Laurie Szujewska

15 x 22 letterpress monoprint, 2013.


Laurie Szujewska (shoe yév skä) is a printmaker, typographer, and graphic designer. She currently is making prints on a letterpress concerning shapes and color.

She once worked in the printing trades and lived and played in NYC with the band The Chairs while creating graphics for the performing arts venue Roulette during its early years. After completing her MFA in graphic design from the Yale School of Art she moved west to California and worked as a designer and art director at Adobe Systems where she created many awarding-winning graphics and the typeface Giddyup. Abandoning computers she now lives in a geodesic dome in northern California where she prints using obsolete technology and sometimes teaches at Reed College and UC Davis.

Her prints and graphic work have been exhibited in various venues in Europe and America and are included in many Artist Book Collections at Universities and Libraries.