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Peter Reddick Bursary Award 2019-2020

April 5, 2019

We are offering a bursary of £2500 to a new graduate to support his or her practice in relief printing. We are particularly interested in graduates who are innovative and experimental whilst using the oldest of print techniques. The bursary is for 1 year and awards membership to the studio with full support, learning opportunities […]

Norman Ackroyd at SPS

March 13, 2019

On Saturday 9th Feb we where delighted to welcome Norman Ackroyd CBE RA to our studio. It was an amazing day of talks, demonstrations, printing and discussing techniques. Norman Ackroyd CBE RA studied at Leeds College of Art from 1956 to 1961, and subsequently at the Royal College of Art, London from 1961 to 1964. […]

10th Flourish Award at SPS

February 6, 2019

 We are delighted to be exhibiting West Yorkshire Print Workshop’s annual Flourish Award exhibition. Established in 2009 to champion printmakers working throughout Yorkshire, Flourish now celebrates work from across the UK, with an exhibition of artists selected from open submission. The exhibition brings together a wide range of prints made by artists shortlisted for this […]

SPS goes to Hepworth Wakefield

February 6, 2019

The Hepworth Wakefield’s popular Print Fair returns in 2019 with a host of exciting stalls, activities and events celebrating the art of printmaking. Held in The Calder, the converted mill space, and featuring a handpicked selection of over 50 printmakers, collectives and galleries from around the UK, the fair will provide a friendly atmosphere in […]

Creating, Producing & Collecting Contemporary Prints

December 4, 2018

A conversation at Hauser & Wirth around collecting prints and the meaning of editions.

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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 […]