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Inge Bruggeman

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Inge  Bruggeman Deposits
Inge  Bruggeman A Certain Impression
A Certain Impression
Inge  Bruggeman Deposits
Inge  Bruggeman
Earth Strata 1,2,3,4,5
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Text Strata 1,2,3,4
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The Quickest Forever
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Words and Rocks
Inge  Bruggeman Inge Bruggeman Nowhere to go a letterpress printed artist book at Seager Gray Gallery in Mill Valley CA in San Francisco Bay Area
Nowhere to go
Inge  Bruggeman
Tensive Language

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Inge  Bruggeman

Inge Bruggeman

Inge Bruggeman Description

Inge Bruggeman has been making and publishing fine press artist's books under her imprint INK-A! Press since 1992. In addition to the limited edition books and broadsides you will find related art work by Inge including prints, print-objects and other mixed media works. She has owned and operated Textura Letterpress Printing since January, 2000. Textura specializes in commission collaborations with artists, designers, publishers and individual letterpress enthusiasts. Textura is a master letterpress and book arts studio focusing on artist books, limited editions, and unique design projects.

Inge Bruggeman Resumé


MFA in Book Arts, 1994 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

BA in French, 1991 Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Certifcate of studies in the French language and culture, 1987 La Sorbonne, Paris, France

Certifcate of studies in the French language and culture, 1986 L'Ecole des Etudiants Etrangers, Aix-En-Provence, France


Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR 9/2008 - present Interim Dept. Head & Faculty, Book Arts Dept. 9/2001 - 9/2008 Adjunct Faculty, Book Arts Dept. 9/2000 - 6/2001 Interim Asst. Professor, Book Arts Dept.

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR Adjunct Faculty, Printmaking Department January 2006-2008

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA College of Creative Studies and Art Studio Dept. Lecturer & Advisor in Book Arts and Lecturer in Print January 1996-2000

Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN Artist-in-residence/Instructor for classes in letterpress printing, printmaking, & binding. July 1994 - November 1995


SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY March, 2008 Lecture on my work and influences and photopolymer platemaking workshop

New York Center for Book Arts, New York, NY March, 2008 (also 2002 and 2005) LO-Tech/HI-Quality Photopolymer Platemaking: for Text & Image Generation

Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL November, 2007 Lecture on my work and influences and letterpress text and image workshop

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ July, 2005 Lecture on my work and influences and letterpress text and image workshop

Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC June, 2005 (also July 2001) Text and Image on the Printed Page

Guild of Bookworkers, Portland, OR 2005 topic: my work: artist's books, letterpress and other text based art work and demonstration

Camberwell College of Art, London, England 2004 Lecture on my work: artist's books, letterpress and other text based art work

Oregon Book Arts Guild, Portland, OR 2003 Keynote speaker, my work: artist's books, letter- press and other text based art work

Washington State University, Vancouver, WA 2003 Lecture on my work: artist's books, letterpress and other text based art work

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 2001 topic: my work: artist's books, letterpress and other text based art work

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA April, 2000 Lecture on Visual Typography and photopolymer printmaking workshop

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 2000 Panelist at book arts conference

San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA Lo-Tech Hi-Quality photopolymer workshop February, 2000


Proprietor Textura Letterpress Printing: Art & Design 2000 - present

Proprietor INK-A! Press: Fine Press Artist's Books 1990 - present

Member - Advisory Board Univ. of Alabama Book Arts Program 2001 to present

Treasurer - Board of Directors Handpapermaking, Inc. 2005 - present

Co-curator and Organizer Fresh Impressions: Letterpress Printing in Contemporary Art, Hoffman Gallery 2003

Juror Unbound: A National Juried Artists' Books Exhibition, Western Oregon University 2008

Member - College Book Art Association 2008

Participant - Book Arts Fairs Codex: Book Fair & Symosium - CA 2007 Pyramid Atlantic Book Art Fair & Symposium - DC 2006 London Book Arts Fair - England 2004 Oak Knoll Book Fair - DE 2003 & 2001

Artist in Residence Oregon College of Art & Craft 2006

Committee Member Oregon Arts Commission 2006

Site Host Paper & Book Intensive 2004 and 1998

Member - Board of Directors Independent Publishing Resource Center 2001 - 2005

VP of Membership, Board of Directors Friends of Dard Hunter 1999 - 2002

Juror National Book Arts Show, Fine Arts Gallery, Community College of Southern Nevada 2003

Juror Artists' books exhibit for the NW Bookfest 2002


Getty Research Institute Los Angeles, CA Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis, MN Joan Flasch Artists' Books Collection Chicago School of the Art Institute Chicago, IL Harvard University Cambridge, MA University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL University of Washington Seattle, WA Brown University Providence, RI San Francisco Public Library San Francisco, CA University of California Santa Barbara, CA Auburn University Auburn, AL New York Public Library New York, NY Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN University College London, UK British Library London, UK Athenaeum LaJolla, CA Reed College Portland, OR Library of Congress Washington, DC Stanford University Stanford, CA University of Iowa Iowa City, IA Mills College Oakland, CA Yale University New Haven, CT Portland Art Museum Portland, OR Portland Public Library Portland, OR Ruth & Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry Miami Beach, FL PABA Gallery New Haven, CT University of Kansas Lawrence, KS University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA Cerritos Public Library Cerritos, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (recent/selected)

