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Artist of the moment……..Tom Killion


Tom Killion is an American artist working in Japanese woodblock style portraying images of the landscape. Killion is renown for his works for the conservancy and wildlife efforts and works including the Sierra Nevada Mountains and other national parks and landscapes.

Tom Killion was born in Mill Valley, California. He grew up in the region and his entire life he has been surrounded by wonderful artistic vistas. Killion studied history and the art of printmaking at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Killion went on to earn a master’s degree with studies on African history at Stanford University.

In this clip we learn more about the process Killion uses to produce his woodblock prints:

Here we view an interview with Tom Killion from 2013:

The artist spent many years in Africa working on humanitarian projects. Much of his work is done to help raise money for these charities.

Price range information: Many wonderful giclee prints start around $200.

Below a link to the website of Tom Killion: