Calling Artists: Print Your Art With Roots of Power Trains with Mendocino County Museum’s ‘ImPressed’ Community Art Project • The Mendocino Voice | Mendocino County, CAThe Mendocino Voice

MENDOCINO Co., 8/24/22 – This September will mark the 40th anniversary of the Roots of Motive Power Steam Festival, and artists are invited to participate in a unique community art project by contributing their art to be printed by Buffalo Spring of arranging steam roller as a press.

The event will take place September 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Willits at Recreation Grove Park, and printing will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Artists are also invited to submit an artwork to be featured in the Community Art Exhibition, which will be on display during the festival. This exhibit will be part of the Mendocino County Museum’s current exhibit, “ImPRESSED: A Celebration of Printmaking,” which is on view at the Museum in Willits through September 25, 2022.

Here is the announcement from the Mendocino County Museum with all the details:



ImPRESSED Community Art Project

The Mendocino County Museum invites all linoleum and woodblock printmakers to participate in
the 40th Annual Roots of Motive Power Steam Festival Burning Workshop on
Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Récréation
Grove Park across from the Museum, located at 400 E. Commercial Street Willits.
Roots of Motive Power will turn on their Buffalo Springfield Steam Roller and put it to
work as a public print media; heavy machinery and fine art combine in this beloved community
an event.
The studio and printing are on a first-come, first-served basis. Artists with blocks exceeding 8
thumbs must provide their own paper.
The Mendocino County Museum invites interested artists to also submit a print made during
festival will be displayed alongside our exhibition ImPRESSED: A Celebration of Printmaking for
the month of September. *A signed submission form is required and available at the museum.

For more information on our exhibits or programs, please visit or contact the Mendocino County Museum at
[email protected] or 707-459-2736.

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