Our Next Event
20th & 21st April 2024

A two-day art market at Bluecoat, gathering independent artists and designers with a unique variety of original and handmade art prints for sale. Below you can find all 56 of the artists who will be involved.

Sat 20th & Sun 21st April
11am-5pm at The Bluecoat

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Emma Evans

Emma is interested in narrative and seeing the value of mundane or overlooked moments within nature. She loves finding ways to push the boundaries what processes can be- in particular using analogue and traditionally painted mediums through a digital riso process.

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Ada

Beautiful screen prints exploring black culture and black women. Much of Ada’s work seeks to understand and reflect that black is beautiful, and the importance of knowing your worth.

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The Quiet Orchard

The Quiet Orchard is a Project run by Abi Turner, an artist living off grid deep in the hills of west Wales. The projects focus is to make folklore accessible again & through this restore our connection to the land.

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Spindle Printer

Bold and intriguing linocuts that reflect an imagination and love of the unusual and surreal. From portraits of cultural heroes to science-fiction inspired pieces, the prints are a mix of single colour linocuts to more complex multi-layered reduction prints.

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Lucy Gell

Lucy is a printmaker and illustrator living in New Mills of the edge of the Peak District where she creates hand printed screen prints and etchings of the creatures that inhabit our world in her fun and humorous illustrative style.

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Abbie Lois

Scottish printmaker, illustrator and storyteller inspired by folklore, the stories of people and the world around us.

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Pat Mowll

Pat enjoys the magic of breaking images down into their component parts, precise carving and then ink application, a layer at a time, each different to the last.

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Danielle Phelps

Danielle is a multidisciplinary artist based in Birmingham, U.K. She creates paper, prints and animation by hand. The papers are repurposed from locally sourced organic materials and paper waste.

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Julian Brasington

Conwy-based printmaker and poet. Julian creates limited edition wood engravings and linocuts inspired by the landscape and architecture of North Wales.

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Sumuyya

A combination of illustration, painting & print works that predominantly explore place and identity.

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Blue Room Inclusive Arts

Blue Room is the Bluecoat’s inclusive arts project supporting learning disabled and neurodivergent artists to develop their creative practice and share their work with audiences.

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Hannah Parkes

Hannah Parkes creates captivating screen prints using self-built equipment, blending architectural styles with natural elements for a semi-surreal aesthetic. Her handmade approach, utilising paper cut stencils and hand-drawn lines, adds an organic feel.

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Mark Adamson

Mark’s style has a unique minimal and sometimes abstract aesthetic, which he uses to break down everyday things into basic geometric forms.

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Jane Ashton Prints

Colourful, hand printed linocuts that are full of texture, and inspired by nature and bold strong shapes.

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Alex Russell

Alex creates generative prints by assembling libraries of hand-made images into one-off artworks. His code combines models of composition and colour with complex systems, creating unique outputs with every run.

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Sabine Grimshaw

Printmaker and ceramicist who takes inspiration from the patterns and colours of everyday life, seeking to draw attention to the beauty of the everyday. With interplay of form and colour, Sabine’s art is made with the intention of bringing vibrancy and beauty into people’s homes.

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Laura Alice

Colourful, textural depictions of birds and nature. Hand-drawn processes, layering of painterly marks, collage and mixed media play a part in Laura’s translations into screenprint and linocut techniques.

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Dotto

Playful typography for walls and minds. Capturing ideas, thoughts and feelings in uncomplicated, vibrant ways.

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Kristyna Baczynski

Illustrator and cartoonist from Yorkshire who love making prints, comics and zines that communicate a heady mix of joy and nostalgia.

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Rosanna Reade

Self-taught, Northern Irish printmaker and illustrator based in Edinburgh, working primarily in lino. Rosanna is drawn to linocut for the finality of the marks, to learn to adapt to the decisions she’s made and grow around them. She also loves the manual processes involved, using tools to carve the block, rolling out ink, and pressing paper.

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Adam Nevols

Original hand drawn illustrations, transformed in to prints though the fun and messy process of screen printing.

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Abi Prints

Bold and bright prints, often with neon ink and range from graphic vector art to painterly abstract pieces.

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Alan Campbell Art

Glasgow based screenprint artist whose work focuses on literature, storytelling and word play.

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CuriousInkyMe

Emotive portraits and florals infused with elements from the arts and crafts movements; with a modern twist. Drawing inspiration from the innate relationship between humanity and nature.

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Aaren

Aaren is a Chinese freelance illustrator living in Leicester, creating some Risograph and Giclée prints. Most of her works are inspired by her dogs and some quirky ideas in her life.

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Corbett Ink

Hannah creates work inspired by industrial decline and heritage, abandoned and derelict buildings, Brutalist structures and other landscapes that reflect or give context to our current environmental and political climate.

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Amanda J Henderson

Intricate, small edition, hand-printed collagraph and linocut prints, inspired nature and it’s architecture, particularly seeds and plants.

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Vincent Patterson

Utilising found and reappropriated imagery, collaged with rich textures and bold colours, the layering up of inks, collage, pencil, and oils by hand builds the rich surfaces to produce unique screen-printed monoprints.

