Wednesday was another busy day at Magnolia in which a number of accomplished artists – who also teach at UC Berkeley and Stanford - visited the studio for printing and consulting.
Earlier in the day, artists and UC Berkeley alumni/faculty Aaron Maietta and Brody R. stopped by to do some amazing trompe-l'oeil prints:
Those pieces of wood that appear to be sitting on the press are actually printed on a flat sheet of drywall!
Then later in the afternoon, Donald Farnsworth hosted a group from the Art & Art History Department at Stanford that included Enrique Chagoya, Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, Gail Wight, and Craig Weiss.
As the Stanford Art Department finally moves into its new building, these faculty members looked to Farnsworth and Magnolia Editions for advice on setting up a state-of-the-art printmaking facility.
The group also took a break from their discussion to enjoy a print on aluminum panel created at Magnolia by Enrique Chagoya:
More art by Enrique Chagoya at Magnolia Editions
More art by Donald Farnsworth at Magnolia Editions
UC Berkeley Art Department website
Stanford University Art Department website