adam paul heller - Society of Printers
The Society of Printers
For the Study & Advancement of the Art of Printing
Keith Cross, president
Michele V. Cloonan, vice president
Michael J. Babcock, Jr., treasurer
Joseph R. Moore III, secretary
Michael Russem, auditor
ADAM PAU L HELLER
gangster letters & modern orthodoxy
After completing his bachelor’s degree in Studio and Fine Arts at the University of Vermont (1996),
Adam Paul Heller spent two, auspicious years of intensive study in the rural setting of the Benedictine
Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut. It was under the tutelage of Benedictine artist
Sr. Praxedes Baxter, mfa, osb that Adam first began carving letters in stone. With determined
conviction, Adam then apprenticed with Nicholas Benson at the John Stevens Shop where the
Benson family’s tradition of brush lettering and hand carving became his doctrine. Adam’s
flourishing carving practice, located in Norfolk, Connecticut, is dedicated to independent
projects, memorials, and collaborations with artists, architects, and designers.
Adam will discuss recent work with various illustrious collaborators and
February 3, 2016
The Club of Odd Volumes
77 Mount Vernon Street,
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
Social hour begins at 5:30 pm.
Dinner seating begins at 6:30 pm.
Please respond to the secretary,
Joe Moore, at 617-497-1277 or to
by January 29, 2016.
A vegetarian meal is available.
Kindly inform the Secretary of your
preference when making the reservation.
the sometime widening fissure between tradition and immediacy.
Dinner reservations not honored
will be billed at the current rate.