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The Unfinished Print

Nov 27, 2021

The world of mokuhanga has a lot of moving parts. It’s a machine that needs to be consistently monitored, updated and supervised. This is especially true when most mokuhanga practitioners are the ones working on every step to get their finished product.

Many times we as mokuhanga artists tend to overlook what...


Nov 11, 2021

The work of Mara Cozzolino is nuanced and powerful. Her works of nature take the viewer to a wonderful place, of loss and of love. In Part 2 of my interview with printmaker Mara Cozzolino we speak about her mokuhanga method, the unique tools she uses when making large prints, her “cloud” lockdown project and I find...


Oct 27, 2021

Most everyone who creates and produces mokuhanga has purchased tools, barens, or any other items needed for their work, from McClain’s Printmkaing Supplies. Located just outside of Portland, Oregon in Tigard sits one of the most interesting and important companies within the world of mokuhanga. 

Representing...


Sep 30, 2021

Mara Cozzolino is one of the best and brightest mokuhanga printmakers working today. Her work delves into the silence and simple moments, sending us face to face with the solitude and beauty that only nature can bring us. On this first of two episodes dedicated to Mara’s work and journey, we speak on her...


Sep 4, 2021

One of the most interesting and intriguing mokuhanga printmakers working in the medium today, is Kevin Frances. Kevin lives in New York City and uses the everyday life of his space to make his prints. Combining sculpture, and photography in his mokuhanga Kevin Frances uses these different mediums to create some of the...