The Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair

Friday 3, Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 March 2017, 10am – 5pm, Free (Private View, Thursday 2 March, 6 – 8pm)

The Hepworth Wakefield’s popular Print Fair returns in March alongside a programme of events which champion the art of printmaking.  The Print Fair will be held inside The Calder, our converted mill space, and will feature 50 printmakers, collectives and galleries from around the UK. FREE ENTRY.

STALL HOLDERS


Alex McIntosh / Alexandra Snowdon / Ali Appleby / Amy Hutson / Amy Rodchester / Angela Savage / APG Works / Atelier Rose Grey / Bobshaped / Cath Brooke / Clare Cutts / Colours May Vary / Dorrie King / Folded Forest / Galerie Simpson / Geri Waddington / Hannah Waldron & Leah Stewart / Iniva and The Bluecoat / James Bywood / James Green / Joe McDonnall / Jonathan Wilkinson / Katey and Josephine / Kerry Day / Laine Thomkinson / Laura Knight / Laura Slater / London Print Studio / Look Up Prints / Marko / Mr Woody Woods / Nancy Haslam-Chance / The Owlery / Paper Gallery / Peter Griffiths / Pica studio / Press Work / The Print Wagon / Reveal Printmakers / Robert Battams / Ruth Allen / Sean Mort / Sarah Harris / Shelley Burgoyne / Staithes Studios Gallery / Studio Tic / Tim Slatter / Touching Elbows / Watermark Gallery / West Yorkshire Print Workshop / Witshop / Yuck Print House / Zillah Bell

FOOD & DRINK

The gallery's popular street food market will be open each day from 11am – 4pm and our café will open at the earlier time of 9am on Fri 3 - Sun 5 March.   

TALKS

THE PRINTMAKER AS DESIGNER
Sat 4 March, 12 – 1.30pm
SOLD OUT

Angie Lewin, Mark Hearld, Emily Sutton and Simon Lewin of St Jude’s Gallery and Nathaniel Hepburn, Director of Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft will be discussing how they develop and evolve their printmaking skills when designing for fabric and wallpaper. SOLD OUT

PRINTMAKING & COMMUNITY
The Infinite Cave
Sat 4 March, 3 – 4.30pm
Book online here

Referencing William Blake’s description of a printing house, John Phillips explores the ‘infinite’ creative and social ‘dimensions’ of the print studio in relation to the history of London Print Studio.

Founded in 1974 by John Phillips and Pippa Smith, londonprintstudio works with established and emerging artists while developing varied community based art projects. Over the years clients have ranged from the Sex pistols to Lucian Freud: social campaigns have included stop and search, tenants’ rights and property speculation. £10 / Members £7.50* / Students £5*

IN CONVERSATION: NORMAN ACKROYD
Sun 5 March, 12 – 1.30pm
Book online here

Norman Ackroyd and John Bell of Zillah Bell Gallery will discuss printmaking, etching and aquatint techniques in relation to Ackroyd’s acclaimed practice. £10 / Members £7.50* / Students £5*

COLLECTING PRINT
Sun 5 March, 3 – 4.30pm
Book online here

Stephanie Allen (Creative United/Own Art) will be in conversation with longstanding art collector Tim Sayer, who exhibited part of his extensive collection at The Hepworth Wakefield in 2016, discussing how to approach starting your own collection. £10 / Members £7.50* / Students £5*

WORKSHOPS

WEST YORKSHIRE PRINT WORKSHOP: 
PRINT YOUR OWN TOTE BAG
Sat 4 and Sun 5 March
10.30am, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.45pm
Limited to 15 people per session, book online here

Screen-printing demonstrations and workshops from West Yorkshire Print Workshop throughout the day with the opportunity to design and print a tote bag to take-away at the end of the session. £12 / Members £9* / Students £6* / Free for under 16s
 

*Please note that a limited number of tickets/places are available at the Members and student prices. 

DATES

  • 03 March 2017 - 05 March 2017