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When asked how long I’ve been making prints, I stumble. The easiest answer is since I was thirteen, when a family friend invited me to her print studio. It was certainly from that experience that I fell in love with printmaking, but that doesn’t completely answer the question. Even as a baby, I was fascinated by the impression my hands made in wet beach sand, the intricate lines that appeared when I pressed a paint covered thumb onto paper. In my earliest art classes, I scratched images into foam plates and printed them like stamps. How long have I been making prints? Well, forever… that is to say, from my earliest memories.

In every print ever made, there is a history of process, a story told through impression. The grain of the wood or the bevel of the copper translate into paper something of their essence where wood becomes image, metal becomes paper, stone becomes print. It is in this transmutation of properties that my love of printmaking lies. Just as the mechanisms of printmaking guide my hand, my heart is inspired by the wonder of cycles and processes in nature. The marrying of these two passions, has informed my art as I seek to explore the intersection of humanity and nature in a world where nothing is untouched by man.

Born and raised in Traverse City, MI, I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI in 2006. After relocating to Minnesota in 2008, I opened my own print studio in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metropolitan area and am now located in the Thorp Building in NE Minneapolis. In 2015, I received a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant for development of a body of woodcuts entitled The Trespasser’s Garden which investigated the ecology and natural history of invasive plants in Minnesota. In 2017, I was awarded a Metropolitan Regional Arts Council Next Step Fund grant enabling major equipment upgrades to my printmaking studio. My work is represented in galleries throughout the Upper Midwest and may be found in public and private collections in the United States and Northern Europe.

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Emily Gray Koehler takes online orders for curbside pickup and shipping through this website. They also take orders through their own website.

Curbside Hours

By appointment only. Please indicate desired pickup times when you check out.

Location

Thorp Building

Thorp Building
Studio 137
1618 Central Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Email

emily@studioegk.com

Phone

Call 231-590-2274

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Emily Gray Koehler also takes orders through their own website: https://emilygraykoehler.com.

Calendars

2021 Desktop Calendar

Follow seasonal transitions through a curated selection of my reduction woodcuts with this 2021 monthly desktop calendar.

Printed in full color on 6” x 4” 120# white cover stock, this calendar comes in a transparent easel jewel case which folds to a 45-degree angle to double as a stand, perfect for a desktop. Makes a perfect gift!

Each calendar set comes in the clear plastic display case, packaged in a clear cellophane bag.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Woodcut Prints

This is a selection of my newest woodcuts.
To view my full portfolio of available work, please visit www.emilygraykoehler.com.

Katydid Nocturne

10% of all proceeds from the sale of this work will be donated to NEMAA! Thank you for the inspiration! If you missed out on purchasing this print during NEMAA’s 2020 10×10 exhibition, you can still get one while they last…

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2020, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 8″ x 8″, Paper Size: 10″ x 10″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 14″ x 14″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Synchronicity (unframed)

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2020, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 20″ x 12″, Paper Size: 24″ x 16″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: Due to the large size of this woodcut, I will not be able to ship it framed. If you are interested in having me frame it for you, it must be picked up in person at my studio. A total price of $395 will include a 28″ x 20″ black aluminum frame with white matboard. Please contact me at emily@studioegk.com to discuss this option.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Tempest

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2020, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 18″ x 10″, Paper Size: 22″ x 14″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 24″ x 16″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Balance

Medium: Woodcut, Year: 2019, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 8″ x 8″, Paper Size: 10″ x 10″, Paper Type: Somerset (Buff)

Framing Option: 14″ x 14″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Cicada Song

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2020, Edition Size: 14
Image Size: 14″ x 10″, Paper Size: 18″ x 14″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 20″ x 16″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Bison

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2019, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 6″ x 18″, Paper Size: 10″ x 22″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 12″ x 24″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Black Hills

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2019, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 18″ x 10″, Paper Size: 22″ x 14″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 24″ x 16″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

In Flux (unframed)

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut & Collagraph, Year: 2019, Edition: 16
Image Size: 10″ x 24″, Paper Size: 16″ x 30″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: Due to the large size of this woodcut, I will not be able to ship it framed. If you are interested in having me frame it for you, it must be picked up in person at my studio. A total price of $435 will include a 18″ x 32″ black aluminum frame with white matboard. Please contact me at emily@studioegk.com to discuss this option.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

New Birth (unframed)

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut & Collagraph, Year: 2019, Edition: 16
Image Size: 10″ x 24″, Paper Size: 16″ x 30″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: Due to the large size of this woodcut, I will not be able to ship it framed. If you are interested in having me frame it for you, it must be picked up in person at my studio. A total price of $435 will include a 18″ x 32″ black aluminum frame with white matboard. Please contact me at emily@studioegk.com to discuss this option.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Silence Waits (unframed)

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut & Collagraph, Year: 2019, Edition: 16
Image Size: 10″ x 24″, Paper Size: 16″ x 30″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: Due to the large size of this woodcut, I will not be able to ship it framed. If you are interested in having me frame it for you, it must be picked up in person at my studio. A total price of $435 will include a 18″ x 32″ black aluminum frame with white matboard. Please contact me at emily@studioegk.com to discuss this option.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Hoar Frost

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2020, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 14″ x 10″, Paper Size: 18″ x 14″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 20″ x 16″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

The Field Yearns (unframed)

Medium: Woodcut, Year: 2020, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 28″ x 14″, Paper Size: 30″ x 18″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: Due to the large size of this woodcut, I will not be able to ship it framed. If you are interested in having me frame it for you, it must be picked up in person at my studio. A total price of $365 will include a 36″ x 22″ black aluminum frame with white matboard. Please contact me at emily@studioegk.com to discuss this option.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

The Nursery

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2019, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 6″ x 18″, Paper Size: 10″ x 22″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 12″ x 24″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Universal Veil

Medium: Color-Reduction Woodcut, Year: 2019, Edition Size: 16
Image Size: 6″ x 18″, Paper Size: 10″ x 22″, Paper Type: Rives BFK

Framing Option: 12″ x 24″ black aluminum frame with white matboard and regular glass.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

Handmade Cards

Why give your loved ones a mass-produced piece of mediocrity when you could surprise them with a handmade piece of mini-art? The collaged paper colors are unique in each pack, but are always carefully curated for variety. All cards are 4.25″ x 5.50″ in size and blank on the inside. Be your own voice and write from the heart instead of letting Hallmark speak for you. Cards are packaged individually with a matching envelope in a clear cellophane bag.

To view my full portfolio of available cards and gift tags, please visit www.emilygraykoehler.com.

Artist’s Choice Pack o’ Cards (10 Pack)

Having a hard time choosing the right card? Let me choose one for you! Actually, let me choose ten and save you some money at the same time! Normally retailing for $5 each, you’ll get 10 different, carefully curated cards for the sale price of only $40!

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Halloween (4 Pack)

Why give your beloved minions a mass-produced piece of mediocrity when you could surprise them with a handmade piece of mini-art? This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different Halloween-themed woodcut designs. Be your own spooky voice and scream from the heart instead of letting Hallmark whimper for you.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Bees (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different bee-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Birds (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different bird-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Farm (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different farm-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Fish (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different fish-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Garden (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different garden-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Pond Life (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different pond-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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Card Pack: Woodland (4 Pack)

This card pack includes four hand-collaged cards printed with different woodland-themed woodcut designs.

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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