Posts tagged ‘Lithography’

April 18, 2012

New Broadsides for The Late Shows @ 36 Lime Street Gallery

The Late Shows @ 36 Lime Street Gallery will be exhibiting  In Cahoots, an exhibition based on collaboration.

Presented as part of The Late Shows 2012.

The Late Shows marks the international event ‘Museums at Night’, which takes place across Europe. For further information visit

Theresa Easton will be presenting a series of traditional broadside responding to an article by Matt Carr, Riots, materialism and the political elite.

In the article, Carr refers to the expenses claims by MP’s and the lavish articles furnishing second homes.

Education Secretary Michael Gove, blamed last years riots on, ‘a culture of greed and instant gratification, rootless hedonism and amoral violence’.  Between 2005-07 Gove claimed £7,000 furnishing his north Kensington home:

£331 Chinon armchair

£493 Manchu cabinet

£134.50 on a pair of elephant lamps

£750 Loire table

£432  birch Camargue chair

£238.50.birdcage coffee table

Historically broadsides were printed onto one side of a large peice of paper advertising events and proclamations.  Popular in the 1700’s Theresa Easton uses  the motif of the Tree as a reference to political satire of the early 1800’s.

November 25, 2011

Lime Street Looks Lush!

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November 19, 2011

36 Lime St Grand Raffle

Theresa Easton works with a range of printmaking processes and materials including textiles, paper and glass.  Recent work includes a selection of hand-made artist’s books for The Book Apothecary, some of which are on sale in the studio on Level 1, 36 Lime street over the Ouseburn Open Studios weekend, as well as the Christmas Book Emporium in the debating chamber at Palace Green, Durham 3rd & 4th December organised by New Writing North. For the Grand Raffle, Theresa has donated a hand-made printed book ‘The Gardening Book, and a set of  miniature books made from labels.

Theresa delivers workshops in print and bookbinding from the Level 1 studio.  The next  workshop is Saturday 18th February 2012 10-5pm.  For further details and how to book .

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November 18, 2011

36 Lime Street Grand Raffle at Ouseburn Open Studios

Enamelled jewellery by Allyson Blackman

This years Ouseburn Open Studios offers visitors something different with the 36 Lime Street Grand Raffle.   For more details visit 36 Lime Street Gallery 26th & 27th November 2011 for tickets and prizes.

Sparklehouse, jewellery by Allyson Blackman, can be found on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street.  Allyson Blackman has donated a selection of jewllery.  Allyson makes and sells handmade, copper, silver and enamel jewellery. Each individual piece is hand-cut and decorated using enamel and carefully selected sections of vintage Chintz china patterns.

Glass brooches by Sue Woolhouse and Bowl by Julia Roxburgh

 Original artwork has been donated by a selection of the creative practitioners based at 36 Lime Street.

Sue Woolhouse, architectural glass artist has donated a selection of glass brooches, usually retailing at £10 along with ceramic work by Julia Roxburgh  worth £40.   Julia Roxburgh’s studio can be found on Level 4 at 36 Lime Street.

Sue specialises in the design and fabrication of architectural glass, gifts and awards. Residencies are undertaken within schools, colleges and centres within the heart of the community.
Try your hand at glass fusing using bullseye in a creative and supportive environment with access to professional facilities. You can call Sue for further information regarding future workshops. Sue Woolhouse’s studio can be found on Level 1 at 36 Lime Street.


Helena Seget

Challenging standard approaches to design, Helena Seget’s passion lies in creating idiosyncratic pieces for interior spaces. Working purely in porcelain, her current portfolio includes shelves, floor tiles, furniture and wall art.
Helena also undertakes photographic projects – such as her ‘Tyneside Cinema Chairs’ series, and her collaborative work with her pet rat, ‘Tony Blair Artist-Rat’, which was reported on across the world.

Helena’s work is sold both privately and through local galleries. Commissions are welcomed.


Original Lithograph by Lee Turner, Hole Editions.


 Lee Turner (Hole Editions) has provided two original Lithographs depicting local scenes. Hole Editions is an independent printer and publisher of direct hand printed fine art lithographs. Collaborating with local, national and international artists.  Hole Editions can be found on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street.

Lee Turner

Steve Marshall 'Stranded Red Boat'

Stephen John  Marshall has worked as an artist in the community for many years either individually or with other artists, particularly Malcolm Smith.

The work he has undertaken covers a large range including banners, commissions, coordination of projects, events, murals, mosaics, sessional projects, teaching in schools and workshops.

 Louis Bradley, organiser of the Grand Raffle has a studio on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street and will be showing a selection of new work inclduing silk-screenprints made recently at Northern Print, also taking part in Ouseburn Open Studios.

Recent work by Louise Bradley

October 30, 2011

The Sunderland Book project call out

The Sunderland Book Project is co-ordinated by 36 Lime Street based printmaker Theresa Easton and is a an ongoing book project aiming to provide opportunities for those taking part to exhibit their work nationally & internationally.


Graham Smith (Art Centre Washington Sept-Nov2011)

Open Call for Submissions


The Sunderland Book Project invites national and international artist’s, designers, bookmakers and printmakers to design and make an artist’s book, pamphlet, zine or comic inspired by the North East of Englands coastal city of Sunderland.  Choose from the city’s rich history in seafaring, industrial heritage and glass making, (to name just a few) or document contemporary landmarks such as the Stadium of Light, University City and  the Aquatic Centre boasting the only 50m swimming pool between Leeds and Edinburgh!


The aim of the project is to collect a wide range of unique interpretations of the city of Sunderland from around the world.  The books will be exhibited in national and international venues, reflecting the cities international export tradition.

Dominic Colquitt (Arts Centre Washington Sept-Nov 2011)

This is a touring exhibition and has strict guidelines.

Submission guidelines:

Application Form Sunderland Book Project

October 26, 2011

36 Lime Street’s very own Master Printer.



Ink on Paper – Hole Editions


Hole Editions is a collaborative lithography workshop in Newcastle Upon Tyne established by Lee Turner in 2005 following his Master Printer training at Tamarind Institute. This exhibition brings together a recent selection of the regional, national and international artists who have printed and published lithographs at Hole Editions.

Carla Bromhead
Peter J Evans
Lauren Healey
Ben Jeans Houghton
David Leigh
Narbi Price
Iris Priest
Ant Macari
Paul Merrick
Ray Richardson
George Shaw
Simon Woolham

Lithography and Tamarind: ‘An Informal Energy’

Prints from the Tamarind Institute, New Mexico.

This world-class exhibition of works by leading international artists Jim Dine, Kiki Smith and Lesley Dill, celebrates the diversity of the medium of lithography and the accomplishments of the renowned Tamarind Institute of New Mexico.

Tamarind Institute is a non profit centre for lithography that trains master-printers and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. It is recognised internationally for its contributions to the growth of contemporary printmaking around the world.

A number of events are taking place throughout this exhibition, including a free preview evening on Friday 4 November where you have the chance to view the exhibition from 6pm, alongside live music and a pay bar.

Part of the International Print Biennale which is taking place at venues across the North East during September, October and November 2011. See for more information.
DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery,

Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TU
5th November – 8th January 2012

Preview: Friday 4th November, 6 – 10pm

Walk & Talk: Sat 5th November, 2 – 4pm