The Society of Wood Engravers

81st Annual Exhibition

The Society of Wood Engravers returns to The North Wall this October to open its national touring exhibition with an entirely new selection of amazing relief prints. Over one hundred wood engravings, woodcuts and linocuts made by artists as near as Summertown to as far away as Russia and America showcase the wide range of styles and interpretations of which this art form is capable.

Whether traditional or experimental in approach, these prints all have one thing in common: an astonishing level of virtuosity and intensity distilled into exquisitely rendered images.

The SWE Annual Exhibition is always stringently selected, choosing only the best from a large open submission, but while standards are always high, prices can be surprisingly modest; this original “affordable art” has prices starting from £50 for a limited edition print, offering something for every taste and budget.

The Society of Wood Engravers


Admission Free

Extra information

The North Wall Gallery is open from Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm, and from 12pm – 4pm on Saturdays. Sundays & Bank Holidays: normally closed, except for theatre events.

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