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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’


  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…


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 […]

Resonate by Karen Stansfield – Saturday 1st to Saturday 22nd March 2014

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The exhibition Resonate presents a highly charged, exploratory collection of works by Karen Stansfield, an artist, printmaker and workshop facilitator based at West Yorkshire Print Workshop. The series, which comprises of both ethereal etchings and vibrant paintings, reflects the recent emotional journey undertaken by the artist, as catalysed by the sudden and tragic death of […]

Flourish Award 2013 Exhibition – Excellence in Printmaking Award


The award was established in 2009 to celebrate and promote excellence in printmaking from WYPW members. This is an exciting development and allows WYPW to champion and showcase the best printmaking from practitioners across Yorkshire. It provides Yorkshire artists and printmakers the opportunity to exhibit their work at the WYPW Gallery and go on to […]

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


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 […]

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


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 […]

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


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


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


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


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


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: […]