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Sue Roe

Joined Artfinder: Jan. 2016

Artworks for sale: 51

(25)

United Kingdom

About Sue Roe

 
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  • Biography
    I am an artist/printmaker living in South West London. I work from home and my most prized possession is my printing press.

    When I'm working I am totally absorbed in the process and although printmaking can be frustrating, it is also very rewarding. In my opinion you cannot achieve the look of the original hand produced print with any other media.

    I am particularly interested in capturing texture in my prints and I love the embossed look of collagraph prints. Collagraph printing plates can be made from anything that will go through the press and not damage the blankets or rollers.  This could include cardboard, paper, sandpaper, sand, tea leaves, rice, glue, paint - the list is endless.

    Every item used will hold a different amount of ink and therefore print a different tone. The more texture an item has the more ink it holds eg. sand will print very dark, gesso prints a middle tone, whereas varnish will print a very light tone.

    Once everything is securely glued to the printing plate (usually mountboard), it is sealed with acrylic varnish to make it more durable.  The plate can be printed intaglio or relief or both.  The way the plate is inked and wiped determines the tones within the image.

    I am a very experimental printmaker and I don't believe you ever stop learning.

    in addition to printmaking I enjoy working with watercolours. I love playing with colour and light.

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  • Awards

    2020

    Teesside Print Prize

    One of my prints from the Alchemy series won first prize.

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    2019

    Southbank Printmakers Prize

    One of my miniprints, entitled Sunset won first prize.

    2017

    Printmakers Council Prize

    Awarded to one of my prints exhibited at Ochre Print Studios.

    2016

    Highly commended Intaglio Printmakers Prize

    Awarded to one of my prints exhibited at Ochre Print Studios, Guildford.

    2016

    People's Choice Award.

    Awarded to one of my prints at Ochre Print Studios.

    2014

    Intaglio Printmakers Prize (Runner Up)

    I belong to Ochre Print Studios, in Guildford. In 2014, at the annual open studios exhibition, I was awarded the above prize.
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming events

    Event: Surface and Depth

    Dates: Oct. 29, 2022 - Nov. 19, 2022

    Venue: Mandells Gallery, Norwich, NR3 1HN

    Work selected by the Printmakers Council which shows the vast array of different printmaking techniques.

    Event: Miniprint 2022

    Dates: Oct. 4, 2022 - Dec. 4, 2022

    Venue: Southbank Printmakers Gallery, Gabriel's Wharf, London SE1 9PP

    A selection of miniprints (10x10cm).

    Event: Squares and Triangles

    Dates: Sept. 20, 2022 - Oct. 9, 2022

    Venue: Fitzrovia Gallery, London, United Kingdom

    The exhibition has been inspired by the creative lives of artists, writers, poets, and musicians who populated the London neighbourhood, Fitzrovia over recent centuries.

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    Previous events

    Event: Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition 2022

    Dates: Sept. 6, 2022 - Sept. 11, 2022

    Venue: The Mall Galleries, London, London SW1

    Four of my original prints have been selected for this prestigious exhibition in London.

    Event: The Royal Society of British Artists

    Dates: March 1, 2022 - March 7, 2022

    Venue: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

    An annual exhibition which includes members and non-members work. Non members are selected for exhibition. Includes all media, painting, printmaking, sculpture,

    Event: Ty Pawb Print International

    Dates: Dec. 4, 2021 - Feb. 26, 2022

    Venue: Ty Pawb, Wrexham

    Prestigious open submission, biennial international print exhibition. There will be 139 prints from 10 countries selected from over 400 entries.

    Event: Miniprints

    Dates: Nov. 6, 2021 - Dec. 9, 2021

    Venue: Southbank Printmakers Gallery, Gabriel's Wharf, London SE1 9PP

    Open submission exhibition celebrating miniprints 10 x 10 cm.

    Event: RE International Original Print Exhibition 2021

    Dates: Nov. 4, 2021 - Nov. 14, 2021

    Venue: Bankside Gallery, Southbank, London

    This exhibition organised by the Royal Society of Painters and Printmakers (RE) is an international open submission exhibition celebrating the best of contemporary printmaking.

    Event: Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2021

    Dates: Oct. 9, 2021 - Nov. 7, 2021

    Venue: Hall of Awa, Awagami, Japan

    A Biennial miniature print exhibition celebrating prints the fit on A4 sized Washi paper.

    Event: Climate KAOS

    Dates: Oct. 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

    Venue: Kingston Museum, Wheatfield Way, Kingston upon Thames

    I belong to an art group called KAOS and we were invited to hold an exhibition at the Museum exploring the topic of Climate change. I am exhibiting 2 artists books.

    Event: Ecologies of Change

    Dates: Sept. 16, 2021 - Nov. 26, 2021

    Venue: The Royal Overseas League, Over-Seas House, Park Pl, St James's St, London

    Collaboration between artists in Australia and the Printmakers Council UK.

