Ray Heus

American Painter and Printmaker

Salt Marsh

Image Size 4.5 x 6.5


$625 Framed

Canoe Yawl
at Night

Moku Hanga Woodblock

Image 7" x 5"
Framed 16" x 14"





Image 7" x 5"




Lady Slipper


Image Size 5" x 3"
Woodblock Edition 30

Snowy Evening

$325 framed
Image Size 4" x 3"

Moku Hanga Woodblock

Passamaquoddy Bay

$750 framed
Second State
Image Size 8" x 6"

Boats at Boat Meadow

$625 Framed

Second State

Image Size 4.25 x 6.25
Framed 13x15

White Line Woodblock

The Days are Drawing In

$625 Framed

Second State

Image Size 5x7

White Line Woodblock

Two Crows

$375 Framed

Image Size
4" x 5.5"
Framed Size

Moku Hanga Woodblock


$350 Framed

Image Size 5.5 x 3.5

Moku Hanga Woodblock

Snow Shadows. Blue Ridge

$450 Framed

Image Size 4.5 x 6
Framed Size 13 x 15

Moku Hanga Woodblock

Ray Heus Biography

Ray Heus is a New England painter and printmaker with over 40 years experience. Heus' work reveals his love for sailing and the water in his woodblocks of New England, Canadian coastal areas and the Carribbean.

Ray Heus was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and grew up on Long Island, in the Virgin Islands, and in western Massachusetts. A graduate of Cornell University, he also studied at the University of Freiburg in Breisgau, Germany and with Washington, D.C. artists Jo Harrop and Nancy Hirsch.

Heus work reveals the influence and his great admiration for 19th and 20th century Japanese master printmakers, especially Hiroshi and Toshi Yoshida and Kawase Hasui. Influences from western artists include Whistler, Homer, and the Canadian printmaker Walter Phillips. His primary medium is moku hanga, the traditional Japanese way of making color woodblock prints.

Over the years he has had numerous one-man shows and has exhibited at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond and in the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors. In 2006 Heus produced a series of woodblocks for "Dusk to Dawn: A Nocturne Exhibit" at McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD. Ray Heus' work is included in numerous public and private collections. His work is in the collection of the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

After ten years in Rappahannock County, Virginia Ray Heus lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts where he paints, prints, builds wooden boats, and sails.

Vly Lake
Moku Hanga Woodblock 3" x 4.5"
$225 Framed

Moonrise, Pleasant Bay
Woodblock 3" x 4.5"
$250 Framed

Berkshire Winter

Image Size 5.3 x 5
Framed Size 12 x 10

$185 Framed
$155 Unframed

Edition of 40



Calm Wind

3.5 x 5



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