Heather Bain
Susan Bonthron
Amy Borezo
Patty Bruce
Carolee Campbell
Rebecca Chamlee
Susan Collard
Coleen Curry
Cathy DeForest
Anna Embree
Ethan Ensign
Mark Esser
Don Etherington
Samuel Feinstein
Erin Fletcher
Madelyn Garrett
Ken Gilbert
Karen Hanmer
Monica Holtsclaw
Deborah Howe
Peggy Johnston
Jamie Kamph
Ellen Knudson
Rebecca Koch
Jill Krase
Alison Kuller
Monique Lallier
Sammy Lee
Amy LeePard
Carolyn Leigh
Sue Huggins Leopard
Christopher McAfee
Suzanne Moore
Hanne Niederhausen
Jeff Nilan
Claire Owen
Jan Owen
Graham Patten
Jana Pullman
Veda and Meda Rives
Suzanne Sawyer
Susan Share
CB Sherlock
Stanley Sherman
Priscilla Spitler
Emily Tipps
Jonathan Tremblay
Claire VanVliet
Tom Virgin
Robert Walp
Thomas Parker Williams
Wendy Withrow
Rutherford Witthus

Rebecca Chamlee
Simi Valley, California

Rebecca Chamlee has produced limited edition, hand bound, and letterpress printed artist and fine press books under the imprint of Pie In The Sky Press since 1985. She is the professor of book arts at Otis College of Art and Design. Her work has been widely exhibited and is in numerous institutional and private collections.

Website: pieintheskypress.com

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Study for the Possibility of Hope, 2010

In Study for the Possibility of Hope, poet Dennis Phillips embarks on a speculative and finally optimistic version of the pastoral, examining our place in the natural world. The images of native California plants and the San Gabriel Mountains on the cover and three gatefold spreads connect to the view where the poems were conceived. The book was letterpress printed from Goudy Old Style and Futura light wood type and polymer plates on Somerset Book Wove paper. The binding is sewn through the spine. The edition was designed, printed, and bound by Rebecca Chamlee at Pie In The Sky Press.

Dimensions: Open: 24 x 6.25 inches, 61 x 16 centimeters; Closed: 6.25 x 6.25 X .5 inches, 16 x 16 x 1.5 centimeters.

Pages are Somerset Book Wove paper, cover is Lettra 300gsm, sewn with linen thread.