International Print Biennale launches in two weeks' time on Friday 16 September and you are warmly invited to attend preview events for the prestigious 2016 Print Awards exhibitions at Gallery North, Northern Printand Vane in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Marina Bindella. Metro Quadrator 2013 Woodcut (linoleum) 100cm x 100cm
2016 Print Awards Exhibition Previews
The 2016 Print Awards are the centerpiece of International Print Biennale and showcase the most exciting artists working in print right now from across the world. Following an international call for artists, this exhibition, taking place across three venues, presents the work of 31 artists chosen from over 780 entries.
The Print Awards prize winners will be announced at 5pm on Friday 16 September and you can find out who the recipients are live on the night by following our Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Following the announcements you can view the prizewinning prints alongside all the selected work at Gallery North, Northern Print and Vane - as well as meet many of the exhibiting artists - please find details below.
Previews at all three venues will simultaneously take place 6.00-8.00pm
Frost’s use of bold shapes, broad strokes and quick dots reflect his love of music, while Aitchison’s sparse, but considered compositions of crucifixions or Bedlington terriers build to create a spiritual, poetic atmosphere.
Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 11am-4pm
Printed using a rugby scrum machine and teams of rugby players, this 33 metre long linocut was created by over 1000 children and adults across England and Wales with contributions from all twenty competing nations.
Join Locus+, as publisher for the first monograph on the work of Scottish artist Katie Paterson, with essays by Mary Jane Jacob, Lisa Le Feurve and Lars Bang Larsen.
FREE to attend
Family Friendly IPB
Discover and explore print on the family trail
Image: Colin Davison
International Print Biennale has something for everyone including families, children and young people.
We are offering a unique opportunity for children and young people to gain Arts Award Discover. Download the specially designed logbook and use it to navigate your way around a choice of print exhibitions. Arts Award Explore is also available as part of the programme and includes hands on printmaking activities. Visit our website during the Biennale to find out more.
Collect your certificate and limited edition badge atNorthern Print when you've completed your journey of discovery into the world of printmaking.
Join Us Online
For full programme details, visit our website and follow us on social media to keep up to date #ipb16
Northern Print organises International Print Biennale. It is one of the UK's leading gallery and printmaking studios and is located in the heart of Newcastle's Ouseburn Valley, just a few minutes from Newcastle city centre. You can become a member and access the studio facilities or book onto one of our classes and courses to learn new skills.
Northern Print, Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2NP Tel: 0191 261 7000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Registered charity number 1149872
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Northern Print · Stepney Bank · Newcastle Upon Tyne, Eng NE1 2NP · United Kingdom