There’s a new exhibition at INTRA through June – our favourite collagraph artist Kristiina Sandoe has also mastered Gelli monoprinting and these works are inspired by recent travels to New Zealand and Finland. The clever layered imagery captures the atmosphere of these landscapes beautifully, and with intriguing similarities and contrasts.
Festival time is coming soon and for us it really kicks off in June with the annual Medway Print Festival, now in its fourth year. Exhibitions and workshops with a printmaking theme will be springing up across Rochester, Chatham and Upnor over two weeks from Friday 7th to Sunday 23rd June.
Jane Prangnell’s whimsical prints have gained quite a following in the years she’s been printing with us. One of our first members when we were around the corner at Coal Shed Press on Boundary Wharf, Jane has developed a distinctive style of bold black and white prints with a cartoony feel and gentle humour. This …
Fancy Tat have brought their exciting bottle cutting workshop to INTRA, and it’s been going down a storm. In their three hour workshop you can learn and practice Fancy Tat’s tried and tested methods to cut and sand salvaged bottles and make items including glasses or lanterns.
On Sat 8th December, we’ll have a big roomful of original gift ideas for art lovers, a chance to meet the printmakers who work at INTRA, to join in on some printing fun and have a go on the famous tombola. For 20p you might win a printmaking class, or perhaps a tin of potatoes!
One of our favourite artists, and favourite projects, Rikard Osterlund’s photobook ‘Look, I’m wearing all the colours’ previewed as part of the Sick! Living With Invisible Illness exhibition last year to great acclaim, and it encapsulated the project perfectly. To publish the book, Rikard launched a Kickstarter campaign.
On Tuesdays INTRA is buzzing with Karen Verma’s popular glass classes, with intricate fused glass, copper foiling, stained glass and mosaic pieces being created over a series of weeks or months by her students.