent Orange and Pink on fluorescent white lettra. A saying from an awful co-wprker made new.
Keep Writing #65 August 2015, Goals part II. Letterpress printed on chipboard, including a scrap of handmade paper, sent from the school of Penland while taking a papermaking workshop. My goals for 2014 are listed.
Keep Writing #64 July 2014 , Illustration by Sophie Weiss, letterpress printed on #140 Madero Beach paper from French. Text borrowed from a middle school pep talk. Retrun card asks you about goals you have for yourself.
Keep Writing #63 June 2014 Copper and lilac letterpress print with sewn edges to form envelope and postcard with new mailing address.
Keep Writing number 62 Orange and blue on pale yellow french paper. Spring cleaning of the mind--write down all the thoughts you can't get out of your head.
Keep Writing number 59, February 2014 Lilac and grey on pale link paper, illustrated by Jeremy Sedita . Tell me the story of how you met an old friend.
Keep Writing #58 January 2014 Happy New Year!
Keep Writing number 57 Decemebr 2015 what is your work?
Keep Writing number 56 November 2013 giving thanks
Keep Writing number 55 October 2013 What are you reading?
Keep Writing number 54, August 2013 , draw a venn diagram of anything
Keep Writing number 52 June 2013 Six postcards in honor of Prince and printmaking.
Keep Writing number 50 , April 2013, note to self.
Keep Writing number 49 March 2013 5.5 x 12 inches open. Polymer plate and linocut on French Paper muscletone. Three cards. This month’s card asks you to leave a note for your neighbor and then send me a postcards about it.
Keep Writing number 48 February 2013 5.5 x 4.25 inches. Polymer plates printed with red and silver ink on chipboard on a Heidelburg Windmill.
Keep Writing number 47, incorrectly labeled as 46. January 2013. 5.5 x 8.5 inches open. Polymer plates printed in 3 colors on a Vandercook Universal 1. This month’s card asks you how you will stay out of a rut in the new year.
Keep Writing #46 December 2012 5.5 x 8.5 inches (open) printed with all handset type on a tabletop Chandler and Price at the San Francisco Center for the book on pumpkin colored scavenged paper. This month, you are asked the question: how do you respond when you are asked “where are you from?”
Keep Writing #45, November 2012 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches open. Handset type from the San Fransisco Center for the Book. This month’s theme: assumptions about the American South.
Keep Writing no.44 September 2012. 5 1/2 x 8 inches, handset type on chip board. Set by me but printed by John at Fitzgerald Letterpress.
Keep Writing no.43, August 2012. Handset type on assorted vintage european postcards, souvenirs of my time abroad. Printed at Fitzgerald Letterpress, New Orleans, LA.
Keep Writing no. 42 June2012 Letterpress done at Blackbird Letterpress in Louisiana, Gocco image and text done in Milan while my roommates were out. 5 x 8 inches open. This month I asked each recipient to share a favorite word with one of my favorite storytellers, Walker Mettling.
Keep Writing no. 41 May 2012. Letterpress printed at Blackbird Letterpress, in Louisisna. Gocco printed in my living room in Milan a few weeks before I left. This month, I asked recipients to send something about what they did to enjoy their lives more to my friend, Roberta. Measures 5 x 8 when open.
Keep Writing #40 April 2012 5x8 inches (open) letterpress and gocco print on French Kraft paper. Letterpress printed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Gocco prints done in Milan Italy in my kitchen while my roommate studied. This month, I share a little homesickness and leave half blank for you to tell someone you miss them.
Keep Writing no. 39 March 2012 sent from Milan 8 1/2 by 5 inches, letterpress printed in Louisiana, gocco printed in Italy. This month I ask recipients to send a drawing from an unusual angle to my friend and fellow printmaker, Ella D.
Keep Writing no. 38 February 2012. 5 1/2 by 8 inches. Gocco and letterpress on French paper. With a request to send a letter to my sister, who is getting my mail for now.
Keep Writing #37 January 2012 5 3/4 x 8 inches, letterpress on handmade paper (polymer plates and handset type) . This month’s card outlines the new rules for the project and verifies the recipient’s interest. Starting February 2012, recipients will receive a postcard to keep and a portion to tear off and send to a friend of mine, as I will be unable to receive mail for 6 months.
Keep Writing no. 36 4 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches letterpress (polymer plates) on handmade paper embedded with everything contributors sent me. Also given away as my artist statement for my BFA show, December 2011.
Keep Writing no. 35 November 2011. 6 x 9 when open. Letterpress and linocut on French Kraft paper. BFA showcard announcement and self-portrait request. Self-portraits of contribitors will be displayed at the show, December 3 2011.
Keep Writing no. 34 October 2011 6” x 9” (when open), letterpress on handmade paper made from recycled scraps that made the loveliest warm pink paper and embossed so nicely. I provided a recipe for my favorite chocolate cake and recipients were asked to provide their favorite recipe for anything, edible or not.
Keep Writing no. 33 September 2011. 6 x 10 open. Letterpress and silkscreen. Year three postcards are interactive offering a challenge for the recipient to complete and return. This month’s postcard is a before and after image, offering a photoframe for recipients to illustrate.
