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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 […]

Print Day in May 2019

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Whats happening On Saturday 4th May we will open our doors once again to celebrate PRINT DAY IN MAY 2019, come and join us! We welcome everyone to come and experience the whole building in action and have a go at making a print, with drop-in workshops, family activities, artists’ open studios, hot drinks and cake. It is […]

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 […]

Liz K Miller – Flourish Award 2017

BACK 1 2 3 4 London, UK My project, Circular Score, sits at the intersection of music, geometry, psychology and visual art. Circular Score is a circular musical notation system that I have created for the Cello and Piano arrangement of Fratres by Arvo Pärt. Radius denotes pitch, circumference is time, and colourcontrols key signature. […]

Susan Wright

BACK 1 2 3 Halifax. West Yorkshire. UK I am an artist now living and working in Halifax after leaving full time work. I use a variety of printmaking techniques, experimenting with copper sulphate etching on aluminum and incorporating that with other printmaking techniques such as monoprint and photo lithography. Increasingly, I print on hand […]

Roy Willingham

BACK 1 2 3 London. UK Since I was just a lad I have enjoyed both making art and being out in the landscape -whether urban or rural. This delight has never gone away and the two have stayed entwined from my student days at Central School of Art in London where I first began […]

Clare Phelan

BACK 1 2 3 Holmfirth, West Yorshire. UK Having worked as an Art Therapist in the NHS for many years, Clare returned to education, achieving a distinction in MA Visual Arts from Bradford College in 2013. Clare now works from her studio in Holmfirth West Yorkshire, and at Hot Bed Press in Salford.   “I’m […]

Liz K Miller

BACK 1 2 3 4 London, UK My project, Circular Score, sits at the intersection of music, geometry, psychology and visual art. Circular Score is a circular musical notation system that I have created for the Cello and Piano arrangement of Fratres by Arvo Pärt. Radius denotes pitch, circumference is time, and colourcontrols key signature. […]

Future Proof- Fundraising campaign

West Yorkshire Print Workshop has launched an exciting project ‘Future Proof’ to secure new sources of funding to improve our facilities and resources for members, participants and visitors over the next three years. The aim of our fundraising campaign, is to raise £50,000 by August 2020. Supported by Arts Council England (ACE) Catalyst:Evolve Fund, every […]

Tracy Hill

BACK 1 2 3 Cheshire, UK As the search begins for the beginning of the Anthropocene epoch, our legacy and presence as a civilization will be defined through the very fabric of the earth. Hill’s current investigations consider the historical legacy of spatiotemporal, post-industrial landscapes though combinations of installation and hand drawn imagery. Over the […]

Sarah Duncan

BACK 1 2 3 Bristol, UK I am influenced by forms and light invisible to the naked eye. I seek beauty in the realms of science, astronomy, microscopy. Optical technology allows us to glimpse the unseeable. My work reflect on these technological revelations, and try to grasp what would be unknowable without them. My printmaking […]

Jess Bugler

BACK 1 2 3 herefordshire, UK Jess Bugler is an emerging artist working in print, paint and line. She has won awards at the National Original Print Exhibition and exhibited in the Internationale Print Biennale in Newcastle andThe Masters: relief printmakers in Bankside Gallery, London. Her latest body of work explores traumatic memory. It speaks […]

Mirfield Arts Festival Weekend at WYPW

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Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017 10.30 – 4 Join us for a fun-filled weekend of family activities as part of the Mirfield Arts festival! Activities include: – Launch of our lastest exhibition ‘Frogs, Bears and Unicorns: The Art of Children’s Book Illustration’ – Meet the artists book signing – Drop- in printmaking activites […]

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  Unit 31 New Street, Huddersfield In June/July 2017, we will be occupying a vacant shop unit in Huddersfield town centre.  Expect artists working, displays of print and drop-in activities for the public.  More news to follow soon… Save

Yuet Yean Teo

Back to Flourish homepage The journey to the Mount Fuji dsc_0583-medium-resol 1 2 3 London, UK This series of prints is inspired by the Chinese concept of Yin and Yang and my experience of mov-ing from countryside to town, town to city, and country to country. In traditional Chinese belief the circle represents the sky […]

Mike Smith

Back to Flourish shortlisted artists Rio San Barnaba-venice Trout Pool Gannets 1 2 3 West Yorkshire, UK A member of the W.Y.P.W. Originally from Liverpool I have lived in Yorkshire for main years and I am now based in Addingham. I trained in graphic design at Liverpool and Newport Colleges of Art and it was […]

Robert Hart

Back to Flourish homepage drift the coastguard’s house flotsam 1 2 3 Rob Hart works mainly in painting, drawing and printmaking. Originally from the Northwest of England, for the past thirty years or so he has lived and worked in Nottingham.Much of his inspiration comes from what he sees around him; from particular landscapes that […]

Michael Griffiths

Back to Flourish homepage MG ‘Active-Passive’ screen print 40x40cm MG ‘Comply’ screen print 40x40cm MG ‘Distinguishing Marks’ screen print 40x40cmPMC 1 2 3 Dorset, UK The French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu used the term ‘Habitus’ to describe a system of dispositions; schemes of perception, thought and actions, tastes and preferences which define the individual. It is […]

Christmas Craft Fair- Sat 5 December

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at West Yorkshire Print Workshop Sat 5 December 10.00am – 3.00pmA wide range of contemporary art and craft from local and regional artists and makers, including prints and hand-made cards, jewellery and soft furnishings, paintings and decorative objects. This is a great opportunity to buy high quality and affordable hand-made art and design and find […]

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 […]

Pressing Identities

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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 […]

Love Printmaking

Love Printmaking

Inkers Printmakers We are a group of Yorkshire-based artists with printmaking in common Our aim is to promote the joy of printmaking by collaborating on residencies & workshops, as well as exhibiting collectively and individually. The group was founded in 2000, and originally based at West Yorkshire Print Workshop in Mirfield. We meet regularly to […]

PRESENT Exhibition and Winter Craft Fair


PRESENT Saturday 22 November – Wednesday 24 December Our annual winter exhibition showcasing high quality contemporary craft, printmaking and design from local makers and the very talented members of West Yorkshire Print Workshop- an ideal stop for your Christmas gift shopping! Artists and makers featured in the exhibition will be announced soon! This exhibition will run […]



The West Yorkshire Print Workshop is an open access facility that makes printmaking and other art forms accessible to everyone through a regular programme of classes & courses for people of all abilities.  WYPW classes and courses offer high quality tuition by experienced, practicing artists. We keep the groups small to give you a more […]