QUERCUS GALLERY: Contemporary Prints exhibition

4 October – 1 November 2014 A mixed exhibition of prints by contemporary British artists including Martine Baldwin (above centre), Christopher Binding (above right), Sally James, Stef Mitchell, Sandra Porter and Gillian Thompson (above left). The work in this show presents a range of print techniques; from Martine Baldwin’s delicate reduction woodcuts to Gillian Thompson’s […]

Posted October 6, 2014

Ann Gover- Awarded Zenith Purchase Prize 2014

Congratulations to SPS member Ann Gover who recently won an award at the National Original Print exhibition at Bankside Gallery with this print. People, landscape and still life themes arising from my reading and travelling feature in my work. I aim to engender a feeling of mystery and contemplation, but sometimes the themes develop along […]

Posted September 29, 2014

Liz Miller- Winner of SPS Award at National Original Print Exhibition

Congratulations to Liz Miller who won the Spike Print Studio prize with her etchings and printed vinyl record prints, entitled Classics on Vinyl.  ”The crossover between music and visual art is combined with the aesthetic quality of information graphics in this project investigating repetitive patterns in music. Liz has invented an alternative musical scoring system, mapping […]

Posted September 21, 2014

SPS to award prize at the National Original Print Exhibition

The National Original Print Exhibition is a new open submission print exhibition established by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, with the aim of promoting the best of printmaking to a wider audience. SPS will be awarding the prize of a year’s key holder membership to one of the exhibitors whose work demonstrates the most innovative use […]

Posted September 14, 2014

RBSA Print Biennial exhibtion

John Lynch’s Royal Mail: V2 wins First Prize at the Royal Birmingham Society of the Arts Print Biennial 2014.     Royal Mail: V2 is the second version of Lynch’s Royal mail woodcuts, Version 1 was shown at the Royal Academy Summer show this year.    The Print is a Technicolor themed Remodelling of the old […]

Posted September 7, 2014

Esmé Clutterbuck- Selected artist at International Print Biennale

One of our new members, Esmé Clutterbuck has recently been selected out of 760 applicants to  participate in the  International Print Biennale  in Newcastle.  “These prints are part of a larger body of work concerned with hair. They link to my memories of scribbling and drawing or trying to write as a young child; I […]

Posted August 31, 2014

Pirrip Press at Newlyn Fish Festival

We wanted to let you know about the two limited edition prints we’ve produced for the 2014 Newlyn Fish Festival. The first print is a two colour tour of the sights of Newlyn – we enjoyed sitting down and making lists of all the buildings around the town: Spot the Lovell’s broccoli & bean, the […]

Posted August 18, 2014

Corresponding With Conflict

A compelling new exhibition project commemorating WWI commissioned by the University of Bristol Theatre Collection, with financial support from the Friends of the Theatre Collection.The Theatre Collection are pleased to invite South West based artist Clare Thornton to return once again as their artist in residence and work alongside the Keepers of the Theatre Archives […]

Posted July 29, 2014

Southmead Hospital exhibition

The new Southmead Hospital in Bristol has invited Spike Print Studio to curate a series of exhibitions over the next two years. Here is a glimpse of the first show, which will run until November. Photographs by Jo Hounsome Photography 

Posted July 20, 2014

Print Club Bristol soft Launch at Open Day

  This Initiative has been set up by Spike Print Studio to help the public understand and enjoy original print and see how it can be a great way to start collecting contemporary art. SPS hosted a very successful Open Day where members of the public were invited to come to the studio to learn about […]

Posted July 8, 2014