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Vega Brennan

Vega, who runs the Studio, has over 20 years experience working with prints, teaching art and printmaking. She has MAs in the History of Printmaking (London) and Fine Art and Education (Northumbria). She worked at Tate Britain’s Print Study Room, Leeds City Art Gallery and West Yorkshire Print Studio (formerly Eastthorpe Visual Arts). She is a founder-member of Cumbria Printmakers and in 2009 she set up Cumbria Art Educators, a network for artist educators and art teachers. She lectures on the PGCE course at the University of Cumbria, specialising in Art and Design education.

Her work is at


She can offer a range of workshops for schools, organisations and interested groups:

  • Drawing from observation

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Painting with watercolour, acrylic

  • Oil pastels/soft pastels

  • Colour mixing and theory

  • Perspective drawing

  • Paper-making

  • Printmaking with a press (portable press)

  • Printmaking without a press

  • History of Art

  • History of Printmaking

Vega can also provide one to one tuition either at the Studio or in your own home.

She is fully DBS checked and has Public Liability Insurance.


All outreach/tuition can be accompanied by appropriate health and safety plans and risk assessments.

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