Poetry Workshop with Zachary Schomburg
May
9
to Jun 20

Poetry Workshop with Zachary Schomburg

Come join Zachary Schomburg this spring at Outlet for a six week Poetry workshop.

This will be a generative poetry workshop for poets at all levels. The main focus will be to sustain a poetry writing practice for six weeks with access to a small group of focused readers. After each workshop, Zachary will give the group a prompt/assignment to complete for the week, one that addresses some aspect of poetry writing brought up in your group conversations. The participants will spend the beginning of the following week's workshop discussing your experiences with the assignment.

The workshop will be capped at 6 people, so everyone will get about 20 minutes of focused group discussion of their own new work at each meeting. The class will meet once per week for 6 total weeks starting on January 18th and meeting every Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30. 

$200 total per person for the 6 weeks.
Contact Zach to reserve your spot: zacharyschomburg@gmail.com

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x14 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as sisters Jolene and Lil' Tina!

Register Here!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 


This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x14 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as sisters Jolene and Lil' Tina!

Register Here!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 


This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
May
18
5:00 PM17:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x11, 8.5x14 or 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph, her little sister Jolene too and help name our newest member of the risograph family...our 2009 EZ 220 :)

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you appointment only usage of the risograph for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited.

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Register HERE!

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Get Your Money Together Launch Party!
May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Get Your Money Together Launch Party!

Join Lillian Karabaic from Oh My Dollar! at Outlet for a meowtastic book release party celebrating the launch of Get Your Money Together - the first ever book in the genre of purrsonal finance.

Get Your Money Together, is finally out in print after a 200% funded Kickstarter campaign! The illustrated purrsonal finance workbook  will help you budget your money,  save for retirement, and smash debt - with lots of adorable kitties as your companions.

We'll have cat-themed snacks and Lacroix, money-print cat bowties, and lots of stickers of Kitty Starbudget for everyone. 

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!


This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Apr
27
5:00 PM17:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x11, 8.5x14 or 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph, her little sister Jolene, and help name our newest member of the risograph family...our 2009 EZ 220 :)

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you appointment only usage of the risograph for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited.

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Register HERE!

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Outlet Open House for Design Week Portland!
Apr
19
4:00 PM16:00

Outlet Open House for Design Week Portland!

Let's make stuff at Outlet! Part illustration studio, part public design & zine library, part education space, part installation space, and part retail space — Outlet is like walking through illustrator Kate Bingaman-Burt’s brain (enter at your own risk). Come tour the Upstairs where Kate draws for herself and her clients, and all projects in-between. Downstairs, Kate experiments in public with concepts surrounding retail, education and community programming. Then, join us for risograph demos, button making stations and lots of LOLS.

This event is part of Design Week Portland! Come and see neighbors Half Court Studio, The Beauty Shop, Studio Mega and Project/Object as well! 

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Analog Type in a Digital World
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Analog Type in a Digital World

Join Briar Levit, the director-producer of “Graphic Means,” for a drop-in evening of analog type! We'll play with dry transfer type, the IBM Selectric, and lots of other fun pre-digital tools. This is a rare chance to experience making paste-up mechanicals,using the essential tools and materials graphic designers used daily prior to the advent of the desktop computer.

Light snacks and drinks provided.

Copies of the documentary “Graphic Means” will be available for sale, ahead of its release in May, as well as some fun, and very nerdy merchandise.

This event is hosted by Briar Levit and Graphic Means and is part of Design Week Portland. More information HERE!

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Presenting work with Confidence with Mike Monterio
Apr
17
9:00 AM09:00

Presenting work with Confidence with Mike Monterio

Creating a compelling story from a list of recommendations is an often overlooked design skill.The myth that good design sells itself is just that — a myth. Good solutions aren’t always obvious at first glance. Good ideas, even the best ideas, need to be sold. A designer who can do pretty good work and persuade the client it’s right, is worth more than a designer who does amazing work, but can’t sell it to a client.

Making your case makes it more likely your work will launch on time (or at all) and that it represents your true intentions. It’s smart business. 
During this workshop, workshop instructor Mike Monteiro will cover effective presentation techniques including: how to take charge of a room, how to turn your research and data into a good story, how to map your work to the objectives of your business or client, how to ask for the right kind of feedback, and more importantly, how to avoid getting feedback you don’t really need! REGISTER HERE

Mike Monteiro is the co-founder and design director of Mule Design. He prefers that designers have strong spines. Mike writes and speaks frequently about the craft, ethics, and business of design. 