New West Coast Design: Books San Francisco Center for the Book CA 2008

Amazing Books by Northwest Artists Maryhill Museum of Art Goldendale, WA 2007

Text, Form, Meaning Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr Institute Vancouver, BC Canada 2007

By All Means: Artist's Books and Objects New American Art Union Portland, OR 2007

Black/White [and Read] The Center for Book Arts, NY San Francisco Center for Book Arts, CA UWE Bristol School of Creative Arts, Bristol, UK 2007 & 2006

Nuova Consonanza: Libri di artista American Academy Rome, Italy 2006

Bound Visions: Artists' Books Craft Alliance St. Louis, MO 2006

SDBA National Juried Exhibition Univ. of California San Diego, CA 2006

Artists' Books Lonnstrom Art Museum Rauma, Finland 2006

Book Arts: A Survey from the US & Abroad The Light Factory Charlotte, NC 2006

Word Art Univ. Galleries on Sycamore Cinn., OH 2005

4th Intl. Book and Paper Arts Triennial Columbia College Chicago, IL 2005 & 2002 & 2000

The Enchantment of the Artist's Book Portland Art Museum Portland, OR 2005

Making Meaning: The Artist Book Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City, MO 2004

Core Sample: Portland Art Now: Second Cycle curated by Stephanie Snyder Portland, OR 2003

The Art of the Book '03 York Quay Gallery A Toronto, Canada 2003

Bibliocosmos Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery Reed College Portland, OR 2003

Love and/or Terror: A Book Arts Exhibition University of Arizona Museum of Art Tucson, AZ 2003

The World of Paper Museo de Bellas Artes Santiago, Chile 2003

Letterpress The Center for Book Arts New York, NY 2003

NW Print Council: 50 Works University of Wollongong New South Wales, Australia 2003

Built by Hand: The Book as Art Pyramid Atlantic National Juried Book Exhibition Eleven Sculpture Space Washington, DC 2002-2003

Bright Hill Press First Natl Book Arts Juried Exhibition The Word & Image Gallery Treadwell, NY 2002

Invitational Letterpress Exhibition School of Visual Concepts Seattle, WA 2002

Sock & Kiss: A Letterpress Portfolio Center for Book Arts New York, NY and Cortona, Italy 2002

Northwest Bookfest: Artists' Books Juried Exhibition (first place award for fine press artist's book) Seattle, WA & Portland, OR 2001

Book Explorations 2001 Juried Exhibit The New Art Forum Kingston, MA 2001

Best of the Best GBW Juried Exhibition University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Ohio University Athens, OH Columbia College Chicago, IL Dartmouth College Hanover, NH Smith College Northampton, MA Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA San Diego State University San Diego, CA San Francisco Public Library San Francisco, CA October, 2000 - June, 2001


etc.:Work from Inge Bruggeman (solo show) The Nine Gallery Portland, OR 2005

Based on the Book: New Prints and Print Objects Based on the Fine Press Artist's Book 'Bad News' by Inge Bruggeman (solo show) Artworks/Bookarts, Bergamot Station Santa Monica, CA 2000

WORK REVIEWED (selected)

500 Handmade Books NY, NY: Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. 2008

Ampersand Journal, 'On Craft' San Francisco, CA Winter 2008, Vol. 25, No. 2

Bartkowiaks Forum Book Art Hamburg, Germany: Heinz Stefan Bartkowiak 2004

The Penland Book of Handmade Books NY, NY: Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. 2004

Core Sample: Portland Art Now. Gragg, R. & Stadler, M., ed's., Clear Cut Press 2004

New York Times 'Books as Art Objects: Reading is Optional' January 2, 2004

Seattle Post-Intelligencer 'One Taste of Portland Art is Not Enough' October 17, 2003

Paranthesis 'INK-A! Press - Hank Lazer, Inge Bruggeman and Simple Harmonic Motions' Number 7, November, 2002

The Cauldron & Net 'Inge Bruggeman - Featured Artist' Volume 4, Autumn, 2002

Journal of Artists' Books 16 'Simple Harmonic Motion, Hank Lazer & INK-A! Press: A Book Review by Charles Alexander' Fall, 2001


Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant, Salem, Oregon 2008

Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, Salem, Oregon 2004

Regional Arts & Culture Council Professional Development Grant Portland, Oregon 2004

Regional Arts & Culture Council Project Grant Portland, Oregon 2002

Northwest Bookfest: Juried Artists' Book Exhibition First place award for fine press artist's book Seattle, Washington 2001

The New Art Forum First place for Excellence in the Printed Book at the annual Book Explorations juried exhibit Kingston, Massachusetts 1999

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