June 30th, 2014

Art Bookies

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Jayes Caitlin’s artist book, Volume Of A Gas, will be on display at Artist Books and Cookies hosted by Ooga Booga and For Your Art at 356 Mission.

May 31st, 2013

Not My Type

Heavy Gel’s 2nd Art Show, “Not My Type” is a show for bibliophiles, type addicts, writers, poets, and the text obsessed. You don’t have to like us, and we don’t have to like you, but we can drink wine together and talk hardcover.

Featuring work by

Betsy Birkey, The Exploded Library

Abe Homer

Jeff Sherfey

with an experimental music/writing performance of PHRASE, by XSE&E and assembled musicians. 


Sat June 1st, 7pm

Gallery will also be open Sun 12-6.

April 11th, 2013

Head of the Mammoth Press Website


Head of the Mammoth Press’ brand new website is up and running. Built by Jayes Caitlin @ XSE&E, layout by Abe Homer, editor, co-founder, and creative director.

Check out the site for the latest submission guidelines, new publications, and upcoming readings.


April 9th, 2013

History Begins With Summer



Jeff Sherfey’s latest book,

History Begins With Summer

Edition of 5, hand bound, oil stick stenciled covers.

November 5th, 2012

Heavy Gel Ribbon Cutting

Heavy Gel’s grand opening was a grand success. Turnout was good, thank you to everyone who came down and took some art home with them.

The current group show of Heavy Gel’s resident artists will be up until Nov 30th. The gallery and studio are open by appointment, we’re happy to have you over,  call 312-224-8654, or e-mail info@heavygel.com to set up a time.








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