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Walls of Creativity, Part 2

Continuing with this week’s photo challenge of walls, another great exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (VMFA) was that of Japanese woodblock prints. 556 more words


Noto Peninsula - Sea of Japan

Typical Sea of Japan scenery around the south-west side of the Noto Peninsular at a place called Ganmon (巌門) in Ishikawa Prefecture. Ganmon features in a woodblock print by the master artisan Ando Hiroshige.  44 more words


The Life of Cats in Historic Japanese Woodblock Prints

Japan and cats. What’s not to like?

Utagawa Kunimaro (active ca. 1850-75), A Brief History of the Buddha Dainichi Disguised as Otake, 1849. Color woodblock print; 22 ½ x 16 inches. Courtesy Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation.


new year; new woodblock prints

January is a strange month. It’s great to hit the ground running after the holidays, but my son has loads of time of school this month. 68 more words

Certain Art

two holiday shows

(drumroll please…) I have work in two shows this holiday season. Please come and see some wonderful art by me and many others.

The first is the… 57 more words


new wooblock prints

(with apologies for the poor photography…)


Arts and Crafts Fair in the Park

Another year has passed and it’s time for the annual Arts and Crafts Fair in the Park. Beautiful sunny weather, but didn’t seem to be as many people as last year (two vendors even packed up and never came back.) Maybe the grand opening of the new outlet mall the same weekend had something to do with it. 76 more words