John Brebner

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Teacher
Location Feilding, Manawatu, New Zealand
Introduction Married to Allison for 45 years, 3 sons, David, Russell and Paul. I have been primary school teaching in New Zealand for 32 years and for the last 11 years have been developing a Book Art Studio, Library, Art Gallery and substantial warehouse of printmaking equipment and materials. We have a Letterpress Printing and Bookbinding Museum that is a working collection. I have invented an A4 relief printing press and an A3 hydraulic printing press that I manufacture and sell throughout New Zealand with sales into 5 countries overseas. Allison and I have written, illustrated, set, printed, bound and published over 100 titles of artist books.
Interests letterpress printing, bookbinding, solarplate printing, lino carving/ printing, papermaking, marbling, painting, digital photography, golf, surfcasting, WWOOFing host
Favorite Movies Worlds fastest Indian, The Piano, Whale Rider, The English Patient
Favorite Music Beatles, Jazz, Fat Freddies Drop
Favorite Books The JB of Letterpress, The Art of Woodtype, Michael Smither Painter