Garrett Queen

  Member Bio: Garrett Queen is Printer in Residence at the Virginia Arts of the Book Center where, in addition to work on his own projects, he instructs in typography, printing and bookmaking, assists and advises on member projects and maintains the center's letter and etching presses. His 40 year career started in hot-metal, went on to pre-press management for national magazines and newspapers, and most recently included development of systems that allow newspaper and television newsrooms direct publishing to the Internet.

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Member Projects

Hand Binding with Leather: The Fruits of the Labour

Hand Binding with Leather: The Fruits of the Labour

Just a sharing moment. Pics of an almost complete crop of leather bound books. Look at Dean, proud midwife to these goatskin wonders. Our class is grateful. Thank you, Dean!


Bestiary Print by Josef Beery

Bestiary Print by Josef Beery

The Bestiary Print is a limited edition linocut printed on the VABC Vandercook Proof Press by Josef Beery. This print is part of the series: The North American and Australasian Bestiary “An exchange portfolio between the Department of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA and College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney. Australia.” […]


Corvus brachyrhynchos: Print by Kristin Adolfson

Corvus brachyrhynchos: Print by Kristin Adolfson

Corvus brachyrhynchos is a limited edition linocut printed on the VABC Vandercook Proof Press by Kristin Adolfson. This print is part of the series: The North American and Australasian Bestiary “An exchange portfolio between the Department of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA and College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney. Australia.” VABC […]


CEDE

CEDE

Completed in 2013, CEDE is a joint project with book artist Suzanne McClelland, the UVA Printmaking Department and the VABC. For more images and details on the project, visit this page.


Lana Lambert Linocut Poster

Lana Lambert Linocut Poster

VABC Member Lana Lambert just completed a poster for the James River Artisan Festival (Sunday, Sept 29th). She designed the poster, cut it in linoleum, and printed it on our Vandercook Universal I. For a detailed look at the complete artistic process (start to finish) go to Lana’s Pistoles Press website.  


Smackdown III: A Classic Fight Poster

Smackdown III: A Classic Fight Poster

As part of the  Virginia Folklife Apprentice Program master printer Garrett Queen and his apprentice Lana Lambert designed and handprinted this classic fight poster. Utilizing solid tone blocks, wood and lead type and photopolymer plates the poster was printed on VABC’s Universal One in a limited edition of 100. To view a slide show on the printing […]


"Social Media Since 1455"

“Social Media Since 1455”

“Social Media Since 1455” An early wood cut of possibly a Gutenberg era print shop. Illustration rendered to photopolymer plate w/handset type and printed by Kevin McFadden


VABC Bookmakers create Carousel Books

VABC Bookmakers create Carousel Books

The bookmaking workshop focused on the construction of a continuous-accordion carousel book.  Book artists use cutouts, decorative paper, and design elements to convert the basic structures, shown in the photograph, to create a series of three-dimensional “scenes” or “images.”  Book covers can be added so that the book closes into a standard case binding.  Alternately, soft covers can be added […]


"From the Woods to the Ocean" An Exhibit by VABC Artist Lana Lambert

“From the Woods to the Ocean” An Exhibit by VABC Artist Lana Lambert

“From the Woods to the Ocean” A collection of prints, paintings, and artist books by Lana Lambert Main Gallery at the McGuffey Art Center 201 Second Street NW  Charlottesville, VA June 29th through August 15th 2010 Opening reception with refreshments to be held July 2nd 2010 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Lana Lambert is an artist […]