Pushing Print 2012
From 6 October 2012 to 27 October 2012
PV Fri 5th Oct 6-9pm
This years festival is set to be the biggest yet with 70 artists work exhibited in The Pie Factory Gallery and the Margate Gallery.
The Pie Factory Gallery is open Tues – Sat 11am – 5pm, Sun 12 noon – 4pm (closed Mondays)
The Margate Gallery is open Mon – Sat 11am – 5pm, Sun 12 noon – 4pm
On Sat 6th and Sun 7th Oct we have the annual Giant Print event. We are very pleased that this years event will take place over two days and will include three very exciting opportunities to get involved in making giant prints with our trusty Steam Roller.
Throughout the Festival we have an exciting programme of talks and workshops, all themed around Applied Print.
We are also pleased to have a range of Fringe events also taking place, not just in Margate but across the South East of Kent.
For full details of exhibiting artists, Giant Print, Talks, workshops, Fringe events and much more then please click on the appropriate link on the right of this page.
You can download a festival programme here
We look forward to seeing you at Pushing Print 2012
TALKS AND WORKSHOPS PROGRAMME 2012
Saturday 13th October, 11am
Margate-based designer Zoe Murphy creates bespoke printed furniture and textiles. She will talk about her work and the wider possibilities of screenprinting onto different surfaces.
Saturday 13th October, 12 noon
A talk looking at artist Rosie James’s work in terms of how stitch and print work together, bringing in other historical designers and contemporary artists.
Saturday 13th October, 2-5pm
An experimental workshop on polychromatic printing, a screenprinting process involving reactive dyes which are manipulated in various ways with surprising and often unpredictable results.
Sunday 14th October, 10am-4pm
Learn how to create colour, pattern and line with ceramic slips and inks onto clay surfaces, using simple monoprinting techniques
The Print Block, Whitstable
Sunday 21st October. 10am-2pm
This taster workshop run by Suki Hayes-Watkins offers students the opportunity to explore the possibilities of screenprinting using paper stencils onto textile swatches, bags, T towels etc.
Neil Bottle, Evelyn Bennett and students from UCA
Sunday 21st October, 11am
A talk about the possibilities and potential of digital textile printing methods
Sunday 21st October, 2pm
Artist Laura Boswell makes beautiful images using the traditional Japanese woodblock printing. She will talk about her work and demonstrate this little known printmaking technique