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List of artists

(alphabetized by first name)

Barb Tetenbaum
CJ Grossman
Donald Anderson
Ed Colker
James Todd
John Risseeuw
Karen Hanmer
Lynn Sures
Mary Hark
Robin Price
Steve Prince



Donald Anderson

Madison, Wisconsin



letterpress printing on mouldmade paper, case binding

12 x 19 sheets; 12 3/4 x 20 1/4 box closed; 12 3/4 x 26 1/4 box open

edition of 50

© 2005


“I began listening to jazz in high school and I began drawing jazz musicians at the University of Iowa. There were several players in the house I lived in and I attended many jam sessions and played rotten trombone on a couple ofpaid jobs. I tried, off and on, to capture the essence of jazz musicians at work and failed over and over. There was only one way to capture these essences of sound and action - the same way the souds were created - free and fast. Swish, lay it on. I came off a three year stint on a design text feeling like I had just got out of jail. Freed in the summer of 1960, I bought 100 blotters 24 by 38 inches and attacked these with brush and ink in a series of duels that lasted two years. I thought I won a few of these skirmishes. Hence this portfolio.”

Donald Anderson, now deceased, taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Phil Hamilton collaborated with him on the portfolio, which was printed on Velin Arches.

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