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Santa Cruz

Tree-with-Windows, Santa Cruz Pogonip Santa Cruz from the Pogonip
Monterey Bay from the Santa Cruz Pogonip (diptych, 2002)
This diptych is now available as a matched giclée set (measures 60x29 inches if framed together). Only a few matched sets remain: $1350.00 unframed. See below for full details.
Tom learned to print and developed his woodcut style in Santa Cruz, where he has lived much of his adult life. The scenery and light of this coastal region has a great influence on his imagery, as can be seen in the following prints, many of which have appeared in his Coast of California series. All prints are limited editions, signed and numbered.

Key to Abbreviations is at the bottom of this page.

Key to Printing History Terms is at the bottom of this page.

Wilder Coast, Santa Cruz
Wilder Coast, Santa Cruz
Wilder Coast, Santa Cruz

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Wilder Coast, Santa Cruz
Image Size:10x13 inches
Printing History: Edition of 165 plus 10 a.p.s completed April 2006. Multi-block reduction cut with 6 color layers. 20 remain.
Available
Price: $275.00
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Natural Bridge, Santa Cruz
Natural Bridge, Santa Cruz
Natural Bridge, Santa Cruz

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Natural Bridge, Santa Cruz
Image Size:11x18.5 inches
Printing History: Edition of 175 completed September 2004. Multi-block reduction print. 50 remain.
Available
Price: $385.00
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Tree-with-Windows, Santa Cruz Pogonip
Tree-with-Windows, Santa Cruz Pogonip
Tree-with-Windows, Santa Cruz Pogonip

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Tree-with-Windows, Santa Cruz Pogonip
Image Size:13.5x16 inches
Printing History: Edition of 156 plus 13 a.p.s printed March 2002; multi-block reduction cut. Out-of-print.

Large-format Iris-print (giclee) edition created 2009: ed. of 48 plus 20 a.p.s. Image size 26x30. Available only as a matched set with "Santa Cruz from the Pogonip" for $1350.00. 
Available as a Giclee Print Only
Price: $matched set only: $1350
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Santa Cruz from the Pogonip
Santa Cruz from the Pogonip
Santa Cruz from the Pogonip

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Santa Cruz from the Pogonip
Image Size:13.5x16 inches
Printing History: Edition of 156 plus a.p.s 1-17 and w.p.s 1-6. Early a.p.s have different key block part around flowers, later cut-away. Printed November 2001 through March 2002; multi-block reduction cut.

Large-format Iris-print (giclee) edition created 2009, ed. of 98 plus 15 a.p.s Available as a matched Giclée set with "Tree-with-Windows" for $1350.00. Single giclee print measures 26x30 and costs 650.00; only 5 ed. prints and some a.p.s remain.
Available as a Giclee Print Only
Price: $650.00
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Bonny Doon Beach, Santa Cruz
Bonny Doon Beach, Santa Cruz
Bonny Doon Beach, Santa Cruz

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Bonny Doon Beach, Santa Cruz
Image Size:13x19.5 inches
Printing History: Edition of 130 printed 1989; multi-block reduction cut. o.p.
Out of print - not available



Davenport Town
Davenport Town
Davenport Town

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Davenport Town
Image Size:12x18 inches
Printing History: State I of 20 a.p.s printed 1982 with yellow cliffs [depicted here]; State II numbered as 50 but only 10 printed 1984 with white cliffs. o.p.
Out of print - not available



Davenport Beach [or] San Vicente Creek
Davenport Beach [or] San Vicente Creek
Davenport Beach [or] San Vicente Creek

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Davenport Beach [or] San Vicente Creek
Image Size:9x12 inches
Printing History: Edition of 85 plus 3 a.p.s begun 1981, but only printed through number 69 before block damaged. o.p.
Out of print - not available



Loma Prieta from Santa Cruz Pogonip
Loma Prieta from Santa Cruz Pogonip
Loma Prieta from Santa Cruz Pogonip

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Loma Prieta from Santa Cruz Pogonip
Image Size:8x10 inches
Printing History: First edition of 85 begun 1983, plus 5 a.p.s; ed. II of 75 begun 2011.

 
Available
Price: $75.00
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Lime Kilns, Grey Whale Ranch
Lime Kilns, Grey Whale Ranch
Lime Kilns, Grey Whale Ranch

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Lime Kilns, Grey Whale Ranch
Image Size:12x19.5 inches
Printing History: State I printed in edition of 5, 1983, along with Half-Title for "Walls" book, with this word carved into image (as it appears here); State II edition of 50 plus 3 a.p.s printed 1990, with lettering removed (filled and recarved); State III of 75 begun 1998, block recarved.
Available
Price: $150.00
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The Purse Seine
The Purse Seine
The Purse Seine

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: The Purse Seine
Image Size:6x3 inches
Printing History: First edition of 10 printed 1984, along with unnumbered University of Alabama chapbook of Robinson Jeffers' poem; Edition II = 30 plus 10 a.p.s; III = 60 plus10 a.p.s; IV = 50; V = 80 plus 20 a.p.s.
Available
Price: $55.00
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 Wilder Beach
 Wilder Beach
Wilder Beach

