Art Direction + Design


Art Direction + Visual Design

With 20 years of experience in agency and studio settings, Amy thrives on variety, detail, and the satisfaction of a job well done. She’s produced digital and print work for corporate and non-profit clients including Amazon Kindle, Beechers Foundation, Chronicle Books, Microsoft, The Common Acre & YMCA.

A confident leader, she works well under pressure with a positive attitude, able to direct a project from its planning stage to delivery.

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Letterpress Printing

To keep her creativity refreshed, Amy balances digital design with time in her Seattle letterpress studio, Amada Press, focusing on handset typography using metal and wood type.

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She also teaches letterpress classes and team-building workshops at the School of Visual Concepts. To arrange a custom letterpress workshop for your group, please contact the school at 206-623-1560.


01.14.19 – 03.01.19 :: GALLERY EXHIBITION

End of Times 3: Precious Time
(Gorecki Gallery / College of St. Benedict, MN)

This invitational letterpress exhibition was curated and coordinated by artist Mary Bruno on the theme of positivity during challenging times. My newest print Time, Left Unattended (2018), composed of handset metal & wood types, is 1 of 30 prints in this exhibition of work by contemporary letterpress printers from all over the globe. I’ll be speaking on the artist panel at the Opening Reception in St. Joseph, MN.  {Opening reception: Feb. 21, 2019, 5–7pm}  | View Promo Video

11.01.18 :: BOOK RELEASE

UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration, Volume P: Print / Maker

I’m honored that my letterpress work (Amada Press) is featured alongside some of my favorite letterpress contemporaries in Janine Vangool’s latest addition to her UPPERCASE Encyclopedia of Inspiration series, Print / Maker (Volume P). The book profiles designers, artists and craftspeople who use printmaking and print technology to make things for themselves and others. It includes in-depth interviews with printers, stationers, publishers, zine-makers, homeware and clothing designers through studio pictures, portfolios and sound advice from print/makers from around the world. Published October 2018 by Uppercase Magazine. {Order the book.} 


01.04.19 – 01.28.19 :: GALLERY EXHIBITION

Letterpress: Making Impressions
(The Art Project; Bainbridge Island, WA)

TAP’s group invitational exhibition showcases letterpress prints by artists from the western U.S. & Canada, including Jessica Spring, Michael Hepher, Amy Redmond, Myrna Keliher, Sarah Kulfan, Jenny Wilkson, Yoshiko Yamamoto, Ellie Mathews, Katie Dean, Heidi Hespelt, Carl Youngman, Sukhie Patel, Laura Bentley and Carl Montford. {Opening reception: Jan. 4, 2019, 6–8pm}


TypeCon 2018: Portland

At SoTA’s 20th Anniversary Type Conference I shared how a routine inventory review of Stern & Faye Printer’s metal house face, Futura, uncovered questions about its accuracy, and why I felt compelled to embark on an adventure in conscientious type stewardship. {Learn More}


Exhibitions, Publications & Speaking Engagements

An incomplete archive of gallery shows, articles, & talks related to my letterpress & design work.  {View archive}