Artist Talk and Demo: Nobuo Okawa – Wednesday 18th March 2020, 6-8pm

To correspond with his retrospective exhibition at Dean Clough in Halifax; we are very pleased to welcome artist and printmaker Nobuo Okawa to WYPW. Nobuo will be talking through his 40year journey of exploring nature via the medium of Mezzotint. Join us as he demonstrates his meticulous and meditative approach to the process and how […]

Artist Talk: Maggie Thompson – Tuesday 28th January 2020, 6-7pm

As part of our series of artist talks to correspond with the exhibition programme at WYPW, we welcome Maggie Thompson for an informal discussion about her practice and most recent works shown here as part of her solo show. Maggie Thompson has exhibited widely since completing her MA at Manchester School of Art in 2017and […]

Solar Plate Printing with Kate Desforges

Solar plate printing

On Saturday we had the lovely Bianca and her Dad in the workshop to do a bespoke tuition session in solar plate printing with our technician Kate. This technique is sometimes also referred to as photoploymer gravure or flexo printing. The plates have a steel backing and are pre-coated with a light-sensitive emulsion. Photographic or hand-drawn […]