Books, Bees, and Bgawks With Visiting Artist Maureen Forys

How to run a design firm, create artist books, mail art and broadsides, all while keeping a backyard garden complete with bees and hens.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6 PM
Room 1325 I Jenkins Fine Arts Center

Meet visiting artist Maureen Forys, Agent 001 and Design Principal at Happenstance Type-O-Rama, a book design and production firm celebrating 20 years of making books. Maureen will talk about her innovative and unconventional approach to running and maintaining a successful firm, what it takes to balance client deadlines with her own art projects, and the inspiration and balance she finds in her backyard garden. She will show examples of award-winning book designs, mail art projects, artistamps, artist books and letterpress printing projects, along with some photos of her handsome hens.