After 83 years, Portland’s oldest bookstore will close Saturday, April 24 due to the pandemic, economic hardship and pressure from landlords; mandatory packaging. PORTLAND, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) – The store with the faded sign at 336 SW 3rd Ave. has reached the end of the line. At least in itsRead More →

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Tune in to hear Nicole and Nusrah talk about some great verse children’s literature, alongside a conversation with the wonderful Charles Waters, the co-author of Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race,Read More →

From the recent release of NFTs by ARTCELS Banksy’s Grin Reaper, Color screenprint on wove paper, Signed and dated (2005) Red Squiggle by Josh Sperlin, Acrylic on canvas in shape The digital art investment platform ARTCELS today announces the launch of its new premier art portfolio “Millennials” on April 22,Read More →

Right-wing commentators have found a new obsession in their war on so-called “cancel culture” – beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Earlier this week, the society working to preserve the author’s legacy announced it would cease publication of six of his books due to racist and insensitive depictions of people ofRead More →

Lupita Nyong’oThe New York Times bestselling first children’s book “Sulwe” will be made into an animated Netflix musical. The award-winning actress took to Twitter to break the news. “‘Sulwe’ is going to be an anime movie!!” Nyong’o wrote. “Thank you to readers of all ages who have joined #Sulwe onRead More →

Black-owned businesses are highlighted on the Built Oregon Marketplace to celebrate Black History Month. These makers, who invented food, books, and captivating products, can arrange pickup from their store or delivery to your door. The site also makes it easy to find emerging small businesses by region. The BuiltRead More →

MONTREAL — Monday marks the start of Black History Month, and while the celebrations are different this year, they’re just as meaningful. Every year during Black History Month, Akilah Newton and his brother Omari visit Canadian schools with a bit of edutainment entertainment beat poetry. This year, they are stillRead More →

Editor’s Note: The Tribune-Herald this holiday season profiles modern craftspeople and how they’re contributing to the growth of Waco’s craft scene. The paper carries the message for cards, invitations, stationery and notices, but sometimes the medium carries one of its own. Paper with weight and texture, its surface dimpled byRead More →

Inasmuch as Concept documentary #typography #notebooks #composition #video September 17, 2020 Grace Ebert For its latest limited-edition series, Field Notes commissioned nine typography workshops to capture the nation’s diverse perspectives and stories through pocket-sized design. united states of Typography is a pastel collection of memo notebooks featuring renderings of smallRead More →

Kanye West, self-proclaimed “creative genius” and “greatest human artist of all time”, has a secret talent recently revealed: painting and drawing. West’s cousin’s husband made the revelation during an episode of PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, when he had West’s impressive high school art portfolio appraised – with just four pieces forRead More →

Published: 7:00 PM January 16, 2020 Update: 6:50 PM October 11, 2020 An environmental activist has dedicated herself to inspiring the next generation by writing a children’s book. ‘Just One Child’ is out now Photo: CHARLOTTE BOND – Credit: Charlotte Bond Debbie Bartlett, organizer of the Litter-Free Felixstowe litter cleanupRead More →

Award-winning children’s author Kate Messner’s latest book, The Seventh Wish, hit bookstores this week. A fantastic novel between talking fish and Irish dancing, the book also deals with the very real epidemic of opiate addiction in the United States. To promote the book on release day, Messner was invited toRead More →

jerry west was a pseudonym for Andrew Svenson, a prolific author who has written over 70 children’s books. As a partner in the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book packaging company, Svenson has written, described and/or edited numerous volumes of the Rugged Boys, Nancy Drew, and Bobbsey twins series, among others. TheRead More →

Featured as part of the 2019-2020 Myers Residencies, Kühne also led a typography workshop for students during his visit to campus. Dafi Kühne visited Akron University Myers School of Art to discuss experimental typography techniques and lead a workshop to teach students how to use them.Eager students filled the auditorium,Read More →

Originally from Cincinnati, Gregory Kornbluh traveled all over the country looking at books, perfecting the bookstore of his dreams in his mind. Now Kornbluh and his dream have returned to Cincinnati’s Northside. Downbound Books opened on October 25 at the corner of Apple and Knowlton streets. The independent bookstore specializesRead More →

The Downtown Spokane Public Library held a second Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday, a controversial event in which people dressed in drag read books to children during Gay Pride Month. The Saturday afternoon reading drew roughly the same crowds as last week’s event at the South Hill Spokane PublicRead More →

Peril! Champion James Holzhauer, winner of 20 straight matches with more than $1.5 million in earnings, has already become one of the most successful game show contestants in American history. Now he’s aiming to continue his winning streak and target all-time Ken Jennings Peril! record $2.5 million. (It’s already worthRead More →

WSU ONLY ACCEPTS DIGITAL WALLETS. If you have applied for admission to the art major on your application form, applicants must pass a portfolio exam by the faculty of the art department. Requirements and tips for the portfolio: All portfolios must include 15 works (please send web links for digitalRead More →

When Katy Kelleher was approached to write a book about crafts in Maine, she expanded the notion far beyond pottery and sculpture. “I started thinking about how a lot of the creativity here takes on other formats, like baking and weaving and even harvesting lobster and seaweed,” said Kelleher, freelanceRead More →

Entitled Alan Kitching: Letterpress Prints, the exhibition will recognize his indelible influence and overwhelming contribution to the fields of print, typography and design. Renowned for their expressive use of wood and metal letterforms, Kitching creates visuals for commissions and their own limited edition prints. He co-founded the Experimental Printing WorkshopRead More →

Renowned for their expressive use of wood and metal letterforms, Kitching creates visuals for commissions and their own limited edition prints. He co-founded the Experimental Printing Workshop at Watford College of Technology in 1964. He then became a partner at Omnific Studios where he started letterpress printing. In 1994, KitchingRead More →

fornasetti publishes the first 100 “tema e variazioni” in a limited edition handcrafted book for Piero Fornasetti, a single idea was a sufficient source of inspiration to generate infinite variations of an image. his continually reinvented and reinterpreted motifs include the sun, playing cards, hands and self-portraits – but itRead More →

A group of “geeky” dads have used cutting-edge technology to create a personalized space adventure that will become the must-have children’s book this Christmas. The space-age book that lets your child travel the galaxies They’ve tamed a dragon and slain the Gruffalo – now a group of dads are onRead More →

Children’s author Drew Daywalt colors BookPeople Sunday By Jessi Cap, 10:38 p.m., Fri, September 11, 2015 I don’t specifically remember expressing the fate of my crayons, but I was one of those kids who personified every plastic dinosaur, every trinket, every doll (almost all were named Bob). As a parentRead More →

Her art studio classmate at Longmeadow High School, Madeline Maurer, earned four APs in total. She describes herself as competitive and wanted the most stimulating art class available. “I like to keep going up and up in levels.” Besides, she said, it was fun. WHAT COLLEGES ARE SAYING Art academiesRead More →