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Announcing New Letterpress Studio Manager

  Please join us in welcoming John Akira Harrold to the IPRC Staff as Letterpress Studio Manager! John Akira Harrold is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and organizer who is interested in connecting people – both artist and non – with the resources they need to develop artistically. Before joining the IPRC John had a career […]

New Hours in New Building, starting July 17th

We’re in our new location, 1305 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd! Beginning July 17 – the IPRC Book Binding Studio and Desktop Publishing/Computer Lab will be 12pm-6pm Mon-Fri. Expanded hours, including weekends, begin in August. Beginning July 31 – Letterpress Studio and Screen Printing Studio open hours begin, check back for details. September 9 […]


IPRC Willamette Week Give!Guide 2015

Help support a place you love! Pledge to the Willamette Week Give!Guide for these great incentives: $25: IPRC Literary Journal 1001 $55: 3-month Membership, postcard, notebook and 1001 Journal $75: 1-year Membership, postcard, notebook and 1001 Journal BEST DEAL! $100: 2-for-1 Annual Memberships, postcard, notebook and 1001 Journal Buy a membership for yourself and get […]

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top hand press in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100-year-old equipment! Successful completion of […]

Beginning Indesign

Put down the glue sticks and scissors and learn to use Adobe InDesign, a powerful page layout and print design program that allows you to create and deliver printed documents or multi-page books that are both attractive and effective. This one-session workshop will get you rolling with InDesign. $30 Members $45 Nonmembers register here:

Print Camp

Welcome to Print Camp! This is a weekend long intensive covering the beautiful print and binding methods we have here at the IPRC. Day One: Letterpress (11-5pm) Day Two: Bindfast 5 (10-1pm) and Posterpress (2-5pm) Class Descriptions: Intro to Letterpress Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top hand press in the […]


Zine of the Month 2014: A Year in Review!

  This year we featured some amazing zines for our Zine of the Month Club. From poems to comics to recipes in an assortment of styles, colors, and sizes, we highlighted a smorgasbord from zinesters across the world. Let us know what your favorites were, and what you are looking forward to seeing more of in 2015! […]

LOCATION CHANGE! Spare Room presents a reading by poets Betsy Andrews, Lindsay Ruoff and Robert Duncan Gray

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been moved to Ford, Food and Drink! Click HERE for more details. Saturday, December 20th, 7:00 pm $5 suggested donation Betsy Andrews (New York) will read from The Bottom (42 Miles Press, 2014), winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Prize. Lindsay Allison Ruoff (Portland, Oregon) will read from her work, which […]

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Congrats A.M. Willamette Week Skidmore Prize winner!

We couldn’t be more proud of A.M. O’Malley, IPRC Program Director, for receiving a Skidmore Prize! We are excited that her tireless outreach and advocacy work on behalf of youth, the elderly and incarcerated individuals is being recognized by the Willamette Week! Congrats, A.M.! For more about the Skidmore Prize winners: You can also read more […]

(CANCELED) Poster Press

  A workshop designed specifically for those who have experience setting type by hand and printing on IPRC hand press equipment. Participants will hand-set a large format using the IPRC poster press. Lock-up, proper registration and inking will be covered. Pre-requisite: Intro to Letterpress: Table-Top Press. 6-9pm Cost: $45 Register here: Registration Policy Workshop Registration […]

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