Katie Harper 

Underground Ink, Letterpress at UA Fort Smith University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

The UAFS Art Department maintains a fully functional letterpress and book arts studio/classroom, known as Underground Ink. This letterpress and book arts studio is used for regular classes in the Art and Graphic Design programs. It is also used by other classes, such as those in history and language. In addition to regular credit letterpress and book arts courses, Underground Ink Letterpress and Book Arts also hosts several public letterpress and book art workshops each year.

Underground Ink Facilities include two Vandercook proofing presses; a Chandler and Price platen press; facilities for storage and cutting/handling of paper and binding materials; a finishing area/worktable that can fully accommodate up to 8 students; 200+ fonts of metal and wood type.

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