During the Print Your Own Merch Workshop visitors to Canal Convergence will be able to screen print and keep (or purchase) Canal Convergence merchandise. This workshop will provide hands-on screen printing experience and includes free merchandise printing options to the public. The Print Your Own Merch workshop will include 4-8 one color images to be printed on various objects. Workshops will take place during both weekends of the event (Friday and Saturday).
Eli Richard is an artist and designer working in the Phoenix Metro area. His work focuses on playful and often imaginative imagery. Eli moved to Arizona from Northern California in 2013 and found immediate inspiration in the colors and landscape of the desert. Screen printing has always been his favorite media choice but more recently has worked in wood and metal sculptures. Eli is excited to share the printing process with visitors to Canal Convergence. Eli Richard lives in Tempe, AZ with his fiancé and daughter. He has an MFA in printmaking from ASU.