Gill Tyson studied at Edinburgh College of Art and The University of Edinburgh, for an MA(Hons) in Fine Art.
She has completed residencies at the Frans Masereel Centre in Belgium, at Cló in County Donegal, Ireland, and at Swansea Print Workshop in Wales.
She has work in many public collections including Aberdeen Art Gallery, Paintings in Hospitals, Ritchie Collection – Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, University of Dundee, Fife Council, Readers Digest (NY), Scottish Arts Council, Smithsonian Institution, Mobil Oil, Royal Bank of Scotland, Adam & Co, TSB, Shell UK, University of Edinburgh, Mellon Financial Corporation, George Watson’s College
Gill has served as chairman of Edinburgh Printmakers from 1982 – 86 and as vice chairman from 2000-2009. She is currently on the City of Edinburgh Visual Arts Awards Panel .
Paul Musgrove trained in Art & Design at St Albans College of Art, tutored in printmaking by John Brunsdon and Anthony Harris along with design tutor Dick Powell.
After college worked on archaeological excavation West Heslerton,North Yorkshire. Site photographer, and site supervisor, under site director Dominic Powlesland.
Joined “Glassworks” hot glass studio inHolyrood Road,Edinburgh,Scotlandto assist in setting up workshop with Jenny Antonio. Received SDA new craftsman grant with Glassworks in 1982. Joined “The Tent Co” organizing body of the Festival Craft Tent. Became council member of Scottish Crafts Centre, Edinburgh. Glass maker in residence at Strawberry Studios,Jersey, C I. Co-director of the Nicholson Gallery,Edinburgh.
During early 1990 dissolved Glassworks and started working at Forest Fire Ltd – wood heating specialists in St Mary’s Street,Edinburgh with co-director Stewart McKenna. Attended numerous conferences and training courses concerning wood fired heating and wood fired heating equipment.
July 2008 Forest Fire Ltd – closed due to retirement – to pursue artistic endeavour.
2009 – Attended course in photo-polymer etching a tEdinburghprintmakers with Alfons Bytautus and have since been practising as printmaker.
During 2010 continuing to make prints, numerous exhibitions around UK as well as teaching courses in photo etching.
Anne studied at Edinburgh College of Art (1977-81) BA(Hons) Drawing and Painting. Studied under Elizabeth Blackadder and Sir Robin Philipson.
Zurich University, Switzerland 2001
Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium, Artist in Residence 2003
Awards and Prizes
2007 Prizewinner Tokyo Screenprinting Biennale
2003 Visual Arts Award, Dundee
2001 Runner up, Fergusson Award
2000 Printmaker of the Month/Leicester City Gallery
1981 Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship, E.C.A.
1981 Photography Bursary, E.C.A.
1980 Hospitalfield Summer Scholarship
2009 Feels Like Forever, Edinburgh Printmakers
2004 ‘in transit’ Byre Theatre Gallery St.Andrews Scotland
2000 Curiosities Leicester City Gallery
1989 Myths and Dreams Neal’s Yard Gallery, Covent Garden, London
1988 Relic Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Recent Group Exhibitions (selected)
Three Scottish Printmakers. National Theatre London
Where were we? Patriothall Gallery Edinburgh
New York Art Fair, New York, USA
The Art Show Lloyds Banking Edinburgh
Kunst, Design und Barbie Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Through a Child’s Eye Edinburgh Printmakers (Featured Artist)
Impressions Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
Hibrida International 2 Bradford and Brno, Czech Republic
International Grafiek, De Sint-Aldegondiskring, Belgium
Eye Candy Brockdam Gallery, Northumberland
Stuckists Lite, if you can’t be bothered going to Liverpool, 1A Gayfield St. Gallery
Etching in Dundee, Contemporary and Historical Prints, McManus Gallery, Dundee
London Art Fair, Islington
Journeys, Discovery Point, Dundee
