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Announcing New Leadership for the IPRC

The IPRC is proud to announce the selection of new Executive Director Alison “Alley” Pezanoski-Browne. Alley brings with her a suite of leadership skills, enthusiasm, and vision. She most recently served as the grants and communications manager at Caldera, where she built strong relationships within the local and statewide arts community. Aside from budget, grant, […]

Announcing New Partnership with WeMake PDX

  The Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) is thrilled to announce a new collaborative partnership with WeMake PDX, who has generously offered to sponsor the IPRC’s screen printing studio. Their gift will help support our ongoing efforts to grow into our new location, and expand and revitalize our screen printing equipment and programming. Contributions from […]


Donate Just About Anything

NEW! Donate just about anything to fund the Independent Publishing Resource Center, with the help of Mighty Good Things. Your donation will be processed in partnership with the Mighty Good Things Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit.

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! […]

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