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Chance Playing Cards by Catalyst UK

Published July 03, 1996 Updated November 24, 2023

CHANCE Playing Cards are produced by Catalyst, an open group of women artists and scientists founded in 1995 in Portsmouth UK.

1998 United Kingdom Catalyst Jenni Catlow Collaborative Add to Collection

CHANCE PLAYING CARDS

King of Diamonds by City of Portsmouth Boys School Queen of Clubs by City of Portsmouth Girls School Ace of Spades by Jenni Catlow 3 of Hearts by Jenni Catlow
Jack of Clubs by Midhurst Grammar School Jack of Spades by Midhurst Grammar School 10 of Hearts by Lindsey Green Ace of Clubs by Gillian Hawkins

CHANCE Playing Cards are produced by Catalyst, an open group of women artists and scientists founded in 1995 in Portsmouth UK. The group explores the relationship between art and science and the effects on daily life.

Each card features artwork by a different artist, including Jenni Catlow, Gillian Hawkins and pupils from City of Portsmouth Boys School and City of Portsmouth Girls School.

Joker by Jan O'Highway Joker by Polly Blythin
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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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