Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Monday:  12noon – 10pm
Tue/Wed/Thu:  4pm – 10pm
Friday:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 5pm ( youth only )
Sunday:  5pm – 10pm ( all ages )

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. 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

IPRC News

Jesse Recklaw and Theo Ellsworth in the 2010 Best American Comics

We’re pleased to announce that IPRC Comics Program instructor Jesse Recklaw is featured in the recently-released Best American Comics Anthology, edited by none other than Neil Gaiman. Comics Program advisor Theo Ellsworth is also featured; in fact Theo designed the inside cover. This is just further proof that Portland and the IPRC are hotbeds of …

Awesome New Murals at the IPRC!

After months of work, IPRC volunteer and membership coordinator (and excellent artist) Lori D. finally unveiled her new murals for the IPRC’s perfect binding room today.
“They’re the biggest paintings I’ve ever made,” says Lori, who hauled the two works to the center wrapped in three layers of garbage bags to keep off the rain.
The not-so-glamorous …

The "office" is now a "cabin"

Since the IPRC has colonized the new room across the hall, Justin and A.M. get to have a spacious office of their very own. It’s better for their sanity and their paperwork but more importantly, it means we got to redecorate!
Thanks to some artfully repurposed wooden boards, a creative little nook and the beloved …

AAAA! Our Printer Turned into a Yeti!

Behold! The horror!
So fuzzy! So friendly!
I guess this means we have to think of a new name for it. What’s a good name for a Yeti who loves the taste of toner and text?
Here is the Yeti-fication in action:
caught!

SPOOKY WRITE-OFF

The results are in! Hold on to your masks!
First Place: Becca
Second Place: (Tied) Luna and Matthew
Third Place: Joel
Honorary Mention: Patrick
Here are some examples!

Our hosts!
Justin:

Moe (on the far left):

Some of our participants and our guest judge Carrot Quinn (on the far right):

Text Ball 2009 Pics!

Check them out here!

Wordstock Wrap Up 2009!

Whew, what a weekend.
IPRC volunteers and staff spent all of Saturday and Sunday under the cruel lights of the Oregon Convention Center, tabling for annual book revival Wordstock. The crowd at Wordstock is a funny mix ranging from very established literary celebrities to young kids in trenchcoats who tack the moniker “Published Author” onto the …

Follow the IPRC on Twitter

Yes, we’ve joined the craze.  Now you can keep up with the latest news at the IPRC by following our Twitter page.  We’ll be posting upcoming events, new zines and more!

Online Workshop Registration!

Registering for an IPRC workshop has never been easier! Simply click on any of the classes listed to the right, then follow the Brown Paper Tickets link. It’s a very simple process and you can pay by credit card. Get ‘em while they last!

Spring 2009 Catalog/Zine now available

Come by the IPRC and grab our Spring 2009 Catalog/Zine or check out our upcoming courses online on the Calendar. This month’s Zine-a-log features artwork and writing by Lori D., Marc Moscato, Gabriel Liston and many others.

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