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  1. Keith Wilson edition for S1 Artspace

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    Keith Wilson edition for S1 Artspace

    For a number of years now we’ve sponsored the annual S1 Artspace screenprint edition, working with their selected artist to produce a limited edition screenprint. This role has allowed us to works with a whole host of fantastic artists including Nicolas Deshayed, Melissa Gordon, Micheal Fullerton, Simon Bill, Assemble and Simon Terrill. This year we had the pleasure of working with Keith Wilson.

    In 2015, Keith Wilson was commissioned to develop the first and only permanent work for Sculpture Park Hill, Sheffield’s new home for temporary public sculpture at the Park Hill estate in Sheffield.

    In collaboration with landscape architect Tim Osborne Studio, Wilson reconfigured the 3.5-acre landscape to accommodate a series of five concrete discs – Park Hill Plinths – across the multipurpose site. The design of each plinth directly references a core aspect of Park Hill’s characteristic topography: the 3.18 m diameter is equal to the building’s modular grid, the concrete was made using the same mix, and the various heights reference the estate’s incremental plateaus.

    Wilson's decision to lay these five plinths like a ‘footprint’ over the landscape could be viewed as a territorial gesture; claiming the future use of the landscape for artistic purposes, but it can also be seen as a generous gesture; giving a platform for what is yet to come.

    On this particular edition our role was to screenprint a translucent circle of phthalo blue over a monochrome giclee print on archival paper (printed at APAS Sheffield)

    Keith Wilson screenprint edition

    All of the screenprint editions are edition are currently available at S1 Artspace

  2. UP THERE // APG Works Summer Exhibition

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    UP THERE // APG Works Summer Exhibition

    Up There, a new exhibition at APG Works Gallery brings together our latest collaborations with a diverse group of over 20 artists who will each create a new screenprint design. These designs will be completed at the APG Works studio as original screenprints in limited editions of 30, for APG’s Summer Exhibition. 

    Artists from a variety of disciplines including photography, graphics and textile design have responded to the call. An intriguing aspect of the show will be the diversity of each artist’s approach to the task. 

    We set out to engage artists who share the growing excitement about print-making in Sheffield and want to participate. With their multi-disciplined approach to our favourite medium of screen printing, this will be an exciting and innovative exhibition that will pull together a group of artists that wouldn’t usually exhibit together.

    The artists:

    Jim Spendlove // Rob Lee // It Snipped my Heart // Zena Parker // Marc Smith // Amy Hodkin // Lisa Maltby // Kate Edge Mellor // Jack Royle // Holly Brumby // Kim Hubball // Victoria Green // Josephine Dellow // Alex Ekins // Willustration // Jim McElvaney // Anca Paraon // Lee Mason // Grace Goodwin // Alex Szabo-Haslam // Neil Carribine

    Print Specification:

    £30.00 each unframed
    Framed print price starting from £65.00
    Paper // Fedrigoni Free Life Vellum 280gsm
    Size // 35 x 50cm
    Editions of 30
    Signed and numbered by the artist
    Embossed with APG Works chop

    Head to the shop page to check out all 20 screen prints by 20 great artsits...

  3. Paul Morrison // Linocut frame

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    Paul Morrison’s distinctive style is instantly recognizable, bold renders of gardens, landscapes and botanicals which can be seen in sculpture, painting and many forms of print. This beautiful linocut we recently framed was created in the Pace Print, N.Y. As a relief technique linocut is very rarely carried out to this scale. The plate took a team of printmakers 3 week to carve and only 30 prints were produced.

    Paul Morrsion, APG Frame

  4. Ryan Mosley // Framing

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    It’s always exciting to work with an artist who isn’t afraid to be brave with framing. We created these playful compound frames from the colourful new Frinton Mouldings range. Alternating colour pairs, with the work mounted onto a mid grey acid free mount card. 6mm white spacer to allow space between the artwork and the glass and then GroGlass WW AR.

  5. Museum Sheffield, Framing

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    Street View: Photographs of Urban Life @ Graves Gallery

    ‘The invention of smaller, lighter hand-held cameras in the late 19th century enabled photographers to escape the restrictions of the studio and take their practice onto the street. Ever since, the street has appeared in photographs as both a primary subject and an informative backdrop, contextualising the rest of the scene. This exhibition explores the diversity of the street; as a social space, as a battleground for protest and as a source of artistic inspiration.’

    We had the pleasure of working with Museum Sheffield on framing this exhibition for the Graves Gallery. They have been collecting photographic works since the 1970s and have exhibited a selection of highlights spanning from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

    The framing style was simple and coherent, using museum standard mount cards and photo corners. Below: work in progess.

    Photographs of Urban Life