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Sumi Perera – Liminal Spaces III

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17 May – 22 June Sumi Perera is an interdisciplinary artist, who generates mixed media installations, usually bearing the narrative of a book form. Sumi has undertaken residencies at CAFA, Beijing (2007), the AIR for the National Open Art (2016) and is the first recipient of the RE Guest Artist Full Fellowship & Solo exhibition […]

The Human Figure

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6th April – 11th May 2019 This exhibition showcases the work of 10 artists who are members of WYPW and who use the Human Figure in their work.  Each one approaches their medium and their subject in diverse ways.  For some, the immediacy of monoprint conveys the human body as a tactile, physical, sensuous presence.  […]

In House

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  15 January – 23 March 2019 This exhibition brings together a selection of work produced by learners on our in-house programme of creative short courses in printmaking. It showcases the quality and diversity of the work produced, and the creative possibilities of the techniques taught. We offer high quality tuition by experienced, practicing artists, […]

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 […]

Present

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tracing Memory

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27th May – 8th July 2017 Victoria Browne Susan Corke Theodore Ereira-Guyer Katherine Jones Curated by Katherine Jones and Martyn Lucas “A book read by a thousand different people is a thousand different books.”  Andrei Tarkovsky This specially selected exhibition presents a collection of works which explore the rich possibilities of print and differing conceptual […]

Earth, Water, Air

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25th April – 20th May 2017 This exhibition of prints by members of West Yorkshire Print Workshop responds to the theme of Earth, Water and Air.  16 artists are presenting hand-made prints produced by a variety of techniques including lino cut, etching, dry point, screen print, wood block, mono print and collagraph.  All the art […]

Small Print International

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18th February – 15th April 2017 In partnership with Leicester Print Workshop, a touring exhibition of contemporary fine art mini-prints by local and international printmakers. The panel made up of curators and printmakers received 631 prints from artists across the world and selected 150 images that measure no more than 100 square cm.  Works on […]

Later Day Saints by Alan Birch

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  9th January – 11th February 2017 Over the last four years I been working on a series of prints which take their starting point from the collection of saintly wood carvings in the Wellcome Collection at The Science Museum in London.  The depiction of saints is a subject I have been long fascinated with, whether in […]

Present 19th November – 24th December

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Are you looking for that unique Christmas gift for friends and family again this year?   Then make sure you visit our PRESENT exhibition at West Yorkshire Print Workshop in Mirfield.  We have a wide range of contemporary art and craft from local and regional artists and makers, including prints and hand-made cards, jewellery and […]

YPAT Ravensthorpe Art Showcase

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 3rd – 9th November  ‘Every child an artist’ The Young People’s Activity Team (YPAT) are proud to present ‘Every child an artist’ –  an exhibition showcasing artistic expressions of young people. YPAT is a short breaks respite service for children and young people with a disability from across Kirklees. We provide a range of fun, […]

Flourish Award 2016 17 September – 29 October

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The Flourish Award 2016 We are pleased to announce the shortlist for this years Flourish Award! shortlisted artists- Amy-Jane Blackhall – Winner of the Flourish Award and Intaglio Printmaker PrizeNeil Bousfield – Winner of the Great Art PrizeChristina France CrewsAntony Cross – Winner of the Hawthorn Print Supplies/Great Art Student PrizeSumiko EadonNadia Francis – Winner […]

Shelley Burgoyne 14 May – 25 June 2016

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Venice Residency This new series of prints includes etching, drypoint, collagraph and carborundum generated by a residency at the Venice School of Graphic Arts and Department of Micrology, exploring water from Venice canals. “My research is a very exploratory and dreamy look at the life of the canals in Venice. I am fascinated by the […]

Process and Practice 26 March – 7 May 2016

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An exhibition by studio holders at WYPW which shares something of the artists’ working methods which usually remain hidden behind closed doors.  The exhibition will include new collaborations, participatory activities for the public, artists’ talks, and professional development sessions for local/regional artists. In addition to visitors being able to see an exhibition evolve over 6 […]

20:20 Print Exchange 6 February – 12 March 2016

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West Yorkshire Print Workshop is delighted to be hosting the 20:20 Print Exchange during February. 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 have been invited to take part. Over 50,000 prints […]

PRESENT 14th November – 24th December 2015

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14th November – 24th December 2015 Are you 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.  We have a wide range of contemporary art and craft from local and regional artists and makers, including prints […]

Robert Tavener Linocuts- 8 August – 19 September

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In association with the Emma Mason GalleryRobert Tavener Linocuts The Print Process as ‘A String Quartet’  8 August – 19 September 2015 Whether images of boats, guardsmen, cathedrals, or rolling landscapes Robert Tavener’s prints are varied, beautiful, bold and colourful; “My subject matter is a personal interpretation of the richness, variety, beauty, and underlying relationship with […]

Same, but Different June 27 – July 25

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Jenny Thomas – Same, but Different  West Yorkshire Print Workshop Gallery 27 June – 25 July 2015 Artist Talk & Demonstration: Thursday 9 July 2015, 6pm – 8pm Jenny Thomas is a printmaker whose work is inspired by both urban and rural landscapes. She works from memory using a variety of relief printmaking techniques in combination, […]