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Geen Jones

Geen Jones is an illustrator with a love of retro inspired aesthetics and colour, making perfectly imperfect prints with any and all printmaking techniques.

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The Restless Sparrow

Linocut artworks inspired by the local landscape and wildlife. Jade is particularly interested in birds and these are a main focus in her works.

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HuPa Linocut

Matt Hooper is a self taught Linocut artist from Leeds, printing from nature, pop art, Japanese culture and whatever grabs his eye. He is known for fine line and striking composition.

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Evelyn Polk

Abstract artist inspired by found objects, using printmaking and mixed media.

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Amy Lee Creative

Amy Lee Young creates work inspired by magic and ancient rituals, sound therapy and music, the sun, the moon and the cosmos.

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Curly Tail

Colourful and semi-abstract prints that spotlight distinctive landmarks. What began as a passion project has blossomed into a vibrant collection, with Liverpool taking centre stage as his inaugural series.

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Ayeen Art

Ayeen Art is home to Sarah Lee-Byrne, printmaker specialising in screenprint and copper plate etching. Her artwork captures the soul of nature, encouraging moments of reflection and offering glimpses into captivating narratives waiting to be discovered.

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Verso Press

Prints, books, and pamphlets, letterpressed using wooden and lead letters. Subject matter ranges from architecture and environmental and socio-political concerns.

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Charlie Taylor

Charlie creates unique and eclectic designs for fashion and the home. She takes inspiration from English botanical gardens and visits to sunny tropical islands, producing prints that are vibrant, colourful and full of texture.

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Ellie Cliftlands

Shropshire-based printmaker, specializing in wood engraving, a technique that’s been used for art and illustration for hundreds of years.

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Hannah Farthing

Linocuts inspired by the feelings of wonder we experience when we are immersed in natural landscapes, with a particular affinity for mountains. Hannah’s practice is informed by drawing on location and exploring experimental mark making by combining the structure of linocut with the painterly freedom of monotype processes.

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Jonathan Edwards Illustration

Watercolour paintings developed at home from sketches made on Jonathan’s travels, reproduced as high quality archival prints and books.

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Anthony Doherty

Handmade relief and intaglio prints, exploring modern takes on old things, often with imaginative speculation at it’s core.

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Dom Marshall

Dom is a screen printer based in North Staffordshire. His work is inspired by his love of strong colour and geometric patterns, the culture and design of pop music, The Bauhaus and mid century ceramics.

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Francis Allwood

Beautiful original prints inspired a life-long love of nature, depicting animals often animated with a subtle sense of character that will make you smile.

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David Armes

David Armes is a visual artist based in Calderdale who works with print, language and geography. His primary medium is letterpress printing and he creates typographic artworks that range in scale from large scroll installations to prints and artist’s books.

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Pittville Press

Pittville Press is committed to publishing visual scholarship across the widest variety of disciplines, bringing together unexpected collaborators make positive contributions and create new knowledge. They believe developing new work through visual communication will break boundaries that they didn’t even know were there.

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Ruth Blanke

Hand drawn, hand printed illustrations, rewriting historical narratives within her designs to give them contemporary relevance. Ruth’s illustrative landscapes convey more sinister meanings shrouded in decorative beauty.

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Made By Abe

Colourful and imaginative prints inspired by nature and fantasy, with hand drawn illustrations at the core of every design.

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Nell Smith

Bold abstract screen prints on paper and cloth. Inspired by nature and seasonal change, Nell works from a studio at Hot Bed Press in Salford. She has recently been exploring using natural dyes and pigments in her prints.

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Natàlia Juan Abelló

Versatile illustrator, specialising in children’s illustration but aiming to evoke magic and nostalgia for all ages. Her work combines traditional and digital media to create uplifting, playful images that bring magic to everyday life.

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Victoria Mandale

Unique, bold paper cut collage illustrations, and abstract mono screen prints and products. Victoria’s prints are inspired by the natural world – the colours, flora, fauna and most often the beautiful landscapes she lives in and visits.

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Arboretum Print Co

Detailed lino prints of woodland landscapes, often printed directly on wooden veneers so that the wood grain adds atmosphere to the work.

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Emma Grover

Emma’s work is a document of life, an observation of the day to day. Wildlife, people and things that are common to us all. The characters that emerge from those places however evoke a different world of imagination, dream and nightmare.

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SimmthingCool

Reduction and multi-block printing linocuts, taking inspiration from the German expressionists and Brazilian block printing.

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Fireater Letterpress

Letterpress printmaker using the process in a clean modern and graphic way. Each print is typically hand inked to retain the one of one aesthetic.

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Jenny Robson

Pattern led prints and paper goods inspired by Mid Century modern design. Nature and celestial themes in detailed linocuts, abstract monotypes or miniature etchings.

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STISH. PRINTS

STISH’s print designs are inspired by the macabre, mysterious and curious sides of history, science and religion, with many of their interests particularly linking to Ancient Britain, Europe and Scandinavia.