New Duds Screen Printing was started in 2008 by Torrey and Tessa Valyou, a husband and wife duo with a passion for print making and sewing. The early days were filled with, hard work, messy ink, late nights, DIY everything and lofty goals. We have expanded to a 5+ member team of hard working, efficient, happy to help staff that is ready to work with you for all your screen printing needs. Check out our bios below!
Torrey - Master Printer/Owner and Assistant to the Regional Manager
Torrey is the Owner and master printer at New Duds. A 7th generation Vermonter he started his printmaking career in 2006 at the University of Vermont while getting his BFA. He has a passion for printmaking and loves to make your branding a merch reality. He just may be the one responding to your emails and coordinating your order. He is also the illustrator behind all of New Duds original products! When not printing Torrey is a fan of local beer and food, outdoor adventures, family time, cooking, and growing vegetables.
Follow him on Instagram @newduds.
Katie - Production Manager and Chief Environmental Officer
Katie Loesel is our Production Manager over here at New Duds. She makes sure all parts of our process run smoothly. She is the scheduling guru, managing the calendar and corresponding with customers. Besides printing, her specialities include laser sharp eyes and remembering where random objects are located in the shop. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from The Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, Ohio and a Certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She is also a sailor, crafter, gardener, hiker, cyclist, and lover of local food and drink. Katie is an artist and tends to make prints, drawings, and installations. When not at New Duds, she teaches printmaking at Burlington City Arts and Champlain College. Check out her artwork and prints for sale!
Follow her art and happenings on Instagram @katieloesel.
Aaron - Production Assistant and Resident Giggler
Aaron David is also a Production Assistant out on the floor. His main duties focus on printing customer orders, but he is always assisting with other tasks around the shop. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Neon Glass Bending from The University of Wisconsin-Madison. While in school Aaron felt most at home while he was screen printing or bending glass in the Neon studio. Feeling that he has taken on the role of an Observer, Aaron's work speaks to the mental and emotional strain of mourning and realization. All of Aaron's most recent work can be viewed on his portfolio website.
Follow his art and happenings on Instagram @aarbear_david
Tessa - President/Owner/Product line manager
Tessa is the Co-owner of New Duds. She currently has a hand in many aspects of the business. From running the original product line smoothly, coordinating photo shoots, fiddling on Etsy, expertly mixing inks, and sourcing the best materials, she get it done. Tessa recently retired from making a line of handbags, Foliage Handbags, and is moving on to other ventures in the business. Originally from upstate NY, she fell in love with Vermont and Torrey while studying and running at UVM. She has a deep love for fabric, questioning everything, running, finishing tasks, delicious food, and her family.
Leanne - Production Assistant and Chief THATSWHATSHESAIDER
Leanne Shunney is the Production Assistant at New Duds. She helps with a little bit of everything and has developed into an excellent screen printer with an eye for detail. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from Parsons The New School for Design. Leanne is an illustrator that specializes in drawing, watercolor, screen printing, and intaglio etching. Her work is often centered around people and nature - including flowers, produce, animals, and an abundance of sea life. Her full range of work can also be seen on her portfolio website. During the summer she sells her work at the local artist market, which can also be purchased on her Etsy.
Follow her art and happenings on Instagram @leanneshunney.
New Duds is located in Winooski Vermont, a tiny city with a long ago history of textiles.
Come on by and chat about a print job, or do a little shopping!
Open Shop Hours: M-F 9:00-4:00
Reach us at: firstname.lastname@example.org 802.310.6803
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