Archive for February, 2009

Yesterday Ruthin Craft Centre had a press call following the news that it has been nominated for the prestigious 2009 Art Fund. The purpose of The Art Fund Prize is to increase public appreciation and enjoyment of all that museums and galleries have to offer by awarding an annual prize to a museum or gallery […]

William Blake


Follow this link to view my review of the William Blake exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Tate Website 27 February 09 Tate 08 Series: William Blake- The River of Life Tate Liverpool Tate Liverpool, Liverpool 12 December 2008 – 29 March 2009 Venue Tate Liverpool Location North West England Over recent years there has been a […]

Click here to go to a my review of the Age of Experience exhibition at Ruthin Craft Centre. Age of Experience 24 January – 29 March 2009 15 senior makers 7 disciplines 3 gallery spaces 1 exhibition Why are British crafts so highly regarded internationally? This exhibition shows work by fifteen leading makers from the […]

Click on the link to read my a-n review of MATERIAL EVIDENCE: New Textile Work by Clare Lane, Laura McCafferty, Caroline Kirton and Debbie Smyth The Brindley, Runcorn 21 February – 11 April 2009

Jo de Pear


Two days workshop with Collagraph printmaker Jo de Pear. Like Paul Catherall, Jo is based at Artichoke Print Studio in Brixton. Everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves and plenty of prints were produced. It was really good to meet Jo and there are some pictures of the two workshops on the Regional Print Centre Facebook […]

We had Paul Catherall in at the Print Centre today. He’s really nice, doing a workshop on reduction process lino printing. His work has a real retro feel, reminding me of travel posters from the 30s, 40s and 50s. He has created a body of work that references well known landmarks in London. The 7th British International Mini Print Exhibition Opens at London Print Studio in March, Tours UK Galleries in 2009-2010. After opening at London Print Studio (27th March to 9th April, 2009), the exhibition will begin touring galleries throughout the UK. Galleries taking the show in 2009 include: the Ropewalk Gallery, Barton on Humber, (24th […]