Harry Brockway

Harry Brockway is a wood engraver who trained at The Royal Academy Schools and has taught at West Dean College for 11 years. He exhibits regularly with The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers at The Bankside Gallery, London, and with The Society of Wood Engravers. Harry has wood engraved illustrations for a number of Folio Society publications - most recently 'The Vision of Piers the Plowman' 2014. Other illustrated books include 'The Man who Planted Trees' by Jean Giono. He is an associate member of the RE and former chairman of The Society of Wood Engravers.

What inspires your own work?

My work is figurative and often inspired by literary themes. I like to emphasise the importance of drawing and composition when engraving and using the full range of expressive possibilities that wood engraving allows.

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