This is the official website for Sheffield Print Fair. We organise fairs especially for printmakers and for those wanting to come and buy prints in Sheffield! All updates on events will be posted here for upcoming events.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Sheffield Print Fair 2017 - Introducing the artists and the artwork

We're back! Sheffield Print Fair returns for our celebration of all things print in our 5th year!

We have 42 artists, galleries and print people taking part with over half of them new to the event. There will be prints for sale, print demonstrations, kids workshops and now a print raffle and a printmaker's printmaker award! Screen-print, intaglio, linocut, wood engraving, collagraph, digital, woodcut and more.

We have some new sponsors, being Sheffield City of Makers and Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies as well as Folksy.

The event takes place between 10am and 4pm,  on Sat 11th November 2017, and entry is £1 (free for under 16s). All profits go towards St Mary's charity for homeless people and refugees.

The poster design was created by Jonathan Wilkinson aka We Live Here.








































The artists taking part this year are:


Janet Beautyman
Olivia Bliss
Ding Ding
Stuart Brocklehurst
Colours May Vary
Laura Knight
Jill Ray
Rose Seber
Helen Lacey
Sarah Du Feu
Lucy Freeman
Richard Swan
Zena Parker
Alan Robshaw
Lucia Wilkinson
Our Favourite Places
Rosalind Forster
Printed By Us
The Folded Forest
Robert Battams
Joe McDonnell
Witshop
Kate Brooks
David Armes
Jamie Barnes
Pop Press
Maggie Magoo
James Bywood
Laura Slater
Hester Cox
Neil Woodall
Samantha Groom
Carol Pairaudeau
Lydia Mary
Alexander Mcintosh
Rachel Collier-Wilson
Sheffield Print Club
Sarah Harris
Siya Liu
Choriso Studio
Megan Price
The Owlery
James Green
Suzi Thompson
We Live Here


In addition to this, the following people will be giving demonstrations during the day:

Neil Woodall - etching
Sheffield Print Club - screen-printing
Pop Press - letterpress

We will also have a kids printing workshop run by Jo Rucklidge, and Hawthorns will be bringing their printing presses, inks and other equipment to show you.

The date of Sheffield Print Fair 2017 is Saturday 11th November 2017. Put it in your diary! 

The event is at St Mary's Church & Community Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ. A map is here

We also have a Facebook event page here, so let us know if you're coming and please share the event, if you can. 

The events runs from 10am until 4pm. Entry is £1 (free for under 16s). There is also a cafe on site, serving meals, tea, coffee and cakes.

We hope you can make it along!

James, Jane and Suzi x

Here are some images by artists/printmakers taking part:


Jamie Barnes

Kate Brooks
Rosalind Forster

The Folded Forest

Pop Press





Thursday, 29 June 2017

Sheffield Print Fair 2017 - Call For Artists!



We are proud to launch the 5th annual 'Sheffield Print Fair', which will take place on Saturday 11th November 2017, at St Mary's Church & Community Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield.

The event will run from 10am until 4pm, and will feature printmaker stalls as well as print demonstrations and kids print workshops throughout the day. This year, we will also be introducing a print raffle too! The event is a fundraiser for St Mary's and their projects helping homeless people and refugees.

We are being supported by Folksy, as well a new partners in Sheffield City of Makers, an organisation which promotes creative practices in the city, and Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies, who will be at the fair with their presses and other printmaking goodies.

We are offering 44 stalls at the event for artists/printmakers. We are now looking for applicants for the event, printmakers from Sheffield and beyond; woodcut, mezzotint, linocut, screen-print, wood-engravings, digital prints, monoprints and more! We are also for people who are interested in doing a demonstration of their print technique (to whom we will offer a free table).

*Please note - We can't accept prints that are simply reproductions/scans of artworks created in other media.

The application deadline is 3rd September 2017, and we will inform all applicants of the result by 10th September 2017.

Stalls are £55 each (a 6ftx2ft table), or £27.50 for a half-table. There is space behind each table for a display board if you wanted to bring one, and some room by the side for small print browsers.

Application Forms and Information Sheet 
Application Form (Word Format)
Information Sheet (Word Format)

Please read the 'Information Sheet' before completing the Application Form, and send your completed forms to sheffieldprintfair@gmail.com, and remember that we cannot consider applications if they are not accompanied by images of your work.

Any questions, drop us a line.

Cheers!

J&J&S
SHEFFIELD PRINT FAIR

Friday, 16 December 2016

Thanks!

















Just a quick note to say thanks for supporting us in 2016. Both our print fairs were even better than we could have imagined, and we'll be back again next year.

You can see photos from SPF2016 on our facebook album here.

Anyway, here to next year.....Date for your diaries:

Sheffield Print Fair 2017: Sat 11th November 2017 !! 

cheerio, and have a good festive break..

James & Jane

Monday, 10 October 2016

Sheffield Print Fair 2016 - Introducing the artists and the artwork

Hi there

We'd like to show you the marvellous artwork for Sheffield Print Fair 2016, and also a list of all the printmakers who are taking part in the event (with links where given).

THE ARTWORK

The artwork this year was created by Jonathan Wilkinson, aka We Live Here. Jonathan will also be taking part in the fair.







































We're sure you'll agree it is a bit lovely, isn't it? The event is now supported by Folksy as well as Sheffield Hallam University We're very grateful to them all!!


