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In Print

June -

Room 207 and 216

Print

Origin: Middle English prente (from Old French preinte from prient, past participle of preindre from Classical Latin premere: to press)

Definition: To make a mark on a surface by pressing or stamping

                     A surface that has received such a mark by transfer                

In Print

IN PRINT presents examples of some of the diverse and innovative work made by a small group of Northumbria University staff (from both Fine Art & Design) and our Graduate Fellows.

All of these artists are printmakers, having a genuine passion for print.  The work has been mainly hand-printed by the artists themselves in the print workshops at Northumbria or in their own studios and was produced using both traditional & digital techniques.  In some cases, the artists combine techniques, work collaboratively or draw directly over printed surfaces.

This small display aims to draw attention to the creative use of print processes, highlighting the continuing importance of acquiring technical or craft skills to fully realise visual concepts.

It also raises the question as to what value we place on work produced using print media as a means of visual communication. As well, we seek to challenge the generally accepted definition of an “original” artwork as being an exclusively unique item

Contributing artists:

Jane Arnfield
Alfons Bytautas
Chun-Chao Chiu
Kenny Macrae
Rebecca Eelbeck
Joanne McGarry
Keith McIntyre
Christopher Wakeling
Christopher Wilson
Mick Wootton
Andrew Wright

 

Event Details

Room 207 and 216
2nd Floor, Squires Building
Northumbria University, City Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

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