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 Work

My work combines fragments of storytelling and history, both visual and textual.  People often comment that my artwork evokes memories.  

Artist Books

Pulp Painting


Upcoming Events

Paper & Stitch Art Exhibit with Chai Wolfman and Don Widmer, opening reception Aug. 17, 7-10pm at the Compassion Factory in Brookfield.

My next art fair will be the Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival (Michigan City, IN), Aug. 18-19.

Upcoming: Port Clinton Art Festival (Highland Park, IL), Aug. 25-26.


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.


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