Urban Wallpaper – Celebrating Arts and Culture with Young People

As part of the Our Biennale Festival from 22nd May – 26th June, we were delighted to showcase hand-made wallpaper by young people from Kirklees. Printmakers worked with students from Upper Batley High School and Huddersfield New College to create a wonderful installation of Urban Wallpaper – inspired by the local landscape and life over […]

#HEARTyourtown 9th July – 5th September 2021

An exciting new art in the public realm project as part of Kirklees Council’s #heART Your Town initiative, by Julia Borodina, Helaina Sharpley, Jim Bond, Marina Poppa/Jasmine Greaves, Lucie Sykes/Michael Dunn, Harriet Lawson/Nicola Wind West Yorkshire Print Workshop is working with local artists and local businesses to create art installations, window displays and temporary sculptures […]

Talking Art: Kristina Chan, Thursday 10th June 2021, 7.30-8.30pm

Kristina Chan is an award winning artist based in London. She has exhibited throughout Europe, Australia, India, Canada, South Africa and the USA and her work can be found in many private and public collections, including the V&A Museum, the Ingram Collection and the Royal Collection. Kristina trained in analogue and digital photography, lithography, etching, […]

Talking Art: Michael Taylor, Thursday 20th May 2021, 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Michael Taylor is the founder of the Paupers Press, the hugely respected fine art print and publishing studio based in Hoxton, London. Since 1986 it has worked with many leading and emerging contemporary artists, both by commission as well as publishing projects under its own name. Paupers has worked for some of the leading UK galleries such as White Cube, Cristea Roberts and Marlborough, realising finely crafted and […]

Talking Art: Katherine Jones, Thursday 6th May 2021, 7.30-8.30pm

Katherine Jones is a British printmaker and painter living and working in Brixton, London. Her work revolves around perceptions of safety and danger, focusing on ordinary objects, spaces and buildings as a framework to begin to question these themes. Her approach to the work, which combines traditional forms of intaglio and relief print, is direct and […]

Talking Art: Nobuo Okawa, Thursday 22nd April 2021, 7.30-8.30pm

Nobuo Okawa was born in Tokyo, Japan and trained at St Martin’s School of Art, London in the late 1970s, where he became interested in the intaglio printmaking technique of mezzotint. His work has been exhibited in the UK, Japan and USA and a collection of his prints are held in the British Museum. Lawrence. […]

Talking Art: Diane Bresson, Thursday 1st April 2021, 7.30-8.30pm

Diane Bresson is a French printmaker and designer based in London. She graduated from Central Saint Martins in textile design in 2018 and went on to be awarded the Colour in Design Award the same year. During her studies she became interested in large scale screenprinting and how colours interact with each other through a […]

Talking Art: Sumi Perera, Thursday 11th March 2021, 7.30-8.30pm

  Sumi Perera is an interdisciplinary artist, academic and curator who cross-links various skills and materials to create interactive site-specific installations, interventions and performances. She has held international residencies in China (Beijing & Yinchuan), Italy (Venice), France (Marcilhac-sur-Cele) & London, which informs and influences her ongoing projects. Many of Sumi’s artworks are held public and […]