Below is a
William S. Rice
calendar for 2013 from our woodblock and screen painting category.
The 19th century American artist was born in Pennsylvania and
studied in Philadelphia.
The 2013 William S. Rice calendar uses block prints in his art.
painter and craftsman from Manheim, Pennsylvania grew up in
the Philadelphia area before moving to California at the
turn of the century. William Seltzer Rice became the
Supervisor of Art for a public school in his late 20's and
held the position for ten years. This 2013 William S.
Rice calendar looks at arts and crafts block prints.
Rice had studied the techniques in Japanese woodcuts and you
can see the influence in this calendar. His style
earned him national recognition and in 1918, his color
woodcuts were displayed at a major exhibition.
California landscapes are seen in the William Seltzer Rice
calendar along with his signature block prints. Rice
also authored three books on the topic of block prints.