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Clare Cutts Printfest Award

May 16, 2017

Well done to Clare Cutts who won the  Chris Benefield Memorial Award at Printfest. Printfest was founded in 2001, it is the UK’s foremost artist-led printmaking festival. Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary prints, it is a rare opportunity for the best of the UK’s printmakers to gather under one roof, […]

Pressing Matters

May 16, 2017

A new printmaking publication, fresh off the printing press… Straddling the worlds of fine art printmaking and the commercial printmaker, this bi-annual publication hopes to inspire newcomers and give a voice and a face to the vast number of people calling printmaking their thing. Useful, insightful, practical, geeky, niche, creative, modern – call it what […]

Trace Exhibition at Bankside

May 16, 2017

Congratulations to our members who where involved in a compelling new exhibition from seven Bristol-based artists, Trace is a collective exposure of process, time, history and place. Dark, forgotten structures, inner and actual landscapes, surreal recreations and deconstructed practices combine to make this a showing of the unexpected. Utilizing print, sculpture, painting and drawing each […]

Christine Howes prints for Botanic Garden

May 2, 2017

‘Maritime Pine’, Wood Engraving by Christine Howes It is a cold and rainy February 2017. I am working on 2 prints at once, not recommended as there is a danger that neither will be finished. But these two prints are very different. The first print, almost completed is a black and white wood engraving, printed […]

Charlotte Hodes – talk

January 19, 2017

7 Feb 2017 11:00-1:00pm Cost £10 Free to any course attendees Book Charlotte Hodes Talk Charlotte Hodes will deliver an illustrated talk on her work. Her practice as an artist takes the form of painting, collage, ceramics and glass. Her ceramic work has been described as “spectacular and desirable”, by art critic Mel Gooding and her intricate […]

On The Next Page Blog

January 19, 2017

Jane Warring who is currently on the I year  ‘Paper Structures: Book Arts Unfolded’ has set up this blog On the Next Page The idea behind this blog is to chart my progress on the one year part time course at Spike Island Print Studio, in Bristol, which I began in September 2016. The course […]

Project Gemini at Spike Print Studio

January 19, 2017

Project Gemini, Emma Gregory and Sarah Duncan 19 January – 09 February 2017 Spike Print Studio, Spike Island Corridor Space Spike Print Studio presents a show of site specific installations exploring ocular and astral themes by Sarah Duncan and Emma Gregory. For their starting point the artists took a series of photogravure plates produced by […]

Print exhibition in UWE library

January 16, 2017

NOW – A mini exhibition by second year MA print students  12th January – 23rd February 2017, Bower Ashton Library  NOW is an exhibition of Year 2 MA print students’ work. It follows on from their earlier exhibition THEN, held in Autumn 2016. NOW will feature recent artwork and illustrate how their practice has developed and […]

Ian Chamberlain Babel print

January 16, 2017

Ian Chamberlain’s BABEL  screenprint on show at Saatchi Gallery Ian’s BABEL screenprint, part of the 2016 ‘Jealous Needs You’ portfolio project is on show at the Saatchi Gallery from 5th January until 16th February 2017. The ’50 x 50 II’ exhibition is in the Prints & Originals Gallery at the Saatchi Gallery. 66 works were printed by […]

Article 25. Olivia Jones

December 1, 2016

One of Olivia’s aquatints titled Flora is being auctioned off at RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) She was asked to create the piece by Article 25, a UK registered charity that designs, builds, and manages projects to provide buildings fore some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. Each year they run a charity art auction called […]