Buckminster Fuller’s Legacy Inspires Sustainability Projects Across the Globe

Buckminster Fuller’s Legacy Inspires Sustainability Projects Across the Globe

Apr 22, 2016

Every day, you hear about a new way that humans are harming our planet, whether it's through earthquake-causing fracking, ozone-obliterating pollution, or ecosystem-destroying business practices....

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And The Winner Is...Overcup Press!

And The Winner Is...Overcup Press!

Apr 13, 2016

Great news! Overcup Press is excited to announce not one, not two, but three new awards for our titles! On April 8th the results of...

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In Honor of Record Store Day: Five Female Musicians Talk Books

In Honor of Record Store Day: Five Female Musicians Talk Books

Apr 12, 2016

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 16th. Since 2008, Record Store Day has become a day for vinyl-lovers to celebrate the unique culture surrounding...

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April Events, Festivals, and a Book Release Party!

April Events, Festivals, and a Book Release Party!

Apr 06, 2016

The 2nd Annual Ema Show Opening at Hellion Gallery Meet naoshi at the L.A. Times Festival of Books The Tall Trees of Paris book release...

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The Tall Trees of Paris by Matt Wagner Featured in the Toronto Star

The Tall Trees of Paris by Matt Wagner Featured in the Toronto Star

Apr 04, 2016

  This past Sunday, The Toronto Star featured our upcoming title, The Tall Trees of Paris: 42 Independent Artists Share Their City and Their Work...

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National Youth Art Month Is In Full Swing!

National Youth Art Month Is In Full Swing!

Mar 21, 2016

According to his mother, Pablo Picasso’s “first words were ‘piz, piz’, a shortening of lápiz, the Spanish word for ‘pencil.’” At eleven, Claude Monet was...

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Five Women Artists To Watch This Year

Five Women Artists To Watch This Year

Mar 14, 2016

Quick, name five artists. For most people with even a cursory arts education, five artists should come relatively easy. For those with a more intense...

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The Big Screen, the Stage, and Beyond: Bucky is Back!

The Big Screen, the Stage, and Beyond: Bucky is Back!

Mar 03, 2016

We always love when we have reasons to talk about the late, great Buckminster Fuller. In case you haven’t seen our older blog posts, Bucky...

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Five Things You Need to Know about Buckminster Fuller

Five Things You Need to Know about Buckminster Fuller

Feb 22, 2016

The Buckminster Fuller Challenge has started up again and it's calling on all you crazy, passionate, genius-type people who want to change the world! Read on...

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We're Wearing a New Look!

We're Wearing a New Look!

Feb 19, 2016

We’re thrilled to unveil a new look for the Overcup Press website.                   The redesign of our site...

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Hellion’s Second Annual Ema Show—Three Cities, Forty-One Artists

Hellion’s Second Annual Ema Show—Three Cities, Forty-One Artists

Feb 09, 2016

Ema plaques are a ubiquitous sight in Japan. But what are they, exactly? These small wooden plaques are usually purchased at Shinto shrines. People buy...

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Must See Events—Winter 2016

Must See Events—Winter 2016

Jan 20, 2016

ART NOT IMAGE Show at Hellion Gallery Opening Thursday, February 4th, 2016Curator and Overcup author, Matt Wagner’s gallery, Hellion, will host an intimate show featuring...

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Hello, Seattle!

Hello, Seattle!

Nov 17, 2015

We're pleased to be the current featured publisher in the Chin Music Press showroom at Pike Place Market in Seattle. They'll be selling all of...

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New Video for "Ice Cream Work" by Naoshi

New Video for "Ice Cream Work" by Naoshi

Nov 03, 2015

A book trailer (or short video) is a way for an author to connect with readers and let them know what the book is about. At 48...

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My What a Busy Fall We Have Planned!

My What a Busy Fall We Have Planned!

Sep 29, 2015

It may still feel like Summer here in Portland, but our calendar tells us the busy fall season is headed towards us, full steam! Here's...

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Play the MFNW Art Photo Challenge

Play the MFNW Art Photo Challenge

Aug 15, 2014

Overcup Press wants MusicFest NW attendees to share all the festival has to offer—and win some prizes, too! We're giving away two copies of The...

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MusicFest NW is One Day Away!

MusicFest NW is One Day Away!

Aug 15, 2014

Publishing can be one lonely journey. We spend a lot of time working solo and putting in hours in front of computer screens. Artists also...

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"The Tall Trees of Portland" Artist Party

"The Tall Trees of Portland" Artist Party

Mar 26, 2014

Some nights are special; last night was one of them. Two weeks before the release of our latest title, The Tall Trees of Portland, we...

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Three Years Out

Three Years Out

Mar 15, 2014

Reflecting on Japan’s Triple Disaster Three years ago I read David Mitchell’s amazing novel The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De  Zoet. Set in 1799, the...

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Welcome to the Overcup Blog

Welcome to the Overcup Blog

Mar 08, 2014

Here, we'll share stories about the work we do to publish books, the authors and subjects of the books we publish, and talk about culture,...

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