Drew Matott

Paper Talk
Paper Talk
Drew Matott

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Drew Matott divides his time between teaching at colleges, doing art residencies, completing studio work, designing new papermaking endeavors and directing Peace Paper Project. He has taught Photography and Contemporary Printmaking at North Country Community College, and Papermaking courses at the Community College of Vermont, Edgewood College, Ursuline College, Massachusetts College of Art and San Francisco Center for the Book. Since 2009, he has taught and exhibited internationally and completed numerous artist residencies.
This is the first book Drew created with handmade paper while at Buffalo State College. The book is a tribute to his late father, and contains his poems, drawings, photographs and writings.
Click through to watch some videos of the DIY Hollander beater in action:
Here’s a shot of St. Pauli Paper Studio in Hamburg, Germany:
At the end of the episode, Drew said he’d share Peace Paper’s budget. You can click through to see those numbers for 2018 here.

You can read more about Drew and the Peace Paper Project on the website.


Music featuring excerpts of Makin’ Paper folk song by Peter Thomas. Listen to the full song and find out about other paper and book arts folk songs.

Gary A. Hanson did the sound editing for this episode. He practices and refines his skills in audio production while making his own podcast I’ll Have a Beer and Talk, a show about tech news, culture, weird animal stories and of course, beer. Gary is also the Deckle in Pulp & Deckle, a Portland-based community hand papermaking studio.


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