Printers & Workshops
Andrew Gunnell (b. 1974) is an artist and master printer. He studied at the University of Ballarat from 1993 to 1995, and then at RMIT University. From 1997 to 2013 he was Master Printer at Chrysalis Gallery and Publishing Studio, East Melbourne. From 2008 he was Technician/Lecturer in the Printmaking Studio at RMIT University, and since 2011 he has also been a Lecturer in Printmaking at Monash College. He has been a committee member of the Print Council of Australia since 2005.
Andrew Gunnell lives and works in Melbourne and on the Bellarine Peninsula, where he also runs Tidespace Press, a private press established in 2002.
Daniel Moynihan (b. 1948) is a painter and printmaker based in Melbourne, who studied painting and printmaking at Preston Technical College, and at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) under Udo Sellbach and Tate Adams. He has lectured at Prahran College of Advanced Education (1973–77) and at the Preston (later the Phillip) Institute of Technology (1977–92). In 1988, at Rick Amor’s request, he reintroduced Amor to the techniques of etching, which Amor had first used twenty years earlier when he was a student at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School. Moynihan was Head of Printmaking at RMIT University from 1992 to 1997. In 2016 the Art Gallery of Ballarat held a retrospective of his work: The Art of Daniel Moynihan: Printmaking 1966–2016.
Daniel Moynihan exhibits at Australian Galleries, Collingwood (Melbourne).
Deanna Hitti is a printmaker, with a particular interest in the book arts. She studied art at Monash University. In 2005 she established the printmaking and artist book studio Rambunctious Press Australia, in Richmond (Melbourne). She was commissioned by Tess Edwards Baldessin to print five of the eight prints (by eight different artists) in the commemorative portfolio Baldessin & Friends, produced in 2016 to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Baldessin Press & Studio, St Andrews.
Martin King (b. 1957) is a Melbourne-based artist and master printer. He studied at the Caulfield Institute of Technology, at the Sydney College of the Arts, and at Monash University, Gippsland, where he completed his Master of Fine Art. In 1991 he was employed at the Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy (Melbourne), as an Assistant Printer, and he began printing with artists around 1992. In 1994 he became the Senior Printer at the APW, working with artists to produce etchings, aluminium plate lithographs, stone lithographs, woodcuts, linocuts and monoprints.
Martin King exhibits at Gallerysmith, North Melbourne.
Rosalind Atkins (b. 1957) is a printmaker who specializes in wood engraving. She is also a professional printer. She studied at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and completed her Master of Fine Art at La Trobe University. From 1987 to 2009 she worked as a Printer at the Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy (Melbourne), where she printed relief and intaglio prints. In 2007 she was responsible for preparing the copper plates for Rick Amor’s Venice Series of etchings. Since 2010 the major part of her custom printing has been for Amor on presses at Around the Bend Press (Murray Walker’s studio), Northcote, and at Kate Herd’s studio in Alphington, and she has also been involved in a long-term collaborative project with the artist eX de Medici.
Rosalind Atkins exhibits at Australian Galleries, Collingwood (Melbourne).