Seventh Annual

Lancaster Printer Fair

Proceeds Support Heritage Press Museum & Education Center


September 20th & 21st 2019

FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

6:00 pm …..to….. 8:30 pm

To be announced

Local gallery exhibits featuring printing

The print museum will also be open


Street Fair
SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2019

11:00 am …..to….. 4:00 pm

This outdoor event is held on the street of the 300 block of North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA and will feature many vendors and suppliers of letterpress equipment, foundry type, cards, posters, broadsides, ephemera, and more. There will also be food trucks, live music and the unique shops of the 300 block will be open during the fair.
We will have a Printer’s Fair Beer & Food Garden.   Bring your ID you must be 21 years old or older.
 

…..Fair HELD on the Fantastic…..
300 Block of North Queen Street
in Historic Downtown Lancaster, PA 17603


2018 Street Map Printer’s Fair


FREE ADMISSION – Donations Appreciated
Benefits The Heritage Press Museum Education Center

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2018 – Printing Exhibitions / Galleries

     

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American Printing History Association Chesapeake Chapter

Contact: Don Starr – President
chesapeakeapha@gmail.com www.printinghistory.org/chapters/chesapeake/

APHA is a membership organization that encourages the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts.

Base Press

Contact: Frank Baseman
Frank@BasemanDesign.com www.basepress.co

Boss Dog Press

Contact: Don Rash
don@donrashfinebookbinder.com www.donrashfinebookbinder.com

Don will be selling books, posters, marbleized papers and printed cards.

Bowerbox Press

Contact: Val Lucas
Email: bowerbox@gmail.com Website: www.bowerbox.com

The barn/studio houses 7 restored letterpresses plus metal and wood type; the rural surroundings inspire landscape prints and intricate wood engravings.

Boxcar Press


Contact: Cathy Smith
Info@boxcarpress.com Website: www.boxcarpress.com

Their mission is to print beautifully; use the best materials; and support and inspire the letterpress community. Starting in 2001 making plates for 5 printers, they now supply plates to over 10,000 printers around the world.

Building Character


Contact: Joel Henry
Email: info@buildingcharacter.biz

Cannon Ball Press

Contact: Martin Mazorra & Mike Housten
cannonballpress@cannonballpress.com www.cannonballpress.com

Since 1999, we’ve been publishing woodcuts, relief prints, screenprints, & letterpress prints, and selling them for $20 a a pop.

Conestoga Press

Contact: Randy Newcomer
Email: randy@conestogapress.org www.conestogapress.org

The Conestoga Press is part of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley and housed in the Carriage House of the Theodore Sprecher Museum.

Frederick Book Arts Center

Contact: Sara Friedman
safriedman@frederickbookarts.org www.frederickbookarts.org

The center provides members with the space and equipment necessary to create artwork in the book arts and printing traditions.

Fresh Prints of Lancaster

Contact: Gabrielle Shelley
gabrielleshelley27@gmail.com www.etsy.com

Fresh Prints is a one-woman print shop creating unique original and hand-pressed linocut and stamped prints with love and care.

Frontline Arts

Contact: Manda Gorsegner, Executive Director
rachel@frontlinearts.org www.frontlinearts.org

Letterpress demo with wood type on a vandercook O proof press. Limited edition prints, posters and artist books. Swag (T-shirts, stickers, totes, aprons, etc.). Handmade paper from military uniforms.

Gingerly Press

Contact: Lindsay Schmittle
lindsey@gingerlypress.com www.gingerlypress.com

Gingerly Press will be displaying paper goods ranging from cards, notebooks, gift tags, recipe cards and small &large prints

Madcap and Company

Contact: Marty Hulse
Email: info@madcpandco.com www.madcapandco.com

Model Citizen Press LLC

Contact: James Quigley
Email: modcitpress@gmail.com www.modcitpress.com

Letterpress printed greeting cards, coasters and small prints. Assorted small letterpress equipment and cuts.

P22

Contact: Richard Kegler
richard@22.com www.p22.com

P22 type foundry is a digital type foundry from Buffalo, New York, that develops and markets typefaces for the Macintosh and Windows platforms.

Pressing Needs


Contact: Suzanne Grobbel
pressingneeds@rocketmail.com www.pressingneeds.etsy.com

Hand-cut and hand-pulled block prints of original art at an affordable price.

The Itinerant Printer

Contact: Chris Fritton
Email: theitinerantprinter@gmail.com www.itinerantprinter.com

Vendor Registration and Information

Vendor Application – print out and send in even if paying online

We use PayPal for credit card purchases, use “continue shopping” to add canopy and tables and chairs


10’ x 10’ vendor space(s) for $65 per space by credit card

10’ x 10’ non-profit vendor space for $35

10’ x 10’ canopy for $25 each

8’ table(s) with 2 chairs for $25 each



2019 Sponsors

Sponsors & Program Advertising Information

I want to be a $2,000 Lancaster Printers Fair Event Sponsor


Sponsor’s name added to event title:
Lancaster Printers Fair presented by Sponsor’s Name
• Will appear in all press releases, communications, mailings and eBlasts
• A minimum of six social media posts on all of our platforms leading up to and following the event that would specifically feature your business or organization
• Ad, logo, contact information and link on fair website
• Full page color ad inside front or back cover of program
• Booth at fair (10′ x 10′) – 10’ x 10’ canopy + table & chairs



I want to be a $1,000 Lancaster Printers Fair Event Sponsor

• Sponsor’s name added to event.
• Will appear in all press releases, communications, mailings and eBlasts
• Ad, logo, contact information and link on fair website
• Full page color ad in program
• Booth at fair (10′ x 10′)






I want to be a $500 Lancaster Printers Fair Event Sponsor


• Name, logo, contact information and link on fair website
• Will appear in all press releases, communications, mailings and eBlasts
• 1/2 page color ad in program




I want to be a $250 Lancaster Printers Fair Event Patron


• Name, logo, contact information and link on fair website
• Will appear in all press releases, communications, mailings and eBlasts
• 1/4 page color ad in program




I want to be a $100 Lancaster Printers Fair Event Patron


• Name, contact information and link on fair website
• 1/8 page color ad in program



For more informational about the 300 block area click here for BUiLDiNG CHARACTER’s Website

For more information about staying and visiting Lancaster Click here for visitor information and accommodations


Special thanks to BUiLDiNG CHARACTER for all their on-going support!