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Awards

2020

Teesside Print Prize

One of my prints from the Alchemy series won first prize.

Show more awards Hide

2019

Southbank Printmakers Prize

One of my miniprints, entitled Sunset won first prize.

2017

Printmakers Council Prize

Awarded to one of my prints exhibited at Ochre Print Studios.

2016

Highly commended Intaglio Printmakers Prize

Awarded to one of my prints exhibited at Ochre Print Studios, Guildford.

2016

People's Choice Award.

Awarded to one of my prints at Ochre Print Studios.

2014

Intaglio Printmakers Prize (Runner Up)

I belong to Ochre Print Studios, in Guildford. In 2014, at the annual open studios exhibition, I was awarded the above prize.

Upcoming events

Event: Surface and Depth

Dates: Oct. 29, 2022 - Nov. 19, 2022

Venue: Mandells Gallery, Norwich, NR3 1HN

Work selected by the Printmakers Council which shows the vast array of different printmaking techniques.

Event: Miniprint 2022

Dates: Oct. 4, 2022 - Dec. 4, 2022

Venue: Southbank Printmakers Gallery, Gabriel's Wharf, London SE1 9PP

A selection of miniprints (10x10cm).

Event: Squares and Triangles

Dates: Sept. 20, 2022 - Oct. 9, 2022

Venue: Fitzrovia Gallery, London, United Kingdom

The exhibition has been inspired by the creative lives of artists, writers, poets, and musicians who populated the London neighbourhood, Fitzrovia over recent centuries.

Show previous events Hide previous events

Previous events

Event: Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition 2022

Dates: Sept. 6, 2022 - Sept. 11, 2022

Venue: The Mall Galleries, London, London SW1

Four of my original prints have been selected for this prestigious exhibition in London.

Event: The Royal Society of British Artists

Dates: March 1, 2022 - March 7, 2022

Venue: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

An annual exhibition which includes members and non-members work. Non members are selected for exhibition. Includes all media, painting, printmaking, sculpture,

Event: Ty Pawb Print International

Dates: Dec. 4, 2021 - Feb. 26, 2022

Venue: Ty Pawb, Wrexham

Prestigious open submission, biennial international print exhibition. There will be 139 prints from 10 countries selected from over 400 entries.

Event: Miniprints

Dates: Nov. 6, 2021 - Dec. 9, 2021

Venue: Southbank Printmakers Gallery, Gabriel's Wharf, London SE1 9PP

Open submission exhibition celebrating miniprints 10 x 10 cm.

Event: RE International Original Print Exhibition 2021

Dates: Nov. 4, 2021 - Nov. 14, 2021

Venue: Bankside Gallery, Southbank, London

This exhibition organised by the Royal Society of Painters and Printmakers (RE) is an international open submission exhibition celebrating the best of contemporary printmaking.

Event: Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2021

Dates: Oct. 9, 2021 - Nov. 7, 2021

Venue: Hall of Awa, Awagami, Japan

A Biennial miniature print exhibition celebrating prints the fit on A4 sized Washi paper.

Event: Climate KAOS

Dates: Oct. 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

Venue: Kingston Museum, Wheatfield Way, Kingston upon Thames

I belong to an art group called KAOS and we were invited to hold an exhibition at the Museum exploring the topic of Climate change. I am exhibiting 2 artists books.

Event: Ecologies of Change

Dates: Sept. 16, 2021 - Nov. 26, 2021

Venue: The Royal Overseas League, Over-Seas House, Park Pl, St James's St, London

Collaboration between artists in Australia and the Printmakers Council UK.


 

Biography

I am an artist/printmaker living in South West London. I work from home and my most prized possession is my printing press.

When I'm working I am totally absorbed in the process and although printmaking can be frustrating, it is also very rewarding. In my opinion you cannot achieve the look of the original hand produced print with any other media.

I am particularly interested in capturing texture in my prints and I love the embossed look of collagraph prints. Collagraph printing plates can be made from anything that will go through the press and not damage the blankets or rollers.  This could include cardboard, paper, sandpaper, sand, tea leaves, rice, glue, paint - the list is endless.

Every item used will hold a different amount of ink and therefore print a different tone. The more texture an item has the more ink it holds eg. sand will print very dark, gesso prints a middle tone, whereas varnish will print a very light tone.

Once everything is securely glued to the printing plate (usually mountboard), it is sealed with acrylic varnish to make it more durable.  The plate can be printed intaglio or relief or both.  The way the plate is inked and wiped determines the tones within the image.

I am a very experimental printmaker and I don't believe you ever stop learning.

in addition to printmaking I enjoy working with watercolours. I love playing with colour and light.

 
 
 
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