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Handmade Christmas market at londonprintstudio - Application details here!

We are repeating last year's successful Handmade Christmas Market in our gallery on 30th November 2019. We're making use of our gallery space - and you can use your talents in producing beautiful things to sell! Artists and makers are invited to apply to join us at this Christmas event. We will select individuals whose planned stalls meet our criteria which are:- * sale of handmade gifts, cards and books and other handmade artefacts* sale of photography and individually made jewellery Our shop w...

October 12, 2019

Stopped Drawing? Here is how to get back in to it!

Have you given up on drawing? In a world dominated by machines will this conundrum diminish or increase?There needs to be a resurgence of drawing. Not only is drawing an art form but a powerful learning tool. So switch off, put your phones away and join us this November for our Return to Drawing Course!  'Return to Drawing’  is like no other drawing course in London. Everyone has experience of drawing – as a child. Yet we often give up. Open to anyone interested in drawing, this co...

October 5, 2019

WEEDS, LEAVES, LICHEN & WATER Exhibition by Artist Caroline Younger | 2nd October - 12th October |

In October Artist Caroline Younger brings to us an exhibition of printed Weeds, Leaves, Lichen & Water! Caroline Younger is from the peninsula in the West of Scotland where she lives. The prints use weeds from the vegetable garden, lichen from the trees, shapes from the sea and colours from the weather to build a response to this particular place. 'My practice is rooted in the landscape of my home on the the West Coast of Scotland. A place of wind and water and rock, but also of trees and w...

September 14, 2019

Join us at our studio for the Exhibition and Book Launch of Posters From Paddington Print Shop by John Philips on the 12th September! | 6.30pm-8.30pm |

London Print Studio & Four Corners Books invite you to an exhibition and book launch of Posters From Paddington Print Shop by John Philips Exhibition Dates:  12th - 28th September  Admission is free. This exhibition will open as follows:- Thursday 12th             6.30pm - 8.30pm           Opening and book launchFriday 13th            &nb...

September 6, 2019

6-month Print Studio Traineeships!

It's that time of year again! We are making some traineeships available, ideal for recent art graduates or current students, based in greater London, who are interested in gaining experience in our print studio. The trainee will develop their technical, training and teaching skills by working alongside our professional team who coordinate the running of our open access studio. The person we are looking for: an enthusiastic, hardworking, motivated and ...

August 3, 2019

Our 2019 Summer Members Exhibition is now on!

Our 2019 Summer Members Exhibition is now on and running until the 31st August. It is always interesting to see the variety of work that is produced by our members. The show features a range of printmaking techniques  including lithography, etching, screen-printing, woodcut, linocut and digital prints.  A special thanks to Darren our studio technician who has done a brilliant job to curate a show that is both unified and coherent!  This years prize winner was Chisato Tamabayashi a...

August 2, 2019

Summer Members Show Opening Party: Thursday 25th July

**SAVE THE DATE** We look forward to welcoming you all to our 2019 Summer Members Show! - Come and join us at the opening party on Thursday 25th July 6.30 -8.30 (free entry) The exhibition will feature a full range of contemporary fine art prints produced by current londonprintstudio members, including lithographs, etchings, screenprints and woodcuts to digital prints. Image by Maurice Moeri - Catch of the Day [2019] Artists: Alan MckenzieAlison Low MadiganAlon Gershtein&nbs...

July 18, 2019

18 exciting new opportunities at the Centre for Fine Print Research!

18 exciting new opportunities at the Centre for Fine Print Research have now become available! The Centre for Fine Print Research at UWE Bristol is a distinctive centre of research excellence whose key strengths are embedded in the crossover between art, craft, design, technology, science and engineering.  The Centre is exploring how we can ensure our cities are more welcoming and navigable, engaging and informative for people with visual impairments and disabilities, as well...

July 6, 2019

STIR IT UP | An exhibition of Paddington Printshop Posters 1974-1990

UPCOMING in September at Londonprintstudio as part of London Design Fesitval is an exhibition of Paddington Printshop Posters [1974-1990]  This show features work by one of the first and most acclaimed print studios active in 1970's and 80's London, in an area famed for its rich cultural mix. Founded in 1974 by John Phillips and Pippa Smith, Paddington Printshop produced some of the most vibrant activist posters of the time. Working from a small studio, the artists made poste...

July 6, 2019

Professional Development Opportunity

londonprintstudio Professional Development Residency  This is a free opportunity. We are looking for 3 people to join our 6 month long residency programme which starts from September 2019, (start date by arrangement). Designed for people wanting to sustain a career in the visual arts, we are keen to receive proposals from artists wanting to develop their work in drawing, print or photography.  Artists should came from lower income / non professional backgrounds. T...

May 2, 2019

Free Evening Talk - Drawing in Printmaking

Darren van der Merwe, print studio co-coordinator and master printer at LPS, will present a talk on drawing within Fine Art printmaking. Looking at both the historical and contemporary use of printmaking, we will explore how different artists have made use of drawing within the four different ‘families’ of printing techniques – relief, intaglio, lithography and screenprinting. In the talk we will consider aspects such as: Characteristics of different printing techniques and the drawn ‘ef...

April 4, 2019

Call for Entries - Summer Members Show 2019

Submission details – Members Summer Exhibition 2019 Contemporary fine art prints produced by current londonprintstudio members. Submission deadline – Saturday 22nd June 2019We’d like to invite members to submit up to 5 jpegs of work to us by 22nd June (under 3 MB per jpeg).Please submit jpegs by email to apply(at)londonprintstudio.org.uk, accompanied by our entry form available below. Dates of the show TBC but will fall around the last week of July 2019 - end of August 2019....

