Steamroller Print Fest, October 5-6

Steamroller Print Fest

Print Fest! is a large–format, steamroller woodblock printing spectacle with a variety of printmaking kiosks, food trucks, music, and more! This event is free and open to the public!


Print Fest

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 / 12 - 5 p.m.
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (back parking lot)

There will be screen printing, wood and linoleum block printing, 3D printing, CNC engraving, tintype portraits, buttons made from tiny prints, printed t-shirts and a kids print-stamping booth.

Tintype portraits and printed t-shirts are available for purchase (bring a t-shirt, or buy one on site). There will also be raffles throughout the day with chances to win some cool, print-themed prizes. All proceeds from print-related sales will benefit the Art Department's Print Club, Studio Art Photography Area programming, AIGA/Graphic Design, and travel-related scholarships.

Gallery Talk with Visiting Artists

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 / 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Turchin Center Galleries A and B

Featuring Scott Ludwig, Katy Collier from Guilford College, and Justine Sanz from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.

First Friday

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 / 6 - 9 p.m.

The gallery talk is followed by First Friday at the Turchin Center which is part of the Downtown Boone Art Crawl. Residents, visitors and the Appalachian State University community are invited to the Turchin Center to experience the exhibitions featured in seven galleries. The event includes refreshments, a cash bar and live music by Nate Harris. This event is free and open to the public!

Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 / 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
130 Wey Hall (Print Shop)

John Amoss from the University of North Georgia will lead printmaking students in a Japanese-style Mokuhanga woodcut workshop.

Printmaking workshops are open to Appalachian State University students. The public is welcome to come in and observe but space is limited. Email to register or for questions about the workshop.