Washi: Japan’s Handmade Paper

Exhibition and the Embassy of Japan   和紙 WASHI – PAPER Japan’s Handmade Paper   Open weekdays 09:30 – 17:30, closed weekends Admission is free, but photo ID is necessary to gain entry to the Embassy. The Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT The current exhibition at the Embassy of Japan looks at […]

Posted May 18, 2015

Pressing Identities 23 May – 20 June 2015 at West Yorkshire Print workshop

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 […]

Posted May 14, 2015

Spike Island Open

The hugely popular annual Open Studios weekend invites visitors to explore behind the scenes of this former Brooke Bond tea packing factory, now a centre for art and design. On show at Spike Print Studio : Print Club Bristol in the Etching studio. Print Club is a Spike Print Studio initiative, set up to promote […]

Posted May 1, 2015

Ros Ford- Winner of the Teresa Knowles Travel Bursary

RWA, Drawn exhibition. Drawn is a biennial open submission drawing exhibition. It aims to raise the profile of drawing, exploring it as both an autonomous discipline and an interdisciplinary tool. The exhibition pushes the parameters of drawing by exploring the parallel language of multiple disciplines. The Teresa Knowles Travel Bursary is a prestigious prize awarded […]

Posted April 7, 2015

Mountain Top printed at Spike Print Studio

A 5 coloured version of a single colour T shirt design. This was meant to be a single black print on white. Getting the right exposure when making the screen was problematic. I decided to print the screen as a wash and then created 5 more layers to print on top adding silver to some […]

Posted March 31, 2015

Alignment Exhibition, Ian Chamberlain & Sachiyo Nishimura

Anise Gallery 10th April- 10th May Fascinated with technology and architectural forms, Chamberlain’s work has included locations and structures within industry, agriculture, science and the military. His work acting as a visual historical document and record of the places that he visits. The shelters, watch towers and outposts of the cold war period influence his […]

Posted March 24, 2015

Launch night- Print Club Bristol


Posted March 13, 2015

The Spike Island Tapes- Richard Long

Artist Richard Long was in SPS this week to mark the end of The Spike Island Tapes project.

Posted February 7, 2015

East London Printmakers at Spike Print Studio

Here is an article written by ELP when they came to visit the studio in December. click here to go to link

Posted January 27, 2015

Absence and Presence: A Printmaking Response to the Bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street

Gillian Thompson & Francisco Garnica were invited to participate in this project. Their print is currently being exhibited at San Francisco Centre For The Book. Click here to view the catalogue. The Al Mutanabbi Street print project, Absence and Presence, turns to printmakers to further the rallying call first made to letterpress broadside artists and then to book artists. […]

Posted December 14, 2014