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2022 Street Prints

CALL FOR ARTISTS

2022 STEAMROLLER PRINTMAKING

CALLING ALL PRINTMAKERS – After two successful years, Makers + Creatives is back once again to bring our large-scale prints to the streets of Cheyenne.  In conjunction with Paint Slingers’ annual street art festival and in partnership with Growth Foundry, Makers + Creatives is looking for artists to help bring these unique prints to life.  All artwork will be split 50/50 between artists and Makers + Creatives.  Please share this opportunity with any artists you think may be interested.

Makers + Creatives was established in July 2019 as an adult-oriented creative club with the mission of making interesting events and learning experiences more accessible to the Cheyenne area. Check out our Instagram and Facebook to see past events including photos from last year’s event.

Over the weekend of July 16 and 17, 2022 Cheyenne will be host to a weekend full of art events all over downtown.  In the middle of it all, we’ll be hosting our popular Steamroller Printmaking event for the third year in a row.

Selected artists will design and cut a 3’ x 3’ linoleum block print, which will be printed using a steamroller during a designated 3-hour window of time.  There is no theme or specific imagery associated with this call or the event: feel free to exercise your creative genius!

If you are or know of, an artist that might be interested in this truly unique event, please contact us as soon as possible with some examples of your work and your plan for creating a 3’ x 3’ print using a linocut technique. If you are selected, we will provide you with the lino, as well as paper and ink at the event.

This call will close Saturday, April 16, 2022.  Artists will be selected and notified by April 23 and materials will be delivered as soon as possible.  We will not be able to ship materials.

Check out this video to get a sense of the scale and the idea.

For our third year of Steamroller Printmaking, we look forward to making this year’s event the best yet!

To be considered, please fill out the form below and on it include your personal information, examples of your work, and a sketch of your design idea for the 3’ x 3’ steamroller print.

Contact us at [email protected] for more information.

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