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Clare Grossman Artist Residency
Clare Grossman has recently completed an artist residency with us in the etching studio. Her large scale etchings are inspired by a recent trip (and another residency!) in Venice, the pale blues and pinks of which she has captured in …
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Summer School at londonprintstudio
Our summer schools this year are designed to help artists to develop their skills to a high level, with tutoring and support from our studio co-ordinator Darren van der Merwe.  Each school runs for four consecutive days (from Tuesday to …
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Nour Festival – Arwa Abouon
Press Release For immediate release Birthmark Theory – prints by Arwa Abouon Exhibition runs from 20th October – 14th November 2015 Admission free londonprintstudio is delighted to present the work of Libyan / Canadian artist Arwa Abouon. Subtle and approachable, …
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Print Studio Member – Lucy Farley
Lucy Farley says “I have always approached printmaking as a painter, which is why I find freedom and enjoyment in the range of lithographic marks as well as sugarlift etching and monoprints on plastic. I like each print to have …
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John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins
It was with great sadness that I heard that our friend and supporter  John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins had died. While he had clearly been frail for some considerable time, his relationship with the studio went back to mid 1970’s when he …
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Follow Me Around The Room Artwork
Under one curator, 35 artists will hijack londonprintstudio, setting up occupation for a total of four weeks. The protest is simple – watch our noise, not your own. In a world where information has reached saturation point, FMATR joins in …
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Stone Lithography Course

Course Update – Improvers Stone Lithography
New for 2015! Due to the popularity of our Introduction to Stone Lithography course, we are now running a two day Improvers Stone Lithography workshop. Participants will start with stone preparation and then continue to work with crayons and explore …
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20:20 Project – Prints by LPS members
This summer are studio members got busy making some great work to take part  in this year’s 20:20 Print Exchange with Hot Bed Press and a range of other print studios. Here is a selection of work produced by our 20  members …
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London Design Festival 2014: Wallpaper Exhibition
Wallpaper – Artist’s Interior Worlds – London Design Festival 2014 On Saturday 13th September londonprintstudio will launch their new show ‘Wallpaper – Artist’s Interior Worlds’ as part of the London Design Festival 2014. Going far beyond the world of climbing …
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London Design Festival 2014: LPS Open Studio 2014
London Design Festival 2014 Event: LPS Open Studio & Children’s Workshop We open our doors once again this year, for another Open Studio which will be part of London Design Festival 2014! On Saturday 13th September 2014 we are running a series of …
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Event: Queens Park Day
Event: Queens Park Day – Sunday 14th September 2014  We are making our first appearance at this year’s Queens Park Day, taking place on Sunday 14th September 2014. Queens Park Day is a large, popular, free community event held in Queens Park with …
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Course update: Improvers Etching (2-day)
We have introduced a brand new two-day Improvers Etching course which will be on Saturday 1st & Saturday 8th November 2014. Our improvers course is perfect for beginner etchers who wish to build on their etching techniques. This course allows participants …
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In the Print Studio: Janet Milner
Congratulations to lps studio member Janet Milner, whose screenprint Earth, Wind and Fire was selected for this years RA Summer Exhibition. We are also delighted to be exhibiting this popular print in our 2014 Members Summer Show – there’s still time to catch the show …
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In the Digital Studio: Naomi Edmondson
It has been an extremely busy month in the Digital Studio. We were delighted to see Naomi Edmondson return to the studio, who is a recent Graphic Design graduate from the London College of Communication.Naomi exhibited a series of image patterns …
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In the Digital Studio: Anna O’Hara & Patrick O’Hara
In the Digital Studio this month we were thrilled to work with Patrick O’Hara on a new print project, reproducing a series paintings by his wife Anna O’Hara. Anna O’Hara’s full-time painting career took place predominantly in 1982, submitting oil paintings to galleries …
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Director’s News – July 2014
I’m delighted that on 1 July the Arts Council confirmed it’s commitment to continue supporting londonprintstudio during 2015 to 2018. ACE funding enables the studio to provide such a wide range of opportunities and support services to artists and the …
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RAMP Gallery – 4×3
RAMP is a contemporary public art gallery, situated in the heart of Hamilton City, New Zealand at Wintec’s School of Media Arts. RAMP runs a curated programme of exhibitions showing work from New Zealand and International artists. We are delighted …
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Take part in 20:20 Print Exchange 2014
Dear lps Studio Members, I am writing to you about this year’s 20:20 print exchange hosted by Hot Bed Press. We are really hoping that londonprintstudio would be able to take part this year, as it would be a great …
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Visit our stand: Multiplied 2014
We are delighted to be exhibiting at this years Multiplied Art Fair at Christies in South Kensington. This is the second time we will be exhibiting at the fair which will take place from Thursday 17th until Monday 20th October 2014. Multiplied …
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Visit our Members Summer Exhibition 2014
Members Summer Exhibition 2014 Contemporary fine art prints produced by current londonprintstudio members. Exhibition runs from Friday 27th June until Saturday 23rd August 2014. We launched our annual Summer Members show on Thursday 26th June with an exhibition of beautiful prints produced …
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News Update – June!
