Resume

Providence RI 02907
lahdesign@gmail.com | www.larahenderson.com

Education
University of the Arts, 2010
MFA, Book Arts & Printmaking

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2005
BFA, Graphic Design & Letterform

Experience
Adjunct Instructor, Brown University
Providence RI, Sep 2014 – May 2017
Art of the Book course, focused on letterpress printing and bookbinding. Each student self-published a book, with multiple copies, as their final project

Adjunct Instructor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, Jan 2016 – current
Book Structures course, focused on democratic multiples and hardcover binding

Adjunct Instructor, UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth MA, Jan 2015 – May 2015
Typography Two: Type as Information
Taught students the basics of designing with grids, information design. Final project was to produce a magazine.

Book Arts Coordinator, AS220 Community Printshop, Providence, RI, January 2015 – current
Lead Book Arts projects at the AS220 Industries, a maker space located in downtown Providence. Teach Art of the Book and currently developing an intensive workshop for the Summer of 2015.

Industries Director, May 2014 – January 2015
Printshop Manager, August 2011 – May 2014

AS220, Providence, RI,
Manage an education–based community printshop in downtown Providence, maintain a shop used by over 150 members, assist with technical printmaking skills, coordinate and teach classes in
letterpress, book arts, various printmaking methods.

Additional Teaching Experience
Instructor, AS220 Printshop, Providence, Rhode Island 2010–current
Adobe Suite, Book Arts, Letterpress, Offset Printing, Silkscreen, Graphic Design, Pre-Press

Teaching Assistant, University of the Arts, January 2009–May 2010
Introduction to Printmaking, Graduate Intermediate Course in
Lithography and Letterpress, Book Arts

Studio Assistant and Letterpress Instructor, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT, 2007–2008

Exhibitions
2017

2016

2015

2014
Mote Gallery, Providence, RI | Red Equals Ink
AS220 Group Show, Providence, RI
Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition Project, traveling exhibition

2013
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, Silver Spring, MD | REvisit,
RISD Museum, Providence, RI | Locally Made: Demo and Discourse: Lara Henderson on Book Arts
Candita Clayton Gallery, Providence, RI | Saturnalia

Collections:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Philosophical Society, the Rhode Island School of Design