Seacourt Print Workshop

‘Deep Time in Rock’
Artist Residency Programme with Workshops Schedule below
13 – 19 August

 

seacourtprinting Staff from Armagh Plenetarium have worked in partnership with artists from Seacourt Print Workshop to explore Deep Time through the extensive fossil records at the Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust Community Stone Workspace. 

 

(a small  ‘proof’printing press will be availbe during the workhops – the photograph here is illustartive only of printing etchings using a roller press)

rpeters planetarium project 2009 From Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th of August visitors can learn about the science of Deep Time from the Planetarium’s Director, Tom Mason.Visitors can also observe and interact with the artists as they explore the site to find inspiration for their artworks. This is a unique opportunity to experience at first hand the creative process.
jmccrakenanotherdimension2012 Through their exploration and experimentation the artists will devise printmaking and sculpture workshops that will give an insight into how the fossil records were formed.The workshops are suitable for young people and adults (10 yrs upwards).

Old clothes are advisable.

A talk on this project will be given on Thursday 16th at 7.30pm by Armagh Planetarium Director, Tom Mason and the participating artists from Seacourt Print Workshop.Armagh Planetarium is a world-renowned astronomical educational establishment based in Northern Ireland.

Seacourt Print Workshop is an internationally recognised fine-art printmaking resource that focuses on professional development, education and research into safer print processes.

 

     Day                   Time Workshops and Talks Artist         Geologist
Mon 13 Aug 10.00 – 4.00pm Deep Time – from Stardust to lifeforms (informal talks) meet artists Dr Tom Mason
Tues 14 Aug 10.00 – 4.00pm Deep Time – from Stardust to lifeforms (informal talks) meet artists Dr Tom Mason
Wed 15 Aug 10.00 – 4.00pm Deep Time – from Stardust to life forms (informal talks) meet artists Dr Tom Mason
Thur 16 Aug 1.30 – 2.30pm Printmaking Robert Peters  Altea Grau
Thur 16 Aug 1.30 – 2.30pm Sculpture Ned Jackson Smyth and Angela George
Thur 16 Aug 7.30 – 9.30pm Artist & Geologist Talk All Dr Tom Mason
Fri 17 Aug 10.00 – 12.00 noon Printmaking Robert Peters  Altea Grau
Fri 17 Aug 10.00 – 12.00 noon Sculpture Ned Jackson Smyth and Angela George
Note: There is a nominal charge of £5 to cover cost of printmaking materials, clay and stone during workshops.  Places are limited  to 10.  To prebook  call  01305 826736 

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