News Update – June It was great to meet so many visitors attending this year’s londonprintstudio Member’s Summer Exhibition. If you didn’t manage to get along I hope you’ll call in over the coming weeks to see some really great …
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Calling all 2014 Graduates!
The graduate season is now upon us and there have been some wonderful shows taking place simultaneously around the UK. The annual shows are a wonderful opportunity to experience emerging contemporary art and design practise from students graduating this year. …
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Open Studio – Saturday 21st June 2014
lps Summer Open Studio 2014 Saturday 21st June2.30pm – 5.30pm Our popular Open Studio event will take place on Saturday 21st June 2014. We invite visitors to explore our Print & Digital Studio, Gallery and Shop. Our Print Studio technicians …
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Artist Residency – Louise Heckl
londonprintstudio has designed a special residency programme, for international and local artists who wish to come to London to use studio facilities as part of a working vacation. This month the lps team were delighted to introduce Louise Heckl to the studio, …
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Maida Hill Market – launches Saturday 31st May 2014
From Saturday 31st May we’ll be taking part in an exciting new weekly market in West London. Maida Hill Market will be celebrating a selection of up-and-coming artists, designers and food and drink stalls. We will be featuring selected limited …
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Children’s Art Week Event – Saturday 21st June 2014
Accessorise Me! – Come along and screenprint your own portrait. Saturday 21st June, 14.30londonprintstudio – 425 Harrow Road, W10 4REFree AdmissionThis year our Open Studio is part of Children’s Art Week, a celebration of art across the UK in galleries, …
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Interview with Digital Studio Technician Constantina Riala
We would like to introduce our Digital Technician Constantina Riala, Constantina completed her MA in Visual Culture from the University of Westminster in 2006. We talk to Constantina about the projects she has been working on in the Digital Studio …
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Enhanced support print studio sessions
New – Print studio enhanced sessions Enhanced support print studio sessions – every Wednesdays from  19th March from 6.30pm till 9.00pm (at the same time as open access spaces) Have you just completed a course in screenprinting, lithography or etching? …
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Shop news – online prints
Over the past few weeks there have been various updates to our online shop, we have added new artists, prints, books, gifts and cards. Our shop offers a wide selection of prints and creations from both leading artists and studio members, …
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Freestyle Magazine ‘Les Descouvertes’ Award
We were all delighted to hear Freestyle Magazine won the ‘Descouvertes’ award at Maison et Objet in Paris this month, who were exhibiting with Turnaround Publisher Services at the show. Freestyle Magazine is about communication, creativity and play featuring; Art, Design, Photography, …
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Shop News: Casagami Solar Night Light
We are now stocking the Casagami solar powered night light in our Gallery Shop!  Casagami is a fun flat packed gift which is easy to assemble, superbly packaged and decorated, and is designed for children and adults alike. The solar-LED module enables …
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Forthcoming Exhibition: Living Proof
Opening Party: Thursday 20th February 2014 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm Exhibition runs from Friday 14th February until Saturday 29th March 2014 A fascination with creatures and their portrayal in art is a recurring feature amongst many of the artists exhibiting …
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New Featured Artist: Marianne Keating
Marianne Keating will be our next featured artist, she is a London based artist and printmaker who graduated with an MA from the Royal College of Art, in 2013. Marianne’s work explores different aspects of society’s private emotions. Through the …
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News from the Director – January 2014
Most of my creative work tends to be on londonprintstudio group projects, and so it’s unusual for me to have a collection of my own work on show all in one space. It’s sometimes easy to forget that an important …
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In the Digital Studio: Jacqueline Pruskin
Digital Studio user Jacqueline Pruskin has been working closely with our Technician Constantina to explore the possibilities of printing a series of drawings, created using the Ipad application ‘Brushes 2‘. Jacqueline is a West London based artist who most recently …
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In the Print Studio: Adam Herbert
