Valerie Hammond

Valerie Hammond’s works — suspensions of delicate, organic elements — are inspired by the human body, the natural world, and identity. Hammond’s work at Wildwood Press has been extensive. It includes 11 editions of ethereal, botanical pieces sparked by her Hudson River landscape, enduring friendships, and spiritual moments. Beyond the edition work are groups of lovingly hand-worked prints named for medieval women mystics.

Séance
Séance

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2006-2007

Traverse
Traverse

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2007

Blue Ghost
Blue Ghost

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2006-2007

Spectre
Spectre

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2006-2007

Garland
Garland

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2007

Guirland
Guirland

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2008

Traveler
Traveler

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2008

Voyageur
Voyageur

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2008

Trace I
Trace I

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2007

Trace II
Trace II

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2007

Trace III
Trace III

Photolitho / Relief / Handmade Paper / 72"h x 48"w / Edition Various of 10 / 2007

Anna
Anna

Collagraph / Relief / Handstamping / Handmade Paper / 60"h x 23"w / From the Series Gang of Girls / Unique / 2014 From Valerie Hammond's series Gang of Girls, each of the thirteen unique images is named for women who were early Christian Mystics, each with their own fantastic, unthinkable stories.