Print Club London:
Summer Screen Prints
1–21 August 2013
Open daily 10.00–18.00, until 21.00 on Thursday 1 August and additionally from 18.30–21.00 to Film4 Summer Screen ticket holders (8–21 August)
West Wing Galleries
Somerset House and Film4 teamed up with Dalston based studios Print Club London to curate a screen printed poster exhibition in the newly opened West Wing Galleries.
This special collaboration saw some of the most talented and innovative illustrators from the UK, Europe and USA design and produce 16 new and original screen prints, inspired by each of the films screened this year.
All the prints were produced in limited editions of 200, signed by the artist and available to buy at £40 each.
Prints are available to purchase via the Print Club London website
Anthony Burrill is known for his typographic, text-based compositions, including the famous “Work Hard and Be Nice to People”, which has become a mantra for the design community and beyond. His work is held in the permanent collections of the V&A Museum, London and the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, New York.
Kate Gibb has worked as a printmaker and illustrator for over fifteen years. The kind of printing she is inspired by relies on chance, hiccups and happy accidents. Commercially she is renowned for her music-related sleeve artwork, most notably for a long-standing relationship with The Chemical Brothers.
Michael Gillette has spent the last 20 years producing artwork. His early work coincided with the rise of Britpop working with Saint Etienne and Elastica. In 2001 he moved to San Francisco where he has continued to work with clients The Beastie Boys, Beck, MGMT and James Bond.
Von is the London based artist behind the award-winning studio HelloVon. His seamless blend of traditional and digital mark making techniques has earned him an international client list including the likes of Liberty, Selfridges, Nike, Paralympics 2012, and The New Yorker.
James Joyce's practice looks to transform the seemingly common place into bright, iconic shapes & offbeat messages. His bold and witty approach to image making regularly attracts commissions from a wide range of clients including Apple, Nike & the BBC. He was awarded the coveted D&AD Yellow Pencil in 2011.
Print Club London’s managing director, Fred Higginson also works under the name of MOL (Ministry of Love). Fred’s techniques are as eclectic as his influences, working across mediums and using materials ranging from Play-Doh to the pencil. His work is now being sold in galleries around the world.
Hvass & Hannibal is a multi-disciplinary arts and design studio based in Copenhagen. Since 2006, its founders, Nan Na Hvass & Sofie Hannibal have worked in close collaborative partnership with illustrative and conceptual design in a number of different fields for numerous clients in Europe, Asia and the US.
Anthony Peters is a graphic designer, illustrator and printmaker. He runs a successful studio under the name of Imeus Design and his trademark block colour simplicity has won him an array of work with clients such as Nobrow, HSBC, Macmillan Cancer Charity, Okido Magazine, John Lewis and GQ magazine.
An English/German hybrid, born in Kenya, Serge grew up travelling between the UK, Moscow and Asia. He combines these diverse influences with elements of popular culture to create a body of work, which both relates back to an iconic and graphic language and also explores fun & innovative ideas.
Rose Stallard is a real rock 'n' roller and Print Club's Creative Director. She mixes up her own drawings with found images from across the board, injecting fanzine-like enthusiasm (and discernment). Clients include The Guardian, Fiction Records, Urban Outfitters, Dazed and Confused & Glastonbury.
Hattie Stewart is a young London based illustrator. A self - professed 'professional doodler' her unique and playful style extends itself through art and fashion having worked with designers such as House Of Holland & Marc Jacobs. Her clients range from Vogue, I.D & Playboy Magazine.
Peter Strain is an AOI Award winning illustrator working and living in Belfast. His work tackles social, political and cultural issues with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour. Clients include; Empire, The Guardian, Island Records, Esquire & Unilever.
Holly Wales is a London based illustrator. Well known for her hyper-real felt tip marker pen illustrations of objects, which began as a weekly column in The New York Times in 2006. Clients include; Bloomberg, Deutsche Bank, Financial Times, Frieze, Nestle, The Guardian, Huffington Post & The V&A.
Jess Wilson graduated in 2006 and now lives and works in London. Using crayons, paints, inks and paper to create her unique illustrations and typographic works, she draws inspiration from humorous occurrences which happen around her in real life and in the media.
Joe Wilson is an illustrator based in the UK specialising in highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations. With a focus on intense detail and strong drawing, Joe's unique style and considered draftsmanship attracts a wide variety of international clients, with work ranging from full media advertising campaigns to limited run screen prints.
Steve Wilson draws inspiration from discarded paraphernalia and unwanted books that he often finds whilst sifting through the flea markets of his hometown Brighton. Clients include Sony BMG, AKQA - Nike, Diesel, The Guardian, Selfridges, NYC & GO, Space NK, Contagious, Atlantic Records and Universal Music.
The brainchild of three screen print aficionado’s; Fred Higginson, Rose Stallard & Kate Higginson. The east London Print Studio provides 24 hr access 365 days a year to 400 artists plus an online gallery selling the work produced; handmade screen prints. The trio sell work and curate exhibitions around the globe.