Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 9pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 9pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 8pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 8pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Interview with Mary Higgins, Zine of the Month coordinator


Congrats on being the new Zine of the Month coordinator!

Since a lot of people classify the word in different ways, how do you define the term “zine?” What in your opinion is definitely/definitively a zine? Is there anything that definitely/definitively isn’t? And how and why do you make the distinctions that youdo in terms of …

Announcing the IPRC’s first-ever Certificate Program Fellowship recipient!


This year the IPRC’s Certificate Program awarded a fellowship to one student across the Program’s three genre-tracks. A student in the Poetry Certificate track, Lindsay Ruoff is our inaugural Fellow.
Lindsay Ruoff lives in Portland, Oregon where she writes poems, makes things, and teaches poetry and art classes with students at SUN Community Schools. She is …

Interview with Liz Yerby, the 2014 Dylan Williams Scholar


Liz Yerby grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, but has lived in Portland since 2010. Since then she’s gotten a Bachelor’s in Russian from Portland State.
Currently she volunteers at the IPRC and Museum of Contemporary Craft, and does odd jobs, which include teaching the Bindfast class at the IPRC and giving occasional tours …

Zine of the Month 2013 Year-In-Review!


Looking a back at 2013, our ZINE of the MONTH program has proudly featured an impressive array of themes and visual techniques.
From the pop culture collages of Fred Thomas to the ghostly ink washes of Aaron Brassea, the breadth of approaches to illustration and production speak not only to the vibrant zine culture here in …