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 16 September – 26 October 2019 West Yorkshire Print Workshop is delighted to be showing a selection of works by members of Yorkshire Sculptors Group, coinciding with the Yorkshire Sculpture International (22 June – 29 September). Five artists from YSG have been selected, including: Garry Barker, Sally Barker, Victoria Ferrand Scott, Carole Griffiths and Terence […]


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  9th November – 24th December 2019 Looking for that unique Christmas gift for friends and family this year?  Then make sure you visit our annual PRESENT exhibition! Open from 9th November – 24th December, we are showcasing a wide range of contemporary art and craft from local and regional artists and makers – including […]

Maggie Thompson

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At the Margin 11th January – 15th February 2020 Yet all experience is an arch wherethro’ Gleams that untravell’d world whose margin fades For ever and ever when I move Tennyson, Ulysses Maggie Thompson has exhibited widely since completing her MA at Manchester School of Art in 2017, and here she presents a set of […]

20:20 Print Exchange

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29th February – 4th April 2020 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 […]

Thirty Five

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6th July – 6th September 2019 Celebrating 35 years of WYPW, we bring together an exhibition of prints, paintings, sculpture and photography by artists who have had a close connection with us over the years. Initially formed as Kirklees Art Space Society, then Eastthorpe Visual Arts, we have operated from the old Victorian school premises […]

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 […]

The Human Figure

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6th April – 11th May 2019 This exhibition showcases the work of 10 artists who are members of WYPW and who use the Human Figure in their work.  Each one approaches their medium and their subject in diverse ways.  For some, the immediacy of monoprint conveys the human body as a tactile, physical, sensuous presence.  […]

In House

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  15 January – 23 March 2019 This exhibition brings together a selection of work produced by learners on our in-house programme of creative short courses in printmaking. It showcases the quality and diversity of the work produced, and the creative possibilities of the techniques taught. We offer high quality tuition by experienced, practicing artists, […]

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 […]


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  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. The exhibition is open from 17th November – 22nd December and showcases a wide range of contemporary art and craft from local and regional artists and makers […]

Amy Jane Blackhall – Flourish Award 2016


back ‘Infrastructure’, Sugarlift etching & Japanese woodcut with laser engraving, 26 x 23.5cm ‘Fountain’ Carborundum with hand colouring 33 x 33cm 1 2 Winner of Flourish Award 2016 & Intaglio Printmaker Prize Amy-Jane Blackhall’s work emerges from her fascination with the concept of interconnectedness, through the physical and spiritual act of making, particularly the repetitive […]

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. […]

Flourish Award 2018


15th September – 27th October 2018 Hazel Roberts, Jemma Gunning, John Angus, Kathryn Desforges, Maxine Foster, Michaela Wheater, Nazanin Moradi, Neil Bousfield, Nicole Polonsky, Nigel Morris, Sara Lee, Sin Park and Theresa Taylor The Flourish Award was established in 2009 by West Yorkshire Print Workshop to showcase excellence in printmaking from across Yorkshire. Since 2014 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]