Exhibitors for 2015 Print & Resist!
Alex Williams, Madison, WI
Printmaker, cartoonist, and illustrator who makes screen prints, woodcuts and prints small editions of comics. His ultimate goal with is to create a self-sustaining artistic practice, which in and of itself is subversive to the existing systems.
The ArtWrite Collective, Madison, WI
The ArtWrite Collective uses art as a tool for equity and for justice, cultivating a resilient community through creative youth development, activist artist development, and public aesthetic diversification.
The Baffler/Patrick JB Flynn, Cambridge, MA/Madison, WI
Print journal of social observation, cultural analysis, and political satire. Patrick JB Flynn is the art director of The Baffler, soul proprietor of The Flynstitute, and occasional dabbler in art.
Brad Gottschalk, Madison, WI
Fiction in comics form that covers a range of styles from surrealism and adult fairy tales to slice of life realism.
Burn Something Zine, Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN
Burn Something is a submission-based alternative media space for women of color and queer women of color in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. It’s currently a one-woman operation run by Adrienne Doyle, who is also working on forming a writing circle and other community building spaces around the zine. The full vision of the zine includes a collective of women of color to run the zine and plan events, and a community that uses the physical and non-physical spaces of the zine for connecting, healing, seeing and hearing each other.
Catie Rutledge, Madison, WI
Artist whose work focuses on feminist ideas and personal trauma. She makes performances, zines, poems and paintings.
CHOPSHOP / Derrick Buisch, Madison, WI
Derrick Buisch is a Professor of Art at UW-Madison. Over the past several years he has instigated a number of mail-art events/exhibits including the drawing/image zine CHOPSHOP. The fourth and most recent installment features rabbit drawings from 80+ artists.
Chris Richardson, Madison, WI
Hand drawn and hand lettered comics on themes of DIY, recycling, and trial/error. Diddley Bow Blues is about a teenage kid who makes his own instrument with mostly found materials, and A Cartoonist’s Guide to “Responsible” Drinking is a series of semi autobiographical narratives about hard learned lessons of recreational drinking.
Claire Warhus / Snaggle Tooth Arts, Madison, WI
Illustrations, Ouija boards, posters, and other eerie arts by
commission. Creator of zines Crucial Twat and How It Feels and Madison Print & Resist posters two years running!
Dan S. Wang, Madison, WI
Writer and artist known for his research, theorizing, and print media art work about the politics of the global Midwest. The print media works circulate in activist circles, social movement contexts, and internationally through the world of critical art. Will have books, posters, cards, and work from many collaborative projects.
Dave Dugan / Zen Comix, Iowa City, IA
Cartoonist and comic book maker—creator of fiction, autobiography, political cartoons, and lately, paper itself.
Delia Jean / Ladydrawers Collective, Chicago, IL
The Ladydrawers are an unofficially affiliated group that researches and publishes comics and texts about how economics, race, sexuality, and gender impact the comics industry, other media, and our culture at large. Delia Jean is an artist from the North Side of Chicago and a frequent collaborator with Ladydrawers. Among other things, she is a comics-maker, a workshop-teacher, and a portrait-sketcher.
Ditch Lily, Madison, WI
Online press/literary collective bringing interactive installations to Print & Resist, including LIT, a choose-your-own-adventure story presented in visual format through a series of handmade books. Drawing on regional history, LIT consists of sixteen different variations on the story of a circus fire in early 20th-century Wisconsin.
Duffco, Madison, WI
Institutional front for artist, designer, and long-time observer of the American scene, Michael Duffy.
em mccarty, Madison, WI
Artist, zinester, and creator of graphic novel moses jones: apocalyptic mama. moses jones is a mother of four in a dystopian future where survival requires a katana and a sense of humor.
Gabby Diekhoff, Madison, WI
Maker of Clitorally, an unapologetically feminist zine that features narratives, rants, poems, advice, recipes, lyrics, photography, illustrations, collage, etc. to express our frustrations with the patriarchy through artistic means.
Jesse Hedman, St. Paul, MN
Comic artist and bookmaker who says most of his books are very sarcastic and crude, but his newest flagship series No Matter Where, I’ll Follow is about a modern American revolution from the eyes of two refugees trying to find a place to live. It’s a very serious dialogue about the consequences of rising up without representation or consideration for the people.
John Porcelino / Spit and a Half / King-Kat Comics, South Beloit, IL
Finding alternate ways of engaging with the world outside the typical consumerist marketplace.
Just Seeds Artists’ Cooperative, Milwaukee, WI
Decentralized cooperative of 25-plus artists living in cities across North America, all of whom work in print media and are engaged in activist campaigns. Will be exhibiting recent prints, books, and other publications.
