Back to Biographies Anna Wilkinson
Northern Print, UK

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Anna Wilkinson studied BA Hons Fine Art Printmaking at Central Saint Martins, London and postgraduate diploma at Newcastle University. She has been Director of Northern Print since 1989.

Northern Print is the regional centre for printmaking in North East England and currently delivering Northern Print Biennale in partnership with Culture 10 which includes an open exhibition showing across three galleries and a programme of exhibitions; residencies; commissions; talks and events taking place in 13 venues across the city.

Northern Print is a company limited by guarantee and receives regular funding from Arts Council. There is an open access studio used by over 200 artists; an education studio used by schools and community groups and a gallery which showcases the best in regional, national and international printmaking.

Other successes for Northern Print include developing links for exchanges and residencies with a group of artists/printmakers in Nagoya, Japan; delivering the Cultural Sector Development initiative which managed £64k of professional development training to artists at Northern Print; managing a move to new purpose-built premises in Newcastle’s cultural quarter.

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