Season 2 | Episode 5 

Art, Business and Activism with Karl LaRocca, founder of Brooklyn’s Kayrock Screen Printing

Published: Mar. 16th, 2020
Runtime: 01:05:33 min

Karl LaRocca, the owner of Kayrock Screen Printing, joins the pod from Brooklyn, New York. Kayrock makes a huge array of goods including custom printing, artist editions, artist books, and rad merch. We talk shop and discuss how he built his business.

Season 2 | Episode 4

Brooklyn Screen Printer Leslie Diuguid of Du-Good Press

Published: Dec. 19th, 2019
Runtime: 01:18:24 min

Leslie Diuguid joins the pod to talk screen printing, both in how she runs her own publishing shop and her day job as a fabricator for Powerhouse Arts in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. We discuss her journey to New York, some of the artists she trained with, and her membership in Black Women of Print.

Season 2 | Episode 3 

The World of Woodcut with Valerie Lueth of Tugboat Printshop

Published: Jan. 29th, 2020
Runtime: 01:04:52 min

Valerie Lueth of Tugboat Printshop joins me on the podcast to talk about the work she produces in her garage studio in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Today we talk about everything related to carving wood including tools and process, as well as how she runs the business side of her operation.

Season 2 | Episode 2 

The IFPDA Sessions | Swoon and The Living History of Contemporary Printmaking

Published: Jan. 15th, 2020
Runtime: 00:39:50 min

The artist Swoon discusses her work and her latest installation commissioned for the 2019 IFPDA print fair. She goes into detail about her love of printmaking, and the various ways she uses the medium in her art.

Season 2 | Episode 1

The IFPDA Sessions | Phil Sanders, JP Russell, and James Nares on The Collaborative Process of Fine Art Printmaking

Published: Dec. 19th, 2019
Runtime: 01:04:53 min

We join a discussion called The Collaborative Process of Fine Art Printmaking: Phil Sanders in Conversation with James Nares and Jean-Paul Russell. James Nares is an English artist who has been working in New York since the 1970’s.

Episode 19 | Chicago’s Community Printmaking Scene with Angee Lennard of Spudnik Press

Published: Nov. 27th, 2019
Runtime: 01:02:13 min

Angee Lennard started Spudnik Press with a drive to create something that could serve a community of artists, and create a hub where people could work together, share equipment, and teach others about the printing arts. This is a good episode if you love print and the community it fosters.

Episode 17 | Part 4 | The Print Cast Daily – Live from the IFPDA 2019 in New York

Published: Oct. 27th, 2019
Runtime: 5 min

Exhausted and inspired, I finish up my daily podcasts from the IFPDA. It was such an overwhelming and fruitful experience, I cannot believe that I didn’t try to take in this print fair earlier. From the art on walls, to the talented and supportive print community in the building, it was a comprehensive experience that I will not forget.

Episode 16 | Part 3 | The Print Cast Daily – Live from the IFPDA 2019 in New York

Published: Oct. 26th, 2019
Runtime: 11 min

Day 3 of the IFPDA takes me to more exciting talks including a presentation with artist Jim Dine on the programming stage. Artist James Nares talks about their work with master printers. Also I interview Leslie Diuguid for the podcast and run around to take in more work. 

Episode 15 | Part 2 | The Print Cast Daily – Live from the IFPDA 2019 in New York

Published: Oct. 25th, 2019
Runtime: 15 min

Reflections on Print Week in NYC including collaborative printing, ICPNY’s Print Fest, Speedball’s Print Posse and some great upcoming content I can’t wait to share in the coming weeks.

Episode 14 | The Print Cast Daily – Live from the IFPDA 2019 in New York

Published: Oct. 24th, 2019
Runtime: 08 min

A special edition of The Print Cast coming to you live from the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair.

Episode 13 | Navajo Artist Melanie Yazzie on Storytelling

Published: Oct. 16th, 2019
Runtime: 01:27:00 min

Melanie Yazzie is our guest and she talks with us about her perspective as an indigenous artist, her art, and her travels…oh and we gush about our animals too.

