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Print Catalog Raisonne

This page provides an on-line print catalog raisonne for prints by Eric Avery. There are links to how the prints were made and how they have been exhibited and used in art actions. The catalog is incomplete and frequent additions are anticipated. Unless otherwise noted, all prints are published by the artist. All images Copyright © Eric Avery. All rights reserved.

This page lists the prints chronologically, beginning with the most recent prints.

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2013 Hard Cyder
Wood engraving, letterpress on hand made paper
7 1/4"x11 1/4"
End of year donation print for Hand Papermaking magazine www.handpapermaking.org 
Edition: 100
2012

SS Duchamp
Paper casting from Print Back
16"x13"x3/4"
edition: 10

Every Minute Counts
Molded paper woodcut on handmade cotton paper
12"x12"x3/4"
edition: 10

Don't You Touch Me
Molded paper woodcut on handmade pigmented cotton paper
8"x10"x3/4"
edition: 10

2011

What?
Relief Photoengravings on Handmade Paper
5" x 7"
edition: Open

Paradise Lost
3 Linoleum block print with polymer text block on okawara paper
36 1/2" x 36" edition: 25

Patients
1994-2011
22 Woodcuts
23" x 28 1/4" edition: 3

Portraits of HIV AIDS Healthcare Providers
Black and White Photographs
11" x 14"
Rodger Haile, Photographer

E.B.
Woodcut on Kitakata Handmade Paper
11x15 1/2" edition: 50

2010

1984
Woodcut overprint linoleum color block
24" x 36"
Edition: 10

Print Back
Sandblasted Toilet Seat
18” x 14” edition: 5

Paradise Lost
Linoleum Block Print
72” x 72” edition: 5

Rxcipes for Disaster
Digital letterpress single section book on artist made paper
Printed for Philagrafika – The Graphic Unconscious 2011
Printed by Mark Attwood, The Artist's Press, South Africa
8½" x 5½" edition: 100

2009

The Square Root of Trauma
Woodcut on glow-in-the-dark handmade paper
21" x 26 1/2" x 5" edition: 5

2008

Galveston Local Warning
Linoleum block print on handmade Hosho paper
4" x 5" edition: open

Eric Avery interviewed on NPR, one year after Ike (September 13, 2009)

Hurricane Ike Print
Post card collage in handmade paper
6" x 9"

Chicken Cordon Flu
Woodcut with linoleum block print
16" x 20"

Flight Avian Flu
Linoleum Block Print
12"x16"

2007

Everyone Can Be A Leader
Letterpress print on handmade paper
18"x20" edition:10
Printed as part of Shirts off our backs
Print/Paper Action. Boston University
November 29-30, 2007

Galveston East Beach
Linoleum Block Print
10 1/2" x 35"
Edition: 5

Dear George
Linoleum block print on handmade Houshoshi paper
38" x 25"
Edition: 50

2006

Bowl O'Bones
Molded paper woodcut
30" x 30" x 6". Edition: 6

The Good Old Days (Then)
Woodcut on Japanese handmade Houshoshi paper
21" x 30". Edition: Artist's proof

SARS Ward (Now)
Woodcut on Japanese handmade Houshoshi paper
21" x 30". Edition: Artist's proof

2005

The Big Sick Liver
Linoleum Block print on Okawara Machine made paper
6' x 9'.
See Action Liver Die

Hummeromachracy
Linoleum Block Print
12" x 16". Edition: 40

2004

Unholy Communion
Lithograph/Linoleum Block Print on Arches paper
Printer: Melissa Schulenberg
6" x 18". Edition 32

Baby Boomer Health Certificate
Lithograph on Arches paper
Printer/publisher: Conrad Ross/Wycross Press
21 ½”x 14 ¾”. Edition: 35

The Neural Self
Lithograph on Arches paper
Printer/publisher: Conrad Ross/Wycross Press
21 ½”x 14 ¾”. Edition: 35

2003

Art For Medicine
Lithograph, Letterpress folded broadside on Arches paper and crushed HIV medications.
Printed at 3rd IMPACT Print Conference, Cape Town, South Africa
Printers: Mark Attwood, Bill Lagatutta, Andrea Steer, Ernstine White, Joseph Lagate
Folded: 11" x 7¼". Unfolded 21 7/8" x 14½". Edition: 27

