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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)

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

 
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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

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

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

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

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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