43rd Susan Garretson Swartzburg ’60 Memorial Book Arts Lecturer: Will Hill


Thursday, April 20, 2017 – 6PM

Admission is FREE
Stratton Hall Auditorium
Wells College
Aurora-On-Cayuga NY

Will Hill

The Poetics of Printing (& the Printing of Poetry).

Mr. Hill will discuss the interrealtionship between poetry, printmaking and book art with historical and contemporary examples.

Will Hill is the Deputy Head of Cambridge School of Art (England). Will is a specialist in typography and graphic design, typeface design, print and design history. Will’s published work includes the book The Complete Typographer, published in the UK and in the USA. His work is widely published in both academic and professional journals

This lecture is the 43rd in a series named for Susan Garretson Swartzburg. Working closely with Wells faculty and staff, Swartzburg helped to organize the press, bindery and other components that became Wells’ Book Arts Center. She served on the Book Arts Board and established a biannual book arts lecture series in memory of her father, developing contacts, raising funds, organizing events and finding speakers.

For more information, email bookartscenter@wells.edu