Hurry Up Help Me Africa is Dying
Digital letterpress single section book with two reduced relief engravings of a woodcut on artist handmade paper.
Printed at 3rd IMPACT Print Conference, Cape Town, South Africa
Letterpress printing by Mark Attwood
8½" x 5½". Edition: 100

Hurry Up Help Me Africa is Dying
Lithograph on Archer Paper
Printer: Bill Lagatutta
11x14" Edition: 10

2002
Galveston Fig Tree Seasons
Suite of four woodcuts on mulberry paper
23½" x 33½"
edition: 20.
  Winter
  Spring
  Summer
  Autumn
 
2001

View of Galveston From the Gay Beach
Molded paper block prints on glow-in-the-dark hand made paper.
Landscape panels (linoleum block print): each 10" x 55"
Portrait (woodcut): 20" x 14". Edition: 10

Do Unto Others
Molded paper linoleum block print on glow-in-the-dark hand made paper.
Each section 44" x 35
½". Edition: 10
See in Exhibition: Secret Wars (2001)

Inauguration Day 2001
Linoleum block print on Hosho handmade paper.
15" X 22". Edition: 20

2000
Dear Robert
Linoleum block overprint on digitally enlarged photograph
Photograph: Roger Haile
44" x 35¼". Edition: 10
See in Exhibition: Quintessence (2000)

(2 versions)
2 color lithograph with linoleum block print on mulberry paper collaged into molded paper (made from used surgical green towels) woodcut frame
44" x 31". Edition: 10
Linoleum block print over lithograph on Mulberry Paper
Printer Beauvois Lyons
44" x 22" editions: 35
Linoleum block print on mulberry paper
44" x 22". Editions: 20
1999
HIV/AIDS Face Project (begun 1997)
See in Exhibition: Quintessence (2000)
Two Patient Portraits
Molded paper woodcut on handmade paper
20¼" x 15". Edition: 1
Photo relief blockprint on hand made paper
Printed by University of Tennessee, Knoxville students and faculty
9½" x 7½". Edition: 50
7 color silkscreen on coventry rag paper
Printed by Brian Johnson. Published by Coronado Studio, Austin
30" x 22". Edition: 50

La Diva
7 color silkscreen on coventry rag paper
Printed by Brian Johnson Published by Coronado Studio, Austin
30" x 22". Edition: 48

Linoleum block print on okawara paper
44" x 35½". Edition: open

Madonna in FaeryLand
Linoleum block print on poster, collaged onto FaeryLand
44" x 35½". Edition: 20
1998
HIV/AIDS Face Project (begun 1997)

Four HIV Patient Portraits
Molded paper woodcut on handmade paper
20¼" x 15". Edition: 10

Four HIV Framed Patient Portraits
Molded paper woodcut on handmade paper
28¼" x 23". Edition: 10

Specimen Days: Scenes from an Epidemic (at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX)
By Robert Massa
Images by Sue Coe
The Village Voice. Feburary 22, 1994. Pages 18-24.

1997

The Skin Of My Mother
Wall Installation of nipple prints
Photo engravings on Kozo paper
8½” diameter. Edition: open

Nipples
Photo engravings on Kozo paper
8½” diameter
Edition: open

HIV/AIDS Face Project

Six HIV Patient Portraits
Molded paper woodcut on handmade paper
20¼" x 15". Edition: 10


Sad Cow Disease
Linoleum block print in 3 colors. (Background color varies - green or blue)
printed on handmade hosho paper
24" x 19". Edition: 20 (each color)
Linoleum block print (black and white) on handmade hosho paper
24" x 19". Edition: 20

Spansexuality
Linoleum block print on handmade paper.
A series of 10 illustrations, 4 of them cut through the center, forming 4½" leaflets which when folded change a man into a woman and a woman into a man.
18" x 12". Unfolded Edition: 50

Lifecycle of HIV Showing Sites of Actions of Medications
Linoleum block print on okawara paper
72" x 32½". Edition: 20
See in Action: Art as Medicine/Medicine as Art (1997)

Small Lifecycle of HIV Showing Sites of Actions of Medications
Photo relief block on handmade chiri paper
20" x 15½". Edition: 500

1996

The Last Lymphocyte
Linoleum Block Print on Hosho handmade paper
13" x 17½". Edition: 30

1995

How to Use a Male & Female Condom
(Toilet paper motif)
Photo relief engraving
16" x 48". Edition: open
See in Action: How to Use a Male & Female Condom
Commissioned by the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas.
 