March 23, 2019

Job Opportunity - Sales and Admin Assistant

Administrator and Sales Assistant Vacancy We are looking for: A friendly, well organised person, ideally with knowledge of printmaking. With experience of record keeping and making bookings, handling cash transactions, customer service experience. We would like someone with retail, sales and promotions experience. Computer literate. Social media literate. High level of visual awareness / knowledge of use of images in marketing and sales. Capability to handle retail - booking in suppliers, dealin...

March 21, 2019

Past Exhibition 'From Under the North Star'

Saturday 30th March - Friday 12th April 2019 The Exhibition will be opened by Dr.Jaakko Nousiainen, The Head of Culture in The Finnish Institute in London. The art works by Erkkilä and Timonen are about finding a landscape that is far beyond reality. They reach towards mythological sceneries, up to the stars and down to the deep waters. Eija Timonen has constructed her images through photographing the reflections of light in the cracks of ice. The images in this exhibition are the result of her...

March 16, 2019

Past Exhibition 'A Sense of Place'

Wednesday 20th March – Thursday 28th March 2019  In their joint exhibition of prints and paintings at londonprintstudio entitled 'A Sense of Place', Helen Brown and Johanna Freudenberg are exploring associations, both material and intangible, with location. Images are reduced to their essential components to add intensity to our experiences of personally meaningful physical spaces. Helen Brown’s work stems from a prolonged period spent last year at the print making workshop Studio ...

March 9, 2019

Past Exhibition 'Journeys'

Tuesday 5th March – Friday 15th March 2019          The Printmakers Council invites you to join them on a journey into print. Journeys will encompass traditional & innovative original print exploring this wide theme, from artists’ personal journeys, commuting and holidays, to dream journeys, migrations and immigration, and all packed neatly in A4 frames. Exhibition Events London Private View & Meet the Artists: Thursday 7th March 6.30pm - 8.30pmThe Director of t...

February 9, 2019

Life Drawing, An Interview with Liorah Tchiprout

Life Drawing with Liorah Tchiprout - an interview 1. You're co-ordinating some life drawing sessions at londonprintstudio in early March. Why is life drawing important to you? You can draw from life everywhere, but there really is nothing like drawing from the nude figure. I went to my first life drawing session eleven years ago, and I never looked back! I'm so pleased for life drawing to be included in londonprintstudio's programme for artists, as I feel it is so vital. 2. Tell us about your...

January 17, 2019

6-month Print Studio Traineeships!

Deadline to apply: Tuesday 12th February 2019 It's that time of year again! We are making some traineeships available, ideal for recent art graduates or current students who are interested in gaining experience in our print studio. The trainee will develop their technical, training and teaching skills by working alongside our professional team who coordinate the running of our open access studio. The person we are looking for: an enthusiastic, hard working...

January 12, 2019

Christmas Opening Times

We will be closed from Saturday 22nd December - Tuesday 8th January 2019.Join us for a special day of discounts in the shop on Saturday 15th December, with 10% off all cards, gifts and books. The perfect time to catch up on some last minute Christmas shopping. ...

December 8, 2018

Free Talk - Creating a Print Edition

In this talk Darren van der Merwe, print studio coordinator and master printer at LPS, will present a talk on the practice of editioning within Fine Art Printmaking. The talk will broadly cover editioning across various print processes. In the talk we will consider aspects such as: Where does the idea of editioning come from? How do I sign and number prints and what do they mean? What do I need to get ready before I can edition? Keeping printer’s notes The different stages of de...

November 17, 2018

Handmade Christmas Market Day & Open Studio

10.30am - 5.30pm Join us for a very special Handmade Christmas Market day, with the added bonus of an open studio. Artists and makers will be selling their handmade gifts, cards and books in the gallery space with plenty of festive cheer. Artists include Chisato Tamabayashi, Naori Priestly and Kaho Kojima who produce the most exquisite designs using screen print and hand-cut papers. Ricky Leaver will have a range of his London photograph prints for sale, and we will also have some wonderful jewe...

October 27, 2018

Dance of Life - Tales from Church Street

Church Street Library, NW8 8EUDance of Life - Tales from Church Street   Book and exhibition preview londonprintstudio's new illustrated book is a collection of 12 stories drawn from the lives of storytellers living in and around Church Street Market Westminster. Depicting some real life experiences - and some imagined stories, the book is a collaboration between Church Street residents and students studying illustration at the Royal College of Art - a centre of world re...

October 4, 2018

New Gallery Workshop - Demystifying Framing

This half-day workshop will be the first in a series of practical short courses designed to help artists take themselves and their work to market successfully. Courses to follow will include themes such as 'Documenting and photographing for reproduction', so watch this space! The course is aimed towards professional artists and curators. Participants will learn about different framing strategies for varied prints* (examples provided) and works on paper, mounting, frame and glass choices, working...

September 29, 2018

Professional Development Opportunity

londonprintstudio Professional Development Residency  This is a free opportunity.  We are looking for 3 people to join our 6 month long flexible residency programme which starts January 2019. It is designed for people wanting to sustain a career in the visual arts. We are keen to receive proposals from people from lower income / non professional backgrounds with at least an A level or equivalent in art. We want to work with people who otherwise would be excluded from pursuing art ...

August 23, 2018

Relief Printing with Jonathan Ashworth

Making a wood engraving is a beautifully direct process - the surface of the wood is first carved, then inked-up and pressed against the paper. Engravings are made on the endgrain of a fairly small block - most commonly using boxwood or lemonwood. These woods are very slow growing, so much so that even after tens of years of growth, the biggest cross-section of wood can easily be held within the palm of one's hand. The dense nature of the wood, with its very close texture, allows intri...

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