"Contemporary Ukiyo-e" Project
5 artists from NYC

"Contemporary Ukiyo-e" is an international creative project in order to preserve and bring alive woodcut printing techniques. The contemporary artists participating in this project work like Hokusai or Hiroshige with modern-day artisans. Five artists based in NYC also participate in this project. Each of them succeeded in drawing for contemporary ukiyo-e with a deep understanding of the techniques of woodcut printing and collaborating with the artisans.

<p>Alison Elizabeth Taylor (1972- )</p>

Alison Elizabeth Taylor is an artist based out of New York City. She is known for her marquetry hybrid work combining Renaissance-style marquetry with painting and collage to depict contemporary subject matter. Taylor's exhibitions have been covered in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Village Voice. In 2022, Taylor received the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Prize. Taylor’s winning work, Anthony Cuts under the Williamsburg Bridge, Morning, 2020, was featured in The Outwin 2022: American Portraiture Today, a major exhibition that was on view at the National Portrait Gallery from April 2022, through February 2023.