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Silkscreens
Kerri Weymouth exhibition at Griffith Regional Gallery

Kerri Weymouth exhibition at Griffith Regional Gallery

Basil has been working in the screen printing workshop with Coleambally (NSW) artist, Kerri Weymouth, on a series of  interpretations of the fashion design of her uncle, Ross Weymouth and his partner, John Claringbold, from the 1950s until recently. Many of their award-winning gowns will be on display in Griffith Regional Gallery from Saturday April 1 alongside...
Jessie Pangas silkscreen print

Jessie Pangas silkscreen print

Jessie Pangas completed this 10 colour silkscreen print in two days with Basil in BHE’s Canberra studio during her recent residency. She used a variety of techniques, including painted positives, reduction printing and a final charcoal drawing done on True Grain film. The Canberra studio is ideal for individual artists who want to access silkscreen...
Jessie Pangas residency in January

Jessie Pangas residency in January

Jessie Pangas from northern Tasmania has been in the studios in Braidwood (etching and collagraph) and Canberra (silkscreen) recently, working with Basil on new and existing images. Here, she is fine-tuning an older collagraph block (now with added carborundum for the darkest areas). The block itself, made using incised boxboard, paint and shellac, is seen...
2017 Residencies at BHE

2017 Residencies at BHE

We have had three artists working at Basil Hall Editions in Braidwood since mid-January. Sue Thomas, who is currently enrolled at National Art School, has been here to make plates and do some proofing. An increasing number of individual artists are accessing the facilities for aquatinting, proofing, photo exposures and the use of Basil’s expertise. This...
Another printmaking veteran from Raminginning

Another printmaking veteran from Raminginning

Artist: Roy Burnyila;  Medium: Silkscreen; Dimensions: 595 x 420 mm;  (Image Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts)  Sales enquiries Bula Bula Arts on 08 8979 7911
Another new Raminginning silkscreen

Another new Raminginning silkscreen

Artist: Peter Minygululu; Medium: Silkscreen; Dimensions: 595 x 420 mm (Image Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts)  Sales enquiries: Bula Bula on 08 8979 7911
"Pussycat" Philip Gudthaykudthay still printing at 81

“Pussycat” Philip Gudthaykudthay still printing at 81

Artist: Philip Gudthaykudthay;  Medium: Silkscreen; Dimensions: 575 x 420 mm; (Image Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts); Sales enquiries to Bula Bula Arts (08 8979 7911)
New print releases

New print releases

Artist: Shirley Banalanydju; Title: Magpie Goose Egg Hunt;  Medium: Silkscreen;  Dimensions: 420 x 575 mm  (Copyright 2016 Bula Bula Arts) Sales enquiries to Bula Bula Arts (08 8979 7911)
New silkscreen prints from Bula Bula Arts, Raminginning

New silkscreen prints from Bula Bula Arts, Raminginning

This month we are featuring some of our latest releases. These beautiful silkscreen prints (see the latest 5 entries on our site) were made by the artists at Bula Bula Arts in Raminginning in August during Basil’s workshop there, and have since been printed in Canberra. They are available for sale through Bula Bula Arts...
Filming at BHE Canberra for St Vincents Hospital Project

Filming at BHE Canberra for St Vincents Hospital Project

Today was the final day on our St Vincent’s Hospital Project, referred to in earlier blogs. Mirri Mirri from Sydney have been engaged to film the whole process from initial workshops with over 50 artists in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to the printing of the last colour on each of the 3 panels in our...
Printing underway for St Vincents Hospital Project

Printing underway for St Vincents Hospital Project

Printing is well underway on the St Vincents Hospital Project triptych. With Clinton Barker on the one-arm and Basil on the artwork and screen preparation, beautiful things are finally happening on this exciting initiative. A film crew and our organiser, Monique Silk, will be here next Thursday to take some action shots in the studio,...
"Pussycat" still making prints at 81

“Pussycat” still making prints at 81

Philip “Pussycat” Gudthaykudthay may need a walking stick these days, but he can still paint beautifully. He started making prints when Theo Tremblay worked at Ramingining in the early 1990s and has since made many more with Theo, with Northern Editions and with Red Hand, the latter two from Darwin. Now it’s our turn and we...