Start-of-the-Season at Eilhausen King’s Mill

After hibernation the windmill will be open to the public for the first time in 2023 on 23 April. There will be guided tours around the mill and the surrounding historic buildings with live-music and an arts&crafts exhibition. Meals and beverages will be available. The Fork and Broom Press will be there with an interesting selection of works. Save the …

Printmaker‘s Day 15 March 2023

Welcome to Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press! This year Printmaker‘s Day at The Fork and Broom Press will come in two parts: Part 1 introduces new work and new themes online on this webspace – here&now. Part 2 comes as an exhibition in our bespoke gallery-in-barn just next to the studio in Oppenwehe on 1 + 2 …

LandArt-Culture Weeks 2023: along LandArt-Route 5

„Culture Weeks“ are returning to LandArt-Route 5 for the second time after in 2019 having coincided with my studio‘s 20th anniversary when we had readings in our lovely old barn. This year the event will be from 1 to 16 July giving artists and arts&crafts workshops opportunity to showcase their works, offer workshops or house events like poetry slams, readings …

Printmaker’s Day 2023

At The Fork and Broom Press there will be two events related to Printmaker‘s Day this year. We‘ll have an online event on 15 March and the exhibition in our bespoke gallery-turned-barn in summer. Printmaker‘s Day traditionally is on 15 March. This is the day on which, in the year 2018, artistic printmaking techniques, like relief printing, letterpress and many …

A Bespoke Gallery Space: our Barn

In 2016 we moved in at the old farm in Oppenwehe which has a barn attached at one end, built for storage purposes such as keeping straw or hay in there, or storing rutabaga or suede and potatoes for the pigs. It took us years to remove all the old stuff and fill the cellar with sand – you can follow a …

Mill-Print Challenge 2022: The Images

The task:Pull a print from a linoblock on a 70 year old proof press and hand colour it afterwards:Ink the block in black with a handroller and then print it. Take the print home, let it dry and complete the print by adding colour using watercolour, gouache, acrylic, coloured ink, pastels, chalk – whatever you prefer, have at hand or feel …