Keep Writing No.32 August 2011 18 x 4 letterpress on Frenchpaper Modtone
This month I printed a postcard with my new mailing address after my university and the USPS couldn’t agree on new lease and closed my local post box along with my personal mail box. I also included a love letter to the postal service to be sent to the postmaster general and a card requesting the recipient to illustrate their favorite form of communication.
Keep Writing no.31 July 2011 12x4 inches letterpress and silkscreen on handmade paper made with recycled paper scraps and embedded pieces of cards from the Brooklyn Museum Library’s former card catalog. Recipients were asked to write about their favorite hiding place that helped them get to a better place.
Keep Writing number 30, June 2011, 12 x 4 1/2 inches, letterpress and silkscreen.
Year three postcards are interactive offering a challenge for the recipient to complete and return. This postcard is an instant book written with my sister and asks the recipient to write their own instant book with someone as a shared experience.
Keep Writing no 29, 4 1/2 x 6 inches when closed, letterpress and woodblock. Tear away post card creates envelope for recipient to return something to be included in a batch of paper.
Keep Writing no. 28 4 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, folded in half, silkscreen with letterpress.
Year three postcards are interactive offering a challenge for the recipient to return. I drew a map of the neighborhood where I lived for 4 years in New Orleans. In return, I asked for maps of anything.
Keep Writing no 27 March 2011, 4 inches x 10 inches, silkscreen, letterpress and linocut. This postcard offers a letter form for a surrogate letter to someone the sender cannot write to, for any reason.
Keep Writing no. 26 February 2011, 4 1/2 x 12 inches, wood type, letterpress on handmade and other paper.
Year three postcards are interactive offering a challenge for the recipient to return. This first in the series was a statement of my motivation for getting through the winter and asked for the same.
Keep Writing #22 September 2010 Collaboration with B.Hebert who carved the stamps which I printed with some handset type.
Keep Writing no. 23 October 2010. 5 1/2 by 4 inches. Silkscreen and letterpress on paper sent by Adam Ross. He was my first friend at my new high school and now he works for a paper supply company in Portland, OR. He screened the first three layers, I added a few.
Keep Writing # 21 August 2010 Collaboration with Vanessa Adams who screen printed the image and I added the letterpressed text.
Keep Writing #20 June 2010 letter pressed on BFK paper then hand-drawn, 100 different images with ink drawn while traveling in Europe.
Keep Writing # 19 May 2010 collaboration with John Fitzgerald who printed this image and text from an Italian phrase I supplied as I prepared for a 2 month trip to Italy.
Keep Writing # 18 May 2010 Collaboration with Walker Mettling and Emmy Bright who screenprinted the insides and sent them to me stitched closed. I screenprinted the outsides. Both sides are shown here opened.
Keep Writing # 17 April 2010 Collaboration with Matt Raygun who printed the black outline and then handcolored 150 cards! I added handset type, utilizing the availability of 10 pt. hobo caps.
Keep Writing#16 March 2010 4 x 6 collaboration with Kyle Bravo, mulitple screen printed layers.
Keep Writing #15 February 2010 Valentine collaboration with Andy Gibbs who helped compile this list of creepy love songs, printed with handset type and a deboss on black French Paper.
Keep Writing #14 4x6 Collaboration with Shawn Hebrank who drew the tiger which I screen printed onto French Modtone Paper, and letterpressed the rest, all accidentally in LSU Tigers colors, purple and gold.
Keep Writing no. 13, December 2009. 5 1/2 x 4 inches. Linocut and letterpress on BFK paper. A collaboration with Ella Desmond, an undergrad at LSU, studying printmaking and french. She and I co-created the image, which she carved and I printed. She translated the text and I set it.
Keep Writing no. 12 4 by 5 1/2 inches. Silkscreen on French paper. Learning silkscreen; sloppy registration. One year anniversary card and introduction to collaborations.
Keep Writing # 11 October 2009 # 3 1/2 x 5 inches. Handwritten on assorted paper. 100 things I miss about New Hampshire.
Keep Writing # 10 September 2009 3 1/2 by 5. Handset type on a BFK cream paper with a deboss you can’t see.
Keep Writing #9 August 2009 3 1/2 x 5 reduction woodcut, also used for a portfolio exchange of Old Maid cards.
Keep Writing # 8 July 2009 3x5 inches (both sides shown at same time). Handset type and cuts found in the files of the LSU printshop.
Keep Writing #7 June 2009 3x5 inch. Handset type, linocut and found cuts from the LSU files. Inspired by a train trip through Texas.
#6 May 2009, lino block with handset type, 4 x 6 inches.
Keep Writing #5 March 2009 3 1/2 inches by 5 inches (both sides shown here). Handset type and linocut on white cardstock. Story told to my by my friend Flee.
#4 February 2009 8 1/2 by 11 inches linocut and handset type on white card stock, folded in thirds for mailing includes a bit of local Baton Rouge history
#3 January 2009, 4 x 6 inches, photocopy and handcarved stamps.
#2 December 2008, 5 inches by 5 inches, altered photograph, color copy
Keep Writing #1 November 2008 3 1/2 by 5 inches. Color photocopy machine-stitched onto brown paper. A little story about Critical Mass in Baton Rouge
Intoduction. September 2008 ,5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches, photocopy on opalescent paper, from an ink drawing I did, a self-portrait of my arrival in Baton Rouge.
Keep Writing number 93 3 colors on white . New Year's 2017