|Artist / Creator||Lisa Hasegawa|
|Press Name||ilfant press|
|Place of Publication||Seattle, WA|
|Author of Text||Lisa Hasegawa|
|Process / Technique||Letterpress|
|Medium / Materials||Letterpress, pen and ink drawing, collage, hand-stitching|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||20 x 16 inches framed|
|Edition Size||Edition of 5|
|Signed & Numbered||Yes|
This piece began by printing rule (thin strips of metal for printing lines in letterpress) in different colors and combinations on Japanese paper. These sheets were later cut into circles and collaged onto the larger sheet of paper.
Artist BioLisa Hasegawa graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and received her Master of Fine Arts in Book Arts/Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Lisa teaches letterpress at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle and creates artist’s books and letterpress prints under the imprint ilfant press. Her work has been exhibited nationally and has received several awards; including a Grant for Artist Projects (GAP) from Artist Trust in 2008 and Printmaking Instructor of the Year from Pratt in 2007. Her artist’s books and prints are collected nationally in both public and private collections. Her work has been published in two books and can be seen online at ilfant.com.