Summer Screen Prints

Film Poster Exhibition

30 July – 23 August 2015
Open daily 10.00–18.00 and additionally from 18.30–21.00 to Film4 Summer Screen ticket holders (6–19 August)
West Wing Galleries
Free admission

Your chance to buy limited-edition prints inspired by the films in the Film4 Summer Screen season.

Back for a third year, Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House has commissioned screen-printing aficionado’s Print Club London to curate a series of contemporary screen-printed film posters.

Renowned for curating and dealing screen-printed artworks, as well as its workshops, Print Club London has hand-picked an assortment of artists and styles including Rose Blake, street artist RYCA , Ben Rider and Lucille Clerc, to reflect the veritable variety of films featuring on the big screen. 

Open during the day and for each evening event, the Summer Screen Prints exhibition will feature established designers alongside emerging new talent in the illustrative world. Each exhibiting artist will reimagine a poster for one of the films in this season’s line-up, taking particular scenes, quotes, characters or anything else from their selected title as inspiration.
 
Each of the posters will be part of a limited-edition, signed by the artist and numbered, and exclusively available to buy for £50 from the exhibition at Somerset House. 

CONTRIBUTING ILLUSTRATORS:
Rose Blake

Born in London, Rose Blake studied at Kingston University and the Royal College of Art. She works predominantly as a commercial illustrator, and previous commissions have included The New Yorker, The New York Times, Google, The Sunday Times and The Groucho Club. She is currently working towards her first solo show.

Claudia Borfiga

Claudia is a printmaker and designer currently working independently. She was trained in printed textiles but loves working with paper and a mixed-bag of other materials. Her work often layers drawing with texture. Her recent travels to India have inspired an eclectic and vibrant body of new work. 

Lucille Clerc

Lucille Clerc is a French illustrator based in London. She set up her studio after graduating from Central Saint Martins with an MA in Communication Design. She works within the field of editorial design and illustration for books and magazines and occasionally realising interior or exhibition spaces. Her work is mainly handcrafted from drawing to printing.

ConcepciĆ³n Studios

Patrick Concepción is the founder and Art Director of Concepción Studios, a studio that focuses on art direction and graphics for the entertainment industry, located in San Jose, California. Throughout his career he has revelled in designing for Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney and Muse.

Barry Leonard

Barry Leonard is an Irish creative designer and art director currently based in London. With over six years design experience working on a diverse range of projects for clients. His inspirations come from Swiss minimalist typography, vintage type and hand lettering signage. Barry is a professional screen printer and tutor at Print Club London.

MOL

Fred Higginson also works under the name of MoL. Fred set up his first artist studios in an old church, providing affordable workspace for local artists, returning to London to set up Print Club. His techniques as an artist are as eclectic as his influences, working across different mediums. 

Ben Rider

Ben is a London based illustrator and printmaker and specialises in making vibrant, edgy work with a punky look and feel.  His work is built up from a dense hybrid of collaged imagery, drawings and multi – layered colours. He is a big fan of offsets, drips and fades to create an authentic distressed aesthetic.

RYCA

Ryan Callanan is an artist working in contemporary printmaking and graphics. A prominent artist on the Street Art scene, the last three years have seen Ryan move away from this aesthetic towards a new practice that draws upon his in-depth knowledge of materials and craftsmanship acquired through training in industrial model making and 3D design.

Rose Stallard

Rose Stallard, Illustrator and Creative Director of Print Club, 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 & Confused and Glastonbury.

Peter Strain

He specialises in creating hand-rendered illustration, collage and typography and always tries to experiment with texture and mark-making techniques to keep his work evolving. His work is hugely influenced by film and music and aims to tackle social, political and cultural issues with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.

Joseph Vass

Joseph Vass is a silkscreen artist whose work fuses typographic elements together with idealistic imagery, leaving the viewer with no hangover. A brush and ink fanatic, Joseph spends hours meticulously sketching on his light box before creating larger than life, colourful pieces that are then silkscreened or used commercially in print, web or advertising.

Holly Wales

Holly Wales is a UK based illustrator. Her work explores a variety of subject matter and is predominantly drawing-based, pushing colour marker pens to their limits. She works with text and multiple layers of colour to deconstructs forms & build dynamic compositions.

Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson is an illustrator based in the UK specialising in highly detailed, hand-drawn illustrations and print. Working with a combination of pencil, ink and digital colour, Joe's work takes form as a hybrid of the traditional and contemporary. 

Steve Wilson

Originally from North London, Steven fell in love with Brighton whilst studying on the renowned Illustration course there. He can often be found foraging through the local flea markets for obscure books and discarded paraphernalia to use as inspiration for his varied and experimental work, which he generalizes as ‘somewhere between pop and psychedelia’.

Cassandra Yap

Originally from Singapore, Cassandra Yap is an artist and art director based in London. Her work often explores the juxtaposition between dark and beautiful subjects to create the surreal. Fuelled by her love of pin ups, the female form and an unhealthy obsession with vintage erotica, her photomontage halftone style images are dark, bold and humorous with a kinky edge.



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