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[This] place and Fair Saturday

October 30, 2018

24 November 2018 EXHIBITION 12-5 PM at Spike Print Studio, Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX Asylum seekers and refugees from Borderlands Drop-in Centre have had the opportunity to attend free printmaking sessions at Spike Print Studio, held once a month, since September 2017. This exhibition shows a remarkable series of prints that […]

Lisa Takahashi wins the Wild Card heat on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year

October 25, 2018

Lisa is the wild card winner in heat 2 of Sky Arts Landscape artist of the Year 2018. The heat took place at Viking Bay, Broadstairs and her painting was voted the best out of the 50 artists that participated by the judges, Tai Shan Shierenbeg, Kate Bryan and Kathleen Soriano. Lisa’s painting will now […]

Gail Mason wins at The Society of Women Artists

October 1, 2018

Gail won the Premier Art Award at the Society of Women Artists at The Mall Galleries which was presented by their patron Princess Michael of Kent , she even got  to shake hands with Royalty! Wow, well done Gail! Her winning print was Rip Tide, a silkscreen monotype. The exhibition runs from 25-30 Sept at the […]

Jess Bugler wins award at The National Original Print Exhibition

September 26, 2018

Jess has won the Intaglio Printmaker Prize at this year’s National Original Print Exhibition for her  Linoprint Collage “Fracture” which was exhibited at the Spike Island open studios in May. Wow, great news Jess! National Original Print Exhibition is an international open competition established by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers which celebrates the best in all […]

Sarah Duncan at Derwent Art Prize

September 26, 2018

Sarah’s drawing “Ceigar” was chosen from 33oo submissions for the Derwent Art Prize. Well done Sarah! Trowbridge Town Hall Arts is thrilled to welcome the fourth instalment of the Derwent Art Prize, following its launch at the Mall Galleries in London. Exceptional in quality and a hugely diverse, this prestigious exhibition offers an overview of […]

Clare Cutts at Zillah Bell

September 12, 2018

The Original Print Show 2017 is a selection from this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of the UK’s most respected contemporary artists. This year the show concentrates on four artists including our very own Clare Cutts – well done Clare! The Private View will […]

UWE SPS Scholarships 2018–2019 announced

August 20, 2018

This month we announced the successful applicants for the UWE SPS Scholarships for the coming year. Congratulations to Sara-Jane Gautlett, Justyna Medon and Zoe Tissandier from Spike Print Studio and Miranda Harris (MA Multi-disciplinary Printmaking), Zoe Power (MA Multi-disciplinary Printmaking) and Maria Quintet (BA Drawing and Print) from UWE. Watch this space for more information about […]

Leonie Bradley – Peter Reddick bursary award 2018

August 16, 2018

Leonie Bradley has been selected for The Peter Reddick Bursary Award 2018. Leonie will spend 2018-2019 making new work at Spike Print Studio supported by this bursary. Artist’s statement: “I work in a wide range of media including filmmaking, etching, making artists’ books, linocut and wood engraving. I get repeatedly drawn back to wood engraving as […]

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair 2018

August 15, 2018

Congratulations to our members who have been selected to exhibit at the Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair 2018: Anna Harley, Anna Marrow, Chitra Merchant, Clare Cutts, Ian Chamberlain, Jess Bugler, Prerna Chandiramani and Ros Ford. The fair will be held between 22–25 November 2018 at Building 17, Cartridge Place,  Royal Arsenal Riverside, Woolwich, London, SE18 6ST. Thursday: 11.00 […]

Print-centric – a UWE SPS exhibition

July 17, 2018

PRINT-CENTRIC Five professional scholars and five recent graduates were selected for the first UWE/SPS Scholarship programme in July 2017. Over the past year they have been working to develop their  practices, creating opportunities for cross-pollination of ideas and broadening creative networks. Accessing alternative environments for printing, the graduate scholars headed to Spike Print Studio and the […]