selection for national original print exhibition

The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers has created this annual open submission print exhibition to showcase the best in contemporary printmaking in any printmaking technique. 

I'm thrilled that my screen print 'Wind Dance Storm Ophelia' has been selected. The exhibition will take place at The Bankside Gallery, London in September.

 19 -30 September 2018


stroud summer exhibition 2018

Three of my etchings are currently being shown at the Stroud Summer Show at the John Street Gallery at the SVA in Stroud. Organised by James Holliday this is the first time this exhibition has taken place which aims to bring together Stroud's many and varied artists and makers in one gallery space with a few from further afield too.

Saturday 4th  -Saturday 25th August
Open: Wednesdays 6-9pm and Saturdays 10am -5pm 

John Street Gallery, Stroud, GL5 2HA                   Free


rbsa print exhibition award

I am absolutely over the moon to have been awarded the GMC second prize for my submission to the RBSA Print Prize Exhibition 2018. The award was presented by judge Mychael Barratt at the private view on 26th July in Birmingham. The £500 cheque is going towards my studio costs for my first year of independent printmaking. I am immensely grateful to the RBSA and GMC for creating and supporting this opportunity.

The exhibition continues until 1st September 2018.



the RBSA print prize exhibition, birmingham

I am so pleased to have had 4 works selected for this year's Print Prize Exhibition at the RBSA Gallery in Birmingham. Screen prints 'Wind Dance I' and 'Wind Dance Storm Ophelia' will be exhibited alongside etching 'Wind Trace 4' and 'Wind Trace 5'.

The exhibition aims to champion and celebrate the exciting range of contemporary printmakers producing original printed artworks within the UK. This year’s exhibition was selected by Mychael Barratt, Past President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, and Leonie Bradley, Editor of Printmaking Today.

26th July - 1st September 2018                                                  Further information available at



ma multi-Disciplinary Printmaking - awarded with distinction

After 3 years of hard work, fun and fulfillment I've completed my MA and am delighted to say I have graduated with Distinction. It's been a fabulous 3 years, a steep learning curve and the result is a small but gratifying part of what I will be taking with me from this amazing journey.


ma multi-disciplinary printmaking degree show - University of the West of England, Bristol

Showcasing 2018 UWE MA multi-disciplinary printmaking final year students - 11 different styles and practices in print:

Leonie Bradley, Maxine Foster, Catharine Cartwright, Julie Leach, Jemma Gunning, Lisa Davies, Vicky Willmott, Miranda Harris, Zoe Powell, Chris Miller, Charmaine Cunningham

8 - 13 June 2018

Further information at                              @uwemaprintshow  


the broadway open art competition and selling exhibition

Julie's etching 'Wind Trace 4' has been selected for the Broadway Open Art Competition to be held at The Little Buckland Gallery, Little Buckland, Broadway, WR12 7JH. The judging panel will be chaired by the eminent engraver and printmaker Norman Ackroyd RA

8th - 17th June 2018

Exhibition -  open daily 10:30 – 5pm    Free entry – no booking or ticket required

Further information available at


Affordable art fair - Hampstead

Julie has work showing with The Drugstore Gallery, stand 16 at AAF Hampstead

10th - 13th May 2018 

For further information visit


Proof exhibition - christmas steps gallery, bristol

Proof brings together four contemporary printmakers who explore similar ideas in their practice. Through print processes including screen printing, etching, wood engraving and lithography, their work explores ideas of uncertain existence, transience and liminal space - the threshold between the known and the unknown.

13 - 18 June 2017

With thanks to the University of the West of England and MA Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking

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now exhibition - bower ashton library, bristol

Mini exhibition by 5 contemporary printmakers showing recent developments in their practice.

Autumn 2016

Artists:- Leonie Bradley, Julie Leach, Catharine Cartwright, Miranda Harris, Lauren Curl