Oakland Art Murmur’s Board of Directors is pleased to confer The Flourish Oakland Community Award upon Era and Don Farnsworth of Magnolia Editions. Presented at Oakland Art Murmur’s annual benefit event Flourish, this award is a recognition of Era and Don’s steadfast support of creative enterprise and their altruistic fostering of the fine arts and artists in Oakland.
Founded in 1981, the Farnsworth’s Magnolia Editions is a fine art press and publishing studio located in West Oakland. Featuring traditional printmaking techniques alongside state-of-the-art technologies, Magnolia Editions is unique facility in which artists, both local and from around the world, can realize their projects through a staggering breadth of mediums. For their work, both as artists and facilitators of artistic activities, as well as supporters of the Oakland Art Murmur organization, the Board is pleased to have Era and Don hold this award in its inaugural iteration.