Well done to all those who had a hand in taking SPS Editions to MULTIPLIED this year. It is the first year the studio has participated in this prestigious contemporary art fair and we had a high standard of work to represent us. It was a busy and successful weekend for everyone involved. All the […]

Posted October 27, 2013

SPS tutor, Ros Ford, wins 2nd prize in Wells Art Contemporary.

WAC is an Open exhibition at Wells Museum & Art Gallery, in it’s second year. The exhibition ran from the 11th-19th October. Prize awarding JUDGES were 45 Park Lane artists which included, Sir Peter Blake, Brendan Neiland, Bruce McLean, Christian Furr, Joe Tilson, Martin Fuller, Patrick Hughes, Brad Faine, Donald Smith, Ivor Abrahams, Tom Philips and […]

Posted October 22, 2013

SPS Members Selected for Pushing Print 2013

As part of this vibrant print festival in Margate, works by Petra Regent and Gillian Thompson are being exhibited at the Pie Factory and Margate Gallery. The exhibition showcases the diversity of printmaking and works that explore and challenge traditional ideas about print. It Features works by 93 local, national and international artists. There are many events […]

Posted October 13, 2013

The Print Shop Volume III LAUNCH

Last week saw the opening of the penultimate volume of this fantastic pop-up print shop in Quakers Friars. It was a great turn out with lots of new printmakers involved and SPS’s calendar is available to buy here. Click here to read the artists’ profiles.  There are also some interesting new workshops coming up this month. Intro To Linocut: […]

Posted October 8, 2013

David Sully’s Masterclass Coming Soon

click here to book your place David Sully has 25 years experience working with etching. Initially as a student at the Royal Academy and subsequently at an editioning studio based in Wiltshire, where he editioned prints for artists. He is the technical instructor in etching at U.W.E  and has a wide knowledge of intaglio printmaking […]

Posted September 23, 2013

Simon Tozer Unleashes Gromit

His name is Gromberry and he appeared at the launch, hanging from a crane outside the M Shed in Bristol.   Simon Tozer’s Gromit is installed on the harbour, down near the Pump House.   … I found it hard to think of a design that was any improvement on Gromit just as he is – but painting him […]

Posted September 22, 2013

SPS member Coo Geller in UNFOLD exhibition

A Celebration of Contemporary Artists’ Books and Book Designs at London Print Studio. Exhibition runs from 14th September until 2nd November 2013 Coo Geller is one of the selected artists whose beautiful Artists’ Books are on display in this exhibition.  Here are some of her thoughts behind the work. Height: 20cms  width:16cms  (folded up size) […]

Posted September 16, 2013


We have a few of  our lovely Spike Print Studio Calendars remaining and are offering a serious January discount!  You can now buy the calendar for £45 instead of £60.   They are  available to view at the following locations: Spike Print Studio (Spike Island) and Fig (Gloucester Road).  This calendar is a beautiful work and […]

Posted September 9, 2013

New Etching Press

We are very grateful to the M Shed volunteer engineers  who have successfully repaired the cog of our Kimber press, after so many other people said it wouldn’t be possible to fix. Thank you Frank and Simon.    

Posted September 1, 2013

RA Summer Exhibition follow up

This year the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition proved to be a great success for many of our members.  Many were selected and sales were high.  Here are some examples of members’ work that did so well.  Chitra Merchant’s popular Silkscreen prints, entitled Bell Jar VII and Bell Jar X. ‘Bell Jar’  is an ongoing series of […]

Posted August 26, 2013