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Wilder Beach
Image Size:4x6 inches
Printing History: Edition of 30 printed from 1979; Edition II of 50 begun from recarved block, 1997.
Available
Price: $40.00
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Fava Beans, Sandhill Bluff, Santa Cruz Coast
Fava Beans, Sandhill Bluff, Santa Cruz Coast
Fava Beans, Sandhill Bluff, Santa Cruz Coast

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Fava Beans, Sandhill Bluff, Santa Cruz Coast
Image Size:9x12 inches
Printing History: First edition of 50 printed 1978; Second edition of 30 printed late 1980s. o.p.
Out of print - not available



Panther Beach
Panther Beach
Panther Beach

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Panther Beach
Image Size:7x10.5 inches
Printing History: First edition of 30 plus 2 a.p.s printed 1978; later editions -- some titled "Laguna Creek, Santa Cruz Co." -- printed in these numbers: II=30; III=40 plus a.p.s 3-11; IV=50; V=45 plus a.p.s 12-21. Block destroyed. TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE. 
Out of print - not available



UCSC Beach, Santa Cruz
UCSC Beach, Santa Cruz
UCSC Beach, Santa Cruz

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: UCSC Beach, Santa Cruz
Image Size:8x10 inches
Printing History: First edition of 50 plus 4 a.p.s printed 1978-79; Second edition (II) of 50 plus a.p.s #s 5-13; block recut in 2005 and Edition III of 50 printed plus 20 a.p.s.
Available
Price: $75.00
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Majors Canyon, Santa Cruz Co
Majors Canyon, Santa Cruz Co
Majors Canyon, Santa Cruz Co

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Majors Canyon, Santa Cruz Co
Image Size:8x5 inches
Printing History: First edition of 30 plus a.p.s 1-8 printed 1978-79 -- some early prints titled "Red, White and Blue Beach"; Second edition (II) of 40 plus a.p.s 9-14 printed during 1980s/90s. III of 35 completed 2004. Block destroyed.
Available
Price: $65.00
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Dead Seal
Dead Seal
Dead Seal

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Dead Seal
Image Size:5x7 inches
Printing History: Edition of 50 plus 5 a.p.s begun 1979.
Available
Price: $60.00
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26th Avenue, Santa Cruz
26th Avenue, Santa Cruz
26th Avenue, Santa Cruz

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: 26th Avenue, Santa Cruz
Image Size:9x12 inches
Printing History: Edition of 50 plus 7 a.p.s printed 1979-98; ed. II of 45 begun 2005.
Available
Price: $75.00
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Santa Cruz from the Pogonip (1978)
Santa Cruz from the Pogonip (1978)
Santa Cruz from the Pogonip (1978)

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Santa Cruz from the Pogonip (1978)
Image Size:8x10 inches
Printing History: Edition of 50 plus 6 a.ps printed 1978-85, also 10 unnumbered posters handprinted 1978 with Gary Snyder poem "Front Lines", some signed by poet. Block destroyed. o.p.
Out of print - not available



 Last Winter in Santa Cruz
 Last Winter in Santa Cruz
Last Winter in Santa Cruz

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Last Winter in Santa Cruz
Image Size:9x12 inches
Printing History: Edition of 50 plus 9 a.p.s and 1 b.p. printed 1975-89; block damaged. 
Out of print - not available



Woodpecker Tree, UCSC Farm
Woodpecker Tree, UCSC Farm
Woodpecker Tree, UCSC Farm

Copyright ©2014 Tom Killion.

 

Title: Woodpecker Tree, UCSC Farm
Image Size:9x12 inches
Printing History: Nominal edition of 50 printed through #30 beginning 1975; used as copyright page in "28 Views of Mt. Tamalpais". Block damaged. o.p.
Out of print - not available




Key to Abbreviations:
All prints are signed and numbered in pencil; dimensions are of the actual image itself, not including signature or paper margins, given in inches, height before width.
a.p. = artist's proofs (where color experiments are made before edition is pulled)
b.p. = book proofs (pages from handprinted books that were never bound in and are now sold separately as signed prints)
o.p. = out-of-print
w.p. = working proofs (have serious flaws or odd color variations)


Key to Printing History Terms:
1. "Multi-block reduction (cut) prints" are limited to one edition as blocks are destroyed in the printing process (see Technique page).
2. Editions: Second editions (II) of other multi-color prints involve recutting of color blocks and consequent variations in the final image. Some of the single color prints have been issued in multiple small editions with touch-up recutting ("cleaning-up") of blocks, but no significant changes in the printed image. With the exception of "Wave", "Seaweed" and "Mt. Tam from Wolfe Grade", no more than 350 prints (total of all editions and a.p.s) have been issued of any print.
3. "Giclées": Killion's digital reproductions are created with new generation "iris print" technology that enables the images to be printed on all-rag watercolor paper. All Killion's "giclée" prints are larger-size than the original woodcuts and have only been created after the woodcut editions have sold out (see information in How to Purchase Prints). All other Killion prints are handprinted by the artist from his original hand cut blocks.