Category Archives: Roadworks 2011

Roadworks 2011: A Day in Pictures

Things have been a bit quiet on the blog front, but only because they have been so busy here at SFCB! Now that autumn is in full swing, we’ll have more time to sit down at our computers and document all the fun stuff that’s been going on. Let’s start things off with a pictorial […]

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Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.

Roadworks 2011: Interview with Nora Aoyagi

Here are a few words from Nora Aoyagi, a Roadworks 2011 featured artist… “I originally got interested in printmaking in college, mainly working with woodcuts. I had always been really interested in art making, but printmaking was something new for me altogether. I really loved that it combined repetitive tasks, the capacity to make multiples of a favorite image, […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Roadworks 2011: Interview with Rigel Stuhmiller

Check out our interview with artist Rigel Stuhmiller, as she prepares to join us for our 8th annual Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival. Any word on Rigel’s Opera Man? Or is he MIA? Allie: How did you get into printmaking? Rigel Stuhmiller: I was introduced to basic printmaking in high school and experimented with it […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Roadworks 2011: Interview with Rik Olson

Check out our interview with master woodcarver, beloved SFCB instructor, and Roadworks veteran artist Rik Olson! Allie Washkin: How did you get into letterpress/printmaking? Rik Olson: In 1982 I took a five-day wood engraving class from Barry Moser. I was quickly hooked and realized that in order to make an image of my wood engravings I […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Roadworks 2011: Interview with Eric Rewitzer

San Francisco printmaker & Roadworks featured artist Eric Rewitzer took some time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions for us here at SFCB… Check it out! (But in case you hear any loud crashing, close your computer and run… it’s Godzilla!!) SFCB: How did you get into letterpress/printmaking? Eric: I’ve been printmaking […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Roadworks 2011: Interview with Anagram Press & Springtide Press

Check out our interview with the excellent tag team at Anagram Press and Springtide Press, Jessica Spring and Chandler O’Leary. Thanks Jessica and Chandler for chatting! And we can’t wait to see your newest Dead Feminist piece revealed at Roadworks! 1. How did you get into letterpress/printmaking? Jessica: I worked as a typesetter at Macalester […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Nora Aoyagi featured at Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival

SFCB is proud to announce Nora Aoyagi as one of the featured artists at our 8th Annual Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival. Nora is a Bay Area artist and illustrator with a self-proclaimed “fondness for fairytales and fearsome creatures.” Residing in Berkeley, her drawings, paintings, and prints reflect her taste for the dark side, inspired […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Eric Rewitzer featured at Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival 2011

SFCB is proud to announce Eric Rewitzer as one of the featured artists at our 8th Annual Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival. Eric, aka the Lonely Robot, is a Bay Area painter and printmaker who seeks a constant “search for identity in a world of automatons, beauty, Californians and chaos” (according to his website, http://rewitzer.typepad.com/). […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Rigel Stuhmiller featured at Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival 2011

SFCB is proud to announce Bay Area artist Rigel Stuhmiller as one of the featured artists at our 8th Annual Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival. Rigel specializes in printmaking, illustration, design, and storyboarding. Her diverse body of work includes elegant vegetable prints, farm logos, comics, and so much more. Her style is sweet and whimsical, […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."

Rik Olson, featured at Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival 2011

SFCB is pleased to welcome back Rik Olson, illustrator and wood-engraving wizard, to his (and our) 8th Roadworks: A Steamroller Printing Festival. Born in Antioch, Rik Olson received his BFA from the California College of the Arts. Having learned from masters Barry Moser, John DePol, Richard McLean, and Ralph Borge, Olson’s finely crafted skill is […]

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Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin
Allie Washkin, SFCB's newest marketing intern, is earning a BA in Creative Writing at SFSU. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she has cultivated a love and devotion to coffee, airports, adventures, and the written word. She often walks, for hours on end, with nothing but ideas... Keep moving forward, and there will be light. Better said by Frank O'Hara: "You are gorgeous and I'm coming."