UPCOMING EVENTS




Workshop: Mixed Media Printing with Jill Price

Sunday, February 24, 10 am - 4 pm

Combining drawing, painting and printing, explore the art of iteration. Participants will be provided with a variety of inks, paper and matrixes (with a material fee). Artists are encouraged to bring their own tool boxes filled with their favourite water soluable drawing materials, watercolours,  scissors, and paintbrushes.

The workshop is on Sunday, February 24 from 10 am - 4 pm (bring a lunch!) at 1-25 Hart Drive, Barrie. There are limited spots - so act fast! Cost is $85 and materials are $15. Participants will take home an original handmade print. Email PRNTcollective@gmail.com to register using the subject “Workshop - Mixed Media Printing”. 



Workshop: Block Print for Weavers with Tamara Benoit - CLASS FULL

Thursday, February 28 from 10 am - 4 pm
Suitability: beginner level or those looking for a refresher

Block printing has been used for centuries as a method for embellishing fabric. Repeating a printed design on yardage creates a decorative pattern.
In this workshop, participants will learn how to carve a pattern or image to create a small printing block. That block will then be used to embellish fabric samples. All materials and tools will be supplied.

The workshop is on Thursday, February 28 from 10 am - 4 pm (bring a lunch!) at 1-25 Hart Drive, Barrie. There are limited spots (5) - so act fact! Cost is $85 and materials are $15. Participants will take home an original handmade print.  Email PRNTcollective@gmail.com to register using the subject "Workshop - Block Printing".



Workshop: Serigraphy, Screen Printing Basics with Kim Brett

Sunday, March 10th, from 10 am - 4 pm
Suitability: Beginner level or those looking for a refresher

Serigraphy, also known as “screen” printing, uses a mesh to transfer ink onto a substrate such as paper. The image is defined by applying an impermeable blockout that leaves open areas of the screen. A “squeegee” pulls ink across these open areas allowing the ink to transfer through to the paper. 
Collective member Kim Brett will lead participants through the process of printing with a screen onto archival paper. This one-day introductory workshop will teach the basics of how to create a screen image with drawing fluid, crayon and block-out tape, and prepare it for use on a vacuum printing table. Participants will produce an original serigraph print that can be brought home at the end of the day. All materials supplied, including drawing materials, acrylic printing ink, paper and other essential tools. Please bring an image idea no larger than 8” x 10” that may be hand drawn or brushed onto the screens. 

The workshop is on Sunday, March 10 from 10 am - 4 pm (bring a lunch!) at 1-25 Hart Drive, Barrie. There are limited spots (5) - so act fact! Cost is $80 and materials are $15. Participants will take home an original handmade print.  Email PRNTcollective@gmail.com to register using the subject "Workshop - Serigraphy".



Exhibition: Object Orientation by Kim Brett

Reception Thursday, March 28 from 7 pm to 9 pm.

PRNT member, Kim Brett, will be exhibiting some of her recent works produced in the studio over the past year. She has created a vivid and reflective examination of the colourful mass-produced and disposable objects that surround, and inevitably define us through the performativity of their repeated use. You can follow Kim’s creative processes on Instagram @kimbrett1.




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Archived updates:
February 10, 2019
Photopolymer Plate Printing

November 17, 2018
Holiday Sale

October 13, 2018
BIG Steam at the Simcoe County Museum

September 16, 2018
Supervised Studio

September 15, 2018
Intaglio Drypoint Workshop

July 15, 2018
BIG Print in Coldwater

June 23, 2018
Monoprint Workshop

June 21, 2018
Urban Excavations

April 21, 2018
Transcending Materials

April 7, 2018
Open Studio Day

March 3, 2018
Salt Etching Workshop

January 27, 2018
Letterpress Workshop

December 2, 2017
Pressing Matters Print Sale

September 29 - October 1, 2017
Culture Days Open House

September 29, 2017
Grand Opening Reception