Galveston Blue Magnolias and Kaposi Noses
Silkscreens on handmade Hosho paper
Printer: Regina Held Photo: Roger Haile
24” x 19” Edition: 40

1994

Small Pox
Photo Engraving block print on kozo paper with mica inclusions
11½” x 9”. Edition: 40

Not the Feet of the One and Only
Linoleum block monoprint on Hosho Paper
Reprinted by: Cole Rogers (1995)
24” x 19”. Edition 2:20

Republick-can Potatoe
Linoleum block print on handmade paper
8" x 10". Edition: 20

Republican Voting
Linoleum block print on page of 1994 U.S. Budget with hand coloning.
8
½" x 11". Edition: 100

1993

Blue Smallpox, The Print of Hope
Photoengraving relief print, linoleum block print and monoprint
19” x 24”. Edition: 20

The Last Lymphocyte
Photo engraving relief print and monoprint on Hosho paper
19” x 24”

HIV Condom Filled Pinata
Molded paper woodcut
8
½" diameter edition: open
See in Action: Art as Medicine/Medicine as Art (1997)
See in Action: Healing Before Art (1994)

1992

America Discovers Columbus 1492-1992
Molded paper block print on pigmented handmade paper
28" x 38
½". Edition: 2

Johnny Garrett is Dead
Woodcut on machine made Okawara paper
36" x 48" Edition: 10

Republican Voting
Linoleum Block Print on page of U.S. Budget
8" x 12"
Edition: 5

The Kiss
Photo Silk Screen on Valentine
10" x 14"

Snow Ball and Misty
Silkscreen on Hosho Handmae Paper
24" x 19"
Edition: open

The Family Oars
Molded pigmented paper woodcut oars
Hand made wooden oar found on north bank of Rio Grande at San Ygnacio, Texas
6'x12'
Edition: 1

My Art Dealer on his Death Bed
Etching and aquatint
5"x7" Edition: 10

Use Your Head Use A Condom
Photo silkscreen on handmade paper
Photo: Roger Haile NYC
Printer: Regina Held Albuquerque
26"x19 1/2"
Edition: 20

1991

USA Dishonor and Disrespect (Haitian Interdiction 1981-1994)
Linoluem block print on a seven-color lithograph and linoleum block print on Okawara paper
46
½" x 34". Edition: 20

Chimera
Linoluem block print on reduction silkscreen on arches paper
Printer: Regina Held University of Texas Visiting Artist Project
34" x 54". Edition: 20

New World Odor
Linoluem block print on Okawara Paper
72" x 10". Edition: 10

1990

Gag Reflex and Portrait of George Bush's Mouth, Read My Throat
Linoleum block reduction print on handmade mulberry paper
Single print: 36
½" x 22". Edition 10
Installation: 6' x 7'4"

Portraits of George Bush's Mouth, "Read My Lips"
Molded and pigmented paper woodcuts
20" x 30" Unique prints

1984 AIDS
Woodcut on Getty Museum Poster/on Mexican wrapping paper/on T-shirts
24" x 36". Edition: 20

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease) United Kingdom 1990
Reduction Linoleum block print
Printed at Edinburg Printmaking Workshop, 1990
Source image is Hogarth's "Oh That Roast Beef of England"
24" x 30". Edition: 10

1989

Your Turn Jesse - Federally Funded Health Care for Senators
Linoleum block print
21
½" x 31". On mulberry paper edition: 40

Artist at Age 40
Reduction linoleum block print on mulbuerry paper
24" x 30". Edition: 10

New Hope
Two color linoleum block print
17" x 12
½". Edition: 20

1988

Middle Age
3 color linoleum block print on Kitikaba paper
5¾" x 9" Edition: 20

Red, White and Blue, Yellow Tailed Pig
Molded pigmented paper woodcut in wooden bowl
36" x 24" Edition: unique prints

San Ygnaco Mesquite
Linoleum Block Print on handmade chiri paper
28" x 28" Edition: 20

1987

San Ygnacio Blues
Reduction linoleum block print on handmade mulberry paper
19" x 36½". Edition 5

Starving African Child with AIDS
Molded pigmented paper woodcut from Mexican wooden washbowl
24½" x 13" x 2½". Edition 19

Damn It
Suite of five lithographs with woodcut overprint
  The Blue Bath
  Summer Boogie Woogie
  Healing Before Art (1986)
  As It Is
  We Are With You

