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Peter Ursem
painter, printmaker, poet

Dutch artist Peter Ursem studied Comparative Literature at the University of Utrecht and Painting, Drawing and Printmaking at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague. Having landed in Dorset in 1998 Peter developed relief printmaking (linoprint, woodcut, woodengraving) alongside his painting. He likes words and in some of his work explores letters, words and meaning as a visual medium. Peter holds regular exhibitions of his work, and gives masterclasses and workshops in relief printmaking techniques.

Selected Exhibitions

19 January - 27 March: Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
6 April - 31 May: Poole Printmakers, 5 Bowling Green Alley, Poole
28 May - 5 June: Wylye Valley Art Trail, Tisbury (with Liz Nash)
28 May - 5 June: Cornwall Open Studios, Tamar Valley, nr Calstock
23 - 26 June: Hackwood Arts Festival, nr Basingstoke
September: Tamar Valley Art Trail

17 September - 2 October: Guggleton Arts Project, Stalbridge
27 Feb - 24 April: "Dorset Footprint", Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

20 Nov - 13 Dec: Landscapes & Other Stories, The Barn, Odstock
13-25 April: Bark! A celebration of Trees & Woods, Shaftesbury 

Arts Centre


photo peter ursem with press