The Printmakers' Association of Western Australia

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  • 06 October 2020 9:04 PM | Anonymous

    Save the date for the next PAWA Members Exhibition, Pressing Matters, to be held at Tresillian Arts Centre from 5 February to 7 March 2021. A call for entries will be issued to Members in the near future.

  • 29 September 2020 9:42 PM | Anonymous

    Work by PAWA Member Jane Button is on display in a group exhibition at Mundaring Arts Centre running until 1 November 2020.

    Jane will also be presenting a workshop at Mundaring on 17 October 2020 with the intriguing title of Pasta Press Prints.

    Find out more at Mundaring Arts Centre website.

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We support printmakers through networking, exhibitions, skill sharing and life-long learning opportunities. Professional artists and those just beginning their creative journey are encouraged in experimentation and excellence in printmaking.

PAWA aims to promote the production, appreciation, enjoyment and collection of prints throughout Western Australia.  Fine art printmaking includes traditional techniques such as etching, engraving, lithography, linocuts, and screen printing as well as contemporary forms of hand printing which can include digital elements.

"We promote and encourage experimentation in the production of prints.”

Established in 1974 by a group of enthusiastic printmakers,  PAWA coordinates at least two exhibitions annually for members as well as skill sharing sessions, workshops, visiting speakers, visits to print collections and networking opportunities.

With our base at Tresillian Arts Centre, Nedlands, Perth exhibitions, networking and skill sharing are a large part of PAWA’s activities.  Being a part of the PAWA community is a great way for printmakers in WA to emerge or remain current and flourish in their art practice.

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