Noyo Printworks launch in April drew over 100 people who signed up with interests in letterpress, etching, relief prints, mono printing, book arts and related experimental work; initial workshops, classes and studio groups will begin in May/June.
Laurel Moss, our Vandercook Letterpress "angel", celebrates with Jonathan Palmer. He brings indepth experience in printmaking and letterpress and teaches is Art classes at Mendocino College, Ft Bragg Campus. (left)
Come First Friday, May 1, 5-8 pm for another peek...with Demos: Polymer Plate designs on the Letterpress & Essentials of Block Printing. Noyo Printworks' new address 215 Laurel Street, heart of of Ft. Bragg
Art @OddFellows series continues in Mendocino... "The Art of Letter, Word & Book", opens May 1 and runs daily through May 25. Forty local and regional artists share a rich array of work including handmade artistʼs books, calligraphy, letterpress, text into other art, altered books, art made from up-cycled books, plus related work in wood, ceramics and more.
Special Events during the show...
May 3 2-4pm Lino Cut Block Party $15
May 9 4-5pm Artists Talk about their work.
May 9 5-8pm Opening Celebration!
May 16 7-9pm Singer /Songwriter Evening with Mendocino Stories $12
May 23 2-4pm Exploring Simple Book Forms $15
- Explore the Gallery@ Flockworks next door with an array of unique local work. We're also making summer plans for garden parties, hands-on art, Artful rummage and more fun in the garden.
- Murals at Noyo Food Forest, Dunbar School in Sonoma and Mendocino K-8 are underway.
- New Newsletter, websites, signage, publications and more will help get more people informed and involved. Come join us!