He loves design so much he wrote two books on the topic, Design is a Job and You’re My Favorite Client, both from A Book Apart. Mike received the 2014 Net award for Conference Talk of the Year for his inspirational polemic on responsibility, “How Designers Destroyed the World.”

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Making Ways Podcast: A conversation with Laura Whipple
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

Making Ways Podcast: A conversation with Laura Whipple

Local community podcasting studio StreamPDX and the notebook makers at Scout Books are joining forces to bring Rob Goodman's “Making Ways” podcast to Portland for a special live recording. Rob will chat with Scout Books co-founder and CEO Laura Whipple about her creative journey and building a business based on ink, paper, and magic.

We'll kick things off chatting with Tyesha Snow of Stream PDX about empowering people to share their stories through podcasting, then dive into a conversation with Laura Whipple, and wrap up with some free doodle time in a limited-edition Scout Book. Designers, podcasters, and print-lovers, this one is especially for you. You’ll learn about the winding paths careers take, and all about the resources available via Stream PDX.

This event is part of Design Week Portland and organized by Scout Books and Stream PDX.
More details over on Design Week Portland! 

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Apr
13
5:00 PM17:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x11, 8.5x14 or 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph, her little sister Jolene, and help name our newest member of the risograph family...our 2009 EZ 220 :)

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you appointment only usage of the risograph for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited.

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

REGISTER HERE! 

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. REGISTER HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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English Roses with Tiffanie Turner
Mar
25
9:30 AM09:30

English Roses with Tiffanie Turner

To celebrate spring in the City of Roses, learn to made stunning English garden roses with Tiffanie Turner. Working with ombré crepe paper in your few choices of color, you will create your own paper English rose, which can be displayed on its own or worked into floral crowns and garlands. Instruction will be provided on how to create leaves as well, and students will be given extra materials to create another rose and leaves at home.

Please bring your favorite scissors if you have a pair, otherwise scissors will be provided in class.

This is a long class and we will stop for a quick break around 1:00.

Register here! 

About Tiffanie Turner:

TIFFANIE TURNER was born in 1970 in Colonie, NY and raised in the woods of New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995 and worked as an architect for over 15 years before beginning her career as a botanical sculptor. She received a Zellerbach Family Grant award in 2016 to support her work as the May 2016 artist-in-residence at the de Young Museum located in San Francisco, where she has resided for over 20 years.

Turner has had solo exhibitions at the Kimball Gallery at the de Young Museum, Tower Hill Botanical Garden in Boylston, MA, and at Rare Device in San Francisco, where she hung her first solo show titled "HEADS" in 2014. Recent group exhibitions include "Beyond the Bouquet" at the Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens in southern California, “Flower Power” at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, “Preternatural” at Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco, “Detritus” at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and “Botanica” at Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA. She has been featured in Vogue, American Craft, O Magazine, Sunset, Flower Magazine, and the San Francisco Chronicle, and been noted online by Colossal, Squarespace presents HI-FRUCTOSE, Architectural Digest, My Modern Met, Design*Sponge, Elie Saab, and The Jealous Curator, among others.

Turner is an instructor in the art of paper flower making across the United States and beyond, and is the author of The Fine Art of Paper Flowers, released in August 2017. She is looking forward to her next solo exhibition of large scale work with Eleanor Harwood Gallery at Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco in early 2019.

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Mar
23
5:00 PM17:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x11, 8.5x14 or 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph, her little sister Jolene, and help name our newest member of the risograph family...our 2009 EZ 220 :)

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you appointment only usage of the risograph for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited.

Register HERE!

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Outlet Editions Present: Vee Qian's LòuSen
Mar
18
1:00 PM13:00

Outlet Editions Present: Vee Qian's LòuSen

We are so excited to be releasing our very first Outlet Edition this Sunday with Portland illustrator and designer Vee Chenting Qian! Please come by Outlet to talk with the artist and check out their work! 

About Vee: Hi everyone, my name is Vee Chenting Qian. I am a designer, illustrator, and photographer from Wuxi, China that has been in Portland for five years. I have always struggled to write personal introductions. Many times, when I think about how to write introductions, I just want to say any random thought in my mind, such as a curious daydreaming explorer and a spaced out traveler on a cliff. A random scene plays in my mind of a microwave exploding near my head and blowing my mind into the universe.So, rather than discuss myself for too long, I’m going to talk about this zine, LouSen.

