William Hays

First Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Hays
Artist Medium: 
Printmaking
Artist Image: 
William Hays
Artist Statement: 
My appreciation for the world that surrounds us is profound. In my studio, I stand at the podium of my press and with each print express my appreciation and gratitude. The simplicity of carving linoleum is a meditation on positive and negative, transparency and opacity, contrasts and harmony. The challenges of multicolor printing are a slow motion drama that unfolds one step at a time, each step taking days to accomplish. I've taken on the pace of this commitment to a single image with pleasure and love.

William's mastery of printmaking and oil painting is on display in a dozen countries around the world. His linoleum block prints are the pinnacle of the printmaker's art. His oil paintings convey the deep affection he has for the world that surrounds us all.

Artist Town: 
Brattleboro