Etching Demos at Woolwich Print Fair

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair is the biggest contemporary print fair in the UK. This year one of my prints 'Halfway Home' was accepted in the Open Call and together with artist Sarah Cleary we ran etching demonstrations and workshops during the fair to spread our love of printmaking. All parts of the printmaking process were covered – including etching, lithography, woodblock and screen-printing – and there was a huge range of work for sale from both established and emerging artists. Exhibitors this year included Norman Ackroyd, Paula Rego, James Randell, Paul Hogg and Tracey Emin.

OG Youth Collective: Startin' Point Festival

Startin’ Point: Identity Exhibition Origins | Culture | Heritage | Aspiration Initiated by The Place’s Changemakers producers as part of the Startin’ Point Festival, this exhibition is the outcome of a project which was devised by the Creative Learning and Education teams at The Place and October Gallery. Three groups of young people (14-24 year olds) from Camden worked with professional artists Georgie Fay, Gisela Torres and Francesca Centioni Dene, to create their own pieces of autobiographical art, inspired by the work of three professional artists who have exhibited at October Gallery: Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Alexis Peskine and Julien Sinzogan. The participants explored their own personal

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