Diary of a Small Press

On running a small press, bookmaking, poetry, digital photography, and trying to stay sane in this increasingly hectic world…

Haiga: A Successful Meeting of Image and Text

August 29th, 2019

By Emma Cortellessa In Japan and elsewhere, people have long sought out ways to combine images and text. The synergy between these two forms of expression, both visual and literary, often sharpens their impact and makes them more powerful. But the integration of words and images is not so easy—they must highlight and enhance each […]

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Amichai Windows Artist Talk

May 14th, 2019

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Rick Black will be giving an artist talk, “The Amichai Windows”: A Morning of Poetry and Art” at the Highland Park Conservative Synagogue in Highland Park, NJ. To date, The Amichai Windows is in several major collections, including Yale University Library, the Rare Book Division of the Library of Congress […]

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Nick Virgilio: A Haiku Poet for our Time

July 25th, 2018

By Emma Rawley If you’re like most people, then haiku is not something you’re familiar with beyond high school English class. The form itself isn’t very complicated: only three lines with 17 syllables and no set meter or rhyme scheme. Though they are not as complex as Shakespeare’s sonnets or Milton’s Paradise Lost, these short […]

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Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair

February 28th, 2018

SPECIAL EVENT THIS WEEKEND! PYRAMID ATLANTIC BOOK ARTS FAIR – A weekend destination event for people passionate about books, poetry and book arts. Come visit our booth this weekend March 2 – 4 and check out the work of so many wonderful book artists. Pyramid Atlantic Art Center presents the 14th Biennial Book Arts Fair […]

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Amichai Windows Book Launch at Pyramid Atlantic

February 26th, 2018

Opening reception and panel discussion for the exhibition “A Light by the Window” at Pyramic Atlantic Art Center.

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A Light By The Window

February 8th, 2018

An exhibition opening and discussion of The Amichai Windows by artist Rick Black will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18th, at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, MD. A bilingual Hebrew/English artist book that was 10 years in the making, The Amichai Windows features 18 poems by renown Israeli poet […]

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The Amichai Windows – A Book for the Ages

January 23rd, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA – An homage to one of the greatest Hebrew-language poets, The Amichai Windows is a work of love and dedication. Rick Black, a book artist and poet, worked for the past 10 years to create a book that would last for the ages. The Amichai Windows, ​an exquisite bilingual artist book of Yehuda […]

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Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair

January 20th, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA – Looking for a place to meet people passionate about book arts? The place to be is the upcoming Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair in Hyattsville, MD. The fair is scheduled to run from Friday, March 2 until Sunday March 4. It will feature demonstrations, DC art tours, speakers, preview party, art raffle, […]

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Yale University Library Buys Amichai Windows

January 15th, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA — We are very glad to announce that Yale University Library has purchased the first copy of our limited edition artist book, The Amichai Windows. “The work is quite stunning and we are delighted to add it to our Yale Library collection,” said Nanette Stahl, the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Librarian for Judaic […]

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Open Studio

October 15th, 2017

OPEN STUDIO – Oct. 22, Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. You’re invited to drop in for an Open Studio on Sunday, Oct. 22, noon – 5 p.m. We will be part of the Westover Open Studio Weekend — more info at the FB page: https://www.facebook.com/westoverstudiotour/ Visitors will have a chance to try their hand at […]

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