LouSen is the pinyin for the Mandarin words “漏森(LouSeng)”. If you separate “漏森(LouSeng)”, “漏(Lou)” means leak and “森(Seng)” means forests. I combined the two words to make the name for this pink monkey because I think it sounds clumsy and lovely. This little zine talks about the little monkey LouSen who got bit by a vampire cat and still lived a happy family life. After drawing this, I feel it relates to my experience because I feel like I am different, like a “vampire” because I am the only visibly queer person in my family. Like LouSen, I feel like I just want to have a happy life with my family.

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Mar
10
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register Here!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt *SOLD OUT* waitlist available
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt *SOLD OUT* waitlist available

*This event is sold out, but the waitlist is open!*

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

*SOLD OUT* but waitlist is open :)

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Erasure Poetry Workshop with Zachary Schomburg
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Erasure Poetry Workshop with Zachary Schomburg

This 3 hour session will introduce you to the poetic form of Erasure, which is the practice of erasing words from an existing text to generate new poetry / visual art. Together, we'll look at published examples of erasure, and discuss what might make our own erasures successful. Before we meet, I'll assign a brief reading which will we use to center our discussion. I'll also provide materials for erasure, including books, random prose texts, white-out, scissors, glue, markers, etc. If you already have a text you'd like to erase, please feel free to bring it along. At the end of the session, we will all be invited to share our new erasure work with the group. All are welcome. No poetry or erasure experience is necessary. 

workshop fee is $20 Register HERE!

Zachary Schomburg is a poet, novelist, illustrator, teacher, and the publisher and editor of Octopus Books. He lives in Portland, OR.

Here is a bit more at The Poetry Foundation.

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Felt Decorations by Rachel Beyer Book Release
Jan
19
6:00 PM18:00

Felt Decorations by Rachel Beyer Book Release

Outlet is pleased to host a book release party for Rachel Beyer’s first book, Felt Decorations: 15 eye-popping projects to create published by Arcturus Publishing.

We invite you to come meet the author, get a signed copy and make a gemstone refrigerator magnet (a simple ‘no-sew’ project featured in the book).

Rachel will be giving a short talk beginning at 7pm sharing some of her experience and creative process in how she stitched, wrote, illustrated and photographed her first published book! Q&A to follow.

Snacks and drinks will be provided. Admission is FREE! #feltdecorationsbook

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ABOUT THE BOOK:
Felt Decorations features 15 eye-popping projects to create using felt and simple embroidery techniques. With easy-to-follow, hand-drawn illustrations, Rachel guides you through all the basics from choosing your felts and learning simple sewing techniques to mastering decorative embroidery stitches. Choose from gemstone-inspired refrigerator magnets and “Day of the Dead” theme sugar skull sachets to journal covers and Moroccan tile coasters. Whatever your skill level, you’ll find something wonderfully inspiring to create.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Rachel Beyer is an artist, graphic designer and creative maker based in Portland, OR. She has a BFA in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Seattle and specializes in illustration, surface design, lettering, product and packaging design and DIY blogging. Her style is characterized by a love of bright colors, nature, and art & crafts from the 1960s and 1970s. You can find more of her creative work at rachelbeyer.com and at her collaborative blog, adventures-in-making.com. Follow her on Instagram @feltdecorationsbook

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Poetry Workshop with Zachary Schomburg
Jan
18
to Mar 1

Poetry Workshop with Zachary Schomburg

Come join Zachary Schomburg this winter at Outlet for a six week Poetry workshop.

This will be a generative poetry workshop for poets at all levels. The main focus will be to sustain a poetry writing practice for six weeks with access to a small group of focused readers. After each workshop, Zachary will give the group a prompt/assignment to complete for the week, one that addresses some aspect of poetry writing brought up in your group conversations. The participants will spend the beginning of the following week's workshop discussing your experiences with the assignment.

The workshop will be capped at 6 people, so everyone will get about 20 minutes of focused group discussion of their own new work at each meeting. The class will meet once per week for 6 total weeks starting on January 18th and meeting every Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30. 

$200 total per person for the 6 weeks.
Contact Zach to reserve your spot: 

Zachary Schomburg is a poet, novelist, illustrator, teacher, and the publisher and editor of Octopus Books. He lives in Portland, OR.

Here is a bit more at The Poetry Foundation.

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Jan
6
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

*SOLD OUT* but waitlist is open :)

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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A Holiday Pop-Up: Evelyn Kritler, Helado Rosa, Flume Leather Co.
Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

A Holiday Pop-Up: Evelyn Kritler, Helado Rosa, Flume Leather Co.

