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Myrna Keliher

Statement:

I have deep regard for language. I read poetry, write daily, set metal type, carve linocuts, project letterforms, and operate antique presses to make relief prints and paintings. Sometimes I build books and installations from these works.

 

I am interested in these edges: where negative space becomes positive, where marks become letters, where words become statements, where ideas become firmly held beliefs. No matter the project, I spend most of my time arranging space.

 

Bio:

Myrna Keliher owns and operates Expedition Press, a poetry publishing outfit and letterpress printshop in Kingston, WA. She earned a B.A. in Literary Arts from the Evergreen State College and apprenticed at Stern & Faye, Printers. Myrna’s work is exhibited at Core Gallery in Seattle and is held in private and public collections around the US and abroad. She travels regularly to collaborate, teach, learn, speak, and share enthusiasm for language, letters, and print.