Poetry Printed on Antique Printing Presses

Founder Cathy DeForest with antique printing press

Founder Cathy DeForest with antique printing press

Cathy DeForest Studio is located in a farmhouse just 5 minutes from Ashland. Visits, arranged by appointment, include demonstrations on antique printing presses and a tour of the book arts studio. Cathy’s most recent work includes: etchings, artist books, poetry pockets and a letterpress broadside featuring the work of Barry Lopez. During April, National Poetry Month, Cathy will be part of “Poets On The Loose” offering poems to willing strangers on the streets of Ashland.

In the past year, Cathy’s work was bought by: Amherst College, Brown University, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, UC Santa Barbara,Swarthmore College, the NY Public Library, and The Book Club Of California. She was also selected for two upcoming books, 100 Northwest Artists and Thread Loves Paper.

Call or email to arrange a visit and directions to the farmhouse studio.

Poetry pockets by Cathy DeForest and Cantrell Maryott

Poetry pockets by Cathy DeForest and Cantrell Maryott