About Gabriel Rummonds

Richard-Gabriel Rummonds is acknowledged as a pre-eminent handpress printer of the late-twentieth century. For nearly 25 years, using the imprints Plain Wrapper Press and Ex Ophidia, he printed and published illustrated limited editions of contemporary literature on iron handpresses, primarily in Verona, Italy, and Cottondale, Alabama. Retrospective exhibitions of his work were held in Rome, New York, San Francisco, Verona, and the Biblioteca di via Senato in Milan. He founded the MFA in the Book Arts program at the University of Alabama.