Pay and Display – Call for Entries

Submissions are open for a show we are putting on at Centrespace early next year (deadline for submissions is 2nd Jan) with a rather lovely £500 first prize. Submission info at:

Posted November 24, 2016

The National Open Art

  Sarah Duncan has just won the NOA16 Best Print or Etching Award sponsored by Abi Slade – £1,000  for her etching entitled ‘Immersion’. The National Open Art exhibition is a prestigious annual event and we congratulate Sarah on this fantastic achievement. You still have time to catch the exhibition in London which finishes on […]

Posted November 17, 2016


Three of our Spike Print members will be exhibiting in Well as part of the “iD-artists” exhibition. At the Heritage Courtyard Gallery Wells 29th Oct – 19th Nov. Meet the artists Sat 29th 11am – 2pm.

Posted October 27, 2016

Nick Greenglass – Peter Reddick Bursary Award 2016

Nick Greenglass has been selected for The Peter Reddick Bursary Award 2016. Nick will spend 2016-2017 making new work at Spike Print Studio supported by this bursary. Spike Print Studio offers a bursary with a value of £1500 to a new graduate to support their practice in relief printing: We are particularly interested in graduates […]

Posted October 12, 2016

Set in Stone Exhibition

PV Thursday 4 August at 7.30pm Tobacco Factory, Bristol Charlotte Bizewski’s Set in Stone exhibition launch as part of the Bristol Set In Print project. A contemporary celebration of iconic imagery of the tobacco industry. Deep in the heart of the M-shed stores, over 70 Lithographic stones have been stored, gathering a nice layer of dust. […]

Posted July 18, 2016

SPS members in RA Summer show

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2016 13 June- 31 August The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2016 was coordinated by the leading British sculptor, Richard Wilson RA. The hanging committee for the Summer Exhibition includes Royal Academicians Stephen Chambers, Louisa Hutton, Bill Jacklin, Jock McFadyen, David Mach, Cathie Pilkington,David Remfry, Ian Ritchie and Bill […]

Posted July 4, 2016

Steam Roller print Event

Saturday 2 July 10am – 4pm  at the LShed Bristol creative spaces’ blog: Artists to exhibit in The Control Room are Aoife Barrett and Monika Rycerz from Unit 10, Bedminster. Their three month project ‘Threshold’ is a creative collaboration with homeless charity, St Mungo’s. A month of print workshops and story sharing will culminate in […]

Posted June 28, 2016

Sarah Duncan & The Lumen Residency

Many congratulations to Sarah Duncan for being accepted on this fantastic residency in Atina, Italy this coming September. Lumen are an art collective who explore themes of astronomy and light, and have regularly exhibited in major churches around London. They aim to inspire a dialogue about how humanity understands existence. This two-week residency is set […]

Posted June 20, 2016

Big Print Day

When: Saturday 2 July Where:Unit10,St.Catherine’s Place,Bedminster,BS3 This summer, Monika Rycerz and Aoife Barrett are leading a printmaking project at Unit 10 together with St. Mungo’s for some Road Roller Printing action!  Throughout the month of June they will be creating a series of large-scale relief prints about the changing landscapes the people at St. Mungo’s have […]

Posted June 12, 2016

Introducing Elliot Steele

Elliot Steele is the other new member technician at SPS. He will be joining Rosie McLay, who we featured last week, to eventually manage the Wednesday and Thursday evening access sessions. Elliot is 23 years old and graduated from Middlesex University in July 2015 with a BA (Hons) in Illustration. He retuned home to Bristol […]

Posted June 5, 2016