Yearly Archives: 2013

Artist talk by Sarah Boris


Artist in residence at ELP
Tuesday 10th December 2013
at 7.30pm

All ELP members and friends are welcome to attend, please RSVP to [email protected]

Sarah Boris is a graphic designer, art director and artist based in London. She has worked with a multitude of orgnanisations and individuals which include Phaidon Press, Tate, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Barbican Centre, the Architecture Foundation, Triangle Network, Gasworks, Hotshoe International, Max Wigram Gallery, Visiting Arts, Fedrigoni and the Royal Philharmonic Society amongst others.

Her designs have been featured in books and magazines such as Types We Can Make, Swiss typography, ECAL; Common Interest: Documents. Design for a Good Cause, Index books; 10 years of Ideas that Matter, Sappi, Business Cards 3: Designs on Saying Hello, by Michael Dorrian and Liz Farrelly, The Graphic Eye: Photographs by Graphic, Designers from Around the Globe, by Stefan Bucher, Natalia Ilyin, Bastardised, Made in Bunch, Shout Awards book 2007, Robert Horne, Grafik, idPure, Swiss magazine of Graphic design and Design Week and online in typography and design websites.

Sarah’s work has been exhibited internationally (UK, Spain, Ukraine, Moscow, USA) including most recently at Pick Me Up, Somerset House London. In 2012, she was awarded the Creative Future Investment Fund for artists by Creative Scotland. She completed an artist residency in Scotland in August 2012, which culminated in her works being exhibited in DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts.

Sarah Boris studied at Olivier de Serres and Estienne, School of Art in Paris and graduated in 2004 from an MA in Graphic Design at LCC.

Come along to Sarah’s talk and find out more about her work and take a look at what she has been up to on the residency.

Judith Symons

“These screenprints are developed from drawings in pastel made out of doors. The translation into a new medium is the thrill, like seeing your children grow up in ways you could not anticipate.”

Belinda Chen

Belinda Chen is the creator of Bel’s art world. She is a freelance illustrator, printmaker and book artist based in East London.

Her passion for drawing and art began from a very early age. Growing up in a small family run ceramic factory in North Taiwan. Belinda imagined the factory as a giant playground. It has inspired her to create from childhood striving to create dream-like utopia to be enjoyed by both children and adults of all ages.

Her work normally appears in children’s story books, editorials, textiles and stationery.
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Christmas Open Studio At East London Printmakers


East London Printmakers invites you to an Open Studio

On 5th December from 6 ’til late ELP is opening its doors celebrating the festive season and a great year full of fantastic printmaking!
We will be launching the ELP annual Box Set as well as having a Christmas £10 proof sale!

East London Printmakers is a modern print studio, managed by a co-operative of artist printmakers based Hackney. It was founded as a printmaking resource to promote the creative potential of practising artists and individuals in the local community.

The spacious studio provides open access facilities for screenprinting, etching and relief printing. A wide variety of courses are also available, where practising printmakers offer their expertise in the subject.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Taster Course 2014! Book Now

Fancy trying your hand at printmaking for the first time? The taster course is definitely for you!

This is a brand new taster course launched in time for 2014! The course offers a quick insight into four processes across East London Printmakers’ studio – Screenprinting, Linocut, Etching and Monoprinting.

For more information or to book please click here! We look forward to seeing you soon.

Independent Label Market – Old Spitalfields Market


East London Printmakers will be at the Independent Label Market on 30th November!

The market is an event which offers record labels an opportunity to meet both their audience and their peers. The label founders must be present to gain a stall, this ensures that it is a true opportunity to meet the people running the businesses.

This November will be an extra special event as ILM will be partnering up with ‘London Brewers’ Market’, which will feature a selection of local breweries – The Five Points Brewing Co, London Fields Brewery, Camden Town Brewery, Kernel Brewery and many more. There will be a ‘beer garden’ set up amongst the stalls, where there will be product sampling, live music and DJ sets from ILM label heads throughout the day.

ELP will have a wide variety of work produced in the studio by the artists, illustrators and graphic designers that all make work there. Artists from ELP be at the stall so you’ll get to chat to them about their work. There will definitely be some top class work at the stall and some of it will only be £10! Look forward to seeing you there.