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July 17 2014
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Glasgow Print Studio Ground Floor Gallery
18th July - 15th August 2014

An international residency programme to support new work in print by artists from Scotland and Commonwealth countries, commissioned by the Scottish Print Network.

We are pleased to announce details of a presentation of new work in print by outstanding national and international artists commissioned by Below another sky and the Scottish Print Network.

To mark Culture 2014 and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, we will host a changing presentation of over 16 new limited edition prints in our ground floor gallery. This will begin on 18th July, changing each week over a four-week period.

These works were produced as a result of an ongoing series of international residencies: 10 artists based in Scotland were invited to travel to a Commonwealth country for residencies leading to the development of new work in print with one of Scotland’s five professional print studios; 10 artists based in or originating from Australia, Canada, India and Pakistan have been invited to travel to Scotland, to work directly with one of the studios.


Above: Christine Borland screens drying at Highland Print Studio, Seher Shah at work at Glasgow Print Studio and Fahd Burki at work at Edinburgh Printmakers.




The 20 participating artists are: Sarnath Banerjee, Claire Barclay, Christine Borland, Fahd Burki, Julia Dault, Rohini Devasher, Geoffrey Farmer, Emily Floyd, Michael Fullerton, Louise Hopkins, Janice Kerbel, Jim Lambie, Scott Myles, David Noonan, Elizabeth Ogilvie, Robert Orchardson, Amol Patil, Carol Rhodes, Seher Shah, David Shrigley.

The five participating studios are: Dundee Contemporary Arts, Edinburgh Printmakers, Glasgow Print Studio, Highland Print Studio and Peacock Visual Arts.

Below another sky is curated by Alexia Holt

belowanothersky.org/

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Current exhibition


Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery

As part of Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Glasgow Print Studio is delighted to present Meaning Inc., an exhibition of new and recent work from Glasgow based artist Michael Fullerton featuring portraits of figures “who embody political commitment or represent strong ideological positions.” Meaning Inc. expands the artist’s ongoing investigation of media, technology, and justice with an exhibition that questions the social or civic relevance of art in the age of information and mass media.

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Above: Michael Fullerton, Who Are the Brain Police?, 2014, police vehicle strobe lights, electrical components, wood.




Generation is an ambitious and extensive programme of works of art by over 100 artists in over 60 galleries, exhibition spaces and venues the length and breadth of the nation taking place between March - November 2014, with the majority of exhibitions taking place over the summer of 2014, as part of the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme.





Coming up



Make Your Mark: Open Day and Meet the Printmakers
Part of Festival 2014


Each year we throw open our doors and invite the public to come along and see behind the scenes. Artist talks, printmaking demonstrations and opportunities to meet the artists are just some of the ways to get involved and learn about print.

Saturday 26th July 2014
1.00-4.00pm - FREE EVENT - Drop In


Merchant City Festival - The Print Hub on the Street!
Part of Festival 2014


Two days of printmaking activity! As part of this years Merchant City Festival, GPS will have a print hub set up in the street in front of the gallery entrance (King Street) for families and passers by to have a go at printing little friendship cards and ‘special message’ Commonwealth tags. There will be a wooden tree construction in the gallery where people can hang their finished message telling us what the Commonwealth means to them.

Saturday 26th July and Sunday 27th July
12.00-4.00pm - FREE EVENT Drop in - first come basis

For further information on any of our learning programmes please contact:

Sarah Stewart,Education Officer
+44(0)141 552 0704
sarah@glasgowprintstudio.co.uk




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