Ucoming gallery talk at College of Wooster: October 25

October 19th, 2012

I will be giving a gallery talk at the College of Wooster on Thursday October 25th at 7Pm in the art gallery. The exhibition includes a series of prints from Return Trips and a selection of my artists’ books. The show will be up until December 9th.
http://wooster.edu/arts/museum/exhibit/current/nettles

Akron Art Museum is new home for Leda

October 9th, 2012


The Akron Art Museum is now the new home for Leda, my 1970 photo-emulsion on cloth piece about Leda and the swan.

SF Moma acquires several of my works.

September 25th, 2012


I am pleased to say that 2:35 from Flamingo in the Dark, Western July (a book of instamatics prints from 1972), Flood from Return Trips, and finally the sample pack of my unique stitched hand colored Mountain Dream Tarot cards (1975) are now in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Art.

September 13th, 2012

If you are looking to order a Mountain Dream Tarot, it is no longer available. As long as supplies last, you can order the Tarot Press Sheet Combo and make your own Upper Arcana deck! We will include the bonus of a 1975 vintage press sheet with your order. Use Paypal at my store: http://www.beanettles.com/store/?page_id=348

Hendrix College Visit

September 10th, 2012


I have returned from my Arkansas visit. Here I am having iced tea with Maxine Payne(Photography) and Melissa Gill(Printmaking.) I visited two classes, gave a gallery talk at my Return Trips show, and delivered an evening lecture. It was HOT there, but I enjoyed my stay. I also photographed in several cemeteries for the next book I plan to produce.

Hendrix College, Conway Arkansas: Lecture September 5

August 29th, 2012

Here are the details about my upcoming show and my visit to Hendrix College.
In addition to the public lecture, I will be meeting with several art classes.

Return Trips, Photography and Artist Books Exhibition

Sept. 01- 28, 2012, Art A Gallery, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave. Conway AR 72032
Public Talk and Opening Reception with Book-signing: Wed. Sept. 5, 6-8pm, Art A

GSLIS Summer Class on Artists’ Books

July 29th, 2012

I just completed teaching a week long seminar for the library school at the University of Illinois on Artists’ Books. Here we are visiting a letterpress shop on campus to learn more about the history of printing.

Mountain Dream Tarot is unavailable.

July 23rd, 2012

My Mountain Dream Tarot deck (second edition) is no longer available. There are still some press sheets, t-shirts and a few copies of the PAM Book of MT Dream Tarot, which includes some of the cards. You can find these at the store. For now, there are no plans to reprint the deck. Thanks to everyone who has ordered one!

Printing letterpress at Urbana Farmer’s Market

June 30th, 2012

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Today the Soybean Press drew quite a crowd to our table where we were helping folks print wood type on handmade paper postcards. This was part of the Art at the Market initiative.

Three books included in 1000 Artists Books

June 20th, 2012

You can find Basso Loco, Aging Gracefully and Hair Loss in this newly released book 1000 Artists’ Books edited by Peter & Donna Thomas. Hair Loss was selected as the lead image in the accordion book category.
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