From June 20-22, 2014, we convened exciting creative talent from Canada’s capital and other cities for Prints & Inks 2014, an event featuring the diverse field of print and graphic artsIt took place at the multidisciplinary collaboration venue, IdeaSpace in Ottawa.

The weekend-long show featured a  selection of over 30 exciting Canadian talent in print, illustration and design, curated by Spins & Needles co-founder and creative director Melanie Yugo. Alongside the show was a pop-up shop, hands-on print activities, and a late-night art party. The work of Spins & Needles Silkscreening 101 Workshop alumni was also on display. Original, affordable artwork, limited edition prints, clothing, zines and other print items were available for purchase. 


Raymond Biesinger (Montreal)
Andrew Benson (Edmonton)
Diane Bond (Ottawa)
Gregory Brunet (Montreal)
Julia Dickens (Toronto)
Michael Haddad (Ottawa)
Merle Harley (Halifax)
Josh Holinaty (Edmonton)
Danny Hussey (Ottawa)
Kid Icarus (Toronto)
JP King (Toronto)
Jenn Kitagawa (Toronto)
Jadyn Klassen (Winnipeg)
Eunice Luk (Toronto)
Kirsten McCrea (Toronto)
Drew Mosley (Ottawa)
Elyse Moir (Halifax)
Alicia Nauta (Toronto)
Le Pire Shirt du Monde (Montreal)
Genevieve Simms (Edmonton)
Popolo Press (Montreal)
Ross Proulx (Ottawa)
Luke Ramsey (Pender Island, BC)
Marta Ryczko (Toronto)
Amery Sandford (Halifax)
Stephanie St-Jean Aubre (Gatineau/Montreal)
Jill Stanton (Edmonton)
Guillermo Trejo (Ottawa)
Anne Tessier (Ottawa)
UNIK Print Shop (Montreal)
whatisadam (Montreal)
Colin White (Ottawa)

To find out more about the show:

  • Read our recap of the show on the blog.
  • You can check out more photos on our Facebook page, and through our Instagram and Twitter feed using #PrintsandInks.
  • Read profiles of participating artists, from how they got started to their inspirations to perspectives on where they live to their future projects. More profiles will be posted over the next several weeks.