Making Block Prints With Polystyrene Foam

Using sheets of pink polystyrene foam insulation to create my block prints.

Solo Show of Block Prints at Kafka’s

I worked most of the summer preparing a collection of block prints and a large wallpaper installation for a solo show.
The show will be up until November 14th. Kafka’s Coffee And Tea is at 2525 Main Street in Vancouver, between Broadway and 10th.

Our Print Shop is Open!

Our new Print Shop is open!

Heavy Skies at The Boulevard Café from May 19

Aya helped me install 26 pieces at The Boulevard Café at University of British Columbia on Monday. View Larger Map Click through to see more pics of the installation.

Heavy Skies 09: High Traffic Security

Heavy Skies 09: High Traffic Security

Heavy Skies 08: Used For Simple Tasks

Heavy Skies 08: Used For Simple Tasks

Heavy Skies 07: Areas From Damage

Heavy Skies 07: Areas From Damage

Heavy Skies 06: The Way Bricks Don’t

Heavy Skies 06: The Way Bricks Don’t

Heavy Skies 05: Cracked Chevaliers

Heavy Skies 05: Cracked Chevaliers

Heavy Skies 04: The Way Bricks Don’t, Too

Heavy Skies 04: The Way Bricks Don’t, Too

Heavy Skies 03: Lifted Condensation Limit

Heavy Skies 03: Lifted Condensation Limit

Heavy Skies 02: Self-Supporting Structure

Heavy Skies 02: Self-Supporting Structure

Heavy Skies 01: Precast Lot Dividers

The first of nine posts showing the pieces I had on display in our recent show.

Studying Woodblock Printmaking in Osaka

We found a mokuhan-ga (woodblock printmaking) artist who teaches the traditional methods right in her Osaka studio, and I studied with her for two months this past spring. The techniques she taught me enabled me to complete my Heavy Skies print series, which is currently hanging at Kafka’s in Vancouver. Haruka-sensei applies paint to the […]

Our Show at Kafka’s in Vancouver

We’re finishing up our work, getting ready to hang it tomorrow in time for the opening on Thursday, August 15. My pieces are all large-scale woodblock-style prints based on the “heavy sky” series I did during Thirty Days Project last November. Aya’s pieces are large, abstract works based on explorations from her Thirty Days Project […]