Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Paul Smith

Paul Smith (Maxïmo Park) came in yesterday to draw on a stone. This will be a donation for the Newcastle University Fine Art postcard auction on the 7th Dec.

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Narbi Price | Shan't Quit | Launch Party

Many thanks to all those who came out last night to celebrate the launch of Narbi Price's new suite of lithographs 'Shan't Quit.' If you were unable to make it you'll have a chance to see them next weekend during the Ouseburn Open Studios.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

OPEN STUDIOS | 24th-25th Nov

On Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November we'll be taking part in the annual 36 Lime Street Open Studios which is part of the Ouseburn Open Studios Weekend. Between the hours of 10am and 6pm you'll be able to visit our workshop, see all our lovely lithographs, pull your own impression of an exclusive litho and grab yourself a bargain with special weekend only discounts.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Lee Turner @ The Point

'Printout' opened this evening at The Point in Doncaster. Here are some shots of Lee Turner's lithographs in the exhibition. '4 Minute Litho' is playing during the exhibition and there is a series of progression proofs for 'Ant,' these should help exhibition visitors understand how hand printed lithographs are made.

Also showing are Graham Firth (Linocuts), Rosemary Firth (Collographs) and Jacqui Symons (Monotypes). The exhibition runs until 12th Jan 2013.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Jim Shaw

Today LA based artist Jim Shaw stopped by to sign his completed edition 'Hairdo' prior to the opening of his awesome two floor retrospective 'The Rinse Cycle' at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. This lithograph is published by BALTIC and is on sale in the BALTIC SHOP. You can find out more about this lithograph via BALTIC EDITIONS.

Two colour hand printed lithograph
on white Somerset Satin 300gsm
Paper size: 24 x 18"
Edition size: 100

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Narbi Price

Narbi Price came in yesterday afternoon to sign his five new lithographs, we celebrated with a few jars in a local hostelry. You can see them and read what he says about them via his artist page > http://www.holeeditions.co.uk/narbi-price.htm

We'll be holding a launch event on Saturday 17th November from 6.30 - 8.30pm in the 36 Lime Street Gallery.  

Monday, 29 October 2012

Gavin Watson

Gavin Watson completed drawing his bull this morning. During the proofing process we were able to show a red rag to a bull.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Art Finder

ArtFinder.com now has a selection of Hole Editions publications for sale through their on-line shop.

Monday, 22 October 2012

Lee Turner - Printout

Lee Turner will be showing a selection of lithographs at The Point, Doncaster.
5th Nov 2012 - 12th Jan 2013

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

BALTIC Editions - Ant Macari

In August we saw the return of Ant Macari. He had been asked by BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art to produce an edition in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. We were delighted that he came along to us to collaborate on his woodcut 'A Quaint Work of Piety (in memory of Joseph Crawhall II)'. You can find more information about BALTIC Editions by visiting their website > http://www.balticmill.com/editions.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Manchester Contemporary

We are delighted that Paper Gallery will be showing Narbi Price's five new lithographs at The Manchester Contemporary this weekend, they are stand 110 in the Project Space.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Gavin Watson

A recent regular visitor to our workshop has been Gavin Watson (and occasionally accompanied by his dog Muppy). It's a bit of a Monday Club with plenty of hot beverages, chocky biscuits and sharp pencils while he works on his 'Martyr' series. 

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

BALTIC Editions - Yoko Ono

Today we have mostly been editioning Yoko Ono's lithograph for BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. You can find more information about BALTIC Editions by visiting their website > http://www.balticmill.com/editions.

Friday, 31 August 2012

Apron - Loch Greshornish, Skye

Mr Paul Gallagher of Gallagher & Turner sporting one of our extremely limited edition aprons while cooking up a feast at Loch Greshornish, Skye.
Photo credit: Clare Turner

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Barton Hargreaves

Almost a year after they arrived we finally managed to pull a couple of the new stones out of the rack. Juicy washes and energetic marks were drawn on to them by Barton Hargreaves. It was a flying visit but much was accomplished in the short time that we had available.

Monday, 6 August 2012

Rachael Kidd - Origami Owl

You may remember the Origami Crane that Rachael designed last year for the Open Studios event. Well she has been at it again. This time it is an owl and they will be available at this years Open Studios on the 24th and 25th November. Alternatively click on the purchase button at the bottom of http://www.holeeditions.co.uk/owl.htm

Photo credit: Richard Noyce

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Ray Richardson - Signing Day

Ray and his wife Carolyn stopped off in the Toon this morning while on their way up north to Scotland on their holidays. Breaking a journey up is always a good call, even better when you can mix in signing a Baker's Dozen of editions and have a pub lunch. View all of Ray's new lithographs on our website.

Photo credit: Carolyn Nicoll

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Paul Hughes

Our Wednesday assistant, Paul Hughes (Newcastle Uni graduate '11) is currently working on this stone. Initial drawing has been counter-etched today with additional drawing and tone added.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Narbi Price

Mr. Price is back in the workshop to complete his five print suite. He was recently long listed for the John Moores Painting Prize. Prize winners will be announced at the Walker Art Gallery in September.

Felix Blackman - 7th Birthday present

For his 7th Birthday earlier this month we gave wee Mr. Blackman an invite to spend the afternoon with us and draw on one of our rocks. Felix has been reading about Greek mythology and has depicted a Hydra among other things.

Photo credit: Allyson Blackman