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Billboards, Beer Coasters, Sweet Hearts and Smart Cookies… The Year’s Most Delightful Newsletter!

September 28, 2011 Leave a comment
Deborah Maris Lader

Deborah in one of her more somber moments

We received this newsletter the other day from Deborah Maris Lader of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, surely the most delightful we’ve received this year. Take a look at it and see if you don’t agree.

Besides being a fine printmaker (look at the images in the newsletter) and studio head, for the past two decades Deborah has formed part of a contemporary folk group called Sons of the Never Wrong. They’re currently working on a project called Church of the Never Wrong. That should be interesting.

Does Deborah look Wacky? She is. She’s also a Sweet Heart and a Smart Cookie. We’re fans.

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Chicago Girlz Hit Granada Like a Whirlwind

June 19, 2011 Leave a comment

"The Chicago Girlz" in Maureen Booth's studio in GranadaThe Chicago Girlz (our affectionate nickname), an extraordinary trio of printmakers made up of Deborah Lader, founder and director of The Chicago Printmakers Collective, her mother Carol Lader and Carol’s sister (Deborah’s aunt) Janet Imerman, have set new benchmarks for printmaking zeal in my studio. These remarkable young people stepped off the Chicago-Granada flight (Janet was actually coming straight through from Los Angeles) at midday last Monday, put down their bags in the Gallinero, rested for a whole hour and then proceeded to my studio to begin making prints. Read more…