Bewick’s Place


A multiple block engraving and woodcut. The work comprises 16 small square blocks to represent a grid or a plotting and mapping method, which have been engraved, cut, and printed using the reduction method. Each block has been engraved in sections and printed as one.

Bewick’s Place details:

• Date: 2020
• Medium: 16 block engraving and woodcut
• Edition size: 40
• Image: 16(h) x 32(w) cm
• Paper: 36.5(h) x 53(w) cm, Zerkall 150 gsm
• Price: £395 (unframed) UK postage included

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Bewick’s Place looks at the idea of home and place from multiple perspectives. The work was inspired from a visit to Cherryburn, a small stone cottage and farmhouse in Mickley, Northumberland near the south bank of the River Tyne. It was the birthplace of Thomas Bewick (1753 – 1828) wood engraver and ornithologist. Cherryburn now houses a small museum devoted to Bewick’s life and works in the main house, and a printing shop in the barn.

Shortlisted for the RBSA print prize 2022
Winner of the New Light Art Printmaker’s Prize 2023