23
½" x 33½". Edition: 21
Printer: Bill Lagatutta
Published by Peregrine Press: Dallas, Texas

America y Los Latinos
Five-color linoleum block print in molded paper woodcut frame
Color print 8"x6" overall 17"x21"
Edition: color print 20 molded print 5

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Five-color linoleum block print in molded paper woodcut frame
Color print 8"x11" Overall 17"x21"
Edition: color print 20 molded print 5

1986

The Sleep of Reason from Behind
(2 versions)
Linoleum block print on photo silkscreen on Twinrocker handmade paper
38" x 25½". Edition: 10
Photo silkscreen poster for 1986 15th Houston ACLU Liberty Gala
35" x 24". Edition: 200

False Bacchus - Christ Blessing America to an Orgy of Self-Indulgence
Photo - lithograph, screen print, linoleum block print, collage and hand gilding
Printers: Bill Lagatutta/Mike Hart
Published by Peregrine Press, Dallas, Texas
36" x 47½". Edition: 27

Man: His Last Million Years
Etching
41”x29” Edition: State Proofs
Published by Peregrine Press, Dallas, Texas
Printer: Mike Hart

Martha Kumsa Prisoner of Conscience
Linoleum block print and attached wood engraving
17"x25" edition: 10

1985
American Medicine
Folio/Book with text and four wood engravings
  The Modern Tumble of Life
  Neonatal Manger Scene
  Barney Clarke Meets Baby Fae on the Road to Africa
  Medical Student of the Future
   
Folio 8¼" x 5¾". Edition: 25
Individual prints 8¼" x 5¾". Edition: 10


Hands of Celebrated Gougers
Wood engraving on handmade kititaka paper
10" x 7¾". Edition: 15

Uncle Christ
Wood engraving on handmade kitikata paper
9”x6” Edition: 20

Zapata Drive In (with bugs on the windshield)
Woodcut
14" x 16" Edition: unique

The Green Giant
Three color lithograph, one color linocut, two color,screen print with gold leaf on handmade Torinoko Gampi White paper
Publisher: Peregrine Press, Dallas, Texas
Printer: Bill Lagatutta, Mike Hart
22"x17"
Edition: 19

The Onion King
Linoleum block print on handmade Torinoko Gampi White paper
Publisher: Peregrine Press, Dallas, Texas
Printer: Bill Lagatutta
22"x17"
Edition: 12

1984

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon de San Ygnacio
Linoleum block overprint on Picosso poster
28" x 26½". Edition: 5

Unholy Family
(2 versions)
Linoleum block print on 3 Picasso poster colloge
36" x 36". Edition: 10
Linoleum block print on Okawara handmade paper
38" x 38". Edition: 20
Partially linoleum block with gouache drawing.

History
Linoleum block print on chiri handmade paper
26" x 38". Edition: 20

Massacre of the Innocents
Linoleum block print on handmade okawara paper
Printer: Tony Lujano, San Ygnario, Texas, 1986
37" x 50". Edition: 25

In My Neighbor's Garden
Linoleum block print on Tamayo's Hombre en Rojo poster
Printer: Tony Lujano, San Ygnario, Texas
59" x 42½"

Nicaragua
Linoleum block print on handmade okawara paper
Printer: Tony Lujano, San Ygnario, Texas
36½" x 53". Edition: 20

El Salvador
Linoleum block print on handmade okawara paper
36½" x 72". Edition: 20

Dr. Anderson’s Run
Wood engraving on handmade kitikata paper
2 ½”x3 ½” Edition: 40

Four Wood Engraving
  Everywoman
Wood engraving on handmade kitikata paper
2 ¾”x2 ¼” Edition: 40
  Everyman
Wood engraving on handmade kitikata paper
3 ½”x2 ¾” Edition: 40
  Alienation Always
Wood engraving on handmade kitikata paper
2 ½”x3” Edition: 40
  Artists Dancing
Wood engraving on handmade kitikata paper
3”x2 ½” Edition: 40
1983

The New Face of Liberty
Linoleum block print on offset poster image George Washington
34½" x 23". Edition 5

Blood Test
Molded paper woodcuts
48" x (base) 16" x (top) 12½" First Edition: 6 Reprinted for an installation at Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, Texas

