Pick Me Up

The annual graphic design festival 'Pick Me Up' is on right now at Somerset House and runs until the 2nd of May.  Emerging and established artists have come together to display their existing work, as well as create new work on site.

(c) Felicity Marshall, 3rd Rail (c) Felicity Marshall, 3rd Rail

This years festival muses on the theme of community and collaboration and features displays of graphic art, illustration, ceramics, stationary and more.

Colourbox Orb (c) Joe Rogers, Clay Collective. Pick Me Up 2016 Colourbox Orb (c) Joe Rogers, Clay Collective. Pick Me Up 2016

There are also lots of events and workshops being held; from screen printing to bookbinding and pottery.

Pick Me Up 2015 (c) Kevin Meredith (3) Pick Me Up 2015 (c) Kevin Meredith (3)

The event also features a retrospective of the Typographer and Printmaker Alan Kitching who will also be at the festival creating a print series with his letterpress.

Alan Kitching A Life in Letterpress (c) Alan Kitching, published by Laurence King. Pick Me Up 2016 Alan Kitching A Life in Letterpress (c) Alan Kitching, published by Laurence King. Pick Me Up 2016

 

 

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