Open Position: Certificate Program Comics Instructor

Position Available:  The IPRC is currently seeking applications for a Comics & Graphic Novels Instructor in the Certificate Program. Qualified applicants will have experience teaching comics in an educational or community-based setting; facilitating critical dialogue around inclusion and equity in a workshop setting; and developing curriculum with a mind towards inclusivity when selecting texts and […]

IPRC BIPOC Writer & Artist Residency

  The IPRC’s mission has always been about access and empowering marginalized voices to publish unique print media. To fulfill our mission better, we’re introducing this residency program that is designed specifically to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) artists and writers to develop and create their art, and to share with the […]

Open Position: Membership Coordinator

Position Available: The Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) is currently seeking a Membership Coordinator, who works collaboratively with the rest of the small staff, including the Executive Director, Program Director (both FTE), and Studio Manager (part-time), as well as volunteers & interns. The Membership Coordinator is tasked with volunteer coordination, member relations, and some outreach […]

Open Position: Book Design Instructor

Position Available: The IPRC is currently seeking applications for a Book Design Instructor for the Poetry & Prose tracks of the Certificate Program. Qualified applicants will have a BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent, with a strong emphasis on InDesign. Strong candidates will also have teaching experience, and a working knowledge of book design & […]

2018 Give!Guide Workshops and Incentives

The IPRC is in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide (G!G) this year, which is an easy path for year-end giving with lots of incentives for your generosity. We’re offering a number of special gifts and workshops for giving to our campaign. Other Incentives include: $10 – Month of Basic Membership $10+ from the Give!Guide: FREE Nossa Familia […]

20th Anniversary Reading at City Hall on October 25th

On October 25th, the IPRC is partnering with City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly’s office to bring our 20th Anniversary Reading to Portland City Hall. The reading will feature writers Lidia Yuknavitch, Anis Mojgani, and Martha Grover, as well as ephemera from the 20 years of the IPRC. Artists Heather Lane and Erika Rier are creating original […]

2018 Statistics: All we’ve done at the IPRC!

2,000 people continue to access the IPRC space, resources, and programs each year, and in 2018, we had: Approximately 2,340 open hours in the studio, in which members worked on prints, zines, chapbooks, broadsides, flyers, buttons, websites, calendars, and ephemera. 300 students making zines in our outreach program. Our partnership with Creative Science School included […]

Open Position: Certificate Program Poetry Instructor

The IPRC is currently seeking applications for a Poetry Instructor in the Certificate Program. Qualified applicants will have experience teaching poetry creative writing workshops in an educational or community-based setting; facilitating critical dialogue around inclusion and equity in a workshop setting; and developing curriculum with a mind towards inclusivity when selecting texts and visiting writers. […]

Announcing the IPRC Spring Membership Drive

Make this the summer you learn a new skill or make a zine! In addition to the regular perks that come with being a member, the first 15 people to sign up during our Spring Membership Drive will receive a set of 6 postcards created by Carye Bye of Red Bat Press. And for the […]

IPRC Now Accepting Registrations for Summer Youth Camps

The IPRC is offering several half-day camp sessions for young artists and writers ages 7-18 this summer. For the first time, elementary-aged campers can learn the basics of printmaking (including printing on backpacks like the ones in the photo on the left). Middle schoolers will use the Martha Grover Zine Library for inspiration as they create […]

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