Iron Frog Press
Iron Frog Press (IFR} is a backwoods fine art press in the heart of downtown Dallas. Iron Frog Press is dedicated to printing innovative editions and working with artists to complete their printmaking projects. IFP specializes in color relief and intaglio printing, block cutting, photocopy transfers, chine colle, monoprinting, collagraphs, papermaking and combination print projects.
Matt has 20 years experience in fine art printing. He graduated from UNT with a degree in printmaking in ’94. Since graduation Matt has worked as commercial press operator, a graghic designer, art handler and a mural painter. He established Iron Frog Press ress in ’09 As well as making print and facilitating print projects for other artist, he constructs art objects of recycled paper and materials he has harvested from his property. Matt has been been shown in galleries and museums around the United States and he has won numerous awards for his work.
Matt is a founding member of the North Texas Printmakers Guild. (website: Facebook Page) The NT Printmaker’s Guild is a local organization, whose main purpose is to promote printmaking in North Texas. This newly formed group intends to be a resource and network for local professional artists, printers, vendor, collectors, and dealers who are interest in printmaking. Although this group is only a few months old, they’ve already hosted their inaugural show this past November and have shows scheduled for February and June.. Their 1st meeting is scheduled for January 7th at Oil and Cotton. For more info on the North Texas Printmakers Guild or to book time at Iron Frog Press Contact Mat Bagley at the below links.
The primary machine used at IFP is a Conrad Mono print Press with a 48×72 press bed. The press is owned by Terri Thomans of Paper Arts and the master printer is Matt Bagley. Contact Matt for pricing and to book time at 214 766 7947.
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