Radius Gallery – Printmaking Station

1050 River Street #127
Santa Cruz, 95060
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full run of show Jul 1, 2022 - Jul 1, 2022

"Printmaking Station" :  ONE NIGHT ONLY!!!

Join us at Radius Gallery to for a night of DIY printmaking offering the best party favor ever - wearable art made by you! Artist Crystal Contreras will guide you through the printmaking process using traditional linoleum blocks. The artist will provide all materials (including shirts, bandanas, and totes) for participants to learn how to block print. Participants are welcome to bring their own garments, bags, or bandanas to print on. This is an all ages hands-on activity. FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY.

ABOUT THE EVENT

“Printmaking Station” is a “Home for the Arts” project led by the Tannery Arts Center, in partnership with Radius Gallery and Arts Council Santa Cruz County.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Crystal Contreras (@theircolors) is a self-taught lino artist hosting a live printmaking station inspired by all things Santa Cruz. Originally born in Watsonville, their work stems from a newfound appreciation of life in Santa Cruz formed during the pandemic. One of their biggest influences has been the lively artist community and vibrant nature home to Santa Cruz. In their first solo art event, they hope to bring community engagement and excitement through live printmaking. This event is meant to bring active creativity to Santa Cruz and the Tannery Arts Center as a thank you for being part of their artist evolution. 

Radius Gallery is located at the Tannery Arts Center.

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