American Woodcut Printmaking
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California's Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry, and History is a 2016 exhibit at the Reese Bullen Gallery - Humboldt State University which says: "The exhibition features artist Tom Killion's Japanese-style woodcut prints, which vividly portray the coast's ever-changing moods and diverse formations. From Southern California to Humboldt County, Killion's work colorfully captures the meeting of land and sea." Also see 10/12 feature from In The Make Accessed 9/17
The Figure in Woodcuts - Jerry B. Walters was a 2016 exhibit at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art, which says: "His specialty is woodcuts. 'I am truly excited by the relief process of woodcuts,' he said. 'I think this is because the process seems to be one that combines the disciplines of drawing, sculpture, and printmaking.'" Accessed 12/16
Gustave Baumann in California is a 2017 exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of California Art which says: "Gustave Baumann (1881-1971) was a pioneer in the development of the color woodcut in the United States. Although he is best known for his bucolic scenes of the Midwest and his majestic imagery of the American Southwest, he made twelve powerful color woodcuts depicting the natural beauty of the Golden State." Also see the press release. Accessed 4/17
James Todd: Looney Toones is a 2017 exhibit at the Montana Museum of Art and Culture which says: " In this exhibition and the accompanying catalog, Todd has reinterpreted his childhood drawings through woodcut printing, the medium for which he is perhaps best known today." - To read more after exhibit closes, go to "Past Exhibitions" section of museum website. Also see 6/15/17 article in Missoula Independent. Accessed 8/17
Joseph Lappie: Personal Mythologies is a 2018 exhibit at the Figge Art Museum which says:"Beginning about 10 years ago, Lappie began to shift traditional notions of printmaking, wherein the print is considered the artistic product, by creating installations of the carved wood blocks used to create prints. This exhibition includes three substantial bodies of work in this mode. By including a variety of Lappie's work, the exhibition will highlight his range as a printmaker and as an artist." Also see artist's website Accessed 3/18
White-Line Color Woodcuts is
a 2017 exhibit at the Allentown
Art Museum which says: "The white-line color woodcut was an early
twentieth-century innovation that allowed artists to print multiple colors
from a single carved woodblock. Originating with the Provincetown Printers
in Massachusetts, the technique offered simplicity of execution as well
as a painterly result. Featuring beautiful examples of white-line woodcuts
ranging in subject, style, and complexity, this installation, along with
a display of Arts and Crafts decorative arts, complements the harmonious
ideals of Frank Lloyd Wright's Little Library, on permanent view at the
Museum." Also see "The
making of a 'white-line' print" by Jeanne Norman Chase. Accessed
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