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Spark Spring 2017: Featuring Jim Moran

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The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg

1000 N Plaza Drive, Room 410

#100

Schaumburg, IL 60173

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About our talented guest speaker, Jim Moran – Director of Hamilton Wood Type Museum:

Jim Moran received his apprenticeship from Moran’s Quality Print Shop in Green Bay, Wisconsin after serving as printer’s devil, pressman, partner and owner after 29 years of study from 1971 – 2000. He continued his education at various print shops until becoming the Director of Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum in 2009. His duties there include maintaining and documenting the world’s largest collection of wood type, running and repairing the museum’s collection of antique presses, teaching and running workshops in letterpress printing, archiving and restoring the Museum’s collection of 20th century decorative and advertising plates and overseeing all facets of museum operation. He has presented talks and run workshops at AIGA Nat’l Convention Phoenix, TypeCon Milwaukee, Fossil World Headquarters Dallas, IBM Main Office Austin, TX, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Columbia Center for Book and Paper Art Chicago, School of Visual Concepts Seattle, Adobe Max Conference Los Angeles, CA and APHA Annual Conference Washington DC.

EVENT WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS, ROOM 410.

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*** Please consider donating to our student organization. Your donation would lend us a hand and allow us more opportunities to visit workshops, conferences, and guest speaker events within the AIGA and STA Chicago chapters, which would allow us more opportunities to network with other professionals and possibly bring them here to speak at future Visual Voltage Spark events! Thank you!

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