Printfest 2022 line-up

Printfest 2022 line-up Anita Klein – Printmaker of the Year Helen Murgatroyd – Printmakers’ Printmaker Sally Adkins Debby Akam Ruth Ander Sinclair Ashman Jamie Barnes Tess Baxter Laura Boswell Cath Brooke Sue Brown Alexandra Buckle Adele Burdon James Bywood Lou Davis Annwyn Dean Alison Diamond Katie Edwards Richard Foster Sarah Garforth Janis [...]

Printfest 2022 line-up2022-02-17T13:30:28+00:00

Anita Klein, Printmaker of the Year

Anita Klein, Printmaker of the Year Anita Klein studied at Chelsea and the Slade Schools of Art. From 2003 – 2006 she served as president of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (PRE) and has paintings and prints in many private and public collections in Europe, the USA and Australia, including Arts [...]

Anita Klein, Printmaker of the Year2020-02-21T17:36:59+00:00

Helen Murgatroyd, Printmakers’ Printmaker

Helen Murgatroyd, Printmakers' Printmaker Based in Bude, North Cornwall, I make linocuts that document daily life. Food and the environments in which it is prepared and eaten are common themes running through my prints. My images aim to capture the humility in the rituals of our domestic lives. My printmaking practise is [...]

Helen Murgatroyd, Printmakers’ Printmaker2020-02-21T17:04:13+00:00

Alexandra Buckle

Alexandra Buckle Alexandra captures her favourite scenery as reduction linocuts. This relief printing technique involves cutting and printing several layers of colour from the same block of lino in order to build up an image. Her work is impressionistic in style; it is colourful, full of light, depth and detail. Themes for [...]

Alexandra Buckle2022-02-17T13:22:32+00:00

Isobel Walker

My work is abstract in nature, and often described by others as calm and contemplative.  The circular form has been very important to me for many years, expressing everything I want to say, from enclosure to the essence of nature. I love etching for the range of mark-making, and enjoy working in [...]

Isobel Walker2020-03-30T14:11:19+00:00

Laine Tomkinson

Laine Tomkinson I’d describe my practice as paintly abstraction, I use vibrant colour and dynamic forms- creating an artwork is a response to everything I love, the natural world, music, and the joy of being human. Recently I have been experimenting – making one- off prints that combine many differing print-based techniques, [...]

Laine Tomkinson2022-02-17T13:27:04+00:00

Alan Stones

Alan Stones Cumbria based artist Alan Stones began his printmaking career in 1984 after winning a Gulbenkian Foundation Award 'to experiment in printmaking'. Initially Alan's subject was hill farming in the Northern Pennines but in the mid 1990's, after a 3 month residency on the Falkland Islands, the imagery of his lithographs [...]

Alan Stones2020-02-20T22:14:41+00:00

Kelly Stewart

Kelly Stewart Kelly has worked predominantly with the screenprint process and been a member of Edinburgh Printmakers Studio for 17 years, combining drawings with mark making and handwritten text. Screenprinting offers endless possibilities with hand drawn layers that are overlaid using opaque or transparent acrylic inks. Kelly is based in Edinburgh where [...]

Kelly Stewart2020-02-20T22:12:39+00:00

Nell Smith

Nell Smith Nell Smith is an illustrator and printmaker working from a studio at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Her work explores intuition and chance, and exploits the random imperfections that are found in analogue techniques to create a dynamic aesthetic. Inspired by the imagery and forms of the natural world, she [...]

Nell Smith2022-01-19T20:50:53+00:00

Rahil Sheikh

Rahil Sheikh My print work aims to be rhythmic and graphic and increasingly I am interested in mental techniques to focus energy and spirit into each cut rather than on thinking too hard about perfecting the image itself. Often the work has a relationship with a piece of poetry. I see a [...]

Rahil Sheikh2020-02-20T22:06:14+00:00
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