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  1. APG Summer Portfolio

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    IN CIRCULATION // APG Summer Portfolio and Exhibition

    In Circulation is APG’s Summer 2014 Portfolio of 10 screen prints.  The exhibition and portfolio brought together a diverse group of 10 artists who each created a new two colour screen print design. These designs were completed at the APG studio as original prints in limited editions of 30.

    Artists from a variety of disciplines including fine art, photography, sculpture and illustration responded to the call. The interest of the portfolio has been in the diversity of how each individual artist has approached the task.


    The Artists //Sarah Jane Palmer // Liz von Graevenitz // Lucy Allen // Anthony Bennett // Alex Ekins // David Frith // Emily Musgrave // Natalie Finnemore // Chella Quint // Rupert Wood

    In Circulation presents a great opportunity for visitors and print lovers to extend their collections with this exclusive Portfolio. In the case of some of the artists their piece may be a unique example of work in this format. All of the prints in this year’s portfolio are priced at £35.00 each or £300 for the full set of 10 prints which is presented in a free APG screen printed portfolio.

  2. Anothony Burrill // Screen print

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    Anthony Burrill // UP & DOWN

    UP & DOWN, single colour screen print
    GFSmith 250gsm Colorplan Factory Yellow
    Signed Limited Edition of 50 prints
    Printed at APG Works

    As a part of Sheffield Design Week, we were commissioned by Made North Gallery, based opposite us in Yorkshire Artspace’s Persistence Works, to screen print a limited edition of 50 single colour prints by Anthony Burrill. This was to be a part of the exhibition I LIKE IT, WHAT IS IT? Burrill is an internationally known graphic designer and printer, known for his persuasive, up-beat style of communication. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York and has been exhibited in galleries around the world including The Barbican, The Walker Art Centre and The Graphic Design Museum, Breda.

     Anthony Burrill

    The print is part of a series we are producing for Made North.Throughout August you can view the print in the APG Works Gallery.


  3. Piers Williams // Iris Screen print

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    Piers Williams
    Iris Pink // Iris Jade




    8 colour screen print
    Image Size 60x75cm, Paper size 70x85cm
    Somerset Tubsized Satin 310gsm
    Signed Limited Editions of 50 prints each in 2 colourways

    We were commissioned in November 2013 to produce two limited editions of prints for the Sheffield based artist, Piers Williams. Piers works out of the Yorkshire Artspace Persistence Works Studio on Brown Street where he produces beautifully intricate oil paintings, his main subject being flowers. His work is sold through out the UK and he has a strong following in China.

    We are used to working with more graphical images but this print was approached with a painter’s eye, dealing with the interaction of colours at different levels of opacity. Merging the painter’s method of building colour with successive overlays, and the clarity of screen print has created a striking image that couples the vibrant block colours of the background with the delicacy of the Iris flowers.

    We shipped many of these prints to China, where Piers had a solo exhibition in the 798 art district of Beijing.

  4. Boards of Canada // Record Sleeve Screen print

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    Boards of Canada / Record Sleeve Screen Printing

    We are pleased to say that we had the pleasure of screen printing the new Boards of Canada Record Sleeve.It was a one off limited edition vinyl release that the sleeve were used for in the lead up to the first new album for the Scottish duo since 2005.Board of Canada are signed to the highly distinguished Warp Records. Here's what the Guardian had to say about it.

    Boards of Canada/ Screenprint

  5. UNLEASHED - 6-Print Portfolio

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    Presentation Portfolio


    This is the presentation portfolio we've made for the artists' proof collections and for those who want to buy a complete set of the new prints. The price of the full set with the portfolio is £265.00 (against the full price, bought individually, of £300.00). On the Preview night, Thursday 25th April from 6.00pm we will make them available for £250.00.

    The portfolios measure 37x52cm, with flaps to hold the 35x50cm prints. More about this show...

    Go to APG Online Gallery for more information...

    Please Note: The above image shows only 5 of the prints. The 6th print in the series, Bug, by Laurence Harborne was still being printed when the photograph was taken. Details here...

    The show in situ...

    For this show, the prints have been made up in a variety of different framing formats by  APG framer Libby Pell. This gallery of images will give an idea of how the variations impact on the look of each piece.

    The show also contains examples of previous works that have been created as screen prints at APG in previous collaborations with these artists.