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Printmakers, Interrupted Show 18 & 19 September

Aug 20, 2021

Everyone is invited to celebrate the graduation of the two most recent Certificate groups on Saturday 18th September from midday until 4pm or Sunday 19th September b...

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Stowe Students Attend Bursary at Curwen for 4 Days

Jun 18, 2021

Stowe students Wednesday Zhu, Lila Rothery, Jet West and Skye Leather joined Curwen Tutors for 4 days of Fine Art Printmaking. They worked with specialist Tuors in Silk Screen Printing, P...

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Support Curwen with Amazon Smile

May 28, 2021

As part of our Make your Mark fundraising campaign we now have an Amazon Smile account. If you choose to use Amazon for any purchase you can buy your items via Amazon Smile in exactly the...

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Sworders Auction Tuesday 20th April 10am - Make your Mark for Curwen

Apr 16, 2021

To launch our fundraising campaign for our expansion and move to new premises we are offering a painting donated to us by the artist Mary Fedden RA, and a selection of prints donated to r...

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Curwen awarded £18,459 from 2nd round of The Cultural Recovery Fund

Apr 02, 2021

We are delighted to share that we have been awarded £18,459 from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

We are among more than 2,700 recipients to b...

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Gordon Chesterman hand printed poetry book during lockdown

Feb 09, 2021

Letterpress Printer Gordon Chesterman has been keeping busy during lockdown producing 20 copies of a 48 page hard-cover, hand-bound book, with marbled end-papers, all letterpress printed ...

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Success for Curwen from Government's Cultural Recovery Fund

Oct 12, 2020

Curwen Print Study Centre has been awarded £53,973 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic...

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Our Future - is in your hands

Sep 14, 2020

Stanley Jones founded the Curwen Print Study Centre in the 1990’s and he is determined that we secure its future for generations to come.

To continue to meet our mission and to a...

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Curwen Sans .... the font we have just discovered....

Aug 25, 2020

While putting together promotional material for us in our drive to move to new premises Firebrand Creative, Stef Musgrove & Mark Offord, discovered the Curwen Sans font. It was lovely...

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Curwen Delivers Creative Packs to Cambridge City Council in Support of Family Home Activities

Jul 20, 2020

Last week as part of the Creative Packs Project we delivered 250 printing packs to Cambridge City Council for distribution to families via the City Food Hubs. These packs containe...

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CPSC receives Arts Council Emergency Funding Grant

Jun 15, 2020

We are delighted to share we have been awarded a grant from the Arts Council Emergency Response Fund to help support the Study Centre through this difficult time. The aim of this emergenc...

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'Make it Big, Paint it Red' Curwen Volunteer Olivia Crawley End of Year Show

May 31, 2020

'At an university open day talk, a lecturer said they’d worked for someone who said; “When in doubt, make it big. If still in doubt, paint it red”. This phrase has...

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John Mills ARCA PPRBS FRSA Sculptor - Honorary Fellow at CPSC - At home in his Studio

May 02, 2020

John Mills is a Sculptor of repute whose many works include 'Blitz' The National Firefighters Memorial outside St Pauls Cathedral and Monument to the Women of World War II in Whitehall un...

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Jacqueline Sugden rediscovering old and learning new skills

May 02, 2020

"Aside from gardening and tackling endless DIY jobs I have been using my time, to FINALLY tackle some much overdue home etching - I had materials purchased 3 years ago that had never been...

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Charles Shearer - Life in London

Apr 24, 2020

"I can imagine the workshop and the Spring sunshine and machines resting. Thank you for sharing some of what you and others are doing at this moment and the opportunity to share at this t...

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Melanie Goemans during Lockdown

Apr 23, 2020

"I have my 3 children at home so I haven't found time to focus on painting in my studio. Instead I made an exhibition of etchings in the old shop window at the front of our house, offerin...

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Sarah Jameson - Field Days

Apr 17, 2020

I attended a fantastic nature monoprinting day course at the Curwen centre in July 2019 with your tutor Hannah. The course was a huge inspiration for me at a time when I was finding print...

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Emma James Tutor at Home....

Apr 01, 2020

Emma James has been creating a print studio on her kitchen table and teaching her daughter Gelli Plate printing. It is a really experimental monoprinting technique that can be used in lot...

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Roz Howling Printing at Home

Apr 01, 2020

Roz Howling is currently attending the Curwen Certificate Course assessed by Stanley Jones MBE and Chloe Cheese RCA. Roz has just finished Term 1 (10 weeks) which focused on Relief techn...

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Artists Alex Hirtzel & Melanie Goemans in the studio printing for upcoming Exhibitions

Mar 06, 2020

This week artists Alex Hirtzel & Melanie Goemans were with us in the studio, printing and preparing for exciting exhibitions. Alex is collaborating with scientist Dr Dave Lawson and ...

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