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Jess Bugler “Memory States”

January 30, 2018

 Jess Buglar is our current Peter Reddick Bursary Award winner. Jess Bugler explores the nature of traumatic memory in her exhibition Memory States at The Courtyard. Her work aims to evoke the extraordinariness of the traumatic narrative, where each piece is a captured fragment. An exploration of a state of memory. An attempt to convey something both […]

Gail Mason “Breathe”

January 29, 2018

“Breathe” is a new exhibition by multi award-winning printmaker and artist Gail Mason. The exhibition is a collection of works which serve as a reminder to take time out from busy lives and to appreciate the wonder and space that the natural landscape provides. Through the paintings, Gail plays with the experience of a journey […]

Shape Arts Open

January 22, 2018

Congratulations to Amy Hutchings who has been selected for this years Shape Open The 2018 Shape Open, this year titled “Collective Influence”, is a group exhibition of artwork created by both disabled and non-disabled artists in response to provocations such as: what influences you? How does influence go further than inspiration? What power does influence have to […]

UWE SPS Scholarship

January 17, 2018

Ruth Ander is one of our UWE SPS scholars. Ruth gets her inspiration from water, light and vapour. Her techniques are perfectly suited to expressing these inspirations. Delicate, translucent drifts of colour on fine tissue paper and traditional hand-made Japanese paper. Painted prints or printed paintings – the results are multi-layered impressions. Her prints are […]

UWE SPS Scholarship

January 15, 2018

Amy Hutchings has been selected as one of our Spike Print Studio and UWE  scholars. Amy says “I have been recently working with a key Ophthalmologist from Bristol University on a collaborative project. The project involves visually interpreting their research and advances in sight restoration, which has prompted me to think about a broader audience, […]

Printing ‘Caldera Overlook’ by Emma Stibbon

December 14, 2017

In summer 2017 Emma Stibbon printed Caldera Overlook, her largest work to date at Spike Print Studio.  Together with Amy-Jane Blackwell of Ink on Paper Press and Lisa Takahashi, artist and tutor at Spike Print Studio, they spent many arduous hours realising this extraordinary work and producing an edition of 10.

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Lisa Takahashi interview with Liz K Miller

November 28, 2017

Here is a link to an interview with Liz K Miller, by one of our members Lisa Takahashi. https://www.jacksonsart.com/blog/2017/11/23/work-liz-k-miller-music-art-collide/

Sandra Cocks prize at RWA

October 5, 2017

Well done to Sandra Cocks who has won the “Marcus Fitzgibbon Memorial Purchase Prize” at the 165th RWA Open Exhibition. Her woodcut ‘Ninety Six” edition 90, has taken inspiration from the 96 people who died at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster in 1989. ‘Ninety Six’  has also been chosen to be the cover of November/December issue of […]

Impress(e)

September 11, 2017

Private View 6 – 9pm on Friday 29th Sept The exhibition is a reunion of printmakers from Spike Print Studio and the Atelier des Lilas in Paris, following on from an exhibition in October 2015 at Roumainville,  which celebrated pairings of printmakers from each studio who had collaborated in producing work. It is expected that […]

End of Year Show

July 20, 2017

This exhibition celebrates the success, creativity and hard work of the students who have completed our 1 year Portfolio courses with examples of screenprinting, relief prints, etching, photopolymer, textile screen printing, paper structures, and collagraph. Centrespace gallery, 6 Leonard Lane, Bristol July 22, 24 – 26th 10 -4pm PV Saturday 22nd July (10 – 1pm)