Naomi Velasquez – We Never Must Quit

Artist Statement

We Never Must Quit is a letterpress print in an edition of 14 created with handmade paper and ink. This print was created for 2022, the 50th anniversary of Title IX in honor of Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act.

Materials & Technique

11″x14″ letterpress broadside, letterpress printing, handmade paper

About Naomi Velasquez

Naomi S. Velasquez is an award winning contemporary textile and book artist. Her artwork is consistently shown internationally and nationally and in diverse venues ranging from galleries to public works installations. Naomi holds an MFA from the University of North Texas in Studio Art. Naomi is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. She is the coordinator for the Fiber Media and Papermaking areas. Her work is held in numerous private and public collections including the University of Denver Library, Emory University Library, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the arts and the University of North Texas Special Collection.