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Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society Members Exhibition

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 11:12 AM Comments comments (0)

I'm exhibiting a recent linocut print called 'Choice' at the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society's Annual Members Exhibition at Falmouth Poly this year. The exhibition runs from Tuesday 19th July until Saturday 23rd July 2011. As I'm away I won't get to see the exhibition. If you are in Cornwall and see the show, let me know what you think.

Lafrowda Festival

Posted on July 7, 2011 at 6:49 PM Comments comments (0)

I took my collection of wooden letterpress blocks and large rubber stamp letters and numbers along to the Printmaking and Bookbinding workshops at Nancherrow Hall, St. Just. Some lovely posters and printed books were created.

Lafrowda Festival

Posted on June 26, 2011 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

I will be running free printmaking and Japanese bookbinding sessions as part of the Lafrowda Festival in St. Just, Cornwall on 5th and  6th July.

Pop-up shop

Posted on May 21, 2011 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Some of my linocuts, monotypes and collagraphs in the pop-up shop at PRINT! in the Exchange Gallery, Penzance.

The shop is around until July 2nd as part of the major exhibition/ event organised by Newlyn and Exchange.

PRINT! is an inspiring exhibition and the gallery features a working Printmaking area in which the public can watch demonstrations and take part in workshops. The exhibition includes historical prints by;

Joseph M W Turner, Elizabeth Forbes, Charles Napier, Hemy Roger Mayne, Terry Frost, Giudo Morris,

Patrick Heron, Alfred Hartley, Job Nixon, Hilda Quick, Barbara Hepworth.

Contemporary printmakers include Naomi Frears, Rachael Kantaris and Peter Fox.

A Book of the Night

Posted on May 21, 2011 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

I took part in A Book of the Night at the Exchange Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall. Over 20 artists, writers and printmakers assembled at 8pm on an evening in May and started work on night/ time themed works.

 I originally intended to work until 11pm before catching the last bus home but I got so involved in the project that as 11pm approached I made the decision to carry on working.

I was one of a group of around six who worked all through the night. I was so focused on the monotypes I was working on that I didn't feel tired until I stopped work at 8am.

The tiredness and hunger hit me as soon as I cleaned my last brayer. Luckily I had 2 packets of crumpets( a gift from my daughter) in my bag which were cooked in the gallery's toaster and shared out amongst the starving artists. 

I'm looking forward to seeing the digital copy of the book as well as the two handbound copies which are being put together by PZ Conservation.

You can see some photos and a blog of the night here:

http://abookofthenight.blogspot.com/

Robin Hill Spring Garden Show

Posted on April 26, 2011 at 10:11 AM Comments comments (0)

I had a lovely weekend at the Isle of Wight Garden Show. Here are a few of the Eco Bags that were created in the Big Green Picnic Tent. There are more on the Classes and Workshops page.

Facebook Page

Posted on April 14, 2011 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I now have a Facebook Page www.facebook.com/RosWilliamsPage .

Please click the "Like" button there (if you like it!).

Open Studios Cornwall

Posted on April 13, 2011 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

I'll be opening my studio to the public as part of Open Studios Cornwall at Krowji in Redruth 28th May - 5th June.

 If you like art and craft and love Cornwall this is the time to visit. A very different experience to seeing work in a gallery. You get to chat to artists and craftspeople, see all the interesting and sometimes surprising things they normally hide away in their studios, see their working methods, and come away with a real idea of what it's like to be an artist.

The Open Studios Cornwall Directories and posters are going to be distributed across Cornwall from this week onwards so keep a look out.

http://www.krowjiopenstudios.org/

Graffiti Hearts

Posted on February 26, 2011 at 4:43 PM Comments comments (0)

Graffiti Hearts, Gwinear Primary School

The Books I Have at Home

Posted on February 12, 2011 at 9:38 AM Comments comments (0)


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