New Impressions 2022 - 3D virtual exhibition by Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

New Impressions 2022

Fri, 04/08/2022 to Thu, 06/30/2022

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Entering its seventh year, New Impressions 2022 highlights the breadth and scope of letterpress printing as a contemporary art form. This annual international, juried exhibition showcases some of the finest letterpress printers worldwide to celebrate their exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. The jury selected 41 prints from over 253 entries. The artists are from Brazil, Italy, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The exhibition jury is Richard Ardagh, a graphic designer and letterpress printer at New North Press; Ben Blount, designer and letterpress printer; and Sukhie Patel, printmaker, educator, community organizer, and sole proprietrix of Saparia Press.

The letterpress printed exhibition poster was collaboratively designed by Nick Larson and Stephanie Carpenter. You can purchase the commemorative poster, event catalog, and works from the exhibition in the museum gift shop, Hamilton Dry Goods or at

The exhibition is on display at the museum and online from April 8–June 30, 2022. Join us for the in-person Open House and Reception on Saturday, May 21 and the online Zoom reception for the show on Saturday, June 25, starting at 12noon Central.

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