moodysa <at> gmail . com

b. 1982 / Anchorage, AK
Lives and works in Anchorage, AK

Education
2020        MFA, Book Arts + Printmaking, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2005        BA cum laude, Art History, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Experience
2020-23  Apprentice, Russell Maret, New York, NY
2020        Intern, Conservation Lab, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2019         Extern, Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
                  Intern, Russell Maret, Brooklyn, NY
                  Intern, Wells Book Arts Summer Institute, Aurora, NY
2018-20  Letterpress Studio Technician, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                 Assistant to Sarah Nicholls and Russell Maret, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2016-18   Printer’s Devil, Ilfant Press, Seattle, WA
                 Letterpress Assistant, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Honors, Awards, and Residencies
2021-22  Book Artist-in-Residence, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2020       Arts Aid PHL, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
                 UArts Cares Grant, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2019        Artist-in-Residence, Wells Book Arts Summer Institute, Aurora, NY
2018        First Annual Scholarship Award, Ladies of Letterpress, St. Louis, MO
2018-20  Trustees’ Scholarship, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibitions
2023       Visual Volumes, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2021        Reflex/Reflect, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA
                 CMYKings: Zines in Four Colors, Risolve, Lancaster, PA
2020       CMYKings: Zines in Four Colors, Antenna Works, New Orleans, LA
                 Intersections: Book Arts as Convergence, College Book Art Association Members’ Juried Exhibition,
                 Carroll Gallery at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2019        Staff Art Show, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
                 Variations of the Artist Book: Philadelphia Center for the Book Member Exhibition, City Hall,
                 Philadelphia, PA
                 ILSSA: Frameworks, Unrequited Leisure, Nashville, TN
                 Visual Voice: work by current MFA Book Arts + Printmaking students at UArts, Anderson Portal Gallery
                 at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                 Open Press Collection 2, LVR Industrial Museum Paper Mill Old Dombach, Bergisch Gladbach,
                 Germany
                 Open Press Collection, Kölner Graphikwerkstatt, Cologne, Germany
                 Works in Progress, Gallery 224 at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Collections
Dartmouth College, Rauner Special Collections Library, Hanover, NH
Getty Center, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections, Washington, DC
Open Press Project Collection, Cologne, Germany
The Soapbox, Soapbox Zine Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Stanford University, Cecil H. Green Library, Stanford, CA
Tulane University, Special Collections, New Orleans, LA
University of the Arts, Borowsky Center for Publication Arts Archive, Philadelphia, PA
University of California, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA
University of Iowa, Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books, Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa, Special Collections Library, Iowa City, IA
University of Missouri, St. Louis Mercantile Library, St. Louis, MO
University of Puget Sound, Collins Memorial Library, Tacoma, WA
Various private collections

Memberships
CMYKings
Guild of Book Workers (Delaware Valley, New York chapters)
Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts (ILSSA)
International Duplicators Guild
Postcard Exchange

Additional Publications and Collaborations
Assistant printer for This Wisp of a Thing Called Civilization by Robert Bringhurst. Russell Maret, 2023.
Assistant printer for Colored Objects. Russell Maret, 2023.
Plant Thought by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Kiki Smith. 2022 Chapbook Series. Center for Book Arts, 2022.
“Title” by Susan Howe. Spring 2022 Broadside Series. Center for Book Arts, 2022. 
Assistant printer for Dispatches from the Lizard Brain. Russell Maret, 2022.
Assistant printer and binder for LX Checklist. Russell Maret, 2022.
Assistant printer and binder for A Pattern Book of Cádiz Ornaments. Russell Maret, 2021.
Assistant printer for Three Constitutions. Russell Maret, 2020.
“Goudy Broadside” (printed with Russell Maret). The Matrix, Issue 36. The Whittington Press, 2020.
“Fourteen Years Ago.” Clock Tower Nine #16: You Are Here (an atlas of everything). Daniel Noonan, 2020.
“Let it All Rain Down.” ToCall Magazine #13: Women Content. PSW, 2020.

Areas of Practice & Studio Skills
Letterpress printing / Bookbinding / Western Papermaking / Xerox alternative techniques / Typewriters / Machine maintenance / Studio maintenance

Volunteer
2023       Studio Ambassador, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2020       UArts Fellow, The Soapbox: Community Print Shop and Zine Library, Philadelphia, PA
2019        Manifest(o): Paper Revolutions, North American Hand Papermakers, Philadelphia, PA