Thursday, 20 August 2009

Exhibition: PRINT


image: Ellen Birkenblit, Laboratory on Rt.66 (detail), Published by Tamarind Institute

PRINT
Mushroom Works Gallery
Sat 5 September – Sat 26th September
Preview Friday 4th September, 6pm - 8pm

PRINT brings together two exciting new shows by regional artists and print makers.

The main exhibition showcases printers’ proofs of collaborative projects by Lee Turner whilst holding the position of senior printer at Tamarind Institute and also publications from his own workshop, Hole Editions.

Artists featured include Jonathan Lasker, Julia Jacquette, Ruth Root, Ellen Birkenblit, Larry Brown, Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, John Morris and Mark Dion. With Jock Mooney, Anne Vibeke Mou, Alex Charrington, Darren Banks and many more.

The second part of the exhibition features prints by artists who have been inspired by or incorporate unusual images of the North East within their work.

Special Event
Tuesday 15th September, 6pm - 8pm
Join Lee for an informal discussion about his collaborations and publications. (Booking required.)

PRINT is part of the Northern Print Biennale. Initiated by Northern Print in partnership with culture10, Northern Print Biennale is the first major competition and exhibition of contemporary printmaking in the UK for almost 20 years. Newcastle Gateshead will celebrate contemporary and historical printmaking through a broad programme of exhibitions and events from 26th June to 4th October 2009. For further details visit www.northernprint.org.uk/biennale

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