Sand River Art!
Woodblock Printing and Publishing
by Ben Bohnsack

3140 State Highway M28 East
Marquette, Michigan 49855
906-250-7019
ben@sandriverart.com
(c) Ben Bohnsack, 2017
All rights reserved.
      The Upper Peninsula is a travel destination with innumerable favorite places!
These recreate great memories, serve as souvenirs, or become good gifts!
"Marquette Light"
8 color, 2 block, 6 by 8 inches,
limited edition reduction print,
on Shin Torinoko White,
23 hand-pulled originals

"Upper Tahquamenon"
8 color, 2 block, 6 by 8 inches,
limited edition reduction print,
on Shin Torinoko White,
23 hand-pulled originals
This print was accepted by the Bonifas Fine Art Center in Escanaba for their show entitled "Northern Exposure XX," November 7 - December 31, 2013, featuring artists and art from the Upper Peninsula. In accepting this woodcut Juror Richard Kooyman said "I was especially drawn to the regional flavor in some of the work, specifically in Ben Bohnsack’s 'Upper Tahquamenon' ..."
"Ore Dock"
15 color, 4 block, 7.5 by 10 inches,
limited edition reduction print,
on Shin Torinoko White,
14 hand-pulled originals
I made this print as an assignment for Drawing and Painting 202 at Northern Michigan University. It has the most colors I have ever used. Marquette's Upper Harbor is dominated by this dock and the industrial giants who come with coal or leave with iron ore.
This print was accepted by the Bonifas Fine Art Center in Escanaba for their show entitled "Northern Exposure XXI" during November and December of 2014, featuring artists and art from the Upper Peninsula.
"Sand River"
NOT FOR SALE
6 color, 2 block, 7 by 10 inches,
reduction print on Rives BFK
10 originals
 
This print is the first I ever made, completed during a workshop taught by Woodblock Artist, Nick Wroblewski, at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota. It was printed on a press available to us there. The image depicts our view the Sand River from the deck of our home.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BUY SOMETHING?
Giclee Prints, Cards, Totes and Mugs are available here.
"Pines"
7 color, 2 block, 10 by 10 inches,
limited edition reduction print,
on Shin Torinoko White,
17 hand-pulled originals
This is my latest print, created as I looked straight up into the Red Pines in our yard - a fun image that is realistic, yet reaches toward the abstract.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BUY SOMETHING?
Framed originals and cards are available here.
"Mackinac Bridge"
19 colors, 2 blocks, 8 by 11 inches,
limited edition reduction print,
on Shin Torinoko White, 18 hand-pulled originals
$185