Carissa Bleecker's Profile

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The idea for Method Letterpress started when I was a little girl. I have wanted to own and operate my own business for a long time, and always had an artistic, creative, and inquisitive side. Painting, screen-printing, and printmaking became a focus for me, and I decided to go to the University of North Texas to pursue Art. During college, I obtained an internship at Bell’Invito Letterpress Studio in the Design District of Downtown Dallas—an internship, oddly enough, that my future husband was able to get for me. I later became their lead printer, printing all of their products, working within their design culture, and even training their future letterpress printmakers in the art of letterpress. After 3 years of working at this high-end Letterpress Studio, I decided that my two passions (being an entrepreneur and producing art) could be melded into one business. My husband and I obtained our small business license, and Method…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 13
  • Joined November 29, 2010

Favorite materials

Letterpress, Paper, Watercolor, Pencil, Oil Paints, Acrylic Paints, Stamps, Japanese Silk Screen Paper

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About

The idea for Method Letterpress started when I was a little girl. I have wanted to own and operate my own business for a long time, and always had an artistic, creative, and inquisitive side. Painting, screen-printing, and printmaking became a focus for me, and I decided to go to the University of North Texas to pursue Art. During college, I obtained an internship at Bell’Invito Letterpress Studio in the Design District of Downtown Dallas—an internship, oddly enough, that my future husband was able to get for me. I later became their lead printer, printing all of their products, working within their design culture, and even training their future letterpress printmakers in the art of letterpress. After 3 years of working at this high-end Letterpress Studio, I decided that my two passions (being an entrepreneur and producing art) could be melded into one business. My husband and I obtained our small business license, and Method Letterpress was born. We operate out of Dallas, Texas.

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