Episode 12 | Part 2 | For the Love of Multiples with The Little Friends of Printmaking

Published: May 29, 2019
Runtime: 56 min

Continuing the conversation with The Little Friends of Printmaking, we talk about visiting artist gigs, art vs. commercial print, dream clients, and about their upcoming children’s book.

Episode 11 | Part 1 | For the Love of Multiples with The Little Friends of Printmaking

Published: July 8, 2019
Runtime: 46:36 min

Nick sits down in the live/work studio of The Little Friends of Printmaking to discuss their art, travels and print hustling lifestyle.

Episode 10 | Stoked About Gig Posters with Illustrator Dave Kloc

Published: June 18, 2019
Runtime: 01:21:49 min

Episode 10 of the pod features an interview with artist Dave Kloc. I journeyed North to LA’s Atwater district and hung with Dave in his garage studio. We recounted war stories from our shops, and talked about all things gig poster.

Episode 9 | Collaborative Printing in New Zealand with Auckland Print Studio

Published: June 04, 2019
Runtime: 56:28 min

Episode 9 of The Print Cast features a discussion with John Pusateri and Jan Philip Raath who together run Auckland Print Studio in Point Chevalier, New Zealand. It’s one of the few studios in NZ offering litho, intaglio, relief and other print services to artists who want to create editions.

Episode 8 | Part 2 | The Power of Political Satire with Artist Enrique Chagoya

Published: May 29, 2019
Runtime: 52:31 min

In Part 2 of Nick’s interview with Enrique Chagoya, they do a deep dive into his art. They discuss the history of the codex book format, dating back to pre-columbian times, and why it’s a relevant format for Chagoya’s art.

Episode 7 | Part 1 | The Power of Political Satire with Artist Enrique Chagoya

Published: May 21, 2019
Runtime: 52:36 min

Nick sits down with artist Enrique Chagoya, in Part 1 of a two-part series. Enrique Chagoya is an artist who inverts cultural appropriation in a manner he calls “Reverse Anthropology”. With a deft wit, his paintings, drawings, prints and codices use “symbols as one would use words in a sentence,” often with hilarious and biting results.

Episode 6 | SoCal Community Printmaking with Printshop LA

Published: May 07, 2019
Runtime: 57:46 min

Nestled in Chinatown, sharing a space with an art book seller A.G. Geiger, 4 artists run a communal printmaking studio called Printshop LA. These artists come from diverse backgrounds with personal art practices that dovetail with the mission of the shop.

Episode 5 | Southern Graphics Conference International with Artist Margot Myers

Published: April 23, 2019
Runtime: 48:00 min

Margot Myers joins the show to discuss site a specific installation and what it’s like to be a volunteer board member for the largest printmaking conference in the US. 

Episode 4 | Letterpress Startup Public Print and Supply Co

Published: April 02, 2019
Runtime: 48:02 min

Starting a letterpress shop isn’t easy, and it takes time. In this episode I talk with Andrew Myers and Joey Gross of Public Print and Supply Co in Kansas City.

Episode 3 | Artist Duo Sandow Birk and Elyse Pignolet

Published: March 19, 2019
Runtime: 01:22:17 min

Episode 3 of The Print Cast features an interview with painter Sandow Birk and ceramicist Elyse Pignolet; two artists who collaborate in marriage and in art. We talk about their numerous large scale printmaking projects over the years.

Episode 2 | Universality in Materials with Sculptor May Tveit

Published: March 05, 2019
Runtime: 01:19:32 min

Tveit is a sculptor interested in consumer goods and the manufactured landscape. She visited the pod in early 2018 to discuss her latest exhibition Universal Boxes at Johnson Country Museum of Art in Overland Park, Kansas.

Bonus | Hugh Merrill Does Shakespeare

Published: February 27, 2019
Runtime: 06:18 min

In this Print Cast extra, we want to share a priceless bit of audio that didn’t make it into the full length episode with our guest Hugh Merrill.

Episode 1 | Printmaker and Community Artist Hugh Merrill

Published: February 02, 2019
Runtime: 01:37:53 min

In this inaugural first episode Nick talks with Hugh Merrill about his decades as an artist, and his printmaking, teaching, and the philosophy that drives his creative process.