Road machine rolls over student art in printmaking process

Artists lift a collection of woodcut prints made Thursday by a road roller at Colorado Mesa University. Participants included CMU art students and faculty, International Baccalaureate students from Palisade High School and visiting artists. An opening reception for the pieces is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Art Gallery in the University Center. The exhibit of giant prints runs through Nov. 2.



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Artists lift a collection of woodcut prints made Thursday by a road roller at Colorado Mesa University. Participants included CMU art students and faculty, International Baccalaureate students from Palisade High School and visiting artists. An opening reception for the pieces is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Art Gallery in the University Center. The exhibit of giant prints runs through Nov. 2.

The students stood in two parallel rows holding down layers of cloth with their body weight protecting their art, carefully stepping back before a heavy road roller came close to crushing…




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