The Derby Print Open is an exhibition open to all showcasing contemporary printmaking from artists based in the United Kingdom.

The Derby Print Open is an exhibition open to all showcasing contemporary printmaking from artists based in the United Kingdom.

Derby Print Open 2022


Thank you for supporting this year's Derby Print Open!

We look foward to seeing you next year!

Selected Printmakers

Alan Jenkins
Alexandra Hon
Alexandra Motiu
Amelia Bown
Andrew Gale
Anna Louise Cox
Anna Vartiainen
Anne Brierley
Catherine Cronin
Chloe Harris
Christine Young
Daniel Skinner
David William Sampson
Dawn Brooks
Deb Rogers
Doug Johnson
Emily Pallett
Emily Simeoni
Eva Juusola
Francis Allwood
Jade’Marie Silver
Janet Sang
Janet Wootton
Jayne Pellington
Jihyun Kim
Jo Wade
Jodie Wingham
Karen Clegg
Karen Spate
Karen Wicks
Kath Bell
Katie Jones
Kerrie Suteu
Kerry Bryant
Kris Trigg
Lisa Kavanagh
Lottie Adams
Louise Dearden
Louise Wiseman
Marie Theresa South
Marie Wilson
Marion Kuit
Maude Tricker
Michaela Wheater
Naomi Arbuthnot
Nic Stoker
Pandora Johnson
Paul Wardski
Rachael Ashley
Rosalind Hazel Manson
Sarah Strachan
Shane Goadsby
Sharon Baker
Steven Allen
Sue Clegg
Teri Walsh
Tony Hall
Vincent Kelly
Zoe Weston

How it works

Applications are open to all and there is no assigned theme.

Printmakers are invited to complete an online submission form before the deadline, and (subject to available space) each entrant will be guaranteed at least one of their submitted works being exhibited, provided all other guidelines are adhered to.

All submission fees are non-refundable and offset costs incurred for administration, installation and promotional literature for the Derby Print Open. All works are subject to a 30% commission fee if sold. NFS works are accepted.

The physical and virtual exhibition(s) will take place throughout June.

Important Dates

February 1st
Call for entries open

February - March
Applications accepted online

March 31st
Deadline for applications

Applications will be shortlisted and all printmakers notified by 10th April. Work should be delivered to studio between 20th - 24th April

May 7th
Deadline to approve catalogue pages

Exhibition showing 1st - 30th June

Unsold work to be collected from the studio between 4th - 10th July


The Derby Print Open was created in 2018, by Green Door Printmaking Studio, with a simple ideology; to promote printmaking and printmakers around the UK.

Over time, the DPO has developed, showcasing artists from all over the UK, partnering with local businesses to add to the cultural impact of the arts within Derbyshire.


Latest News


2021 Call for Submissions

Applications for our 4th Derby Print Open are now open!


Virtual Exhibition now Online!

We are delighted to announce that the Derby Print Open 2020 virtual exhibition is now officially live!!


Deadline extended!

The deadline for submissions has been extended until Thurs 30th April 2020…



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