"My goal regarding the use of the one-block reduction woodcut method is to free the medium from a sometimes unavoidable stagnant appearance. This technique of woodcut allows one to weave and integrate line and color in a rhythmic painterly way, thus creating in effect a tapestry."
Don Gorvett was awarded the Ford Fellowship to School of the Museum of Fine Arts , Boston , MA . Gorvett has led workshops & lectured on the Reduction Woodcut process at: Portland Museum of Art, Portland , ME. , Fitchburg Art Museum , Fitchburg , MA., Salem State College, Salem , MA., University of New Hampshire , Durham , NH., Plymouth State College, Plymouth , NH . and others. He has prints in the collections of: Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit , ME. , Harvard Law School , Harvard University , Cambridge , MA., Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester , MA., Portland Museum of Art, Portland , ME. , Museum of Fine Arts , Hanoi , Vietnam , Duxbury Art Complex Museum , Duxbury , MA . & others.