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2012 Comics Program

Seeking Visiting Comics Instructor for the 2013/14 IPRC Certificate Program

Now entering its fifth year, the IPRC’s Comics/Graphic Novel track is one of the only comprehensive programs of its kind on the West Coast. Coursework takes place over three semesters, with an emphasis on empowering students to develop skills and tools, broaden their sources of influence and inspiration, and DIY publishing. Through intensive peer workshops […]

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International Zinesters visit IPRC!

Hey IPRC fans! IPRC Volunteer Blue here, posting to share my experience with two really wonderful visitors to the IPRC, Asao and Canaco….   They have a really wonderful that is similar to IPRC, though much more temporary, in their town Hamamatsu. Their awesome project is called Zing! If you want to learn more and […]

Liveblogging Raiders of the Lost Archives

12:05 PM. We’re just ankle-deep in cataloguing, with 8 Raiders now representing, and 20 zines now catalogued. Here’s the scarily large load of uncatalogued zines.   Lori D. says “The coffee is delicious. Come on over!” Team Zine LAB, which is currently just one person, is winning with 9 zines catalogued!


“A small, good thing” in the wake of violence

Dear IPRC Members and Friends, It’s with no small amount of reservation that I compose this post. I’m a writer and the director of an arts nonprofit–so what authority do I have to comment on the recent shootings in Clackamas and Connecticut? In truth, I have as little grasp on these issues as anyone else. […]


Finding Herself Here: An Interview with Lindsey Kugler

Lindsey Kugler was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She loves gel manicures, doodling, and does not own a bicycle. Here is a memoir of intimate vignettes and pictures about a year of professional and personal service. Lindsey wrote and produced Here as a student in the IPRC’s Certificate […]


Photos from IPRC’s Grand Opening Bash

  Huge thanks to the 300+ revelers who christened the Center’s amazing new digs: The Rabbit Foot String Band warms it up, old-timey style.   KGW was on hand to cover the event in a live broadcast, although they seemed a little perplexed by all the “zines.”  Fortunately, Program Coordinator A.M. O’Malley knows how to […]

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