The aim of The Fine Art Print Company is to produce exceptional quality prints and photographs, and to develop dynamic and mutually beneficial relationships with the creative individuals and organisations we work with.
With the help of our clients and friends we have developed creative ideas and collaborative projects which extend far beyond our walls. We always keep an eye out for interesting and challenging ideas outside the central remit of the studio and have a growing list of achievements which contribute both to our business and to the vitality of the art scene in Bath, Bristol and beyond. Please bookmark our site – you’ll find it an invaluable portal to whatâ€™s happening in our world.
Please contact us about anything we havenâ€™t mentioned which interests you about us, and do make an appointment to come and visit us at our studio to talk about your projects.
See also www.greygray.co.uk
Dunstan founded The Fine Art Print Co. in January 2008 with Katharine Cockshaw. He has been working in the fields of photography, graphic design and fine art print since gaining a BA(Hons) degree in Documentary Photography from the University of Wales, Newport (2001). Prior to his degree he undertook a foundation course in Lens Based Media at Plymouth College of Art & Design (1998).
Through the fine art reproduction service he provides and through other freelance photographic work, Dunstan continues to develop, print and evaluate photographic material. He has extensive professional knowledge of working with large and medium format cameras and digital equipment for fine art reproduction. Dunstan has considerable experience working as a freelance documentary photographer and has participated in and co-produced several exhibitions.
From 2006 Dunstan worked predominantly on developing and managing a fine art digital reproduction service, from photography to final print, in Bristol. Through this work he built up a comprehensive knowledge of digital print technology, colour management and research in to archival quality inks and papers. He is highly skilled in using advanced software to colour manage and control image quality, often working directly with artists to achieve the final proof. His success and renown as a talented fine art printer lies in his fastidious approach to his work and attention to detail, his own artistic skill and highly developed knowledge of tools and materials.
Dunstan has highly developed graphic and web design skills and regularly undertakes design work for private and commercial clients.
Claire Donovan enjoys an advisory role with The Fine Art Print Company in Bath. She works closely with Dunstan as adviser on both business development and the arts.
Claire is an art historian with specialist research interests in medieval illuminated manuscripts (English Books of Hours, the Winchester Bible) and recent work on the Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais. She has worked in a variety of roles in higher education, at Southampton Solent University and, from 2002 – 2008, at Dartington College of Arts where she was Deputy Principal. She is an experienced lecturer and teacher, with a range of publications on art history and higher education practice. She is also Associate Lecturer on Humanities and Arts with the Open University, and holds a variety of Fellowships and honorary posts in higher education.
Claire is Secretary of the Poltimore House Trust (since October 2008) and from January 2010 is Project Co-ordinator for the English Heritage-funded project to repair Poltimore House â€“ a fine multi-period house just north of Exeter in Devon [www.poltimore.org]. Claire is working on all aspects of developing the project to create an exciting and sustainable future for this great house, including vital fundraising and relationship building with business, heritage and the arts.