Print Studio user Adam Herbert joined the studio in November 2013 to learn about Stone Lithography and practise using the londonprintstudio facilties. It has been interesting to observe Adam’s progress over the past few months, with Technician assistance he has …
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New Japanese Inkjet paper – digital printing at cost price
We have some exciting news to share from the Digital Studio! For a limited period of time we are offering our customers the opportunity to print digitally using a new Japanese paper, at cost price! From early February we will …
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MA Printmaking Degree Show – Rachael Edgar
MA Printmaking Degree Show – ‘Scribing an arc’  An exhibition of prints by MA students Yuet Yean Teo and Rachael Edgar (17th January until 1st February 2014) Rachael Edgar Rachael Edgar uses etching and early Victorian photographic processes to investigate …
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MA Printing Degre Show – Yuet Yean Teo
MA Printmaking Degree Show – ‘Scribing an arc’  An exhibition of prints by MA students Yuet Yean Teo and Rachael Edgar (17th January until 1st February 2014) Yuet Yean Teo This ‘swing’ series of prints is inspired by the Chinese …
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New Exhibition – Captive Light
‘Captive Light’ An exhibition of prints by John Phillips (Friday 10th January until Saturday 8th February 2014). Prints exploring captivity – Venice and Patarei prison, Estonia. Superficially these two series of images evoke irrevocably separate worlds. Venice is an elaborate theatrical …
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Intermediate Screenprinting 7th & 8th December
Our Intermediate Screenprinting course allows you to use knowledge gained from our introductory course, giving you the have the opportunity to consider printing in a more complex and professional manner.  Layered imagery, registration, composition, combining different techniques (photographic/autographic stencils) and …
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Print and Books – Innovation
As we move further into the digital revolution,  there is increasing evidence of a reaction to the ubiquity of digital production by artists, printmakers and publishers. Cult US publishers Melville House have gained a reputation for their attention to book …
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Gallery Shop News
Over the last month, we have upgraded the shop, which now features a much larger stand for cards and small prints and a double display island. This means that we can show visitors a much larger selection of products, and …
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Water Stories – new zine by Alex Brady
Printmaker, illustrator and comic maker Alex Brady recently produced a fantastic new zine ‘Water Stories‘. We are now stocking the 20-page zine in our gallery shop and online, click here. ‘Water Stories’ features 7 illustrated short stories and poems based around …
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Opportunity – Print Studio Technician Cover
londonprintstudio is looking to expand its team. We are looking for Print Studio Technicians – Cover Staff (Please note this is not a permanent position) If you are a Fine Art Printmaker with experience of teaching all age ranges and/or …
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New Online Prints – Alice Valentina Biga
We have a beautiful collection of etchings by artist Alice Valentina Biga, who is one of our Print Studio Interns. They are available online and in our gallery shop. The five prints are part of a seven piece body of work called ‘Skeletons‘ which …
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New Featured Artist: Jennifer Jokhoo
Jennifer Jokhoo is a South-East London based printmaker and painter. She is primarily interested in architectural structures; the development of construction and the transitional phases of the built environment over a period of time. Over the past 2 plus years, Jennifer …
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January Sale starts 7th January – 10% off everything in the Gallery Shop
Sale starts 7th January – 10% off everything in the gallery shop throughout January! Order sale items online from 26th December – Items ordered over the holiday will be dispatched on 3rd January. Studio opening hours over the holiday We will …
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Talk by John Phillips ‘Captive Light’ – 9th January at 7.00pm
Drinks from 6.30 at londonprintstudio Free event ‘I first visited Patarei in the summer of 2011, and returned to photograph it that winter, and again in the summer of 2012. It is hard to identify the attraction. The prison is in …
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Forthcoming Exhibition: Captive Light
Digital Prints by John Phillips Exhibition runs  January 10th until February 8th January 9th – Launch and talk by John Phillips at 7.00pm, drinks from 6.30pm  A collection of prints featuring Venice is on display alongside the images from Paterei …
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