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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, […]

Pressing Identities 23 May – 20 June

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Contemporary Printmakers from India and Sri Lanka Pressing Identities brings together the work of four contemporary artists all exploring notions of belonging, displacement and personal cultural heritage through the medium of printmaking. The exhibition investigates the disparate ways in which these artists express, celebrate and question the idiosyncrasies of their ethnic origins, having been born […]

Michelle Keegan – Still Navigating 11 April – 16 May

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West Yorkshire Print Workshop Gallery 11 April – 16 May 2015 Exhibition Preview: Friday 10 April 2015, 6pm – 8pm ———————————————————————————————————————————————–   West Yorkshire Print Workshop is pleased to announce that our next exhibition- titled ‘Still Navigating’focuses on the multi-plate etchings of Nottingham-based artist Michelle Keegan. A Slade School of Art graduate, and winner of […]

The 20:20 Print Exchange Take-over

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West Yorkshire Print Workshop 2 March – 22 April 2015 Initiated in 2009 by Hot Bed Press, Salford and Red Hot Press, Southampton, the 20:20 Print Exchange grows bigger and better with each year. Having compiled a unique collection of 14,525 prints in 2014 – made by 581 artists at 42 print workshops – the […]

GROUNDED

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Henry Moore – John Piper – Graham Sutherland —————————————————————————————————————————————– West Yorkshire Print Workshop Gallery 14 February – 4 April 2015 Private View: Friday 13 February 2015, 6pm – 8pm (all welcome) —————————————————————————————————————————————– We are extremely pleased to announce the details of our forthcoming exhibition GROUNDED, which brings to West Yorkshire a carefully selected collection of […]

Form/Fragment

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West Yorkshire Print Workshop Gallery 10 January – 7 February 2015 We are delighted to be kicking off our exhibition programme for 2015 with the exhibition Form/Fragment. Form/Fragment presents five contemporary artists from around the UK whose work explores the potential of the print medium beyond the two-dimensional plane. Using both traditional and digital printmaking techniques- often […]

After Warhol – Saturday 22 November to Saturday 20 December

  After Warhol Saturday 22 November – Saturday 20 December Alongside our PRESENT exhibition, we will be displaying a suite of ‘Marilyn’ prints from the Sunday B Morning portfolio of 1970 and exploring the intentions behind their production. Made after Andy Warhol’s infamous series, these striking screen prints will also be available to purchase. ___________________________________________________________________________________ “No […]