• News
  • Traditional Japanese Woodblock prints by Local Artist Terry McKenna

    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'

    Older Post Newer Post