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Canterbury College of Art
Camberwell College of Art (MA Printmaking)


2010 - present
Volcanic Editions Print Workshop, Brighton, founder, Master Printer

1999 – 2010
Course Team Leader, FdA Fine Art: Contemporary Practice University of Brighton, delivered at Hastings

Ian Brown

Recent and Forthcoming Shows


PRISM, Krakow Triennial, Krakow, Poland
RA Summer Show, Royal Academy, London
This Has Travelled Through The Night To You, The Regency Town House, Brighton
Ecologies of Change: Grief and Hope in a Changing World, Royal Over-Seas League, London
The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers 2021, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset
The Natural World (online PMC show)
RE Original Prints 2021, Bankside, London


International Biennial Print Exhibition: 2020 R.O.C, Taiwan
Prism 12, Nordens Lyus Gallery, Stockholm
Prism 12, Moniska Rummet, The Swedish Printmakers Association, Stockholm
Teesside Print Prize 20, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
LOOP, Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green, London


Prism 11, INOAC Ginza, Nanikidori Gallery, Tokyo
2nd International Print Biennale, Yerevan, Armenia
LOOP, Chapel Arts Gallery, Cheltenham
Sydney Coopers Living Room (Installation Emily Peasgood), drawing, SCG, Canterbury


9th International Print Biennial, Duoro, Portugal
Prism 10, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland
Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex
Miniprint Kazanlak, Bulgaria
Prism 9, Oriel Gallery, Antrim Castle, Belfast, Northern Ireland


Prism 8, Connections, IX International Engraving Biennial, Cremona, Italy
Invited, 3rd Global Print Biennial, Duoro, Portugal
LOOP: Artists in Print, Bankside, London


Air, Fire, Water, (Solo Show) Alberta Printmakers Gallery, Calgary, Canada
National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside, London
Masters of Contemporary Art: China and Britain, Yun Contemporary Art Centre, Shanghai
Prism 6, Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London
Beijing Times Art Museum, Beijing, China
Prism 7, Gallery Spodki, Bialystok, Poland
Changsha Museum, Hunan, China
8th International Printmaking Biennial, Douro, Portugal
NAVIGATE: Re-envisioning Landscape, Brown, McKay, Rubin, Rye Creative Centre, Rye


Prism 4, Goto Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo
Dust and Clouds: Dots and Pixels, (Two Man Show), Kerikeri, New Zealand
Impact 9,Hangzhou, China (invited)
2nd Global Print Biennial 2015, Douro, Portugal (invited)
Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Tokushima, Japan
National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside, London
Prism 5, Tea Garden Gallery, Union St, London


RA Summer Show, Royal Academy, London
Prism 3, Spazio Ostrakon Gallery, Milan
Against Nature, Camberwell College of Art, London
Standout Prints, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, USA
NEO Print Prizes, Bolton, Lancashire
Lucy Bainbridge Open, Union St, London
LOOP: New Works, Bankside, London


The First Twenty Years: A Collaboration in Print, St Barnabas Gallery, Cambridge
LOOP, Redchurch Gallery, London
Lucy Bainbridge Open, Union St, London
Pushing Print, Margate
Sussex Open, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne


Future Outlook and Global Vision of Print, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan
BITE, Mall Galleries, London
Pushing Print, Margate
LOOP, Bankside Gallery, London
Climate Change II, Rhyl Library Arts Centre


The International Print Biennale 2011, Newcastle
BITE, Mall Galleries, London
The National Open, Chichester
Magma,Millimetre: Project Site 01, House Gallery, London
Redchurch Gallery, London
Tony Bennett and Ian Brown, Rye Art Gallery
Print and Design Now! 2011, SW1 Gallery, London
Bearspace, Deptford, London
LOOP, Bankside Gallery, London


Volcano: Turner to Warhol, Compton Verney
Chichester Open, Chichester
Originals 10, Mall Galleries, London
A Space Gallery, Solo Show, Hastings
Climate Change, Rhyl Library Arts Centre


London Postgraduate Printmaking in London, Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf
Originals 09, Mall Galleries, London
MA Show, Camberwell College of Art
Affordable Art, London (Brighton Independent Printmaking)
MA & Post Graduate Show, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset


Originals 08, Mall Galleries, London

Awards, Prizes


Independent Judges Award, (NEO Print Prizes)


John Purcell Paper Prize (Lucy Bainbridge Open)


St Barnabas Press Editioning Award (Originals 10)
Climate Change Prize (Rhyl)


Contemporary Screen Print Award (MA Show, Camberwell College of Art)
Galleries Magazine Award (Originals 09)

Work in Public Collections

V&A Prints and Drawings Collection
Tate Britain, Artist Book Collection
Arts Council of Great Britain
British Libraries, Special Collection
Ashmolean Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA
Printmaking Museum, Guanlan, Shenzen, China
SMTG Krakov
Museo Ala Ponzone Cremona, Graphic Arts Collection, Prints and Drawings, Italy
Duoro Museum Printmaking Biennial Collection, Portugal

Kultur Dialog, Yerevan, Armenia
Dudley Museum
Manchester Polytechnic
Newport Art Gallery
Portsmouth City Art Gallery
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
University of Sussex
University of the Arts Camberwell
Wakefield Art Gallery

Professional Practice/Published Works


Printmaking Today, Summer Issue, Layer and Meaning: Interview with Paul Coldwell


Volcano: Nature and Culture, James Hamilton, Reaktion Books, (illustrated)
Printmaking Today, Up Close and Personal, Wrexham Print Symposium
Printmaking Today, Gemini G.E.L. A conversation with Master Printer James Reid


Printmaking Today, Summer Issue, Article on Artists who run Print Workshops


Volcano, Exhibition Catalogue, James Hamilton, (illustrated)


Printmaking, Traditional and Contemporary Techniques by Anne d’Arcy Hughes and Hebe Vernon Morris, Chronicle Press, San Francisco 2008 Contributor (wrote and edited Screen printing chapter)


Printmaking Today, (illustrated), Rebel With a Cause, Summer issue


Artists Newsletter, New Print Possibilities


Artists Newsletter, Water-based Screen Ink