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Vega Brennan

Vega, who runs the Studio, has over 20 years experience working with prints, teaching art and printmaking. As well as being a fully qualified art teacher, she has an MA in the History of Printmaking (Distinction for Thesis, London) and an MA in Fine Art and Education (Distinction, Northumbria). She has worked at Tate Britain’s Print Study Room, Leeds City Art Gallery and Eastthorpe Visual Arts (now West Yorkshire Print Studio). She is a founding member of Cumbria Printmakers. In 2009 she set up Art Educators North West, a network for Artist Educators and Art Teachers in Cumbria and Lancashire. She is a member of the Tullie Community Board and the British Printing Society Executive Council.

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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