About This Exhibition

The Prairie Print Makers–the famous Wichita artist group formed in 1930–produced some of the nation’s best-respected fine art prints during the era.

The Wichita Art Museum is the proud repository of over 300 prints by this important group. This exhibition explores the different processes and styles embraced by the Prairie Print Makers, especially Japanese woodblock techniques.

The show is composed of work from the museum’s collection with a few strategic loans, and it complements the special exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall, the only woman artist among the Prairie Print Makers founders

Birger Sandzen, Farm on Smoky River, 1936. Lithograph on paper, 16 1/8 x 20 inches. Wichita Art Museum, Gift of Virginia Vollmer Barr, Clarence E. Vollmer Collection