THE PRINTMAKERS 

Now, here are all the printmakers taking part:

The Owlery
Amy Rodchester
Peter Griffiths
Alexandra Snowdon
Annwyn Dean
The Lost Fox
Katherine Rhodes
Janet Beautyman
Emma Grover
Vicky Price
Janis Goodman
Owen Findley
Nancy Power
Garden Book Club
Izzy Williamson
Susan MacKenzie
Jane Duke
Things by us
Memo Illustation
Ella Osborne
Van Cuthbert
Kate Thornton
Olivia Bliss
Rachel Sim
Sarah Harris
Nathan Bolton
Tom Merton Jones
Laura Slater
Robin's Room
David Armes
Peter Rapp

Sara Cobley
Maggie Hargreaves
Fledgling Studio
Amijo Horrocks

Laura Davis
Sarah Burgess
Karoline Rerrie
James Green
Sheffield Print Club
We Live Here

In addition to this, the following people will be giving demonstrations during the day:

Sarah Burgess - monoprint
Laura Davis - linocut
Karoline Rerrie - gocco/screen printing
 

We will also have a kids printing workshop run by Mary Chadwin.

The date of Sheffield Print Fair 2016 is Saturday 19th November 2016. Put it in your diary!

The event is at St Mary's Church & Community Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ. A map is here


We also have a Facebook event page here, so let us know if you're coming and please share the event, if you can.

The events runs from 10am until 4pm. Entry is £1 (free for under 16s). There is also a cafe on site, serving meals, tea, coffee and cakes.

We hope you can make it along! 




Nancy Power

Anwyn Dean

Rachel Sim

Laura Davis







 


Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Sheffield Print Fair 2016 - Call For Artists!











We are proud to launch the 4th annual 'Sheffield Print Fair', which will take place on Saturday 19th November 2016, at St Mary's Church & Community Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield.

The event will run from 10am until 4pm, and will feature printmaker stalls as well as print demonstrations and hopefully other activities throughout the day, which we'll tell you about soon. In previous years (4 annual events and 2 specials) we have been bowled over with the interest from applicants and people on the day, so we are very much looking forward to this one! The event is a fundraiser for St Mary's and their projects helping homeless people and refugees.

We are being supported by Folksy, as well as our other champion Sheffield Hallam University, and are offering 44 stalls at the event. We also have a new designer producing the posters for us and will reveal all about them soon too.

We are now looking for applicants for the event, printmakers from Sheffield and beyond; woodcut, mezzotint, linocut, screen-print, wood-engravings, digital prints, monoprints and more!

*Please note - We can't accept prints that are simply reproductions/scans of artworks created in other media.

The application deadline is 12th September 2016, and we will inform all applicants of the result by 29th September 2016.

Stalls are £55 each (a 6ftx2ft table), or £27.50 for a half-table.

Application Forms and Information Sheet 
Application Form (Word Format)
Information Sheet (Word Format)

Please read the 'Information Sheet' before completing the Application Form, and send your completed forms to sheffieldprintfair@gmail.com

Any questions, drop us a line.

Cheers!

J&J
SHEFFIELD PRINT FAIR

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Sheffield Print Fair 2016 - Year of Making Special - The Artists



Hi there

On Saturday 9th July 2016 we are hosting a special Sheffield Print Fair, at The Millennium Galleries as part of the Year Of Making event. Throughout the year there are various happenings to celebrate Sheffield's making heritage, music, art, craft and all sorts.We're very glad to be involved, and putting the spotlight on print from the region and beyond.

There will be 36 artists taking part showing and selling their work and live demos throughout the day.

Entry is £1 and it runs 10am-4pm. The venue is in the centre of Sheffield, and if you're not sure how to get there, here are some directions. There will be signs and banners at each end of the building so you shouldn't miss it!

Here are the artists who will be at the print fair (with links to their websites):

Zoe Badger
The Owlery
Stuart Brocklehurst
Peter Griffiths
Sarah Du Feu
Maude Tricker
The Lost Fox
Nancy Power
Alan East
Janis Goodman
Caroline Quincey
Suzie MacKenzie
Glyn Littlewood
Northern Printmakers
Dust
The Black Fish Press
Suzi Thompson
Peter Knight
James Bywood
Olivia Bliss
Anna Tosney
Emma Grover
Maggie Magoo
Kate Brooks
APG Works
Hannah Sawtell
Hester Cox
OR8 Design
Neil Woodall
Katie Edwards
Sam Groom
We Live Here
Sarah Harris
Jo Peel
Lucy Gell
James Green 

Demonstrations:

Peter Griffiths (vinyl-film screen-printing)
Northern Printmakers (risographs)
The Black Fish Press (block-printing)
Neil Woodall (drypoint etching) 

Hope to see you there!



Sunday, 21 February 2016

Sheffield Print Fair at The Millennium Gallery - 9th July 2016 - applications open!













Yes, that's right! 

We are very proud to be hosting a special 'Sheffield Print Fair' at the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield on Sat 9th July 2016, as part of their 'Year Of Making' celebrations.

It is a great venue, and we'll be inviting 40 artist/printmakers to take part. Can't wait!

Applications are now open, and the deadline is 13th May 2016. If you would like to apply, please read through the Application Information Sheet carefully before completing the form, and email completed forms and images to printfair@museums-sheffield.org.uk (so not our email address).

You can download an application form from the link below:

Sheffield Print Fair @ The Millennium Gallery - 9th July 2016 - Application form & notes (Word)

Cheers

James & Jane
Sheffield Print Fair