Spike Print Studio at Spike Open 2024

Join us for the Spike Open, 2024! Between 3rd and 5th May, we are opening our doors to the public so you can get a look at what goes on inside our studio. We have a whole host of events including several exhibitions of member’s artwork, a raffle, a market stall, a lucky dip and […]

Posted April 8, 2024

Save Spike Print Studio

We’re Crowdfunding! We’re asking for your help to raise money to ensure Spike Print Studio’s survival. Despite having to close our studio in the lockdowns, we survived, thanks to the amazing work of our staff, the kindness and understanding of our community and members, and supportive financial grants. But over the last two years, we’ve […]

Posted November 6, 2023

Studio Technician Vacancy

2-year contract  £23,400 pa pro rata  Suitable for recent graduate with technician experience in a studio or teaching setting. This position provides a training ground for technicians so that they can move onto new places knowing they have a great experience and training behind them – allowing them to move forward with their careers.  Job Description  […]

Posted October 25, 2023

Peter Reddick Bursary Awardee 2023-2024

We are really pleased to announce that Lee Nutland will be the recipient of this prestigious award for 2023-2024.  We look forward to working with him in the studio, seeing his work evolve.   l to r: Maidens close up; charcoal sketch; stones; Stanton Drew

Posted August 1, 2023

Refugee Workshop 3 June 2023

  Amy Hutchings ran a very productive workshop with Borderlands refugees recently and these are a few examples of their work – linocut was the chosen process.  Good choice!

Posted June 5, 2023

Refugees’ Workshop Saturday 4 March 2023

A few images from the most recent of our ongoing refugee workshops led by Amy Hutchings with help from Dean Cooke and Maria Quintin on Saturday 4 March.  

Posted March 9, 2023

Refugees’ Workshop 11 Feburary 2023

Amy Hutchings runs our free monthly Refugee Workshops.  She says: “We had the most lovely workshop on Saturday, with ten of us in total. We had six participants – two who had never visited,  and Nasa who came last around four years ago. We had a varied and active studio with  trace monoprint – the most […]

Posted February 13, 2023

This Place: Refugee Printmaking Workshops at Spike Print Studio

Exciting news! The printmaking sessions with Borderlands restarted on 5th November 2022. This is a wonderful opportunity for refugees to access professional print studio space and equipment and explore printmaking. It’s the best way to spend a Saturday morning. Held once a month, the workshops really benefit from Spike members contributing their expertise and time. […]

Posted February 11, 2023

RWA 169 Open Exhibition

Congratulations to so many of our Members showcased in this year’s Open Exhibition at the RWA! The exhibition in the beautifully reburbished building is on until 8.1.23  with selected prints from many of our members, including Sandy Cocks, Sally Pike, Ivana Svabic-Cannon, Elaine Cooper, Martine Baldwin, Jacqui Watkins, Tuba Ustuner, Jess Townsend, Cate Davey, Julie […]

Posted October 19, 2022

Young Carers Monoprint Workshop

  As you may be aware, some of our amazing tutors run creative workshops in partnership with various charities. Most recently, our Mobile Print Project has been working with the Carers Support Centre to offer a creative outlet to young carers, some of whom are still in primary school!      Last session was all […]

Posted January 28, 2022