View Across the Rio Grande, the River of Death, from San Ygnacio, Texas
Linoleum block print on handmade Okawara paper
26 5/8” x 73¾”. Edition: 20

Seasons of the Year by the Animals Killed in South Texas 
Suite of four linoleum block prints
  Spring Scare Crow
  Summer Smashed Turtle
  Autumn Skinned Coyote
  Winter Deer Skin
   
Linoleum block prints on chiri/mulberry paper
24" x 34". Edition: 20

Me
Linoleum block print on mulberry paper
42" x 30". Edition: 20

Mona Lupe
(4 images)
Linoleum block print, gold leaf, metallic powder on poster
27" x 17½". Edition: 20

Hands Healing: A Photographic Essay
Black and White Photographs
11" x 14"
Eric Avery, Photographer

Hands Healing: A Photographic Essay
(6 images)
Series of color photographs, 1977
Published in The Visual Arts and Medical Education, 1983

Views Along the Rio Grande
Five Woodcuts on handmade Chiri paper
Sizes vary
Edition: unique impressions

San Ygnacio
Woodcut on handmade Chiri paper
12"x24"
Edition: unique

1982

Mary Martha Comes to Town
Linoleum block print on mulberry paper
24" x 36". Edition 10

Death Gives Birth to Beauty
Linoleum block print on mulberry paper
41½" x 30". Edition: 20

Images of Life and Death Posters
Galveston
Offset
24" x 32"

Tyranny
Linoleum block print on chiri handmade paper
20" x 24". Edition: 20

1981

El Clown Moderno
Linoleum block print on chiri/mulberry paper
24”x36” Edition: 10

Parched Land of the Dying
Life Magazine. April 1981, Pages 36-46.
Photographer, Harry Benson. Reporting, Christopher Whipple.

Linoleum Block Overprint
10" x 14"
Edition: 5

1980

Somalia River
Woodcut on toilet paper on dispenser
Edition: unique

I Am Not a Pederast
Woodcut on wrapping paper
Woodcut on offset reproduction
10"x 14". Edition: unique

Fuck U
Woodcut
12" x 12". Edition: unique

Portrait of Wolfgang Starke M.D.
Woodcut on wrapping paper
14" x 20". Edition: unique

Somalia Sucks

(2 versions)
Woodcut on poster
10" x 14". Edition: 3

Camel Eaters are Fucked
Woodcut on toilet paper
5" x 5'. Edition: 3

First Rain in Las Dhure Refugee Camp, Somalia
Woodcut printed from a Koran board
6" x 44". Edition: 2

Las Dure Refugee Camp Certificate
Woodcut
12" x 16". Edition: unique

Nuclear Wish for Las Dhure
Woodcut on scavenged refugee camp pine planks
Printed on commercdial woodpulp paper with ink from Somalia government printing plant
39¼" x 27½". Edition: 3

Excreta Africana
Woodcut on Stool
12"x10"x10"

View of Gaalabaax, Somalia
Woodcut
12"x30"
Edition: unique

View of Las Dhure refugee camp Somalia
Woodcut printed from Koran Board
8"x36"
Edition: unique

1979

Noa Noa
Letung, Indonesia
Woodcut on plaster or paris
7 1/2" x 20" x 1"
Edition: Unique

Medical Doctor Ship Sea Sweep

1975

The Myth of Echo and Narcissus
Folio of a etchings with embossing
Sheets are 14" x 30"
Images are 9" x 11"
Edition: 15

Leviathan
Black and White Photographs
11" x 14"

1974 Galveston Island 1
Etching
1 1/2" x 2"
Edition: 20
1973 Syndrome (UTMB Yearbook)
Offset on cloth cover
Cover 12 ¼” x 9 ¼” image 7” x 9 ¾”
Edition: 700
1972

Fable of the Mermaids and the Drunks
Monoprints
7 images illustrating Pablo Neruda’s poem Fabula de la Sirena y los Borachos

Cleft Palate
Silkscreen on arches paper
21
½”x17”
Edition: 2

Syndrome (UTMB Yearbook)
Two color silkscreen on cloth cover
Cover 12 ¼” x 9 ¼” image 7” x 9 ¾”
Printer: Eric Avery
Edition: 700

1969 Fifty Plus One
Silk Screen on card stock
4" x 5 1/2"
Edition: Open
1968 Bug Notes
Linoleum Block print on card stock with black ink
4 1/2" x 5"
Edition: open