October's First Friday Art Trail at the 5&J Gallery

[LP: The Letterpress Project: An International Exhibition]

October's FFAT at Studio 4

[STITCHED & UNSTITCHED: A Collaborative Virgil]

victoria marie bee

artist & maker & writer in lubbock, texas.

2017 & 2018 Artist-In-Residence at Charles Adams Studio Project

select recent news & upcoming events - October

LP: The Letterpress Project, An International Exhibition of Letterpress Printing

First Friday Art Trail at Studio 4: STITCHED & UNSTITCHED

LBK PICAS: Intermediate Letterpress Class

Hearts on Fire: Silkscreen Printing for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Silkscreen Workshops

THERE IS ONLY ONE SIDE: Protest Poster Printing for LOVE

a few snapshots of work-in-progress


I. Senses related to the physical exertion of pressure.

1. a. To act on (an object) with continuous force directed towards it by means of physical contact; to exert a steady force against (something touched) by weight, a fingertip, etc.; to subject to pressure; (also) to crushTo press the button. b. To exert pressure; to bear with weight or force onupon, or against. c. To torture or execute (a person) by means of peine forte et dureTo press to death. d. To squeeze or hold (a person, a person’s hand, etc.) as a sign of affection; to hold lovingly to or against oneself. e. to press (the) flesh: to shake hands; to greet by physical contact. Now esp. in reference to people campaigning for political office.

2. To apply pressure to (something). a. To subject to pressure so as to reduce a particular shape, consistency, smoothness, thinness, or bulk, or so as to extract juice, etc., from; to compress, squeeze. b. To smooth or flatten (fabric or clothes) with an iron or clothes press; to iron. c. To flatten & dry (leaves, flowers, etc.) in order to preserve them. d. To manufacture (a gramophone record) by moulding under pressure. Hence: to make or issue (a sound recording). Also with up.

3. To extract pressure; to express; to squeeze (liquid, juice, etc.) from or out of something.

4. To cause to move in a particular direction, or into a certain position, by pressure of contact; to push, drive, or thrust down, forward, into, etc.

5. To print.

[oxford english dictionary]

Review about PRESS(v.) in The Bowerbird