Distinctive papercuttings. Original eclectic designs. Meticulously hand-cut.
David Jenkins Papercuttings showcases the intricate craftsmanship of self-taught papercutting artist David Jenkins of Arlington, Virginia. Explore his galleries to discover his original-design, eclectic papercuttings, each meticulously hand cut using an X-acto knife.
Cutting Edge News!
Dave's papercutting, "At the Gallery" (below), will be part of the Guild of American Papercutters' traveling exhibit, "Places in Paper". During the next several months, stop by one of two Arlington, VA, locations to see the work of 34 papercutters from across the United States (and elsewhere):
- The exhibit opens on September 9, 2019, at Gallery 3700, 3700 Four Mile Run Dr., and remains there through December 8. A public reception will occur at the Gallery on October 12 from 3PM to 5PM.
- "Places in Paper" then moves on to Westover Library, 1644 N. McKinley Rd., and will be there from December 17 through February 18, 2020.
Meanwhile, Dave's first craft show of Fall 2019 will be Art on the Avenue, October 5th (10 AM-6PM) on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood. Come join Dave and some 300 other crafters for this always great kid- (and dog-) friendly event!
Northern Virginia band Local 12 recently commissioned Dave to do a papercutting of a toddler with an electric guitar for their new CD album, "Baby Steps." For more information on the recently released album and the band, see localtwelve.com.
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