Kimberly Dunham, Madison, WI
Upcycled paper products, masks, and more!
Lacey Smith / Luluweird Design, Madison, WI
Graphic design student with a focus on screen printing, especially hand-printing posters for bands within the punk/metal/weirdo scene. Will be debuting a screen printed zine featuring photos and interviews with awesome creative personalities in Madison.
Lester Dore, Madison, WI
Woodcut printmaker in the old school tradition and longtime activist in peace and justice movements, inside and outside the USA.
Lewis Koch, Madison, WI
Conceptual photo books, assemblage + text, social documentarian picture making, subtly poetic wails, absurdist images, and stickers of enlightenment, all calling attention to the unremarked-upon elements of everyday life. The work has been shown in garages, on kiosks and billboards, as well as in museums and galleries across the U.S. and internationally.
Madison Infoshop, Madison, WI
Radical resource center, zine distributor, and hub for past, present, and future affinities and radical networking.
Matthew Stolte, Madison, WI
Creator (and collaborator) on books, chapbooks and zines of visual, concrete and avant poetry.
Maxwell Singletary, Minneapolis, MN
Underground cartoonist/illustrator. Brainwashed by processed sugar soggy Berry KIX and the golden age revival of cartoons of the 1990s (Tex Avery, Bob Clampett), his work entwines the hyperbolic and universal language of cartooning with the adulterations of modern american life.
Mike Olson / Science Painted, Madison, WI
Home-publisher of a variety of cheap prints and zines of imagery dealing with the power structure, man’s inhumanity to man, and the common plight of the 99 percent.
Mikki Jay, Madison, WI
Illustrator, printmaker, and comics artist, bringing prints, T-shirts and other goodies!
Molly Mitchell and Laura Zimmerman, Madison, WI
DIY bookbinding helps to make information and art more affordable and accessible. Make your own journals and notebooks, edit a classic, put an old book back in print. Hands on at Print & Resist: making recycled notebooks!
Overpass Light Brigade, Milwaukee, WI
The Overpass Light Brigade was forged in the activist climate of the Wisconsin Uprising. Their messages shine at night over highways and other public spaces. They are a loose and inclusive affiliation of people dedicated to the power of peaceful protest and artful activism.
Patchwork Printshop, Madison and Milwaukee, WI
Storefront for Lesley Numbers’ hand-drawn and screen printed posters, cards, and more, made with love.
Polka! Press, Madison, WI
Collective of 8-12 artists and designers who produce a diverse mixture of original printed artworks. Polka! Press promotes a vibrant local printmaking culture by offering access to printmaking facilities, and providing educational opportunities.
Rainbow Bookstore Co-op, Madison, WI
Madison’s independent, cooperatively owned, and collectively managed bookstore providing books and social space that challenge the status quo.
Robert Stevens, Des Moines, IA
Woodcut print artist who also makes zines about growing up gay in the eighties.
Spooky Boobs Collective, Madison, WI
A feminist collective that uses art, language, and design to visualize the trivialization of women’s experiences. They believe in the power of design and the strength of printed material to promote social awareness and change. Pulling from the history of design and print, SBC creates controversial art installations.
Stacie Arellano, Madison, WI
Artist, print-maker, author and creator of Tribute Waters, a nautical fantasy adventure graphic novel series. She has been drawing and publishing comics since 2003.
S.V. Medaris / Market Weight Press, Mt. Horeb, WI
Printer of woodcut broadsides and t-shirts on meat production.
In her other life, Medaris is a fine artist.
Temporary Services / Half Letter Press, Chicago, IL and Fort Wayne, IN
Publishing collaborative work since 1998! Half Letter Press is a publishing imprint run by Temporary Services (Brett Bloom & Marc Fischer), producing offset printed works and Risograph-printed booklets and posters. As a press, they are dedicated to supporting people and projects that have had difficulty finding financial and promotional assistance through mainstream commercial channels.
UW Comics Club, Madison, WI
The UW Comics Club includes students and alumni, whose goal is to challenge each other to create diverse comics and cartoons. All the founding members were students of Lynda Barry, and seek to apply what they have learned about drawing in diverse fields, from history to economics to biology.
Wisconsin Books to Prisoners, Madison, WI
Volunteer project to supply incarcerated persons with quality reading material of their choice.
WW3 Illustrated, New York, NY
World War 3 Illustrated is a semi-annual comix and graphics magazine. Founded in 1979, by Seth Tobocman and Peter Kuper, World War 3 Illustrated was among the first American magazines to treat comics as a medium for serious social commentary and journalism.
Xexoxial, West Lima, WI
Publisher of experimental literature, concrete poetry, retro-hypertext, visual language mashups, and avant garde mind-writing/ear-bending permaculture.