We have been delighted to welcome artist Sadie Tierney to be in residence in the Rabley Drawing Centre print–room making stunning woodcuts for her forthcoming exhibition ‘Of Night and Light and the Half-light’.
Monumental in scale, she has honed the blocks and cut the images using hand and mechanical tools, never loosing the freshness of the drawing translated from her sketched and sometimes drawn directly onto the plywood sheets.
Even the large press could not cope with printing the works in one piece. saw. Continue reading →
Sketch 2017 has now been selected from an international submission of over 500 Sketchbooks. We are delighted to announce the shortlisted prize-winners representing the 100 Sketchbooks to be exhibited in SKETCH2017. The prize-winners will be announced on Saturday 20 May.
We would like to thank our panel of Judges – Tom Hammick, painter and printer; Peter Randell-Page RA, sculptor; GIll Saunders, Senior Curator (Prints), Word & Image Dept, V&A Museum; our generous sponsors and all the artists who submitted this year.
image: Anne Desmet RA, sketchbook, 2017 SKETCH selection
Derwent SKETCH Prize £500
Derwent SKETCH Prize £250
Rabley Print Editioning Prize
Black Swan Arts Solo Exhibition Prize
Lancaster Arts Commission Prize
Plymouth College of Art Sketch Student Prize
21 May – 17 June 2017 Rabley Drawing Centre
Marlborough, SN8 2LW
22 July – 3 September 2017 Black Swan Arts
2 Bridge Street
Frome, BA11 1BB
9 September – 6 October 2017 Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth PL4 8AT
20 November – 15 December 2017 Peter Scott Gallery
Great Hall Complex
Lancaster University LA1 4YW
Here is a taster of some of the fantastic sketchbooks selected for this year’s show: