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Nashville, Tennessee 37211

Crowing Hens Bindery is a one-woman bindery and letterpress print shop, selling handmade blank books, letterpress printed stationery, limited edition fine art prints, unique book jewelry & letterpress printed decorative papers. As the owner of a Nashville-based private business, I do my best to honor the heritage of fine craft and art that saturates my community and region. All of my products are designed and made by hand in Nashville, Tennessee from high quality materials available using traditional bookbinding techniques. I aspire to create beautiful, useful work that becomes a part of your everyday life.

Backyard Birds series- Letterpress linoleum art prints

Art Prints

Bookbinding is my passion, and printmaking is my obsession. I am constantly challenging the limits of detail that I can achieve by carving into linoleum. I pull each print one at a time on antique presses and print on archival paper using offset lithography inks and colorfast pigments.

Backyard Birds series- Letterpress linoleum art prints

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Backyard Birds series- Letterpress linoleum art prints

from 30.00

Birdwatching can be a magical experience. As an avid birdwatcher I enjoy identifying, photographing, feeding, and researching all of the birds that frequent my backyard.

These prints are from my "Backyard Birds" series. Each is letterpress printed on an antique Chandler and Price Old Style platen press from 4 hand-carved linoleum blocks. They are printed on Mohawk Superfine 70lb. natural cover. The edition size of each print is 110 and each print will be signed and numbered. The printed area measures 4 inches by 4 inches on paper measuring 6 inches by 9 inches. 

The "Backyard Birds" series is ongoing and currently includes 5 birds:

Nashville Warbler
Puffy Goldfinch
Wet Robin
Hungry Nuthatch
Windblown Hummer

Choose your favorite or purchase all 5 at a special price!

All artwork is copyright MARY LOUSE SULLIVAN. Rights are not transferred with sale.

For wholesale inquiries contact me here.

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