California's Wild Edge: Museum on Main, Pleasanton
Apr
10
Jun 30

California's Wild Edge: Museum on Main, Pleasanton

Tom Killion's "California's Wild Edge" show of his finest original prints of the California coast, complemented by panels of coastal poetry from his award-winning book of the same title, is once again available for viewing in the Bay Area. The current show is hosted by Pleasanton's Museum on Main, located at 603 Main St. in downtown Pleasanton.

Hours: 10am-4pm Tues.-Sat., Sun.: 1-4. (925) 462-2766. Admission Free.

RECEPTION/SLIDE LECTURE: Sat. June 3, 4-6pm: Tom will present a short slide talk about his coastal work and introduce some of his new projects. Original blocks and proofs will be on view and Killion will be happy to discuss his printmaking techniques as well.

For complete information please visit:  http://www.museumonmain.org

Memorial Day Weekend Open Studio
May
27
May 29

Memorial Day Weekend Open Studio

Tom Killion's Memorial Day Weekend Open Studio event runs Sat.-Monday, 11am-5pm daily. Killion's studio is located at 51 Laurel St., "Inverness Park" (in Point Reyes Station 94956). Visitors can view and purchase all Killion's currently available work, framed and unframed, including rare and out-of-print pieces unavailable elsewhere; Killion's books, posters and notecards are also available. Visitor's can see the steps in Killion's printmaking process including original woodblocks and progressive proofs, and pull their own keepsake print on Killion's hand-cranked printing press. Children welcome. For complete information on the Point Reyes Open Studios art tour and interactive map please visit: pointreyesart.com


Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Introduction to Japanese-Style Printmaking

Tom will be teaching a one-day workshop on his Japanese-style woodcut printmaking technique at the Palo Alto Art League in downtown Palo Alto on Saturday, March 18, 2017. 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 650-321-3891  or visit: http://pacificartleague.org

Mar
15
Apr 28

Cultural Treasure Show

A show of Killion's best Marin County images and other works will be on view at the Bartolini Gallery in the Marin Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael (Civic Center Theater area, where County Fair is held). Open 10-5 weekdays or by appointment call: Libby Garrison  415-473-6014.

 

Feb
1
Feb 11

Naming Mt. Thoreau: High Sierra Print Show & Event

Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., Davis CA:

February 1-11: Tom will be showing his woodcut prints of the High Sierra at the Tsao Gallery.

February 11, 7-9PM: Tom, Gary Snyder, Kim Stanley Robinson and other writers will discuss their "Naming Mt. Thoreau" project in the High Sierra, with poetry and prose readings.

for more info: www.davisartscenter.org

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Jan
14
Jan 15

Killion & Snyder at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Tom Killion & Gary Snyder will be discussing their collaborative work and the value of  Wilderness in their artistic imaginations as the featured speakers at the 15th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City & Grass Valley. Tom will also have a special Wilderness Art Show at the Alexander Gallery in Nevada City during the entire festival, from Friday afternoon thru Sunday Jan. 13-15. 

Friday Jan. 13, 4-6:30 PM: Tom Killion Print Show:  "Art Walk" Reception, Alexander Gallery (225 Broad St., Nevada City) Free to Public

Saturday Jan. 14, 6-9 PM: Tom Killion & Gary Snyder Discuss "California's Wild Edges: Wilderness and the Artistic Imagination" Del Oro Theatre, Grass Valley Tickets Required

Sunday Jan. 15, 11-1 PM: Tom Killion & Gary Snyder: Book Signing and Artist's Informal Talk: Alexander Gallery, Nevada City Free to Public

for complete info & tickets: WildandScenicFilmFestival.org

Dec
3
3:00 pm15:00

Book Passage, Holiday Print Sale

RECEPTION for Tom Killion's show of Framed and Unframed prints in the Cafe Gallery at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. Tom will be there to discuss his technique and sign books, 3-5PM.

Info at: 1-800-999-7909 or visit: bookpassage.com

Thankgiving Weekend Open Studio: Point Reyes
Nov
25
Nov 27

Thankgiving Weekend Open Studio: Point Reyes

Killion's Thanksgiving Open Studio event will be held Friday thru Sunday, 11-5 daily at 51 Laurel St. in Inverness Park (94956 zipcode). Visit http://pointreyesart.com/map  for a map and complete info on the event. Tom will be showing/selling all his available woodcut prints, framed and unframed, along with rare and out-of-print images and special working proofs, large-format edition prints, books, notecards (NEW this year) and posters. Visitors can see Killion's original wood blocks and sketches, progressive proofs showing his intricate printmaking PROCESS, and try their hand at printing their own KEEPSAKE PRINT on Killion's hand-press. Children welcome.  

Sep
22
5:30 pm17:30

California's Wild Edge: Tom Killion with Jerry Martien & Jim Dodge

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: rbg@humboldt.edu or 707-826-5818

"Cape Mendocino" by Tom Killion

"Cape Mendocino" by Tom Killion

Sep
17
Sep 18

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival

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

Sep
7
Oct 21

Other September-October Shows

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

Sep
3
Sep 5

Sausalito Art Festival

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

 

Sep
1
Oct 8

Humboldt State Univ.: California's Wild Edge Exhibition

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: rbg@humboldt.edu or 707-826-5814

Aug
27
Aug 28

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

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

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MarinScapes Landscape Show
Jun
23
Jun 26

MarinScapes Landscape Show

  • Escalles Winery, Larkspur

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.

Craft in America Center & Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles:  Killion Art Lecture & Print Show
Jun
4
4:00 pm16:00

Craft in America Center & Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles: Killion Art Lecture & Print Show

  • Freehand Gallery

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