Photography by Augusta Rose


Messenger Press is the imprint of book artist and printmaker Valerie Carrigan. Valerie works out of her studio in a historic mill in western Massachusetts where she produces prints and artist books. Through monotype, relief and letterpress printing, she explores the intersection of the natural world and the human spirit. Valerie was the 2015 Book Artist in Residence at Maine Media Workshops + College in Rockport, Maine where she produced a limited edition artist book titled The Walk. She is currently an Associate Professor of Studio Art at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont.