Brian Deighton (b.1950) 

Brian regularly made posters at Paddington Printshop 1975-84

Having developed design and print skills at PP, Brian continued to run the print facility at The Factory (after PP left in 1977). In 1977 he set up and ran the Walworth Mile Printshop on the Aylesbury Estate in Southwark.

Brian subsequently studied fine art at Byam Shaw and Goldsmiths Colleges. He is a practicing artist who has undertaken a number of public arts commissions including the Platform 12 Mural at Kings Cross/St Pancras in 2000.

His work is included in private and public collections including the V&A London; Sunshine International Art Museum, Beijing;  Gallery Ansoar Fornas, Galicia.

John Phillips (b.1951)

John studied fine art at Sheffield Polytechnic (now Sheffield Hallam University) and has a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Brighton.

As an artist designer and curator he retains a strong interest in socially engaged art practice.

John co-foundered and worked at Paddington Printshop in 1975-89.

Director London Print Workshop/londonprintstudio/lps21. 1989-2022,

John’s work is held in a number of public collections including Victoria & Albert Museum, the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, and Rhode Island School of Design Museum.

Pippa Smith (b 1949)

Pippa initially studied drama.  

Pippa co-foundered Paddington Printshop in 1975, and subsequently worked with Welfare State International. She moved to the Arts Council in 1982, where she developed its first Ethnic Minority Arts Policy and funding of Black Arts.

In 1986 Pippa co-foundered Same Sky, a Brighton based community arts organization that developed projects such as Burning the Clocks.

1999 to 2020 she worked for the Brighton Dome where she produced numerous theatre shows and established a number innovative arts projects including: Adopt an Author and The Poetry Bus.