Friends with (Letterpress) Benefits

Friends with (Letterpress) Benefits

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Friends with (Letterpress) Benefits

Baltimore-based printer Erin Wallace totally understands. 

Wallace launched Friends with Benefits, a collaborative printmaking project, this week in an effort to break away from the often-removed and anonymous nature of the artist/printer relationship. 

Friends with (Letterpress) Benefits
Jordan Bernier and Friends with Benefits
​Wallace writes that Friends with Benefits allows her to work with a few of her favorite artists to produce a collection of simple and fine prints, for sale online and in stores. A portion of the sales will go to charities chosen by contributors. 

The first set of limited-edition prints was designed by seven artists who were given the theme "pile." Each 5-by-7 inch was letterpress printed at Typecast Press in Baltimore and is currently available on the Friends with Benefits website

Friends with (Letterpress) Benefits
Alyssa Nassner and Friends with Benefits

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