Jamie Mahoney is the first director of the Bowe House Press, a letterpress studio that she restored at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts. She is editor of the publication thINK, a semiannual letterpress student publication.She is currently working on a large-scale digital project, Objects + Methods: Masters of Design. This is a series of filmed interviews with significant designers that include Massimo Vignelli, Ivan Chermayeff, Lance Wyman and Ronald Shakespear from Argentina.In addition to her work in letterpress and documentary filmmaking, Jamie freelances for Al Gore’s Alliance for Global Protection creating limited edition screen-printed posters.
Prior to joining VCUarts, she was Vice President/Senior Art Director at The Martin Agency in Richmond, Virginia. She is internationally known for her work on a client roster that includes Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler Plymouth, the National Salvation Army, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Valvoline, Seiko, Nickelodeon, Timberland, Finlandia Vodka and Coca-Cola USA.
Her work has been recognized in national award shows such as The New York Art Director’s Show, The One Show, The Magazine Publishers of America Kelly Awards, Communication Arts and Print, the two major national professional publications in the United States in the communication arts field. Her designs and films have also been showcased internationally in the British Design and Art Direction annual at the Cannes Film Festival, in Graphis, the major international publication on graphic design and Archive magazine. She has judged national and international shows including Communication Arts and the Magazine Publishers of America Kelly Awards.