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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


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 […]



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 […]



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’


  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. […]