BHE is a centre of printmaking excellence, providing expert assistance to artists who wish to collaborate in the making of etchings, silkscreen prints, relief prints and collagraphs.
Exhibitions
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...
Robyn Mayo visit from Tasmania

Robyn Mayo visit from Tasmania

Tasmanian (formerly Southern Highlands, NSW-) artist, Robyn Mayo, has also been up in Braidwood working with Basil. Her visit coincided with Jessie Pangas’s residency, so they are both pictured at left, admiring a first proof of one of Robyn’s full plate line etchings. Robyn has a solo exhibition in Launceston in March, so these two...
Merrepen printmakers with Basil Hall at Nomad Art

Merrepen printmakers with Basil Hall at Nomad Art

Kumbi, Margaret, Marita, Troy, Basil, Angus Cameron from Nomad, Aaron, Patricia and Kieren at the opening of Kidin-Time of Plenty. Basil and Angus travelled out to the community in April and spent a week working with the artists on 19 new zinc plate etchings. These were proofed, approved and then editioned in our Braidwood studio in...
St Vincent's Hospital Project at Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-op

St Vincent’s Hospital Project at Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-op

Once we had had our three workshops with St Vincents’ Hospital staff in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and collected their painted contributions for the Reconciliation Project Silkscreen Print, it was time for artists Bianca Beetson, Vicki Couzens and Jeffrey Samuels to do their thing. Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative in Sydney kindly allowed us to use their exhibition...
International exhibition (Skopelos group show)

International exhibition (Skopelos group show)

Our June group has concluded their fortnight on Skopelos on the BHE annual Art & Adventure trip with an exhibition in the (hastily tidied up) workshop. Here Basil shows some of the visitors around the work done in our studio over the last two weeks.
Second Skopelos workshop for 2016 winds up

Second Skopelos workshop for 2016 winds up

The group that attended Basil’s June workshop this year has all just departed today from Skopelos after an action-packed fortnight of outdoor sketching, walks, museum visits, taverna meals, sailing days and of course lots of studio time making prints. We concluded here on Sunday with an exhibition in the studio and the launch of nine...
Merrepen and Djilpin Arts editions at BHE in May

Merrepen and Djilpin Arts editions at BHE in May

This month we have an exhibition of new etchings to prepare for Djilpin Arts in Beswick (they will show at the walking with Spirits Festival in July) and Merrepen Arts in Daly River (their show is at Nomad Art in Darwin in early August). A mere 40 editions’ worth of plates to etch, aquatint, proof,...
Kay Baker screenprint in BHE show in Canberra

Kay Baker screenprint in BHE show in Canberra

Kay Baker from Nyapari in far NW South Australia did this amazing silkscreen print as part of an inspirational folio published by Tjungu Palya Art Centre a number of years ago. Come and see it at Basil Hall Editions’ exhibition at Nancy Sever Gallery in Canberra, running until June 5.
Basil Hall Editions at Nancy Sever opening buzzes!

Basil Hall Editions at Nancy Sever opening buzzes!

Facebook is abuzz with pictures and comments about the packed opening of our exhibition at Nancy Sever Gallery in Canberra last Friday! Although we don’t have photos of the opening to put up here yet, here’s a shot of Basil working with Shirley Purdie on her beautiful etching for the show. Shirley, Lena Nyadbi, Mabel...
Basil Hall Editions exhibition starts soon in Canberra

Basil Hall Editions exhibition starts soon in Canberra

One of the artists represented in the upcoming Basil Hall Editions exhibition Etched in the Sun II at Nancy Sever Gallery in Canberra, Lena Nyadbi, is seen here painting on acetate in late 2013 for her etching. Two of her beautiful prints are in Nancy’s show, as are others by important Warmun artists…oh, and artists from...
Tom E Lewis adds his image to Series VII

Tom E Lewis adds his image to Series VII

Tom Lewis whipped up a two plate etching back in Katherine at the Djilpin Gallery, as numerous interested passers-by, locals, artists, art co-ordinators, coffee machine repairmen and gallery and cafe customers looked on. An Estonian cabinet maker, visiting Australia, played the guitar as Tommy delighted everyone with yarns about his world travels (as he painted)....
Djilpin Artists in Beswick make new prints

Djilpin Artists in Beswick make new prints

A relaxed scene at the Ghunmarn Art Centre in Beswick (new building works taking place in the background will add a new exhibition space and cafe) during Basil’s workshop for Djilpin Arts this week. 20 new etching plates will make up Gapu Series VII, continuing ten years’ of collaborative printmaking between Basil Hall Editions and the...