The Plant Room

Yorkshire Artspace
- , 2017

Tickets: Free

All things botanical, in a solo exhibition from Peter Griffiths.

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Beneath the many artists and makers working away in its studios, Yorkshire Artspace has opened up its gallery in recent months with a string of exhibitions, residencies and workshops. Up next is artist Peter Griffiths, with solo exhibition The Plant Room.

Peter Griffiths has spent the summer visiting three community gardens – Parson Cross Community Gardens, Meersbrook Community Walled Garden and Sheffield Botanical Gardens – taking photos and gathering inspiration. After familiarising himself with the gardens' plants, flowers, fruit trees, and even the weeds, Peter has made a series of botanical screen prints for The Plant Room.

Alongside Peter's artwork, there'll be workshops in creative screen printing and jacquard machine knitting, where you can create your own prints and patterned items to add to the exhibition, as well as an artist's talk and a plant sale/swap.

Find out more about Peter in our Meet the Locals Q&A.

Exhibition open Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm.

Launch & artist talk
Friday 15 September, 6-8pm

Creative Screen Printing with Peter Griffiths and Sheffield Print Club
Saturday 23 September, 11am-4:30pm, £20 – book now

Jacquard machine knitting with Miriam Griffiths
Saturday 30 September, 11am-4:30pm, £20 – book now

Plant Sale/Swap
Saturday 7 October, 11am-4:30pm

This exhibition is part of Making Ways, a programme supported by Sheffield Culture Consortium through Arts Council England to showcase, celebrate and develop the exceptional contemporary visual art produced in the city.