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Pen15 Press will be releasing a butt-load of new editions this Friday,  through Brain Waves Zine + Print Collection. Come by and see what we’ve been working on for the past few months – new zines, new prints, + original artworks. June 8, 7 – 9pm. Recession Art @ Culture Fix, 9 Clinton Street, New York, NY. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of a new zine in progress….

NEW!!! Two-color Screenprint by Jason Roy – Edition of 13, 11 x 17 inches. $30+Shipping. Available through Booklyn, here.

Awkhold Vol. 2 Release + Group Exhibition

Jason Roy & Aimee Lusty of Pen15 Press, join ten other artists in an upcoming exhibition AWKHOLD at Booklyn Artist Alliance curated by Jason Kachadourian. The exhibition is based off a  unique publication of the same name, a portfolio of 12 artists including editions and original artwork in an edition of 150. Click here for more information….

Six color glow-in-the-dark silkscreen by Jason Roy
Image: 10 x 13 inches
Paper: 11 x 15 inches

$25 + Shipping
Available here….

Hi, we’ve got a new drawing zine for you. It’s all abstracted drawings of things in and around my house. It’s yellow and white. It’s printed with black ink. It’s 8.5 x 5.5. It’s xeroxed. It’s an edition of 30. It’s by Aimee. It’s yours for $3.50, shipping included!

Jason Roy tabling Pen15 Press at the Booklyn Print + Zine Fair this past weekend. More photos on Booklyn’s Flickr.


Featuring prints, zines, book arts, apparel, music and ephemera by individual artists and independent publishers including: Booklyn Artists Alliance, Brainwaves, Casey Farnum, Jess Poplawski, Jason Kachadourian, Lauren Denitzio, Mike Taylor, PEN15 PRESS, Ugly Duckling Presse, Wild Isle & Many More!

June 18 &19th, 12 – 6pm, on Greenpoint Ave, btw. Franklin and West! More info…

BOOKLYN 37 Greenpoint Ave, 4FL, Brooklyn, NY 11222.

Pen15 Press will be participating in Booklyn Artist Alliance‘s very own print and zine fair, street level outside the Pencil Factory, coinciding with Northside Open Studios, June 18-19, from 12 – 6pm. Keep checking back, we hope to make new editions for the fair!

9 to 5 Comics Resurrected

It feels like summer, therefore we like slacking off at our day jobs more than usual. 99% of the drawing is done at work, and one comic is completed in one day. New issues weekly!

ARTEFACTS, a new zine by Aimee Lusty, will be released this Friday, February 25 at Brainwaves Zine + Print Department at Storefront Gallery; in conjunction with JUX: new painting by Andy Spence + Colin Thomson and, in the back room, new still life paintings by Amy Lincoln.


16 Wilson Avenue

Outside News


The Pen15 Press Store is now officially online!

You like books? Prints? Zines? Check out Booklyn Art Gallery’s BigCartel for Pen15 Press members artwork & affiliated friends.

Awkhold Vol. 2: Release Party + Group Exhibition

March 3, 2012. 7 – 10pm @ Booklyn Artist Alliance, 37 Greenpoint Ave 4FL. Brooklyn, NY

For more info……

January 28 – February 26, 2012


Artwork & Personal Collections of:
Alexander Heir
Jess Poplawski
Katie Plassche
Keith Pavia
Victor Giannini


This exhibition focuses on five artists, their personal collections and the work it inspires. IO features artwork exhibited alongside a wide range of totems and amassed ephemera including but not limited to: photographs, bones, leaflets, masks, studded jackets, flags, action figures, instructional manuals, plants, and curio cabinets. Exhibiting objects from their space alongside finished artwork illustrates the process of pulling inspiration from the world and transforming it into a unique language. Curated by Aimee Lusty & Scott Meyers. More info…

Out of Print
Sept. 3 – October 2, 2011  @ Booklyn Artist Alliance


Artwork by:
Casey Farnum
Dina Kelberman
Jason Roy
Mike Taylor


Out of Print exhibits artists using print and self-publishing as a common starting point in creating and sharing their work. These artists create, compile content, edit, print and disseminate their own work as easily distributable and affordable editions. This exhibition’s mission provides the artists with the opportunity to work out of print and realize original works on a larger scale. For more info….

July 9 – August, 7, 2011.
Opening reception July 9, 2011; 7 – 10pm.

Featuring works by:
Evan Robarts
Jason Kachadourian
Jessica Williams
Jon Bocksel
Scott Meyers

Hunter/Gatherer includes artists with the common practice of borrowing both aesthetic inspirations and found objects from their local surroundings. Curated by Aimee Lusty. For more information please contact

37 Greenpoint Avenue. 4FL. Brooklyn, NY 11222

More info……


The Greenpoint-based Booklyn Artists Alliance will be hosting a night of books — featuring an exciting auction of fabulous eccentric artworks — readings, music, giveaways, and general good times to celebrate Booklyn artists and the completion of the cataloging of the First Booklyn Decade Archive. The night will be free of a cover, and anyone interested in art, artists books, and/or partying, is strongly encouraged to come out.
WHERE: Spike Hill night club in Williamsburg at 186 Bedford Avenue (across street from L train)
WHEN: Thursday, June 23, 7-10 p.m.

PRESENTS: 3 Months of Mail Art

Co-curated by Kate Wadkins and Hrag Vartanian, Presents will draw on the 100+ mail art works. Hyperallergric HQ. Friday, June 17 from 6pm to 9pm. 181 N 11th Street, Suite 302, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

Calling all Mail Artists

Our favorite Kate Wadkins, is hosting an open call for mail art submissions to be part of Hyperallergic’s upcoming Mail Art Show. The show will coincide with Northside Open Studios, June 16 – 19. Submission deadline June 8.

Victor Giannini’s self-published Skeightfast Dyephun Volume 1, available online!


Input <> Output Zine @ Booklyn. Exhibition + Zine curated by Aimee Lusty + Scott Meyers. Available here along with past exhibition zines, prints + original artwork.


Giant Sized Comic by Jason Roy, featured in the exhibition Out of Print @ Booklyn Artist Alliance.

Window Mural by Jason Roy for Artists and Craftsman.

Jason Boy Roy with his window painting, photo by Kate Wadkins.

SISTERS CRUTCHFIELD have joined forces to start their own record label DELTA QUEEN RECORDS. Their first record Waxahatchee- American Weekend will be released in June. Here’s a sneak peak of the album cover I’m working on for them.

I made buttons for the release this Friday!

Bad Banana 7″ cover art by Jason Roy. Check out their winter tour dates.

Kate Wadkins & Brain Waves Print + Zine department at Storefront, Brooklyn, NY

Tom Tom Magazine, posters, hoodies, and t-shirts, printed at Pen15 Press.

Pen15 fodder, Star Trek fanzine from 1990! Xerox, comb bound.