Just in time for the holidays! Outlet hosts three PDX-based artists/curators/makers with a focus on quality, community, and ethical production: Evelyn KritlerHelado Rosa, and Flume Leather Co.

You’ll find an array of gifts for everyone on your list—from fine art prints of original watercolors, to handcrafted works by Mexican artisans, vintage from the American Southwest, and leather goods that fuse classic materials with modern design. 

ENJOY: Seasonal drinks while you shop.

STUDENTS: Receive 10% OFF all items with a valid ID.

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x14 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you appointment only usage of the risograph for your future printing projects. REGISTER HERE

It's a printing party and you are invited.

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Letterboy Workshop
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Letterboy Workshop

Portland! Learn the basics of calligraphy and hand-lettering!

We are happy to host Peter Liedberg AKA Letter boy on November 11th at Outlet! Peter is a Graphic Designer who works with mostly with calligraphy and hand lettering in different forms. He currently lives in Tokyo, Japan and works with clients worldwide.

Peter will go through everything from brush pen to black letter calligraphy. Drawing by hand lets us understand why and how letters are built and also to get a genuine feeling that most of the time gets lost when using computers.

This workshop fits the beginner and people who have dabbled in calligraphy and hand-lettering in the past. 

Included:
All the materials needed on the day, pens, rulers, triangles etc  (And you can bring them home after the workshop!)

Lunch

Bisquits, coffee and tea.

More info and tickets:

www.letter-boy.com

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Prose Workshop w/ Zachary Schomburg
Nov
6
to Dec 11

Prose Workshop w/ Zachary Schomburg

Join Zachary Schomburg this fall at Outlet for a six week workshop focused on generating short prose. 

Through prompts, exercises and guided readings that focus on prose poetry, flash fiction, short lyric essay, short non-fiction, micro-memoir, short biography, etc, participants will compose a series of new prose pieces and discover new approaches to writing in condensed spaces. 

Togther we'll read pieces from Anne Carson's Short Talks, Karl Ove Knausgaard's Autumn, Rivka Galchen's Little Labors, Maggie Nelson's Bluets, Brian Blanchfield's Proxies, Mary Ruefle's My Private Property, Sawako Nakayasu's Texture Notes, Suzanne Buffam's Pillow Book, Andrea Rexilius' New Organism Essays, and Julio Cortazar's Instruction Manual.

Our workshop will be capped at 6 people. We will meet once per week for 6 total weeks. Each participant will get about 30 minutes of focused group discussion by the group at least 3 times. Each piece will be workshopped for about 30 minutes.

$200 total per person for the 6 weeks.
Contact Zach to reserve your spot: zacharyschomburg@gmail.com

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Elevator Teeth & Charlene Man POP UP & Zine Release!
Nov
5
1:00 PM13:00

Elevator Teeth & Charlene Man POP UP & Zine Release!

So excited to welcome artists Elevator Teeth and Charlene Man to Portland and to Outlet!

Please join us as they POP-UP with zines, prints, pins, patches and shirts from 1-5 on Sunday. Also, it's the zine release for Hardcore Ambient which was curated by Elevator Teeth! It includes 31 artists and was printed on the risograph. 

ELEVATOR TEETH is an elusive creator from California. They produce graphics, music, merchandise and run HARDCORE AMBIENT, a press that is dedicated to releasing fun, interesting & experimental works. They just returned from exhibiting work in Japan and will be touring the U.S. to show off some of their latest releases.

Charlene Man is a Hong Kong born artist and based in UK. She enjoys taking inspirations from everyday life and approaches her work with humour and mix-culture experiences. Her main goal is to make you happy. 

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 11x17 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph as well as her new sister Jolene!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you access to Barbara and Jolene during our weekly open hours for your future printing projects. 

It's a printing party and you are invited. Register HERE!

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Risograph Basics W/ Kate Bingaman-Burt
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Risograph Basics W/ Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza!

Participants will take home and edition of 15, 2-color 8.5x14 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own starter print collection!)

Come and get to know Outlet's Barbara the Risograph!

Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine.

Workshop fee is on a sliding scale of $50-$65 (the ticket is donation, so please input your price at check out). All materials, including paper and mark making supplies are included. This fee also grants you appointment only usage of the risograph for your future printing projects. REGISTER HERE

It's a printing party and you are invited.

This workshop is lead by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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