Oregon artist Alan Work creates
lovely images of nature, beautifully rendered with fine detail.
Alan is a silk screen printer.
“Serigraph” is the term used when silkscreen printing is used to create
"original" fine art prints, typic
in small numbered editions, hand printed and hand signed by the artist.
Images are stenciled on stretched silk screens and printed in multiple
layers on paper. A
silkscreen is the printing device, not the surface that is printed on. A
black and white image uses a single stencil with black ink on white paper.
Color images can require
up to 40 screens to create the final image.
Alan's work portrays the
landscapes and wildlife of Oregon and California, from Three Sisters
starting out with an interest in hard edge abstracts, his passion for hiking
and camping in the Sierras led him to find a style that would better convey
his love of landscape and share the spiritual joy he felt from being in
Alan has been a graphic artist, muralist, painted in acrylics and now
works as a printmaker. He taught art and design at both the
of Art and
In 2009 his piece "winter Shadows" was featured in the annual