"Journey to Hokusai" by Chikara Motomura follows Tom Killion as he travels to Japan to study traditional hand-printing techniques in Kyoto, and visits places that inspired his artist-spirit mentor Hokusai. Chikara is currently editing the film for a Spring 2019 launch. You can view highlights from the Oct. 2018 filming in Japan at the project website: https://www.journeytohokusai.com
Group Show of West Marin Artists: Marin Co. Civic Center, San Rafael, CA
Killion will have 5 prints in this show including two rare and much sought-after pieces, all of which are for sale. The two especially desirable pieces are the large-format diptych of "Gulf of the Farallones from Bolinas Ridge" framed in cherry (2850.00) and "Above Stinson Beach" unique artist's proof #15 (1150.00). These two pieces can be viewed in the Supervisor's Chambers on the 3rd floor of the famous Frank Lloyd Wright building. Other parts of the show are on 1st floor in foyer by upper (tunnel) entrance.
Open M-F, 8-6, for complete show info see:
Recent Tom Killion Prints on display in Group Show:
Mendocino College Art Gallery, 1000 Hensley Creek Rd., Ukiah CA.
Opening Reception: Thurs. Feb. 7, 4-6 PM (Killion will attend)
(707) 468-3087 https://www.mendocino.edu/the-arts/art/art-gallery
The Artist’s Eye, The Writer’s Voice: Writing on California’s Wild Edge
Saturday/Sunday, January 26/27th at the Mesa Refuge in Point Reyes Station.
Tom Killion will be the guest artist at this one-and-a-half day winter writers’ retreat led by author Elizabeth Fishel and Mesa Refuge Director, Susan Page Tillett. We’ll combine writing and art activities, observing nature, exploring inner and outer landscapes, sharing work and lively discussion to enhance creativity and usher in an artful new year
for more info/registration visit: https://mesarefuge.org/events/fishel-2/
Killion’s Open Studio will take place at his Inverness Park Studio (51 Laurel St., Point Reyes Station) Friday, Saturday & Sunday after Thanksgiving, open 11-5 daily. Here you’ll find a complete selection of all Tom’s available prints, framed and unframed, plus some rare, out-of-print and unusual proofs only available at Open Studio events, and a selection of his books, posters and notecards. Visitors will be able to see wood blocks and materials from Killion’s latest prints and they can pull their own keepsake print from one of Tom’s ‘retired’ blocks on his hand printing press. Children welcome.
for more information and an interactive map: pointreyesart.com
Gary Snyder will be reading his poetry at the Ninth Annual Morton Marcus Poetry Reading, at the UC Santa Cruz Music Recital Hall in Santa Cruz, Thursday Nov. 15, doors open at 5:30, Free to Public. Tom is helping host the event and will be there with some prints and books to sign.
Tom Killion's "California's Wild Edge" Exhibition: Prints and Poetry of the California Coast with special Santa Cruz County additions and major dispaly of wood blocks and proofs illustrating Killion's printmaking technique.
Artist's talk: Friday 6-7PM March 2
Free to the Public; for complete info on Museum hours and events visit: