During the Spring 2020 semester, thirteen artists across various disciplines in the Book Arts field were interviewed by student in the letterpress and artist's book studio courses at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The interviews cover artwork and studio practice details as well as how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting artists, their motivation and creative process.
The following Letterpress and Artist's Book students conducted interviews:
Lindsey Tam (Pomona) and Hayley Pierpont (Scripps) - Hanji maker Aimee Lee
Kennedy Price (Pitzer) – designer and letterpress printer Ben Blount
Alexandra Loumidis (Harvey Mudd) - artist and educator Bridget Elmer
Fiona Baler (Pitzer) - photographer and pop-up artist Colette Fu
Jennifer Bass (Pitzer) - writer Danielle Evans
Isabel “Isa” Downes-Le Guin (Pitzer) – poet Duriel E. Harris
Natalie Ayala (Pitzer) - printer and craftsperson Grendl Löfkvist
Caroline Joseph (Pitzer) - mail artist and bookmaker Jennie Hinchcliff
Teodelina Martelli (Pomona) – visual artist Kyle Holland
Serenity Wade (Harvey Mudd) - Ray Nichols and Jill Cypher of Lead Graffiti
Eleanor "Ellie" Furness (Scripps) - visual artist and publisher Sarah Nicholls
Victoria “Tori” Ramirez (Pitzer) - Shaye Remba of Mixografia
Celia Draycott (Pitzer) - typist and book artist Sheryl Oring
Special thanks to the student interviewers and the interviewees for their hard work during this chaotic and unprecedented time.