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The first ONYX broadsheet, 1970



During the late 1960s, a group of young designers, artists and architects began a conversation that resulted in broadsheets, drawings, exhibits and other design related work. Their intent was to find others who shared their enthusiasm for diversity and an eclectic appreciation of that diversity. They called their collective effort ONYX. This site reviews of some of the art, drawings, photos, models and design work they created and some of their work since the first broadsheets appeared; it brings ONYX up to date.

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Ron Williams' 2015 Broadsheet celebrating ONYX participation in the Walker Art Center’s Hippie Modernism Show.



Woody Rainey’s 2015 Broadsheet celebrating ONYX participation it the Walker Art Center’s Hippie Modernism Show.



Woody Rainey's calendar based on the sleeping habits of Thomas Alva Edison




B&W broadsheet by Woody Rainey 

Charles Albatross, Okra Plantz, Doug Michaels,



The second Redson/Williams broadsheet



The Energy Certificate (Sex & Money) by Woody Rainey



Mike Hinge Parsec City



Some copies of the early ONYX posters still exist in good condition. These and reproductions of other prints including the colored broadsheets are available. Go to 2onyxgallery.com to see available ONYX images. 




© Ronald Williams 2017