Printopia Festival of Original Print
Whether you’re a creator, collector or simply an admirer of hand-made prints, this is for you!
Printopia is Auckland’s inaugural festival of original print, celebrating traditional and contemporary printmaking processes, taking place on 6 & 7 November at Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn.
Over the two-days catch an exciting line-up of live printmaking demonstrations, artist talks, a print fair and workshops. Meet artists, learn about the process, try it yourself and buy some original prints.
The festival will feature some of the best established and emerging print artists in the country with an outstanding array of techniques to inspire visitors. For the full programme of both free and ticketed events,please visit www.printopia.nz
Saturday, 6 November 2021, 10am – 5pm - Festival goers can experience a range of free, print related activities, open to the public. In the chill out zone, visitors can connect with old and new print friends while sampling Jamaican food from Gracefully Jerked food truck.
Sunday, 7 November 2021, 10am – 5pm – Enjoy a selection of full-day and half-day, ticketed workshops, open to all skill levels and without needing any prior printmaking knowledge. Many techniques are simple enough to be continued at home or a shared studio space, with a focus on sustainable, non-toxic materials. It will get messy though, so an apron is highly recommended!