historic 1241 Carpenter Street
our building


Due to COVID our building is not open to the Public for POST in person visits. Please check with the individual artists to set up an appointment for a personal studio visit.

Stay safe, wear your mask, get vaccinated and maybe we can all see eachother for a festive POST in October.

Thank you for you understanding.


Over fifty artists and craftspeople working in an awesome 19th Century factory building. 

See the July 28, 2019 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer >

Magnolia image from COVID linoleum prints by Alice Austin

"COVID Year,” a book of 20 linoleum prints, is a presentation of pandemic thoughts and occurrences, with a focus on the seasonal plants from my garden. 

April 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021

By appointment only.

Alice Austin is a Philadelphia-based printmaker, sculptor and book artist.


1241 events

Big sale.
Friday, June 14, 3-6 PM
Saturday, June 15, , 3-6 PM

Some people sing the blues. Some people feel blue. Picasso has a blue period. Blue is Royal. Submit your postcard sized art.

Invisible Landscapes is an exhibition of works on paper, prints, and artist books, by Alice Austin and Andrea Krupp exploring invisible landscapes. Join us for Andrea's artist talk.

Artist presentation and closing reception, Saturday June 24 ? 4-6 PM

One of the six talented Community Supported Artists, Alexis Nutini of Dos Tres Press, will be opening up his shop for an afternoon of print demonstrations, refreshments and a preview of his 2017 Community Supported Art edition.

June 24 / 3 - 7 PM

Our third biennial single-sheet book show is an international call.
Participate in our upcoming single sheet book show. The prospectus is included at the link. Start folding and join the heavybubble mailing list to get updtes about when and how to submit and follow on twitter @heavybubble