2. Double Elephant Print Workshop

Bunting and Banners

To Sandford Primary School making bunting and banners for their Strawberry Fair. Working over the day with two mixed classes of Reception, Year one and Year two aged children, divided into 3 groups we screen printed banners and collograph printed bunting plus one group printed onto paper with tubular stamps. A very hectic day with […]

When different disciplines collide, what new and exciting forms emerge?

Tickets have gone on sale today for the Double Elephant symposium which is on 19th November 2015. “A one day symposium with accompanying exhibitions to explore how artists are challenging the traditional boundaries of printmaking. Double Elephant Print Workshop has commissioned 5 contemporary visual artists normally working within the fields of digital, time based media […]

Freehand exhibition

Devon Guild.  Riverside MillBovey Tracy.  Sat. 23 May-Sun. 5 July Freehand is a celebration of a series of participatory projects which have taken place in partnership with a range of organisations through 2014 -15. Using the project theme of Freedom, our artists and makers have worked with children and young people from mainstream schools, young […]

End of Project

The Conversation Station project is coming to an end – in terms of its funding. We have three  more outings planned – 21 March to Crediton Farmer’s Market, 11 March to Exeter Central Library and 15 March to team up with Somerset MIND in Yeovil. Over the year we have met many fantastic people in […]

Exhibition of new 20/20 prints

This year’s 20:20 print exchange attracted 581 artists from 42 print workshops who created 14,525 prints. The concept is a simple one: Print workshops are asked to get 10, 20 or more artists, (in multiples of 10 or 5 for smaller workshops). All artists produce an edition of 25 prints each 20cm x 20cm, (paper […]

New 20/20 box set

Fantastic to receive my 2014 set of prints from the Hot Bed Press print exchange.  Some superb images this year. Participating this time are 581 artists from 42 workshops generating a massive 14,525 prints. Thanks so much to the team who manage this mammoth task of collating all the work. This is my 4th set […]

Back to the moor

I am back in HMP Dartmoor for another 6 weeks printmaking – this time in the education section. It is still part of the Devon Guild project on the theme of Freedom. Whilst Freedom is a bit of a touchy subject in gaol, nevertheless the men have risen to the challenge with a broad interpretation. […]

Liverpool Biennial

Plymouth Arts Centre Home – PAC Home have supported me with a bursary to visit the Liverpool Biennial – I saw an excellent series of shows over the weekend 26/27 September. I have written a blog post for PAC Home. Here’s the link and also see below :- http://blog.plymouthartscentre.org/2014/10/15/liverpool-biennial-2014-review/#more-654 It explores my views about the […]

Al Mutanabbi Street

The Al Mutanabbi Street Coalition is a group of artists, writers and poets. Named after the 10th century classical Arab poet, Al-Mutanabbi Street is the heart and soul of the Baghdad literary and intellectual community. On March 5, 2007, a car bomb was detonated on the street. At least 30 people were killed and 100 […]

World Mental Health Day

It is World Mental Health Day on Friday 10th October and the Double Elephant Conversation Station will be in Princesshay, Exeter City centre. We will be launching a new film made by Joshua Gaunt of http://www.workshopsndocs.co.uk/ It is funded by the Self Heal Association and supported by Time to Change and our Monday Print on […]

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