Characters from the Exquisite Corpse Project

The Exquisite Corpse Exchange project, started at the 2016 Annual Summer Workshop in Texas, is finally put together! This was a very fun and playful collaboration of eleven artists who submitted original wood engravings for an Exquisite Corpse book. Joanne Price cut the pages and bound them together in Japanese side stab fashion with a…

Words With Wings honors WEN artists with poems: 9/10

High School students from a 2016 summer writing camp, Words With Wings (organized by the Missoula Writing Collaborative) visited the Wood Engravers’ Network Triennial Exhibition and Dramatic Movements: Frederic Remington’s Early Engravings, 1882–1893 at the Montana Museum of Art & Culture in July 2016 and wrote Ekphrastic poems inspired by their favorite works. The Second…

January 2017 WEN Calendar page by Eric Gulliver!

Eric Gulliver’s January calendar image is to be part of WEN’s project, “Seize the Carp” organized by Tony Drehfal in collaboration with Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Eric Gulliver is WEN’s treasurer and lives in Cleveland, Ohio where he is active with Zygote Press and The Morgan Papermaking Conservancy. He organized a wood engraving…

R.P. Hale’s Cosmic Cat

WEN member R.P. Hale, of Concord, New Hampshire, recently proofed a wood engraving on a boxwood round, of his studio companion. R.P.’s astronomy expertise influenced the background to this image … “The abstract background pattern was inspired by an etched pattern on a nickel-iron meteorite and simplified from that.“ More about R.P. Hale, and his…