Fine Art Editions is a complete publishing and printmaking house, art gallery, and custom frame shop. This is the studio of artist John Stephen Hockensmith. Hockensmith is known around the world as an equine photographer, for his artistic skill as a printmaker, an author and businessman.
Our commissioned artwork is printed on one of three substrates-500 gram Somerset watercolor paper, art canvas or luster paper–at the patron’s choice or the artist’s recommendation. These watercolors, canvases or paper editions are beautifully glazed with varnish to create a high luster with deep, rich hues and tones, and most artwork can be sized to specifications. However, our signed and numbered limited editions honor the tradition of availability in one size only. Our commissioned editions are created using an Epson 9800 or 10000 wide-body printer. We use Epson archival pigments or Epson K3 dyes in our printmaking, thus meeting museum standards. The watercolor museum prints have a hand-torn, deckled edge on all four sides, while our canvases have a precision black-edge gallery wrap. Either the canvas or watercolor paper can be framed in a museum-type floating mount for stunning presentation. Our luster prints are created with the same pigmented inks on a luminous paper. These paper prints are pristine and are generally framed with matting under glass.