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Japanese-Style Woodcut Prints

Carmel Bay Diptych
"Carmel Bay Diptych" Size: 14x29
Carmel Bay: "Robinson Jeffers' World" (32 color layer diptych set)

The view from the stone house and tower that California's great coastal poet, Robinson Jeffers, built by hand with boulders rolled up from the cove below. When he began building Tor House in 1916 there was not a dwelling on Carmel Point, just a rocky pasture with a view to Point Lobos and the vast Pacific. Jeffers' poems described towering clouds reflecting the sunset behind the point, or one dry September, the flames of the whole south coast burning. In "The Torchbearers' Race" Jeffers called the life of mankind a flame, "a flutter from darkness to darkness, across the bright hair of a fire..." 

Killion's new DIPTYCH of Carmel Bay now available in matched sets. For more info see New Color Prints page.

See photos from Tom & Gary Snyder's celebration of their new book at Point Reyes Station weekend of June27 on Tom's Facebook Page:

Video of Tom & Gary Snyder discussing their new book on the coast and Jeffers' poetry at Sf Public Library, May 2015: 

Welcome! This website displays a growing catalogue of Tom Killion's Japanese-style wood block and lino-cut prints, including printing histories for all images and books, current availability and price direct from the artist. (Images are arranged by "geographic location" on the "Nav Bar" at left. "Western Mountains" includes interior Northern California, the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.) A list of Galleries showing Killion's work can be found at the bottom of the "Current Shows" page.

See Tom Killion's Facebook page for updates on new prints in progress. See this really well-done blog about a visit to Tom's Pt. Reyes studio:

To purchase prints please select the images you are interested in (noting availability and price) and then call Tom at (415) 663-1516 or e-mail tkillion@got.netGo to How to Purchase Prints for instructions on how to make credit card purchases by e-mail. Shipping is available and credit cards (Visa/MC) can be used over the telephone.
Prints are available for purchase throughout the year at exhibitions and galleries listed on the Current & Upcoming Shows page.

To receive color POSTCARDS of Killion's new images and upcoming shows and classes, please send your U.S. Mail address, with zipcode, to (This service is not available outside the USA).

TOM KILLION & The Quail Press
P.O. Bx 1028, Pt. Reyes Sta., CA 94956