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David Hockney – Grimms’ Fairytales

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The Gallery at West Yorkshire Print Workshop is proud to announce our new exhibition featuring the work of David Hockney considered to be one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. David was born in Bradford in 1937, his reputation as a skilled painter, draughtsman, printmaker, photographer and set designer made him […]

Editions – Art of Letterpress: Saturday 6th April to Saturday 18th May 2013

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Our latest exhibition showcases how the traditional craft of letterpress is being reinvented by progressive practitioners. The exhibition features a range of typographic prints, plus books and cards by Bradford based The Print Project and Haworth based Oldfield Press. The past few years as seen a resurgence of interest in letterpress, especially from computer-based designers […]

Editions: Thursday 28th February to Saturday 30th March 2013

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The past few years has seen an explosion in the demand for new affordable contemporary prints produced by a range of emerging and more established artists and designers. This exhibition features artists, designers and printmakers who are producing fresh, new work. The exhibition provides a platform to engage visitors with the pleasure to be had in starting to collect contemporary […]

Welcome to WYPW

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West Yorkshire Print Workshop is an open access fine art printmaking facility based in the former Victorian Church School adjacent to St. Paul’s Church in the centre of Mirfield, West Yorkshire.Originally founded in 1981, as Kirklees Art Space Society and formerly known as Eastthorpe Visual Arts (EVA), the organisation adopted its present name, West Yorkshire Print […]

Continuous Lines: Monday 11th February to Sunday 24th February 2013

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This exhibition featuring the work of Helaina Sharpley is her first based from her studio home of West Yorkshire Print Workshop. An award winning designer-maker, Helaina produces elegant 2D and 3D wire sculptures/illustrations. Driven by an obsession with tea and its ephemera/customs, Helaina creates beautifully constructed three-dimensional illustrations in wire, with an acute attention to […]

Visit

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West Yorkshire Print Workshop is an open access fine art printmaking facility based in the former Victorian Church School adjacent to St. Paul’s Church in the centre of Mirfield, West Yorkshire. To book a course, request membership information, or enquire about the workshop facilities, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to help. Please […]

Education

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Courses The West Yorkshire Print Workshop is an open access facility that makes printmaking and other art forms accessible to everyone through a regular programme of classes & courses for people of all abilities. WYPW classes and courses offer high quality tuition by experienced, practicing artists. We keep the groups small to give you a […]

Venue Hire

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Our gallery space is available to hire for meetings and events, subject to availability, from £20.00 per hour.  Please contact us for further information and a booking form. [contact]

Shop

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A range of artist work from our gallery and materials will be available to buy online shortly.  Please click here to see a list of art materials available to buy from visiting our workshop.

Workshops

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The West Yorkshire Print Workshop is an open access facility that makes printmaking and other art forms accessible to everyone through a regular programme of classes & courses for people of all abilities.  WYPW classes and courses offer high quality tuition by experienced, practicing artists. We keep the groups small to give you a more […]

Flourish Printmakers Award 2012: Thursday 18th October – Saturday 24th November 2012

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Due to the success of the Flourish Printmakers Award, which was established in 2009 by West Yorkshire Print Workshop to celebrate and promote excellence in printmaking from it’s members, we are expanding the award to now also include non-members’ work across the Yorkshire region. This will allow WYPW to champion and will showcase the best printmaking from practitioners across Yorkshire. […]

Printmakingonline Group Show: Saturday 21st July to Saturday 18th August 2012

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The Gallery at West Yorkshire Print Workshop is proud to be featuring the work of eleven members of Printmakingonline. Printmakingonline was established in 2007 with the aim of promoting contemporary printmaking and printmakers of a high standard to the general public and galleries throughout the UK. To find out more about the site, click here. […]

Surface: Saturday 16th June – Saturday 14th July 2012

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Surface is an exciting collection of work being produced by contemporary textile artists and printmakers. The selection of work looks at the interaction of colour and pattern, against varied textile surfaces. This exhibition ran from June to July 2012 and features six artists: Caroline Dunn, Jane Foster, Tabitha Stewart, Faye Taylor, Miriam Trent and Fiona Wilson. […]

Identity: Thursday 24th May – Saturday 9th June 2012

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A range of photographic work by the students of Batley School of Art. Over 30 photographic works were shown around the theme of IDENTITY. The range of photography includes portraiture, landscape and still life. The exhibition takes us on an exploration of the students interpretations of Identity from the personal to more public perceptions. Students taking part in the exhibition are […]

Artists in Mind: Wednesday 9th May – Saturday 18th August 2012

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AiM is an arts and mental health charity working in the community and in secure psychiatric hospitals. It is based in Huddersfield, and has at present 20 artists working full time in its studios at Bates Mill. It holds exhibitions, publishes books and holds performances of films, poetry and drama. Visit the AiM website for more:  http://www.artists-in-mind.org.uk/ […]

Norman Ackroyd RA: Landscapes: – Thursday 12th April to Saturday 19th May 2012

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A selection of landscape prints by the multi award winning printmaker Norman Ackroyd. In 2007 he was awarded a C.B.E. for his services to engraving and printing. Norman will also join us for a printmaking masterclass, sharing techniques and useful tips. The exhibition opens on the Thursday 12th of April and runs until Saturday 19th of May 2012. […]