Skink Ink Fine Art is a fine art print studio, editions publisher and gallery in Williamsburg Brooklyn. We specialize in Giclée or Archival Pigment Prints, which are wide-format archival inkjet prints. We have been working in Williamsburg for almost a decade but took the current space and name in 2010.
Skink Ink was founded by Philip Riley who is the lead artist and printer. A digital artist himself, he trained as a fine art painter/printmaker at Central St. Martins, in London in the 1980's. He has both shown in galleries and worked in them ever since. Starting as a gallery technician, then gallery manager, later he ran a gallery for the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, showing many young up-and-coming artists who went on to achieve major awards such as the Turner Prize.
There is a large technical component to digital printing and it requires a very strong grounding in both the equipment and the software required. This experience Philip gained early on as a commercial photographic printer, then later through over a decade of working in professional graphics in New York City as a production designer and a photo-retoucher. Sub-careers launched specifically to gain these skills. His expertise is therefore the culmination of several lifetimes' experience in diverse creative fields, drawing together strands of commerce, techne and pure creativity.