Join us for Roadworks! If you’re near San Francisco, come visit us this weekend!
DATE : Sunday, September 28, 2014 11 am – 4 pm.
PLACE : Rhode Island Street (between 16th & 17th Streets) in San Francisco
COST : FREE!
JOIN IN THE FUN: Steamroller printing, 40 craft vendors, family friendly hands-on printing activities for the public, music, art exhibition and more.
See 3 ft x 3 ft linoleum carvings printed on the street with a steamroller for a press. This year, a good friend of Painted Tongue Press, Luz Marina Ruiz, is among the 6 artists whose work is being printed by steamroller.
Here’s what the event organizer, San Francisco Center for the Book, has to say about the event:
2014 Featured Artists
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL! We are pleased to announce the list of the 2014 Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival featured artists. The featured artists are ::
:: MAURO FFORTISSIMO :: classical pianist and the creator of the Sunset Piano, calligrapher of player piano scrolls unrolled into banners, he melds music with the visual arts.
:: GRENDL LOFKVIST :: letterpress printer at San Francisco Center for the Book and San Francisco City College, blackletter calligrapher mentored by Ward Dunham, and offset printer at Inkworks, Berkeley, bastion of social activism.
:: RIK OLSON :: has carved his way through all eleven Roadworks, following the adventures of his grandfather’s steamroller as it rumbles over a bridge of books through time, space, inferno and paradise.
:: ERIC REWITZER :: printmaker of 3 Fish Studios, brings to a smashing conclusion his triptych wherein San Francsico meets Godzilla, King Gidorrah, and who-knows-who this year?
:: LUZ MARINA RUIZ :: her early fascination with California landscape and light has evolved over the years to create a synthesis of nature, light and basic organic forms: the essence of life.
:: RICHARD WAGENER :: artists of the amazing California in Relief and The Sierra Nevada Suite published by the Book Club of California, will render his vision of the Panama Pacific Exposition, which enchanted the world at San Francisco in 1915.