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Letterpress Poster Workshop with WNYBAC Founder, Richard Kegler

The Western New York Book Arts Center (WNYBAC) is continuing to offer its stellar workshops, with the next one being instructed by the organization’s founder Richard Kegler. Attendees will learn how to letterpress posters in the expansive workshop this upcoming Saturday, May 20th from 2pm to 5pm (468 Washington Street). The workshop will revolve around using the non-profit’s expansive collection of type and cuts to create a limited edition/print was Kegler continues through his 2017 residency at WNYBAC. Details for the event can be found here. Each attendee to the workshop will take home their own copy of the finished poster and will have the ability to offer their own input on the design, while learning the basics of letterpress printing on the Vandercook press.

Pre-payment is required for all workshops at WNYBAC and you can pay online, by phone, or by mail. If you would like to send a check, please email If you would like to pay over the phone, please call 716-348-1430. All workshops will take place at the WNY Book Arts Center and have no prerequisite knowledge required unless otherwise noted. A cancellation fee of $25 will be assessed if cancelled less than 1 week ahead of the workshop. Cancellations with less than 48 hours will not receive a refund. Sold out classes will accept a waiting list. By registering you agree to receive notifications from the WNY Book Arts Center. Workshops can cancel due to low enrollment, so register early!

Written by Mike Puma

Mike Puma

Writing for Buffalo Rising since 2009 covering development news, historic preservation, and Buffalo history. Works professionally in historic preservation.

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