Back to Biographies Prof. Stephen Hoskins
Director Centre for Fine Print Research, Bristol, UK

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Stephen Hoskins is Hewlett Packard Professor of Fine Print and Director of the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England Bristol UK. Apart from being a practising printmaker, his second book ‘Inks’ was published by A and C Black in September 2004. A previous book ‘Water Based Screenprinting,’ has been translated into German and Chinese. Stephen is Chair of the IMPACT International conference for Printmaking, on the editorial board of the journal Printmaking Today, a council member of the Association of European Printing Museums and Vice-President of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers.

Stephen has been awarded eight AHRC research grants. Won an award as academic supervisor for the best transfer of Technology in a DTI sponsored Knowledge Transfer Partnership award Scheme and has a Personal Chair sponsored by Hewlett Packard. He holds two patents on processes relating to print.

In September of 2006 and in March 2007 Stephen was sponsored by the British Council to give a series of lectures and gallery talks at the National Museum of Arts in Taiwan and the Tank Loft Arts Centre Chongqing China in support of the British Council touring exhibition ‘As is When’ a celebration of British Printmaking from the 1960’s.

Recently Stephen and the Centre have been working with Richard Hamilton to produce a series of new works for which Hewlett Packard have made a special linen ink jet canvas to the Centres specification and the works also include a ‘Medal of Dishonour’ for the current exhibition at the British Museum As a practising printmaker Stephen has exhibited widely throughout the world including the 5th, 6th and 7th International Exhibit of prints and drawings Taipei ROC. The 9th International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria. The 1st Tokyo miniature print triennial Tokyo Japan. The 3rd Triennial of Miniature Prints Chamaliers, France and the 1st Malaysian Print Biennial Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. His work is held in many collections world wide including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate Gallery.


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