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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 Prize Neil Bousfield – Winner of the Great Art Prize Christina France Crews Antony Cross – Winner of the Hawthorn Print Supplies/Great Art Student Prize Sumiko […]

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 […]

Cleckheaton Printmaking Pop-up Shop

We have been along to Cleckheaton to set up our Printmaking Pop-Up Shop down in Central Arcade. The doors will be open to the public on 15th November. Various drop-in Printmaking workshops will be running throughout Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 10am – 4pm up until the 20th December. Come and have a go, we look […]

Flourish Award 2014

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FLOURISH 2014: Award for Excellence in Printmaking, Yorkshire Saturday 27 September – 15 November 2014 PRIVATE VIEW and OPEN event Friday 10 October 2014, 5pm-8pm _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ […]

The WYPW ‘Open’

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  The WYPW ‘OPEN’ Print rooms Re-Launch / Private View / Open Studios and more… On Friday 10 October, WYPW is hosting a very special event to celebrate the recent improvements made to our facilities as well as the Flourish 2014 exhibition. The evening will include: An ‘In Conversation’ event with last year’s Flourish winner […]

June Russell: Time and Time Again – Saturday 2 August to Saturday 20 September 2014

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June Russell Time and Time Again Saturday 2 August – Saturday 20 September 2014 Artists Talk: Saturday 6 September 2014 4pm-5pm (All welcome, refreshments available) Here at West Yorkshire Print Workshop we are delighted to be presenting Time and Time Again– an exhibition showcasing a number of recent prints by Bradford-based artist June Russell. Straddling the […]

Legacy: Matisse and Picasso – Saturday 29th March to Saturday 31st May 2014 – PREVIEW Friday 28th

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Preview: Friday 28 March 2014, 6pm Exhibition talk: Thursday 3 April 2014, 6pm We are delighted to announce that our upcoming exhibition, beginning 29 March 2014, will present a rare collection of Matisse and Picasso lithographs from the 1950s, as produced by Parisian studio Mourlot Frères and instructed by the artists themselves. Comprising the first […]

Batley School of Art & Design presents…

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On Thursday 10 April, five first year students from Batley School of Art and Design will be presenting InDev, an exhibition of photography, at WYPW. The five students, who are on the BA in Contemporary Photographic Arts, will be exhibiting traditional black and white photography- works that they have developed over the course of their […]