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Ephemera Conference 33 – 2013

Conference Focus: Design

The 2013 ephemera conference featured discussions on graphic design, the designs of 500 postage stamps, the artistic styles of ephemera, woodcut designs, whimsical trade cards, ephemera scrapbooking and art-making, and creating an ephemera brag book.

Ephemera Conference 2013

Presentations, Panels, and Workshops

David Jury: “Graphic Design Before Graphic Designers”

Dick Sheaff: “The High Quality of Much Victorian Design”

Panel: Sally Pierce, Mark Tomaski. Leslie Evans, Doug Clouse, moderated by Dick Sheaff – “Lithography vs. Steel Engraving vs. Wood Engraving vs. Letterpress”

David Roasand: “From Art to Ephemera and Back Again”

Tamar Zimmerman: “The Playful Victorian Eye – Historical Precedents in Worldwide Art”

Panel: Cynthia Hart, Caroline Preston and Diane Zumsteg, moderated by Nancy Rosin – “Using Ephemera in Artistic Creation”

Workshop: Wendy Addison and Kate Murray – “An Invitation to Create Art with Ephemera”

Conference Brochure

Sheaff: Overview of 19th century printing introduction video

David Jury: “Graphic Design Before Graphic Designers” video

Short dealer videos about various ephemera:

#1 Bruce Syer

#2 Diane DeBlois

#3 Gil Rodriguez

#4 Dick Sheaff

#5 The Old Pacrats

#6 Adrian Morris Antiques

#7  Tom Boss

#8 Lizz Young

#9 Sheryl Jaeger