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  1. 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. Mester Class // 18th - 22nd October

    It would be a mistake to say that Sheffield’s heyday of traditional mester works and craftsmanship is over, we’re lucky enough to live in a city that is home to an elite group of trades working hard to keep these traditions going.

    This week we have Mester Class in the gallery, a collective of 5 apprentice trained Sheffield Craftsmen. A silversmith, a blacksmith, a chaser, a knife-maker and a spinner. Mester Class is a selling exhibition of modern craft by traditional Sheffield craftsmen. Sophisticated and refined objects made by hand and to the highest standard. Mester Class, Pop-up show, APG Works Gallery

    Mester Class, Pop-up show, APG Works Gallery

  3. steve full w enveSteve Millington (Dry British) // Screen print collaboration 

    We were back down at Peddler Night Market this October launching a brand-new screen print collaboration with Steve Millington aka Dry British. Millington is the featured artist in this month’s Mess Magazine, a publication by Sheffield’s Dust Collective and Peddler Night Market, bringing you exciting features on food and art in Sheffield. Millington himself is an internationally known illustrator whose distinctive scratchy pen and ink style is instantly recognisable. Aside from working with us this month, he has also just completed illustrating an advertising campaign for Fortnum & Masons of London, which can be seen in current editions of the Sunday Times Magazine.

    We only have 10 prints available from this edition, at £30.00 each - check them out on the shop

  4. screenprinting art sheffield squeegy up there

    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...

  5. On Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October, local independent makers Youse and Grey Suit Clay joined forces to showcase their most recent collaborative project with a pop-up exhibition and shop in the APG Gallery.

    Combining their love of visual and functional design, they have come together to produce a very limited edition Desk Tidy set that was launched on the opening night. A brilliant weekend of vintage and handmade stationery, handmade ceramic homeware, new collaborations and all things wonderful for your home and office needs.

    Youse and Grey Suit photo