About the Artist

Ilse Buchert Nesbitt

Ilse Nesbitt Third & Elm Press

Ilse moved to the United States in 1960 and taught typography and book design at the Rhode island School of Design in Providence, R.I for five years. In 1965 she founded the Third & Elm Press with her late husband, calligrapher and type historian Alexander Nesbitt. Since 1965 she has done numerous one-woman and group shows in the U.S. and Germany. Work can be found in the U.S. in the libraries of New York, Chicago, Providence, and many others. Her work is also housed in Germany in the libraries of Hamburg, Leipzig, and in the Klingspor Museum in Offenbach as well as in numerous private collections around the world.

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