Nicholas Hornyansky (1896-1965) was born in Budapest and became familiar with technique long before he turned to art full time. Hornyansky was a colour mixer from the age of 12 in his father’s printing works. He later studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, and continued his studies […]
Images of wildfires in western Canada prompted artist Phyllis Gordon to begin researching fires and creating artwork of burning forests, working on wood supports and making woodcut prints to depict the beauty and danger of fire. Then she was inspired to take a journey.
David Blackwood has been telling stories about Newfoundland in the form of epic visual narratives for 30 years. He is widely regarded as Canada’s most accomplished printmaker.
Renowned Canadian artist John Hartman is an expert in drypoint, a rare printmaking technique that originated in 15th Century Germany.
British printmaker Anthony Dawson’s tiny, perfect etchings match the tones that surround us now as fall fades into winter. His prints are hand-coloured with water-colour washes.
West Coast printmaker Lynne Brofsky is “moved by the sensuality of the human figure, asymmetry, architecture, landscape, growth and decay,” themes that infuse her monotypes.