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Tricia Treacy

Since 2000, Tricia Treacy has been running her own letterpress design studio—Pointed Press—creating custom book and print work for commercial clients and collaborating with other artists and international writers. Clients have included Blank Rome, Comcast, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the University of Pennsylvania.

She is a book artist, designer, conceptual thinker, printmaker, and experiments with new forms of media to execute her ideas. She is inspired by information design, film, language, maps, music and typography. Using both digital and analog methods, Tricia merges type and image in her work. Her studio is located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, slightly south of Philadelphia.

Currently, she is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Visual Communications at the University of Delaware. She earned her BA in English from West Virginia University and her MFA in Book Arts + Printmaking from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Her books are in major special collections throughout the country.

Courses Taught

spring 2010

ENGL 122.401 Grotesque Forms