Happy New Year from WEN!

From the Wood Engravers’ Network, Happy New Year! May your year be filled with inky creativity! WEN is excited to be celebrating 25 years of wood engraving friendships, collaborations, and amazing ART! Stay tuned…we’re excited to share all the pages of the 2019 WEN Calendars over the next 12 months and so much more in…

Wood Engraving Class at Asheville BookWorks!

Wow! What a great weekend workshop at Asheville BookWorks this past weekend with Joanne Price! Asheville has a really fantastic arts community — and the artists in the class were shining examples of the area’s talent and vibrant arts scene: Lauren Miko, Barbara Portwood, Brooke Reynolds, Lynn Starun, and Janet Harvey braved a new medium and…

Pixley Amplifies Pumpkin Spice!

Board member and artist, Sylvia Pixley really puts the SPICE in October! Sylvia does several art fairs every year, traveling from city to city spreading the wood engraving word and marketing and selling her wonderful images. Many are hand painted to add punch to the black & white print. Check out Sylvia’s website to see…

September: Clear as Day

Member Bill Myers presents a colorful, clear view of a shore with tree. I especially enjoy the color text and holly ornament! Myers is a Minnesota artist working as Piano Press in St. Paul. About Piano Press, Bill Myers says: “I had already built my first printing press out of a piano, hence [my press…

McWilliams’ Marshland Meandering in August

WEN’s August calendar page features a figure wading through water and tall grasses. John McWilliams lives and works in McClellanville, South Carolina. McWilliams says of his art: “It is such sweet irony that, although the act of creating gives my life structure, it nevertheless produces an enigma, a puzzle that others may interpret through their…