Tom will be teaching a one-day workshop on his Japanese-style woodcut printmaking technique at Green Gulch Zen Center in Muir Beach on Sat. October 8. The class will include instruction in block carving and the production of a proof-ready single color block print by each student. Limited to 20 students, register early. To register call 888-743-9362 or visit: http://sfzc.org/green-gulch/calendar/workshops-retreats/woodcut-printmaking-workshop
Tom Killion will present a slide lecture on his "California's Wild Edge" print series which is being shown in the Reese Bullen Gallery at Humboldt State University, Arcata, from Sept. 1-Oct. 8. Humboldt County poets Jerry Martien and Jim Dodge will read poems of the northern coast. The slide lecturre and reading will be at HSU Library 2nd Floor Authors' Hall. A reception will follow in the Reese Bullen Gallery. For complete info contact: email@example.com or 707-826-5818
Located in the creekside redwood groves of Mill Valley's historic Old Mill Park, the Festival is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year with a poster featuring Tom's new woodcut print of "Mill Valley Lumber". The Festival takes place Sat.-Sun. Sept. 17-18, 10-5 daily. Visit Tom's Booth #62, in the center of the Festival near the Old Mill, where Tom will be showing a great selection of original woodcut prints, framed and unframed, including original prints of the Festival's poster image. Music, children's entertainment, food, drink and friends liven up this community event where Killion got his start as a teenage artist in the 1960s. The Festival is also celebrating its 60th Anniversary with a GALA party at 142 Throckmorton Theatre on Saturday evening, Sept. 10, featuring a party band of luminary MV musicians like Bill Champlin.
For complete info visit: mvfaf.org
Santa Cruz Printers Chapel: Group Retrospective (includes 4 Killion pieces): Dependable Letterpress: Negative Space Gallery 1192 Illinois St. San Francisco thru Oct. 21. visit dependableletterpress.com
Killion Framed Print Show: 142 Throckmorton, Mill Valley thru Sept. (celebrating Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival with Marin County scenes). visit: throckmortontheatre.org
See Tom's latest original prints, large-format prints and a complete selection of available work at California's premier outdoor art show. Located at Sausalito's Marinship Park off Bridgeway Ave., the Festival runs thru Labor Day Weekend, Sat.-Mon., 9-5 daily, with a GALA fundraiser Friday evening. Tom will be at Booth #333, in the 'middle tennis courts' area. Live music, children's entertainment and great food and drink make this fun show, especially if you take the Ferry from the City or East Bay.
For complete info and tickets Visit: http://sausalitoartfestival.org/#intro
See Tom Killion's original woodcut prints of the California coast, along with excerpts of poetry from his gold medal-winning book "California's Wild Edge" at the Reese Bullen Gallery of the HSU Art Dept. in Arcata, from September 1 through October 8, 2016. A Public Lecture by Killion along with local poets Jerry Martien & Jim Dodge will be held Sept. 22 (see below). The Gallery is open Mon.-Fri. 12-5 (7pm on Th.), Sat. 10-2. Located in HSU Art Dept., at B & Laurel. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-826-5814
Visit Tom's Booth #448 (on University Ave. between Bryant & Florence) in downtown Palo Alto on the weekend of August 27-28, 10AM-6PM daily. Tom will be there with his original wood and lino-cut prints, framed and unframed, as well as a selection of his award-winning books and notecard sets. Visit: mlaproductions.com
Killion's Marin Landscape Prints will be on display at this annual show benefiting Buckelew Programs mental health services for the Northbay. Killion will give apublic lecture on his printmaking process on Saturday June 25th at 11am; the show will be open to the public Sat. & Sun. from 12-5PM. Escalles is at 771 Magnolia Ave., with beautiful grounds rarely seen by the public. visit: buckelew.org/marinscapes for details.
Killion will discuss and demonstrate his printmaking techniques and landscape art philosophy at the Craft in America Study Center at 8415 Third St. in LA on Sat. June 4 at 4PM; afterwards we'll move next door to Freehand Gallery where a large selection of Killion's original prints are for sale. For more info visit: http://www.craftinamerica.org/center/ and http://www.freehand.com