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Liz K Miller ‘The Circular Scores’ Huddersfield Art Gallery, 10 November 2018 – 2 February 2019

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Image: Liz K Miller, A Classic on Vinyl #2, Etching. Liz K Miller was the winner of the 2017 West Yorkshire Print Workshop Flourish Award for Excellence in Printmaking in 2017, for which she was awarded the prize of a solo exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery. Exhibition Circular Score is a musical notation system that […]

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  Looking for that unique Christmas gift for friends and family this year? Then make sure you visit our PRESENT exhibition at West Yorkshire Print Workshop in Mirfield. The exhibition is open from 17th November – 22nd December and showcases a wide range of contemporary art and craft from local and regional artists and makers […]

Amy Jane Blackhall – Flourish Award 2016

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back ‘Infrastructure’, Sugarlift etching & Japanese woodcut with laser engraving, 26 x 23.5cm ‘Fountain’ Carborundum with hand colouring 33 x 33cm 1 2 Winner of Flourish Award 2016 & Intaglio Printmaker Prize Amy-Jane Blackhall’s work emerges from her fascination with the concept of interconnectedness, through the physical and spiritual act of making, particularly the repetitive […]

Liz K Miller – Flourish Award 2017

BACK 1 2 3 4 London, UK My project, Circular Score, sits at the intersection of music, geometry, psychology and visual art. Circular Score is a circular musical notation system that I have created for the Cello and Piano arrangement of Fratres by Arvo Pärt. Radius denotes pitch, circumference is time, and colourcontrols key signature. […]

Flourish Award 2018

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15th September – 27th October 2018 Hazel Roberts, Jemma Gunning, John Angus, Kathryn Desforges, Maxine Foster, Michaela Wheater, Nazanin Moradi, Neil Bousfield, Nicole Polonsky, Nigel Morris, Sara Lee, Sin Park and Theresa Taylor The Flourish Award was established in 2009 by West Yorkshire Print Workshop to showcase excellence in printmaking from across Yorkshire. Since 2014 […]

JAPAN 14th July – 1st September

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This Summer we celebrate Japan.  Inspired by our Studio Technician travelling to the Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory (Mi-Lab), we have invited artists from across the globe to submit work which employs traditional Japanese printmaking techniques or is inspired by Japanese culture.  27 artists from Japan, UK, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, USA and Australia are exhibiting a fantastic […]

Danielle Creenaune

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Field of Vision 3 April – 12 May 2018 Australian born artist, Danielle Creenaune, works out of her print studio in Barcelona and is an internationally acclaimed printmaker. Her primary medium is lithography and her central motivation “is the intrinsic dialogue between landscape and people, how landscape is perceived through our library of pre-lived experiences […]

Water Street Gallery

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3rd May – 10th June 2018 Prints by selected members of WYPW and Water Street Gallery, Todmorden.  An exhibition which showcases the possibilities for printmaking to make rich and engaging art works through a variety of printmaking processes, including dry-point, etching, linocut and screenprint. Artists include Andrew Hambleton, Ben Whittington, Dan Booth, Fabian Osborne, Graham […]

Original Artists’ Posters

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22nd May – 30th June 2018 Original lithographic posters from the Goldmark Gallery for exhibitions by some of the leading 20th century artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Braque, Leger and Hockney. Many of the world’s leading artists have enjoyed making posters for their exhibitions and these often took the form of original lithographs or screenprints, […]

20:20 Print Exchange

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20 February – 24 March 2018 West Yorkshire Print Workshop is again delighted to be hosting the 20:20 Print Exchange during February and March. The 20:20 Print Exchange started in 2009 as a project between Hot Bed Press in Salford and Red Hot Press in Southampton, and has grown each year as other print workshops […]

Collaboration of Chaos

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Collaboration of Chaos 13th January – 10th February 2018 Studio holders at West Yorkshire Print Workshop are delighted to present an exhibition which will evolve in the gallery over four weeks.  Artists at WYPW cover many disciplines, from painting and sculpture to collaborative and community practice. Visitors to the gallery during the exhibition are invited […]

