CrowPress

founded in 2017 by Vibeke Luther O'Rourke

Crow Press is a small independent press printing and binding

Artist´s Books by hand in a small run of editions. The workshop is located at Bekkestua outside Oslo, and we have a Soldan Proofmaster (large format letterpress printing), smaller presses for relief and intaglio printmaking and bookbinding equipment.

The Artist´s Books are collaborative projects between poets and artists, as well as individual projects and prints.

Publications and Artists' Books has been exhibited and presented at the following Artists' Book Fairs:

FRUIT Bologna Artist Book Fair 2019

(hosted by Codex Polaris)

R21 Gallery "2019 Beautiful Books of the Year Award" selection of award winners presented in a travelling exhibition/Grafill Norway

Bastard Lillehammer Artists Book Festival 2019

(hosted by Codex Polaris)

Bergen Art Book Fair 2019 

(hosted by Codex Polaris)

Artist Talks:

Oslo Poetry Festival at Kunstnernes Hus/

Oslo Poesi Film 2018

Artist talk by Vibeke Luther O'Rourke & presentation of "A Poem Steinar Opstad" published by CrowPress in 2018. 

 

Coming up:

London Art Book Fair 2020/2021

Bastard Art Book Fair Lillehammer 2021 - May 27th - May 29th 

 

Vibeke Luther O'Rourke:

Artist working in Relief Print, Letterpress, Drawing and Artists Books. 

Exhibited at the Contemporary Arts Projects London, Darbyshire Gallery London, Hackney Wicked Art Festival London & Nordic Contemporary Print Triennale 2020 in Sweden and Denmark.

Currently running the Publishing Workshop at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHIO) as well as CrowPress Printmaking workshop in Bekkestua, Norway.

Awarded with The Art Councils Work Grant for Artists

(Kulturrådets Arbeids Stipend) in 2020

and in 2019 the Art Councils "Diverse Stipend"

Memberships held:

Norske Grafikere (Norwegian Association of Printmakers)

NBK (Norwegian Association for Fine Artists)

Vibeke Luther O'Rourke is also presented by the Norwegian Book Artist Group Codex Polaris

https://www.codexpolaris.com/