23rd Mini Print International, Cadaques, Barcelona, Spain
Small Graphic Forms, Miejska Galerria, Lidz, Poland
Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Japan
Lessedra International Print Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria
180th Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition of Art and Architecture, Edinburgh
72nd Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition, Aberdeen
Utopian Art Prize, Twin Towns, Dundee and Wurzburg, Germany
Aspect Painting Prize Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland
Visual Arts Scotland RSA Gallery, Edinburgh
SSA Annual Exhibition RSA Gallery, Edinburgh
ZOO, Edinburgh Printmakers’
Scotsman Publications, Duncan McMillan
Druk met Kunst-Belgium Dec.2003
Printmaking Today vol.no.12 Summer 2003
Goedendag-Belgium Nov. 2003
Guardian Oct. 2004
Independent Oct. 2004
Wideshut Magazine 2004 vol 2
Times Oct. 2004
Scotsman Oct. Simon Pia 2004
Daily Mail Nov. 2004
Vernissage Berlin 2004
Dundee Visual Arts Scheme Publication 2006
Zuricher Zeitung 2001
Selected Public Collections
Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium
Museum of Fine Art, Brussels
Edinburgh College of Art
University of Cambridge (New Hall Art Collection)
The Peter Cussac Collection, Paris
Brno Art Gallery Collection, Czech Republic
The Rene and Iris Weber Collection, Zurich
Royal Bank of Scotland
Prefecture, Tokyo, Japan
And many other public and private collections.
Kelly received a BA in Design (Visual Communication) with Hons. Illustration from University Of Western Sydney, Nepean. 1998
2011 Bristol drawings, Snap print Gallery, Bristol
2010 Permanent Exhibition, Budongo Conference Room, Edinburgh Zoo
2009 Abbeyhill Sketches, Amber Arts, Edinburgh
2008 Spots and Stripes, African animals exhibition, Just Scottish Gallery ED
2007 Permanent Collection, Howies private Dining Room, Waterloo Pl, ED
2006 Exhibition of New works, Howies Restaurant, Edinburgh
2005 The Paris drawings, (prints) Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery
The Paris drawings (originals) L’Institut Francais d’Ecosse, Edinburgh
2004 The Edinburgh Series, Framework gallery, Edinburgh
2011 Inspiration, Painter’s Gallery, Mona Vale, Sydney
Affordable Art Fair, represented by Anna Smithson Gallery, London
Summer Exhibition, Marchmont Gallery, Edinburgh
Summer Exhibition, Sarah Dallas Gallery, Edinburgh
Import/Export Exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
2010 Summer exhibition, Gallery @ OXO, London
Mini Print Exchange and Exhibition, Snap Print Studio/Gallery Bristol
The Darwin method, Marianne Newman Gallery, Sydney
The Spaces Inbetween, Amber Arts Gallery, Edinburgh
Top 100 Finalist ‘London lives’ competition, Bankside Gallery, London
2009 23rd Annual Exhibition, St Columbus Hospice, Edinburgh
2008 Print Exchange 5, Print Zero Studios, The Pratt Gallery, Seattle USA
VAS Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
Summer Exhibition, Whitehouse gallery, Kirkudbright
All Creatures Great, farm animals, Just Scottish gallery, The Mound ED
2007 Royal Glasgow Institute Of Fine Arts Annual exhibition, Glasgow
Royal Society of Artists Open Exhibition, The Mound, Edinburgh
Macmillan Cancer Support Art Exhibition, Lyon and Turnbull, Edinburgh
Zoo, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery
Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition, Aberdeen
Circle Scotland Art Auction, Lyon and Turnbull, Edinburgh
Print Exchange 5, Print Zero Studios, Portland, Seattle, USA
2006 Pulp, works on paper, Global gallery, Paddington, Sydney
Country living, Redbarn Gallery, Melkinthorpe, Cumbria
2002-2006 Glasgow Art Fair, represented by Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery
Ken has for many years been a self-employed photographer and lecturer at Stevenson College, Edinburgh. He is also involved in the Famous Scots Project.