Susan Wright

BACK 1 2 3 Halifax. West Yorkshire. UK I am an artist now living and working in Halifax after leaving full time work. I use a variety of printmaking techniques, experimenting with copper sulphate etching on aluminum and incorporating that with other printmaking techniques such as monoprint and photo lithography. Increasingly, I print on hand […]

Everyone is a Moon – Amy-Jane Blackhall

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21 October 2017 – 13 January 2018 New prints and sculpture exploring the cadence and repetition of ongoing cycles that both anchor and elude us. Amy-Jane Blackhall is the founder of INK on PAPER PRESS, a Fine Art print and editioning studio based in Wiltshire, and is the winner of the 2016 Flourish Award and […]

Roy Willingham

BACK 1 2 3 London. UK Since I was just a lad I have enjoyed both making art and being out in the landscape -whether urban or rural. This delight has never gone away and the two have stayed entwined from my student days at Central School of Art in London where I first began […]

Clare Phelan

BACK 1 2 3 Holmfirth, West Yorshire. UK Having worked as an Art Therapist in the NHS for many years, Clare returned to education, achieving a distinction in MA Visual Arts from Bradford College in 2013. Clare now works from her studio in Holmfirth West Yorkshire, and at Hot Bed Press in Salford.   “I’m […]

WYPW Print Run!

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WYPW Print Run! Coming up on Saturday, 7th October Launch of our first Future Proof event – Print Run! A sponsored 5k run, leaving WYPW at 10.30am and returning along East-thorpe in time for Coffee and Cake, in the gallery from 11.15 onwards.   This will be the first of three annual events, open to […]

Liz K Miller

BACK 1 2 3 4 London, UK My project, Circular Score, sits at the intersection of music, geometry, psychology and visual art. Circular Score is a circular musical notation system that I have created for the Cello and Piano arrangement of Fratres by Arvo Pärt. Radius denotes pitch, circumference is time, and colourcontrols key signature. […]

Pierre-Antoine Martin

BACK London, UK Printmaking and the methods related to metal etching are the central medium of my practice. This choice comes from my appreciation of the multifaceted possibilities available with those mediums. In itself the «medium» means more than a succession of processes on the material. It is not only limited to the digging of […]

Melanie King

BACK London, UK Melanie’s practice explores the intrinsic connection between humans, materials and phenomena existing beyond the Earths’ atmosphere. She primarily uses sun, moon and starlight to cause effects on photosensitive materials. Melanie can often be found in the darkroom, and is known for her work with silver gelatin materials, cyanotype and daguerreotype. Melanie also […]

Claire Hynds

BACK 1 2 3 London, UK With a particular interest in etching, Hynds’ work has largely focused on an investigation into urban environments; more specifically the effect architecture and planning has on the inhabitants. In this work she visited well known examples of Modern architecture and the planned “new” towns of Hertfordshire to examine what […]

Future Proof- Fundraising campaign

West Yorkshire Print Workshop has launched an exciting project ‘Future Proof’ to secure new sources of funding to improve our facilities and resources for members, participants and visitors over the next three years. The aim of our fundraising campaign, is to raise £50,000 by August 2020. Supported by Arts Council England (ACE) Catalyst:Evolve Fund, every […]

Flourish Award 2017

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16th September – 28th October 2017 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 year’s award, selected by an independent panel of judges. […]

Exhibition – Frogs, Bears and Unicorns: The Art of Children’s Book Illustration

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Sat 15th July – Sat 2nd September 2017   This summer West Yorkshire Print Workshop are celebrating the Art of Children’s illustration with Frogs, Bears and Unicorns by Lisa Stubbs and Gillian Tyler.  During the school holidays you can hear Lisa and Gillian read their stories as part of a programme of family storytelling events […]

Tracy Hill

BACK 1 2 3 Cheshire, UK As the search begins for the beginning of the Anthropocene epoch, our legacy and presence as a civilization will be defined through the very fabric of the earth. Hill’s current investigations consider the historical legacy of spatiotemporal, post-industrial landscapes though combinations of installation and hand drawn imagery. Over the […]