SPS members in RA Summer show

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2016 13 June- 31 August The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2016 was coordinated by the leading British sculptor, Richard Wilson RA. The hanging committee for the Summer Exhibition includes Royal Academicians Stephen Chambers, Louisa Hutton, Bill Jacklin, Jock McFadyen, David Mach, Cathie Pilkington,David Remfry, Ian Ritchie and Bill […]

Posted July 4, 2016

Steam Roller print Event

Saturday 2 July 10am – 4pm  at the LShed Bristol creative spaces’ blog: Artists to exhibit in The Control Room are Aoife Barrett and Monika Rycerz from Unit 10, Bedminster. Their three month project ‘Threshold’ is a creative collaboration with homeless charity, St Mungo’s. A month of print workshops and story sharing will culminate in […]

Posted June 28, 2016

Sarah Duncan & The Lumen Residency

Many congratulations to Sarah Duncan for being accepted on this fantastic residency in Atina, Italy this coming September. Lumen are an art collective who explore themes of astronomy and light, and have regularly exhibited in major churches around London. They aim to inspire a dialogue about how humanity understands existence. This two-week residency is set […]

Posted June 20, 2016

Big Print Day

When: Saturday 2 July Where:Unit10,St.Catherine’s Place,Bedminster,BS3 This summer, Monika Rycerz and Aoife Barrett are leading a printmaking project at Unit 10 together with St. Mungo’s for some Road Roller Printing action!  Throughout the month of June they will be creating a series of large-scale relief prints about the changing landscapes the people at St. Mungo’s have […]

Posted June 12, 2016

Introducing Elliot Steele

Elliot Steele is the other new member technician at SPS. He will be joining Rosie McLay, who we featured last week, to eventually manage the Wednesday and Thursday evening access sessions. Elliot is 23 years old and graduated from Middlesex University in July 2015 with a BA (Hons) in Illustration. He retuned home to Bristol […]

Posted June 5, 2016

Introducing Rosie McLay, one of SPS’s new Member Technicians

Rosie McLay and Elliot Steele will start work next week at SPS. They will eventually manage the Wednesday and Thursday 6-9pm evening access session, but for now you will no doubt see them around the studio. On the SPS blog this week, we are highlighting Rosie. In next week’s post, you’ll get to learn a […]

Posted May 29, 2016

UWE Degree Show June 2016

It’s that time of year again. Discover new artists, designers and media practitioners at UWE Bristol’s annual degree show for the creative industries. The degree show is a real highlight of the year, showcasing the outstanding work of more than 500 new graduates from Art, Design, Film and Journalism programmes. This year’s show takes place […]

Posted May 22, 2016

Inspired by a Wall!

Printmaker Christine Howes on her working methods Blog post for Jackson’s Art By Lisa Takahashi Christine Howes is a Bristol based printmaker who specialises in wood engraving, lino cut and wood cut prints. Her favourite subject is anything to do with the natural world – wildlife, plant life, landscapes and insects. She loves working from direct […]

Posted May 11, 2016

Print Exhibitions

THE STORY IN ART  28 May – 2 July 2016 PV Friday 27 May 6-8pm  Candida Stevens Fine Art, 12 Northgate, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1BA. Reading the Visual – artists as storytellers ‘Every picture tells a story’ so they say and it is this idea that sees Candida Stevens Fine Art explore the role of artist […]

Posted May 5, 2016

Aoife Barrett in New York

Aoife Barrett was our very successful 2014-2015 Peter Reddick Award recipient here at SPS. After completing her residency, Aoife travelled to New York where she assisted Deborah Chaney, a Tamarind Master Printer, for over 6 months. ”She is amazing!” Exclaims Aoife. ”I also interned at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. Here are some photos of us working […]

Posted May 2, 2016