Terry McKenna has been active as a visual artist since the early 90's, today specializing in 'Mokuhanga' traditional Japanese woodblock printing, a complex
technique which he uses to create limited edition prints referencing local Australian landscapes and scenes.
Originally trained in oil painting before going on to study woodblock printing in Japan, McKenna has held numerous group and solo exhibitions in New Zealand, Australia and Japan.
His recent works, the 2015 -2016 ongoing print series (there will be 8 in total) entitled 'Ballarat Hakkei' depicting scenes in and around the Victorian area of Ballarat in the style of the Japanese 'Ukiyo-e' master Ando Hiroshige. This series is available for purchase from Kazari + Ziguzagu.
2016 Kyoto International Woodblock Association Award Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
2015 Awagami Mini Print, Awaji, Japan
2015 Woodblock Prints, East and West Gallery, Australia
2015 Robots in Search of Meaning, Warnambool Art Gallery, Australia
2014 Far Island, Etch Gallery, Victoria, Australia
2013 Kyoto International Art Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
2012 53rd Japan Prin Association Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Hanga Ryokou 3, Gallery Morning, Kyoto, Japan
2010 Inner Flame, Woodblock Prints, Studio 4 Gallery, Queensland Australia
2007 6 Degrees from a Monkey, Hastings Community Arts Centre
2007 Time Will Tell, Woodcuts, Wine Country Gallery, Hastings, New Zealand
2004 Paraphrase, Wine Country Gallery, Hastings, New Zealand
Terry also runs specialist traditional Japanese woodblock making workshops through the 'Mokuhanga School'