Browse the latest exhibition and catch a glimpse of traditional letterpress in action in the studio to the rear of the gallery.
Exhibitions in 2019
Alongside a series of co-ordinated events and exhibitions, the studio is showcasing work made in the studio by both The Smallprint Co, people who take part in our workshops and collaborations with other artists and practitioners.
To reflect this the Gallery Space has become the Studio Gallery. Please visit, and please do enjoy!
Derby Print Open
The Derby Print Open showcases contemporary printmaking from artists based in the United Kingdom.
To Have Lived a Life: Tully Crook – Prints
5 July – 10 August
Tully Crook is an English artist born in 1938 in Hampstead, London. He trained at the St. Martins School of Art and had an extensive career in advertising. Crook is best known for his prints of birds and nudes, and he has also exhibited as a sculptor, having a one-man exhibition of imaginary islands created from cork structures at the prestigious Institute of Contemporary Arts. From the late 1970s until the 1990s he was based in New York and he now resides in Derbyshire, concentrating on painting and printmaking.
Tully Crook is married to the American sculptor Peggy Lynn Katz, with whom he has three children, Amelia, August and Max.
Trees by Gustavo Expinosa
7 September – 12 October
Past Exhibitions in the Gallery Space
Backgrounds. New paintings by Rob Padley
26 April – 25 May
15 March – 14 April
The Office of Revised Futures curated by Rodrigo Orrantia: an installation of the work of five artists working with photography and collage.
Vessels and the Spaces We Keep Safe by Bernie Rutter
Once Upon a Time… by Pandora Johnson
Portraits: Daniel Dytrych
Prints and Bookarts: Peter Knight
Looking Beyond: Rob Chapman
Time and Motion by Gillan Paris
Post-Truth Mail Art Project – Various Artists (national and international)
WE R ALL SERVING TIME by Hal Wright
Floral Bouquets by Barbara Smith
Worn: Concealed Shoes by Chrissy Stangroom
Traces in the Void by Sarah Roach
Format International Photography Festival: Habitat
Works by Chris Barker
Seventy Years by Anna Johnson
Wood Engravings by Rob Chapman