World Book Illustrator

SPS member, Rachel Bright is a writer of words, drawer of pictures and thinker of happy thoughts. Rachel has been chosen as World Book Illustrator this year.  With a cacophony of quirky characters tumbling tirelessly from her imagination, she is one of the South West’s most prolific talents. Creating a growing portfolio of beautifully imagined […]

Posted February 15, 2013

Make Something Good

Loads of fab courses coming up at Spike Print Studio in February and March 2013

Posted January 15, 2013

Lightworks exhibition

For one weekend only Spike Print Studio members, Lee Kellgren, Hilary Prosser, Katie Reynolds, Colin Rhodes and Gilly Thompson will be exhibiting intaglio works which use a photographic process. Come and join the artists on Saturday 10th of November between 1pm – 3pm to discuss the processes they use and the inspiration behind the pieces. […]

Posted October 23, 2012

What our members are up to

Our members continue to be brilliant!  Our studio is very well represented  the RE Open at Bankside (finished 2 September) and Maria Bowers won the Printmaking  Today Prize which is an editorial feature in Printmaking Today.  Well done Maria! Other members included are Ros Ford, Paul Thirkell, Rob Manners and Gilly Thompson. Chitra Merchant, Gilly […]

Posted October 10, 2012

Tina Hill

Excavating Babel, Tina Hill”s installation of over 2,300 discarded books is being shown at the Electro Studios, Seaside Road, St. Leonards, November 10th/11th and 17th/18th, 2012. The 3 photopolymer prints of this work are being shown at The Hastings Museum and Art Gallery from now until the 13th of January 2013. Tina is a guest […]

Posted September 25, 2012

Rebecca King

Rebecca’s work is currently being show at Printroom  in a exhibition called “Images of the city” And come October she will be represented by the Printroom Gallery at the Multiplied Art Fair. To find out more visit Rebecca’s website  

Posted September 25, 2012

Debbie Waygood

This is what Debbie has been  screenprinting in the studio:

Posted September 22, 2011

Anna Smithson aka Annie Little

Anna has always had a passion for pattern, colour and texture and studied printed textiles as a degree and this month her work appears in LivingEtc.

Posted August 11, 2011

SPS Prize Award at RWA Open Photography Exhibition 2011

We were very impressed with the two photographs of London Bridge by Dominic Harris which we found to be a compelling mix of portraiture, drama and humanity. Below, Dominic explains how he arrived at this image which won our award. In early January last year, I placed an ad for people to stand very still […]

Posted June 1, 2011

SPS at Affordable Art Fair, May 2011

Spike Print Studio had a stand at the AAF this year and ran very popular workshops as well. In the current highly competitive art market, The Affordable Art Fair has continued to thrive and expand.   We were pleased to represent the studio, promote our artists and our course programme.  We were also pleased to see […]

Posted May 23, 2011