Art Direction + Design

AMY REDMOND :: SEATTLE

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, 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.

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.

Events

08.11.18 – 10.07.18 :: GALLERY EXHIBITION

10x10x10xTieton

A juried exhibition, 10x10x10xTieton exhibits around 175 small works from around the globe each year, creating one of the most diverse shows in Washington’s Yakima Valley. IH7!JT is the first in an on-going series of iterative letterpress prints in which I’m exploring type forms as composition. {Opening Reception: Aug. 11, 2018, 12–4pm}


08.03.18 :: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Hello My Name Is… Most Likely Not Futura (A Letterpress Adventure in Metal Type Identification)

For letterpress printers working with analog type collections, an entirely different set of forensic techniques are needed to identify imposters. In this reverent tale of an apprentice continuing the work of her mentors, Amy Redmond shares how a routine inventory review of Stern & Faye Printer’s metal house face, Futura, uncovered questions about its accuracy. Learn the techniques she used to unearth the true identities of its family members, and why she felt compelled to embark on an adventure in conscientious type stewardship. {Register / Learn More}



03.31.18 – 04.12.18 :: Group Exhibition

Why Letterpress: Experimental Adventures

Five of my editioned prints appear in this exhibition featuring over 100 works by contemporary letterpress artists from around the United States. Presented in conjunction with the free screening of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film the show’s opening followed an artist panel talk about the importance of preserving letterpress, printing history, community connections, experimental methods and the age-old question of “Why Letterpress?” Hosted by Red Door Press, AIGA Iowa, and Mainframe Studios.


02.12.18 – 03.31.18 :: GROUP EXHIBITION

End of Times 2: The Time is Now

My print Scavenger (2017), composed of handset metal & wood types with an image hand-carved from linoleum, is 1 of 41 prints was displayed at the Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. This traveling letterpress exhibition first premiered at the College of Saint Benedict Clemens Library in St. Joseph, MN from April 20 – May 20, 2017. {Learn more}


11.21.17

Letterpress Printing Journeys: Amy Redmond of Amada Press

Boxcar Press, a long-time supporter of the letterpress community, interviewed me about my work as a visual designer, artist, and instructor for Seattle’s School of Visual Concepts — and how I blend a sense of creative well-being into my design & printing crafts. {Read full article}


05.27.17 – 06.25.17

Pressing On: A Celebratory Exhibition

In honor of the world premiere of Pressing On: The Letterpress Film, Hatch Show Print’s Haley Gallery hosted this exhibition of the work from over 50 letterpress artists. I was honored to have three of my works from my past 18 years of printing in this show.  {Learn more}



05.19.17 – 05.20.17

AIGA HIVE 2017: Proceed with Intent

I was pleased to speak about my work as a designer, artist, and educator at this Seattle design conference, alongside fellow SVC letterpress instructor Jenny Wilkson. {Learn more}