[art family] congrats

speechless & beyond grateful & there aren't words to describe how lucky & excited I feel, with a congrats letter from one of my favorite people who has inspired me since the very beginning, this envelope came from Detroit to South Plains College where I'm an adjunct professor this semester (I didn't even know that I had a mailbox there until yesterday!) & contains two huge Kennedy Prints letterpress prints on roadmaps !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! &&& make sure to come out to LP: THE LETTERPRESS PROJECT this October First Friday Art Trail for the international letterpress exhibition that Dirk Fowler & I are curating, Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. is one of ten artists we'll be showing off! (thank you thank you thank you Amos !!!! I'll be returning the good vibes soon! lots of love!) #letterpressforever 💙💙💙💙💙

nasty women lbk

if you missed last night's event, you did miss out (but not on everything)! lucky to have been alongside some great talent + amazing people + firepit in the texas winter weather!

please check out these two upcoming events (more details to follow) , & if interested in the print below or a t-shirt (new design coming, but can also do the style below, too), let me know! if you need it before heading to D.C. or  Austin, let's make it happen!

January 21st: gallery talks with artists & 1at1 & letterpress t-shirt / poster printing workshops (satellite gallery & helen devitt jones print studio)

 February First Friday Art Trail, 2/3 6-9pm: meeting today with two major talents about some artwork & other amazingness, & tacos by the best cooks in the lbk, & letterpress, & good tunes, & photography love, & more tba  (Studio 4)


victoria marie bee, [detail] SUCK IT, letterpress, 2016

victoria marie bee, [detail] SUCK IT, letterpress, 2016

 "#suckIt" 💋 detail of my print that'll be on exhibit tonight at the @ttusoa Satellite Gallery for the #nastyWomenLbk / @nastywomenexhibition LBK, with all proceeds from this print going to the local rape crisis center here in Lubbock (only $25 unframed suggested donation price, each one unique & unfiltered, not many left!) letterpress printed with fluorescent ink, bras, & custom type, of a line from the story "Suck It," feat. in the novel #LoveMeBack by @likefierce 💥

#broadside #broads #nastyWomen #art #printmaking #ink #letterpressForever #VMBEE #freethecleavage #lace #lacyRacy (one of these prints is currently on exhibit in #Australia & part of the @hamiltonwoodtype museum's collection from the 2016 #NewImpressions exhibition)

regram from @ghoosebomb

regram from @ghoosebomb

y'all, twenty dollar bills y'all, so many coming out of my printing apron, a huge fist full of $380 donated, from these #nastyWomen shirts & more printed & I was printing on demand during december's #FFAT. like, I'm speechless & so #lucky & #grateful to know so many amazing people that want to support #love & keep on fighting the good fight. all profits going to @plannedparenthood & still have lots of shirts & designs that are printed & can happen, contact me if you want one!!

#plannedparenthood #women #artFamily #spreadLove #letterpress #woodType #cuts #hot #lit #lovelovelove #badassWomen #selfie

@vbee (instagram)


Learn Letterpress at CASP

Join the analog revival & learn the art of letterpress printing at the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio at CASP! Students will learn how to hand-set type from our expanding collection of metal & wood typefaces; proper use of the Vandercook SP-15 & other proof/relief presses in the Helen DeVitt Jones Print Studio; use vintage plates & also create your own imagery; pressure printing & other alternative print processes; layout of the California Job Case; & much more! Projects may include group letterpress posters, one & multicolor prints, printing on t-shirts, & individual broadsides.

No previous experience required.

Course Fee: $80

(Includes paper & ink, plus more! Depending on individual projects, students may be asked to provide addition materials to print on/with during the class. Email V@VMBEE.com for more information.)

To register, please visit lhuca.org/classes

Saturday, February 13, 2016 – 10am to 12pm

Saturday, February 20, 2016 – 10am to 12pm

Saturday, February 27, 2016 – 10am to 12pm

Saturday, March 5, 2016 – 10am to 12pm 

Open Studio Hours, thru May 2016: Every Saturday, from 9am to 9pm

(While enrolled in the course, students will also have free access to all open studio hours.)

Source: lhuca.org/classes