International Print Biennale 2014 - exhibitions and events
De La Torre Brothers
17 May - 14 Sept | FREE
University of Sunderland, National Glass Centre
Visit this beautiful exhibition of De La Torre Brothers' mixed media works combining hot blown glass, kitsch found objects, and digital print. The artists use of lenticular printing gives and illusion of depth or movement as an image is viewed from different angles and bring the butterflies to life. This exhibition is part of 3 Solos Shows Revised, curated by Jeroen Maes, Artistic Director of Glazenhuis at The Flemish Centre for Contemporary Glass Art.
The Happy Carp - Contemporary Japanese Prints
28 June - 9 August I FREE
Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
This exhibition showcases modern Japanese prints recently acquired by the Oriental Museum in Durham and is an opportunity to see the best in contemporary Japanese printmaking right here in the North East.
2 / 3 / 9 / 10 August | FREE
36 Lime Street
Print with a difference. Teresa Easton partners with Ouseburn Farm; Stevie Ronnie works with Small Change Vintage Clothing to produce printed poetry dresses and Maggie Walker creates print-inspired ceramics at the Ouseburn Pottery. Also showing Louise Bradley's screenprinted responses to the Ouseburn area.
27 June - 8 August I FREE
Priestman Gallery, University of Sunderland
Normally experienced in an open public space the research group space/socialspace takes the billboard format and re-presents a sequence of billboards within a gallery space. How does the more informal and institutional setting of a gallery space influence our engagement and interpretation of a billboard?
Print Awards 2014 Prizewinner Julie Roch-Cuerrier
21 June - 10 August | FREE
National Glass Centre
As part of the International Print Biennale artist Julie Roch-Cuerrier, was selected to take part in a ten-day residency at National Glass Centre to explore the potential of printing on glass. The resulting work is on display at this exhibition.
Print Points North
28 June - 29 August | FREE
Arts Centre Washington
Chosen by Lucy Phillips, Director of Leicester Print Workshop enjoy a diverse presentation of original prints by Northern Print artists using different techniques and explore the ideas of artists who have chosen to work in this medium.
Print Awards 2014 - Shortlisted Selection
27 June - 9 August | FREE
Supermarket figures, isolated old woman whose disheveled forms contrast with the slick superstore environment. The figures in the malls are being processed on banks of escalators. In both sets of prints the figures are questing consumers whose disconsolate poses may suggest that they are looking for something beyond that which is on the shelves.
Pamela Clarkson and Atta Kwami
27 June - 9 August | FREE
The first print collaboration between these two artists created twelve prints inspired by the studies of 6,000 years of African combs for the Fitzwilliam Museum exhibition: Origins of the Afro Comb, (2013). In working together their goal was not replication but fluid interpretations of combs from Africa and the Diaspora.
Get Involved - Events
Gallery Talk: Hockney, Printmaker
12 August & 9 September | 2.30pm | FREE
Join The Bowes Museums' Keeper of Fine Art, Emma House, for an enlightening talk about the David Hockney Printmaker exhibition. The exhibition is showing at The Bowes Museums as part of International Print Biennale until 28 September.
Viewing and handling event @ Hatton Gallery
8 August | 11am - 4pm | FREE
As part of the celebration of the final week of the International Print Biennale 2014 the Hatton Gallery will be making available to view and handle a large selection of prints from its Permanent Collection. Take this rare opportunity to come and view up close works from Whistler to Tapies, from 16th century woodcuts to 20th century pop art screenprints. No need to book.
I live to shop...buy your very own piece of the Biennale
|I live to shop...|
Buying a limited edition handmade print is one of the more affordable ways to own art, with prices starting at less than £100 and with the Arts Council's 'Own Art' scheme you can spread your payments interest -free over 10 months.
Make it a shopping spree to remember by visiting both of the 2014 Print Awards galleries (Hatton Gallery and Northern Print) and choose a print that is one of the top 50 of its kind in the world.
Check out our short and handy guide to buying print at this year's Biennale.
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|Below Another Sky |
18 July - 15 August 2014 | Glasgow Print Studio
Bringing a Commonwealth flavour to this edition if you are in Glasgow for the Games then don't miss this presentation of new work in print by outstanding national and international artists commissioned by Below Another Sky and Scottish Print Network. A changing exhibition of 16 new limited edition prints inspired by a series of international residencies between Scottish artists and artists from Commonwealth countries.
|Summer Inky Print Club|
6 August | 13 August | 20 August | 10.30am - 12.30pm
£3 per child | Northern Print
From seaside-inspired monoprinting to Bewick t-shirt screenprinting, drop into one of Northern Print's children's workshops. No need to book but sessions do get busy so there may be a short wait - but as there is plenty more to see and do in Ouseburn (the farm, the stables, Seven Stories) why not make it part of a family day out?
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Find out more...
International Print Biennale is organised by Northern PrintUnsubscribe
Northern Print, Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2NP
Tel: 0191 261 7000
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