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Art Education :
1972-76 Edinburgh College of Art – Diploma in Drawing & Painting
1976-77 Post-Diploma (with Distinction) – Drawing & Painting
1986 Atelier 17 (with S.W. Hayter), Paris, France
1978: Lecturer in Printmaking, Edinburgh College of Art
1978-79: Assistant, Public Art Scheme, Livingston
1979-2009: Printmaking Assistant / Senior Etching Technician, Edinburgh Printmakers
1986: Printmaker-in-Residence, Soulisquoy Printmakers,Orkney
1987/88: Establishes studio, “Bonfire Editions”, Edinburgh
1992: Artist–in Residence, Hirson,Thierache, France
1993: Elected Associate of The Royal Scottish Academy
1998: IInvited Artist, Iwate Art Festival, Japan
Invited Lecturer, Da Hatchery Print Studio, Shetland
Invited Lecturer, Print Studio, DCA, Dundee
1999: Invited Speaker, Panel on “Printmaking & Education”, IMPACT
International Printmaking Conference, Bristol, England, UK
2000: Invited Artist/Printmaker & Invited Speaker, Conference on “Printmaking & the Environment”,
Frans Masereelcentrum, Belgium
Invited Lecturer, Soulisquoy Printmakers, Orkney
2001: Invited Lecturer, Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier
Invited Lecturer, RHOK, Brussels
Royal Scottish Academy Award, The Sir William Gillies Bequest Fund
Visiting Lecturer, Printmaking, University of Northumbria
2002: Visiting Lecturer, Taigh Chearsbhagh, North Uist
2004: Course Tutor/Lecturer, Centro Andaluz de Arte Seriado, Granada, Spain
Course Tutor/Lecturer, The Sidney Nolan Trust, The Rodd, near Presteigne
Consultant on Acrylic Resist Etching & Photopolymer Printmaking, Stowe School, Buckingham
“A Printer’s Miscellany: 25 years In Print” Exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery
2006: Appointed Academician, Royal Scottish Academy
Course Tutor/Lecturer, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
Course Tutor/Lecturer, Green Door Printmaking Studio, Derby
Technical Advisor, Printmaking, School of Fine Art, University of Newcastle
2007: Course Tutor/Lecturer, Fermynwoods, Brigstock Kettering, England
Visiting Artist, Rugby School
2009: Visiting Artist, MGLC, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Appointed Technician & Senior Demonstrator, Fine Art Print,
Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Speaker, “Artists & Printers” Symposium, First International Print Biennale, Newcastle upon Tyne
Technical presentation, IMPACT International Printmaking Conference, Bristol, England, UK
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Chris Sleath is a relative newcomer to printmaking and uses studios in Manchester and Edinburgh.
“I am naturally drawn to the precise technical processes in printmaking but also encourage the unpredictability and spontaneity which can be achieved by a happy combination of accident and naivety. I am interested in the immediacy of printmaking and most of my work is the result of some kind of collaging before or during the printing process. I am inspired by the relationships between mankind and manmade machines”
Chris is influenced by the work of the Dadaist, Russian Constructivist and Bauhaus art movements of the 20th century and his obsession with 1950′s classic lightweight bicycles is frequently seen in his work.
Norman McBeath is a photographer and printmaker, based in Edinburgh, whose work focuses on people and places. The National Portrait Galleries in London and Edinburgh have over fifty of his portraits in their permanent collections.
A number of award-winning writers have produced original responses to his photographs including Jeanette Winterson (Oxford at Night, 2006), A. L. Kennedy (Evidence, 2006) and Janice Galloway (City Stories, 2008).
He has recently collaborated with two leading poets: Plan B (Enitharmon Press, 2009) with the Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Professor of Poetry at Oxford, Paul Muldoon; Simonides, (Easel Press, 2011) with Robert Crawford, Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at the University of St Andrews.
David Faithfull is an artist, printmaker and curator based in both Edinburgh and on the Isle of Mull in Scotland. He lectures at the University of Dundee and publishes Artists Book, Prints and Multiples under the Semper Fidelis imprint.
