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First Friday: Sarah McCoy, The Permanent Collection Letterpress + Design Studio

  • 8345 University Blvd, Ste F | Clive, IA 50325
  • Presented By: Iowa Center for Economic Success
  • Dates: November 1, 2019
  • Location: Iowa Center for Economic Success
  • Phone: (515) 283-0940
  • Start/End Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Overview

    About Our Speaker

    Sarah McCoy owns and operates The Permanent Collection Letterpress + Design Studio located in Des Moines, Iowa. Sarah designs and prints all of her products in her vibrant East Village studio for many large and small clients such as Madsen Cycles, Paper Source, and the University of Southern California. She received her M.A. 2003 and M.F.A. 2005 from The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History in Graphic Design and graduated with a Graduate Certificate in 2006 from The University of Iowa Center for the Book with a concentration in letterpress printing.

    Sarah has been actively printing since 2002, exhibiting work and leading letterpress workshops both nationally and internationally. Most recently at Association Typographique Internationale, (ATYPI) Letterpress Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium.McCoy’s work has been included in numerous national and international letterpress and book arts exhibitions. Her work has been featured in many publications including Midwest Living Magazine and Princeton Architectural Press. Her artist book work is included in many University special collections as well as, Yale, Stanford, and Wellesley College.

    Sarah is also a full-time Professor of Graphic Design at Drake University in the department of Art and Design.