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Don Widmer

Don Widmer Paper Arts Gallery

"The craft traditions of papermaking, bookbinding and printing inspire my one-of-a-kind pieces."

Paper Artist Don Widmer combines hand papermaking, bookbinding, and printing to create works inspired by storytelling and real and imagined histories. His handmade paper is pulp painted, a fiber technique where imagery is "painted" with pigmented cotton fiber during the formation of the sheet. His sculptural artist books include his own writing and incorporate unusual book structures...

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... featuring movement and light. [email protected]

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Honorable Mention, Arnold Grummer Paperfest III (October 2019)
Second Place, Lakeview East Festival of the Arts (September 2019)
First Place, Art on the Fox Fine Art Festival (June 2019)
Best in Medium, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair (June 2019)
Best in Show, Art on the Fox Fine Art Festival (June 2018)
President's Award, Art on the Fox Fine Art Festival (June 2018)
Best in Medium, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair (June 2018)
First Place Fine Art, Spring Bloom Fine Arts Festival (March 2018)
Judge's Choice Award, Greenwich Village Art Fair (September 2017)
Second Place Mixed Media, Crosby Festival of the Arts (June 2017)
Best in Medium, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair (June 2017)
Best in Show, West End Art Festival La Grange (September 2016)
Best in Medium, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair (June 2016)
Best in Show, For the Love of Art Elkhart (March 2016)

 
Medium widmer femalecardinal no 14 image01 150dpi

Female Cardinal No. 14 -- pulp...
Mixed Media
$132.00

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Revelation No. 6 (Eastern...
Mixed Media
$116.00

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Huginn No. 16, framed – pulp...
Mixed Media
$390.00

 
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Huginn and Muninn No. 7, framed...
Mixed Media
$690.00

Medium widmer swimminginthewind 300 03 framed image 01 150dpi

Swimming in the Wind no. 3 –...
Mixed Media
$226.00

 
Medium widmer crowdiv movement no 15 framed image01 150dpi

Movement No. 15 (Crow Divination...
Mixed Media
$106.00

Medium widmer crowdiv warrior no 03 framed image01 150dpi

Warrior No. 3 (Crow Divination...
Mixed Media
$106.00

Medium widmer crowdiv defense no 03 framed image03 150dpi

Defense No. 3 (Crow Divination...
Mixed Media
$106.00

 
Medium widmer tashmoo no 03 image01 150dpi square

Tashmoo No. 3 (Great Lakes Ship...
Mixed Media
$645.00

Medium widmer fallingwater no 10 image01 150dpi square

Falling Water No. 10 (inspired...
Mixed Media
$660.00

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Steel No. 4 (Pittsburgh Steel...
Mixed Media
$660.00

 
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Pieces of Chicago no.2, framed -...
Mixed Media
$475.00

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Moths of the Midwest, framed and...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$450.00

 
Medium widmer aidohwedo no 36 image01 150dpi

Aido Hwedo: African Dragon,...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$375.00

Medium widmer labefana no 01 image01 150dpi

La Befana: vien di notte, framed...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$350.00

Medium widmer fieldofpoppies no 17 framed image 01 150dpi

Field of Poppies, Matted and...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$230.00

 
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Miracles, framed and matted – 2...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$190.00

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Ghost Skull: Skull Artwork...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$200.00

 
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Death Springs Eternal: Skull...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$200.00

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Scientific Skull: Skull Artwork...
Prints, Etchings & Lithographs
$200.00

Medium widmer charlie box image01 150dpi

Charlie, Forgive Me: a Wooden...
Books & Pens
$645.00

 
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Street Trash (2012): a Limited...
Books & Pens
$167.00

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HAMATSA TUNNEL BOOK (2010)
Mixed Media
$1700.00

 
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Hamatsa (2010) - A tunnel book...
Books & Pens
$98.00

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The Offering, a limited edition...
Books & Pens
$190.00