at Unit 5B 9-11 Pump Street , Derry, BT48 6JG United Kingdom
Derry Print Workshop is a fine art print workshop established to promote the appreciation and practice of printmaking and other related visual arts. Derry Print Workshop provides printmaking resources for both professional artists and the wider community
Facilities Traditional print facilities: One (16″ x 22″) Harry Rochat Albion Relief Press – With Tympan One (26″ x 48″) Harry Rochat Etching Press One (26″ x 48″) Penrose Etching Press One (20″ x 15″) Harry Rochat Nipping Press for Bookmaking A small desktop relief press Vacuum UV unit for photo etching Digital facility: Large Epson Giclee Printer – capable of producing fine art digital prints 44″ wide MBP 15 HR GL Quad I7 2.2GHz IMac 27″ 3.4GHz Quad I7 4GB 1TB 7200RPM AMD 6970M 1GB Apple 27″ Thunderbolt display with colour calibration Adobe Creative Suite 5 software, including Photoshop Corel Painter software Epson A3+ Expression 10000XL Scanner with transparency adaptor Dedicated studio space for: Plate preparation (acid bath, spray booth area etc.) Traditional print production area (inking up, paper preparation etc.) Dedicated digital print area Membership Derry Print Workshop is open to a range of artists from beginners to professionals.Those who already have a limited knowledge of workshop practice may use the facilities under supervision and will be encouraged to develop their skills towards becoming an associate / full member. Novices will need to undergo beginner courses in various mediums of printmaking before being able to access the facilities as an Associate Member (able to use the workshops facilities under supervision). Full Membership - Full Membership is suitable for experienced printmakers who wish to use the workshop facilities on a regular basis. Applicants for Full membership will need to provide evidence of professional printmaking experience through a portfolio. Provides full access to the workshop. Full members must have reached a level of competency in their chosen printform. Open access to the workshop. Monday – Saturday. Supervision not required. Work can be exhibited in the studios print rack Can submit to curated exhibitions Payment options: £380 flat rate yearly or £35 monthly standing order. Associate Membership - Provides access to the workshop on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 – 4.30. Associate members should have a background in printmaking or have participated in printmaking workshops prior to joining or express an interest to complete relevant printmaking courses. Access to the workshop under technicians supervision, from 10.00am – 4.30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, closed public holidays. Work can be displayed in studios print rack Can submit to curated exhibitions Suitable for those who are not fully experienced and may need technical advice or assistance, and/or for experienced printmakers who may only wish to use workshop facilities occasionally. Payment options: £280.00 flat rate yearly or £25.00 monthly standing order. Variable Membership - Suitable for artists wishing to experiment or print a single edition but who do not wish to commit to a full or associate membership. Payment options: £10.00 per 3 hours, £20.00 per day or £80.00 per week.
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We're currently putting the details together for our next round of courses and workshops, starting September. Send us a pm to register your interest, cheers!
We're open! Derry Print Workshop is a fantastic new resource on Pump Street, featuring world class printing presses and a state of the art digital set-up. More details here... https://www.facebook.com/DerryPrintWorkshop/info