“Act Well Thy Part” and a letterpress poster update

~ 07 November 2008 ~

Those of you who enjoyed the letterpress poster I put up for sale a couple months ago might also enjoy this: Co-worker John Dilworth, a very soon-to-be MFA graduate, has posted “Act Well Thy Part” for sale. Available in a limited edition of 100 (18” x 24”), this image is printed on Entrada Natural fine art paper by Fine Arts Gallery and Framing in Ogden, Utah.

As for the significance of the image, John explains:

The geometric figures were arranged in the format of a magic square—the number of sides on each shape added up in any direction will always equal 18. The symbolic nature of the geometric shapes as well as the inscription help to communicate a simple and profound message: we are all unique, with unique abilities and skills, and we each need to act out our part to the best of our abilities along with others to accomplish a greater good.

Speaking of posters, I was on the phone with Bryce Knudson of Bjørn Press earlier this week. I can’t say a whole lot yet, but suffice it say that if things go as planned we’ll be doing a second run of my poster, with an altered design, and ready for shipment by Christmas. If you’re interested in purchasing a copy, send me an email and I’ll put you on a mailing list if/when it’s ready.


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