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Fellows at The Forge exhibit work:

Maxine King:

SHORT film Live East Die Young by Maxine King will be screened at Whitechapel Gallery on 12th May 2013.

Narrative short Jubilee 2012, produced by KingStreetimages will be screened in New York as part of The People’s Film Festival on 2nd June 2013.

Fellow Maxine King is a partner in KingStreetimages, a film and publishing company which also produces films and catalogues for artists and galleries.

Recent short film profiling artist: http://vimeo.com/64259310

Alex McIntyre:

Alex McIntyre will exhibit in ‘Works on Paper’ at The Espacio Gallery, Shoreditch from 9th – 21st May.

An Exhibition that examines and celebrates the role of paper in art: 100 artworks from over 30 artists.

Private View: Thurs 9th May 6-9pm

Address: 159 Bethnal Green RoadE2 7DG London.

Ella Carty:

Words by Ella Carty

Words by Ella Carty

Ella Carty will be Artist in Residence for the Arts Charity Rhapsode in Letchworth from 18th April – 22nd May.

Ella will be exhibiting and making work at their Dot to Dot Gallery, as well as running some workshops for adults and children during her five week stay.

A private view of Ella’s work will be held on 15th May at 8pm. Come along and see what Dot to Dot looks like in the evening, and find out more about all the local activity of Rhapsode.

Rhapsode is a charitable organisation that creates opportunities for artists to do cool stuff with the public, in schools, at events and at festivals. They deliver arts projects and work with groups to help them put their own arts projects together too.

For more information on activities and classes, please check for updates on their Facebook page or go to www.rhapsode.org.uk

Open: Tuesday 10.30am-6pm, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10am-4pm



All print sessions are held at the Digswell ‘Forge’ studios, in the fully equipped print workshop, which houses a large etching press and Albion Press. Other facilities include a kitchen and easy access for wheel chair users. There is ample on-site parking.

For more details on the studio and the equipment on site,  see our facilities for printmakers page.

All workshops are suitable for beginners and experienced artists. The teaching is individual due to the small size of each class, so can be tailored to individual needs. Max 6 per session.

All print sessions are run by Sally Tyrie, BA Hons (Fine Art); MA (Fine and Applied Arts). Sally is a practising artist and has been a member of the Digswell print group for over 3 years. She has also taught in many schools and colleges and has a PGCE in Art Education.

The ‘Forge’ is located in Digswell, near Welwyn. It is 5 minutes drive from the A1M (junc 6) and a 7 minute walk from Welwyn North train station.  For directions, please see the information on our studios page.

The times of all workshops are 10.30am – 4pm.

All workshops are £45.00 which includes materials plus tea and biscuits.

Our next print making workshops are:

Sat 18th May       Monoprint and Mark-making

Saturday 22nd June – Monoprint and Mark-making

Saturday 13th July – Dry Point Etching


Creativity Event at the Farmhouse:

Miriam will be offering free tuition during weekends in May.

You will be able to get creative in a relaxing environment:

4th/5th May – Drawing

11th/12th May – Watercolours

18th/19th May – Feltmaking

25th/26th May – Sketchbook Journals

Half Term – Art in the Garden

11.00am -1.00pm/ flexible

All Welcome!  Follow-on classes available!

Miriam is a Digswell Fellow and is experienced in teaching adults and children of all abilities

The Farmhouse, Fairlands Way, Stevenage. SG1 1NU

T: 01438 315454

M:07516 461633




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