UWE SPS Scholarship

Amy Hutchings has been selected as one of our Spike Print Studio and UWE  scholars. Amy says “I have been recently working with a key Ophthalmologist from Bristol University on a collaborative project. The project involves visually interpreting their research and advances in sight restoration, which has prompted me to think about a broader audience, […]

Posted January 15, 2018

Printing ‘Caldera Overlook’ by Emma Stibbon

In summer 2017 Emma Stibbon printed Caldera Overlook, her largest work to date at Spike Print Studio.  Together with Amy-Jane Blackwell of Ink on Paper Press and Lisa Takahashi, artist and tutor at Spike Print Studio, they spent many arduous hours realising this extraordinary work and producing an edition of 10.

Posted December 14, 2017

Lisa Takahashi interview with Liz K Miller

Here is a link to an interview with Liz K Miller, by one of our members Lisa Takahashi.

Posted November 28, 2017

Sandra Cocks prize at RWA

Well done to Sandra Cocks who has won the “Marcus Fitzgibbon Memorial Purchase Prize” at the 165th RWA Open Exhibition. Her woodcut ‘Ninety Six” edition 90, has taken inspiration from the 96 people who died at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster in 1989. ‘Ninety Six’  has also been chosen to be the cover of November/December issue of […]

Posted October 5, 2017


Private View 6 – 9pm on Friday 29th Sept The exhibition is a reunion of printmakers from Spike Print Studio and the Atelier des Lilas in Paris, following on from an exhibition in October 2015 at Roumainville,  which celebrated pairings of printmakers from each studio who had collaborated in producing work. It is expected that […]

Posted September 11, 2017

End of Year Show

This exhibition celebrates the success, creativity and hard work of the students who have completed our 1 year Portfolio courses with examples of screenprinting, relief prints, etching, photopolymer, textile screen printing, paper structures, and collagraph. Centrespace gallery, 6 Leonard Lane, Bristol July 22, 24 – 26th 10 -4pm PV Saturday 22nd July (10 – 1pm)

Posted July 20, 2017


SPLASH Summer Exhibition featuring contemporary artists: Rebecca Barnard, Anthony Frost, Gail Mason, Angie Kember, Terri Hogan, Simon Ledson and Derek Nice ​Preview: Friday 14th July 6.30 – 8.30 ​Show continues until Friday 11th August Open daily 10am – 4pm. Closed Sunday ​

Posted July 12, 2017

Kristina Chan

Kristina Chan OFF SITE: Stage Right Spike Print Studio, Spike Island 133 Cumberland Rd, Bristol BS1 6UX 8 July – 23 July, 2017 Private View: Friday 7 July, 2017 l 6:00-9:00 pm Free Admission Kristina Chan is thrilled to present OFF SITE: Stage Right, an encore exhibition at Spike Print Studio of the site- specific […]

Posted June 27, 2017

Discussion at the North Wall Arts Centre

We would like to invite you to join us in a discussion at the North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford OX2 7JN on Saturday 20 May 2pm Dr Emily Trosciancko will lead a discussion on perception and time. This will be a 20 minute talk followed by an open discussion.This is a free event. To book tickets please follow […]

Posted May 22, 2017

Drawn at the RWA

Congratulations to all of our members who have been selected for Drawn. Including Petra Regent, Ros Ford, Chitra Merchant and Sarah Duncan who won the Work on Paper award. Drawn is a biennial open submission drawing exhibition, which aims to explore the boundaries of drawing and celebrate it as both an autonomous discipline and an interdisciplinary tool. Drawing has […]

Posted May 16, 2017