Welcome to the artist website of Don Widmer

I am a book and paper artist whose practice includes handmade paper, letterpress printing, and bookbinding.

What's New?

Recent Happenings

The first 3 designs of my "Crow Divination Series" of pulp paintings are now available. View them on Etsy.


I was interviewed by VoyageChicago about my art practice. You can read the interview here.

Upcoming Events

Don Widmer Paper Art: Exhibit at ELA Area Public Library (Lake Zurich, IL), January 3-31, 2019. ELA Area Public Library

Compassion Factory Art Exhibit: Group Show (Brookfield, IL), January 3-26, 2019 [opening reception on Jan. 4].  Compassion Factory

"Remnants: Works on Paper" Group Art Exhibit at Studio Oh! (Chicago, IL), February 21-March 30, 2019 [opening reception on March 1]. Studio Oh!


Purchase Art

My one-of-a-kind art can be found on Etsy, Vamp&Tramp, and ArtZipper

Subscribe to the Spudnik Press Cooperative Print of the Month Club and receive a year's worth of locally produced art, including one of my original midwest moth designs.

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Contact Me

Better yet, see me in person!

You can find me at art fairs and events throughout the year. 

Don Widmer

(312) 697-9202