Don Widmer is a Chicago-based book and paper artist. His practice incorporates hand papermaking, letterpress printing, and traditional and experimental bookbinding. Widmer has exhibited throughout the Midwest, including Glenview Public Library, Terrain Biennial (Columbia College Chicago), Side Street Studio Arts, and Art on Track. His recent awards include Best in Show (Art on the Fox), Best in Show (West End Art Festival La Grange), Best in Medium (Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair). His work is represented in several university and library collections nationwide. Raised in Cleveland, Widmer received his MFA in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago in May 2012.
Don's ArtPrize Entries
These are Don's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Don's Past Work
These are images of past work that Don has done.