a personal blog for Jamey Alea

Category - Art

August 18, 2023

A Shift in Priorities: Book Arts & Fire Ecology Press!

It has been a while since I’ve updated here, but actually I’ve gone through some serious changes in my life over the past couple of months. I had been struggling...

April 12, 2023

I Love Cassettes

Let’s talk about cassette tapes. A friend of mine recently made a prediction about cassettes becoming the next hipster thing, like vinyl has become. That’s an interesting thought! I’m afraid...

January 24, 2023

Anatomy of a LARP Prop

Recently, I shared my experience at Saturnalia, a blockbuster LARP that was held this past November in New Orleans, but one aspect of it that I wanted to talk about...

June 2, 2022

A Field Trip to Cleveland: My Residency at Zygote Press!

I did something cool and interesting last week that I want to share about: a one week long residency at a printmaking studio in Cleveland, OH called Zygote Press! At...

May 4, 2022

Making Old Things New Again: Jameson Hampton & the Tarot of Sorts

I like old things. Antiques. I like their vintage visual aesthetic and the way they smell. I like thinking about the people who used to use them. It makes me...

March 10, 2022

Finding Empowerment With New Work: A Conversation with Studio Resident Jameson Hampton

I have been hard at work on my letterpress residency project and the upcoming exhibition which opens at Book Arts next week! Here’s the description of the project: The Tarot...

January 12, 2022

Glitch Art @ The Intersection (and beyond!)

Glitch art is something that I’ve been doing as a hobby… for quite a long time, actually, but I’ve come back to it in a really big way the past...

October 11, 2021

Letterpress Love & The “Tarot of Sorts”

I’ve been rather quiet online recently, but it’s for a good reason: I’ve spent this summer very heads down working on art! And now I want to tell you about...