Grendl Löfkvist

Grendl Löfkvist is an instructor in the Visual Media Design Department at City College of San Francisco, where she teaches the History of Graphic Design, Book Arts, Calligraphy, and Letterpress Printing. She offers a variety of courses at the San Francisco Center for the Book, including Blackletter and Uncial Calligraphy. She is also a core instructor at Type@Cooper West.

Grendl is currently the President of the American Printing History Association’s Northern California Chapter. She was an offset press operator for 13 years at the politically progressive Inkworks Press Collective in Berkeley. Her interests include the study of printing as a subversive “Black Art” and she is always on the lookout for bizarre, unusual, or macabre print, type, and lettering lore.