Much of his work involves his relationship with the natural environment, through Palindromic and Panoramic forms and sequences. These involve extensive studies on the Scottish Hebrides and include the recent launch of the Artists Collective 6°W and the collaboration with the poet John Burnside and the Scottish Book Trust on the Isle of Jura. This also featured in Polygon’s ‘The Spirit of Jura’ in 2009, as a visual chapter alongside pieces by renowned international writers. Other publishing collaborations include the Gaelic Arts Agency’s ‘An Leabhar Mor – the Great Book of Gaelic’, currently on its world tour.
Additional projects involve curating the highly acclaimed travelling Artists Book exhibitions ‘Cabin:codex’ 2011 and ‘Inkubator’ 2007 – 2011, installing specific themed spaces to challenge the nature of interacting with Artists Books. A recent series of prints for the Halifax/Bank of Scotland, was created using shredded banknotes, reflecting the 2009 stock market crash. Other printmaking projects include the ‘Jettison’ series of prints, multiples and Artists Books, documenting the crash of a Tornado jet near Torness nuclear power Station, in south-east Scotland.
Faithfull has exhibited extensively and has work in collections including the Tate Britain, London; the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and the Hunterian, Glasgow; as well as numerous private collections internationally.
He is currently on the boards of Edinburgh Printmakers and the Society of Scottish Artists.
Catherine Anne Hiley
Born in 1979 to English and Canadian parents, Catherine Anne Hiley grew up in Germanyand trained in London, Berlinand Vancouver, graduating with a diploma in Fine Art from the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee in 2007. In 2008 she moved to Scotlandwhere she became a member of Edinburgh Printmakers.
While drawing is the starting point for all my work, the more applied process of printmaking and/or bookbinding – working with the materials, with machines, through many stages of production – help me to crystallise my initial ideas. The physical aspects of making the work are a great influence on the work itself and are vital components of the creative process. Things that fascinate me about both media are the possibility of multiples and the variations within an edition. I always try to use the medium which transmits my original intention in the best way possible. It is my intent to create pieces in which the content, form and meaning form a consistent whole.
Influences come from many sources, from personal experiences and observations through history, literature and music to art which I admire, such as Hans Holbein’s portraits, or the play of light and shadow in black and white films from the 1930’s and 1940’s. As someone who likes travelling, and has lived in different countries on different continents, narrative and journeying are important elements of my work. My general themes are probably human beings and the spaces they put themselves in, the relationships they build with one another, transformations they undergo, and the way they perceive themselves.
Patrizio Belcampo was born in Ravenna in 1979. Since 2003 he has lived in Edinburgh , where he became a member of Edinburgh Printmakers and focused his artistic practice on printmaking.
“While my work contains references to literature, material culture and the decorative arts, my objective in printmaking is not the illustration of ideas borrowed from those disciplines, but the realisation of well-resolved images through close engagement with technique. In other words, I am always just trying to make a good print!
My interest in flatness and palette reduction came into focus during a couple of years spent investigating the possibilities of silhouette in silkscreen printing via the paper stencil. More recently I have approached the medium of stone lithography with a view to exploring new surface qualities in my work”.
Alexander Hamilton grew up in Caithness, Scotland. He studied Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art, after qualifying, he spent 6 months recording the plants on the uninhabited island of Stroma, creating his first photogram images.
For the past three years I have worked as Printmaking technician at Bournemouth University. The teaching of printmaking processes has absorbed and overwhelmed me, and my work has echoed this daily preoccupation with making complex ideas and processes clear, with clarity and conviction.
Since leaving my job to move back to Scotland my days and preoccupations have shifted. I no longer have such a structured routine and can spend more days working and thinking alone. My prints are of those familiar corners, shadows and shapes looked at again and again as I think of something else. As my mind drifts on and an idea once clear and complete loses its form, the image of a lamp and its overlapping shadows remains, recomposed a little in an ideal frame to recall that shimmering moment of lucid thought.