Hello and welcome to the online artist website of prizewinning contemporary artist / printmaker Gerry Smith.
If you are interested in viewing my original fine art prints on-line please browse through my portfolio. Should you be interested in commissioning or purchasing from my current collection please contact me to discuss options, or catch one of my current exhibitions. A small collection of unframed prints are available via my online shop. I hope you enjoy viewing my work.
ONGOING & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS 2016
1 November to 31 January in Leicester Print Workshop café-bar & Print Room
1 November to 3 December in Lightbox
EXTENDED TIL 5th NOVEMBER 2016
'The ArtHouse' Sheffield
Original Print Exhibition running from 14th October to 22nd October 2016
in conjunction with City's Literary Festival ' Off the Shelf'
1st East Anglia Mini Print Exhibition
Exhibition runs from 23-28 September 2016
New venue for week beginning 7th November 2016 is at Edmund Gallery Bury St Edmunds
The Garage Gallery, 152 The High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
MIDLANDS OPEN 2016
Exhibition runs from 20th August - 18th September 2016
Tarpey Gallery, 77 High St, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2PQ
DERBYSHIRE OPEN ART COMPETITION 2016
Selected exhibitor' Commended'
Exhibition runs from June 25 - Friday 2nd September 2016
Terrace Rd, Buxton SK17 6DA
Open - 09.30 - 17.30 Closed Mondays.
What is an original print?
An original fine art print is an image conceived and created by means of traditional production of a hand made plate that is inked by hand and 'pulled' on an etching press. This is as opposed to the definition of a 'print' that is a photographic reproduction of an original work of art in any media.
Each inking up and pull makes a unique transfer of the image from the plate thus making a 'Unique Print' (UP before the title under the image) . All my works are UP or AP (Artist Proof print).
I may use different colourways but I do not do multiple editions of the same colours - so they are all one offs.
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