Award winning Fenland printmaker Louise Stebbing holding solo London exhibition at Bridewell Theatre Gallery

10:26 02 June 2014

Louise Stebbing is holding an exhibition in London.

Louise Stebbing is holding an exhibition in London.

Archant

A Fenland artist and printmaker is holding a solo exhibition at a prestigious London gallery.

Louise Stebbing. Picture: PETER UPTONLouise Stebbing. Picture: PETER UPTON

Louise Stebbing, who has run Skylark Studios in Tydd Gote for 30 years, is exhibiting her work at the Bridewell Theatre Gallery, just off Fleet Street, until August 11.

As well as winning several national prizes for her work, she has had work accepted in the Summer Exhibition at Royal Academy and is included in the new edition of Artists in Britain Since 1945 by David Buckman.

She said: “I have been mesmerised by printmaking techniques since attending Art Foundation Course at Cambridge followed by completing a degree course in Sheffield and Postgraduate Printmaking at Camberwell, London.

“I draw inspiration from my environment and try to capture the essence of a place.

“My images usually start with a sketch and I like the print to evolve as I create it - not working out too much detail in advance, but using my 30 years of experience to let the image develop in the direction it happens to take me at that particular time.

“This exhibition includes some of my latest work started by taking part in La Calacas Press Print Exchange, having always loved Posada’s work I enjoyed putting my own twist on Day of the Dead.

“Other work was inspired by a trip to Arles in France and musicians playing, trying to capture the feeling of sound in lino.”

More news stories

59 minutes ago
Two people cut from vehicles after collision on Main Road, Parson Drove

Two people had to be freed by firefighters last night after a collision on Main Road, Parson Drove.

Yesterday, 15:13
Woman killed in A142 collision near Sutton

Police have named a woman who died following a collision on the A142 (Ely Road) near Sutton yesterday afternoon (April 27).

14 minutes ago
Wisbech Grammar open day

Children launched rockets, tried to solve a forensic crime scene and baked pizzas as part of an open day at Wisbech Grammar School.

Yesterday, 18:31
Police stopped an overweight in lorry, then unloaded it to show how in excess of the limit it was

Police got a shock when they pulled over a lorry in Cambridgeshire today.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up