"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>Bayne Peterson (1984- )</p>

Bayne Peterson's sculptures feature fluid forms and complex optical patterning. Peterson received an MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013. His works have been exhibited at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, the RISD Museum, Providence, RI, the Toyama Prefectural Museum of Arts and Design, Toyama, Japan, and the Museum of Arts and Design, NY, among other venues. Collections include the Museum of Arts and Design, NY, The Hallmark Art Collection, Kansas City, MO, The Progressive Art Collection, Fidelity Investments Corporate Art Collection, and the RISD Museum, Providence, RI.