in the mouth of the wolf - in boca al lupo (Itl.) "may you have luck"
liza yee is a designer, letterpress printer, maker, wife, and mama to magical twin boys. She lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dreams of Gold is a one of a kind, textile jewelry line. Fortuna Press is a personal art and custom stationery letterpress workshop that she runs on her trusty Vandercook 4. And finally, Fortnight is a local art collective that she is grateful to be a part of.
liza earned her BA from UCLA and lived in Italy for a spell, engaging her creative energies towards art and food. She is a recipe editor for the Handstand Kids Cookbook, a cookbook series directed at introducing kids of all ages to different cultures through food. Her dad taught her wood and metalworking skills at a young age which have proven useful as a furniture builder/designer and museum exhibit fabricator. liza has worked on numerous international museum projects that focus on interactive education for children and adults, including the California Academy of Sciences, the Smithsonian and Hong Kong Wetland Park. She discovered letterpress printing after a serious hand injury and enjoys the rhythm and precision of the craft. In 2007 she received a residency at Penland School of Crafts and returned in 2008 to assist a course in letterpress printing and bookmaking.
She is available for letterpress printing, illustration and custom jewelry.