Renée Bott earned her MFA from The California College of Arts and Crafts and worked as a printer for Crown Point Press. For 20 years she was a partner and Master Printer of Paulson Bott Press, publishing over 500 editions with artists such as Martin Puryear, Kerry James Marshall and Tauba Auerbach. In 2015, the archive of Paulson Bott Press was acquired by the deYoung Museum in San Francisco.

No. 30: An Archive of Rememory by Emma Nishimura

Emma Nishimura, An Archive of Rememory: Kay age 17, Japan 1937 (2017), photo-etching on flax and abaca, 3 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches.

Nothing gives me greater satisfaction as a master printer than a neat stack of finished prints. I enjoy resting my hand on the dense pile of ink and paper, understanding the work it took to produce that edition, and knowing the joy of accomplishment Read More