This year at the Spike Island Open, Spike Print Studio is holding a raffle to raise funds to improve the etching studio equipment which will benefit the learning programme, members and studio users.  The draw will take place at 4pm on Monday 6 May in the studio. Tickets are £1 and the prizes are as […]

Posted April 11, 2013


    Saturday 23 March 11-1pm £3/ free to members   Melissa Gordon is collaborating with Spike Print Studio throughout March to produce a new body of work for a solo exhibition at Spike Island this summer. In this talk she introduces her practice, including the Structure Paintings series, works on canvas that are based on newspaper […]

Posted February 20, 2013

Lucy Odlin – Your Tern Now My Tern Later

  An exhibition of recent work by Lucy Odlin including painting, photography and print. Tuesday 22 – Friday 25 January 2013 Spike Print Studio, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX

Posted January 18, 2013

JOHN LYNCH Peter Reddick Bursary Award 2012

Spike Print Studio was very pleased to award John Lynch the  Peter Reddick Bursary Award from the Lark Trust, Bristol.  See what he says below: Peter Reddick (1924-2010) was one of the co-founders of Spike Print in Bristol. His work shows intricate wood engravings with flowing effortless lines. He was a big part in […]

Posted January 16, 2013

Pop Up Xmas shop & Papadeli Cafe Exhibition at RWA

From the 10th November, the RWA hosts our  festive pop-up shop on the ground floor including an exhibition in Papadeli of selected limited edition prints. Featuring original prints by many of Spike Print Studio’s artists including screenprints by Simon Tozer, Chitra Merchant and Anna Harley and Jane Ormes plus beautiful wood engraving prints by Christine […]

Posted November 27, 2012

Jack in the Box – SPS exhibition at Spike Island

Pop-up Exhibition:  Spike Print Studio Jack in the Box Weds 15 August 6-8pm Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX   For one night only, artists from Spike Print Studio present Jack in the Box. This popup exhibition is the final in a series of shows being organised by members of the Spike Island community in […]

Posted July 31, 2012

Corita Exhibition

Corita Kent and Ciara PhillipsPull Everything Out at Spike Island.  For more information about Ciara Phillips and Corita Kent please go to the following or ring 0117 929 2266 Date:   30 June to 26 August 2012 Pull Everything Out brings together over 70 prints by the celebrated American artist and educator Corita Kent with […]

Posted June 23, 2012

Spike Island Open Friday 4 May – Monday 7 May 2012

We will be throwing open our studio doors at this year’s Spike Island Open. Over  three days you can look at what happens in this creative building, look at work and speak to the artists and staff involved. There will be lots of events over the 3 days and you can check on Spike Island’s […]

Posted April 4, 2012

Beautiful World: The Work of Peter Reddick

PLEASE NOTE – THIS EXHIBITION IS AT THE ROYAL WEST OF ENGLAND ACADEMY (RWA), QUEEN’S ROAD, BRISTOL BS8 1PX Peter Reddick was one of the leading wood engravers in the UK, and his artistic integrity and wealth of experience made him a most outstanding engraver and illustrator. His work and output were extraordinary. To achieve complex […]

Posted February 22, 2012


Ever wanted to own an original print by an internationally famous artist? Spike Print Studio, as part of the OPEN STUDIOS event at Bristol’s Spike Island, is holding – A one day only original print auction on Sunday 1 May at 4pm. Artists who have donated prints to the auction include internationally renowned artist/printmakers Norman […]

Posted April 7, 2011