We’ve been busy at INTRA during lockdown – a refitted windows gallery, a new festival Ebb & Flow, a Pop Up Museum, and more!
Happy Diwali! Our window gallery is lit up with a beautiful new installation by Jas Dhillon – cotton choonis (dupattas/shawls/scarves) screen printed using Punjabi text and hung against a backdrop of fairy lights in keeping with the Indian festival of lights.
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 …
For Medway Print Festival this year we have several new classes, a lovely exhibition, and a new Zine & DIY publishing fair.
The Wayzgoose Print Fair returns to INTRA on Saturday December 10th with a fine assortment of hand printed artworks, textiles and gifts for sale made by artists working at Medway Fine Printmakers, our print studio. Plus free letterpress and Risograph activities to print your own souvenir card, and our popular tombola where you can win a selection of fabulous (and ridiculous) prizes including a screen printmaking course for 20p!
It’s halfway through the exhibition run of ‘Beyond Boundaries – Printmaking by Xtina Lamb, Adam Piper and Liz Miller’ from INTRA residents Medway Fine Printmakers, and the feedback so far has been great. Visitors have enjoyed the inclusion of a selection of plates and descriptions of printmaking techniques, as it has both demystified the processes employed, and led to …