Call For Entries: WEN’s 5th Triennial Exhibition

The Wood Engravers’ Network is thrilled to announce its 5th juried exhibition of relief engraving; expanding interest in and promoting the traditional and contemporary manifestations of the medium. We are seeking prints to be included in a Relief Engraving exhibition. Relief engraving can include engraving on any material ( wood, plastic, Corian®, Resingrave®) as long as…

Steve Wimmer Historical Research Fund

Research Grant opportunity in Santa Fe, NM

Applications for the second annual Steve Wimmer Historical Research fund are open through July 15, 2023.  Funds are provided so people can travel to Santa Fe, stay at the La Fonda on the Plaza, and research at the History Library.  Everyone is welcome to apply. Steve Wimmer Historical Research Fund_2023 About Steve Wimmer: In Remembrance…

New Book on longtime WEN member

Books by Hand Gerard Brender à Brandis, Wood Engraver and Bookwright by Marianne Brandis Gerard Brender à Brandis is an artist of uncommon breadth and depth.  During his long career he integrated all the elements of making books by hand: drawing, engraving, paper-making, typesetting, printing, spinning and dying flax for the covers and weaving them,…

More on Visual Literacy

Chapters 3 – 6 of the Visual Literacy Workbook by WEN member David Moyer and Brian Flynn are now availabe on Youtube. These chapters cover topics essential to all visual artists Gestalt, Unity,& Variety Introduction to Color The Illusion of Space Introduction  to Balance You can watch all six chapters with this channel link: Visual…

A Barry Moser Retrospective Exhibition & Book

Barry Moser’s book Wood Engraving:The Art of Wood Engraving & Relief Engraving is once again available in print. This book has been hard to find and often very expensive. The book’s release coincided with a retrospective exhibition of Moser’s wood engraving art at the R. Michelson Gallery in Northhampton, Massachusetts. The exhibition will be in…

Visual Literacy from WEN member David Moyer

“Visual Literacy is the ability to see and understand or read a visual image for its Form and Content.” Watch these videos based on David Moyer’s Visual Literacy Workbook that he uses where he is an assistant professor of graphic design at Pennsylvania College of Technology. There are currently 2 chapters available to view. The…