“Miss Erin Fae sends letters, makes little books and zines, tangles her yarn, writes secrets, paints, and likes dipping zinc plates in acid. She has a tendency to use her hands. Sheâ€™s afraid of drawing, but that doesnâ€™t mean she doesnâ€™t like trying. The littlest aesthete indulges in water laced with mint ice cubes, tanqueray […]
Art for the Millions is an audio CD and 28-page guided tour of Portland public works projects of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federally-funded program that provided relief to millions of idle workers during the height of the Great Depression. The audio program includes interviews with David Millholand, Ginny Allen, Nina Olsson, Mark Humpal […]
A.M. Oâ€™Malley is the IPRC Program Coordinator. Ms. Oâ€™Malley has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing and Social Work A.M. Oâ€™Malley knows that the small is just a metaphor for the large, in the same way that veins are just metaphors for the branching limbs of oak trees and ferns uncurling in the […]
If there were such a certification, Katherina Audley would be a certified whale nut. She has traveled the length of North, Central and South America in order to get close to whales. She writes Whoosh! to get people excited about whales with the hope that it will wake them up and generate passion about this […]
Lacey Prpic Hedtke came into zine-making by way of photography.Â Sheâ€™s self-published 7 zines and isnâ€™t stopping anytime soon. When sheâ€™s not plotting and planning for her next self-publishing venture, she is a grantwriter, sex educator, photography instructor, hula hooper, musician, librarian and dog momma. She edits and contributes to LIBREAS Library Ideas, Information for […]
Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Derek has been reading and making zines since 1995.Â He moved to Portland in April 2009 in hopes to be a bigger part of the zine community.Â He is an organizer for the Portland Zine Symposium and blogs about non-alcoholic vegan drinks at http://www.thirstydudes.com/.
In 2004, the My Day Zine began as an outlet for Nate Orton to feel a better sense of connection to his new city-life in Portland, Oregon.Â Nate draws and transcribes what he sees and hears while walking for an entire day through a particular space. These drawings are later arranged into printed book form […]
BT Livermore was born in Minnesota, and like all Minnesotans is covered head to toe with a downy layer of fur with which to keep warm during the winter. Almost five years ago, he decided to trade in six months of snow for six months of rain and is now living in beautiful Portland, Oregon. […]