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Talk:

Saturday 16th November 2019                          

 

3.00 - 4.30pm

 

1st Floor Gallery & Workshop

 

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Come along for an informal gallery talk with Alistair Gow, who will talk about his own work in the show and the experience of working with visiting artists as a collaborative printmaker. There will be an opportunity to learn more about the possibilities of colour intaglio focussing on the incredible work in the show.

 

This will be followed by a printing demonstration of a multi-plate colour etching in the main printmaking workshop.

 

Admission free.

 

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Above (from top): Brian Eno, Helica Cadmium Red (Tails) and Helica Cadmium Red (Heads), 2018, etchings, editions of 25. Alistair Gow at work in GPS and various process and printing stages of his multi-plate colour etching Chair RD.

 

 

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Exhibiting artists:

Ann Aspinwall, Tauba Auerbach, Rob Churm, William Crozier, Rohini Devasher, Rachel Duckhouse, Brian Eno, Alistair Gow, James Kennedy, Ian McNicol, Sean O’Dell, Victor Pasmore, Philip Reeves, Bronwen Sleigh.

 

Glasgow Print Studio presents an exhibition of prints by national and international artists who use colour to explore the beautifully expressive and varied mark-making techniques of intaglio printmaking.

Intaglio is a traditional printmaking technique in which marks are scratched or etched onto a surface such as copper or steel, creating grooved lines or textures that ink is trapped within. The ink is then transferred from the textured surface of the plate onto paper when passed through the press.Through this process, the paper is transformed and given a sculptural quality that is virtually impossible to achieve via any other process.

 

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Alistair Gow is a Glasgow based artist working primarily with printmaking. His images come from a fascination with things that present potential: blank spaces, billboards, roads, and pictures hanging on walls are recurring motifs. The practice of printmaking, in particular the process, craft, and community of a workshop, is essential to how he thinks about and makes art.

 

Gow graduated with a BA(hons) in Painting and Printmaking in 2010. Since 2014 he has worked for the Glasgow Print Studio, specialising in intaglio and relief printing, working as collaborating printmaker with artists to create editions of prints, teaching classes and supporting the Studio’s membership.

 

Glasgow Print Studio, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD

+44 (0)141 552 0704

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm. Admission free.

Glasgow Print Studio is registered as a Scottish Charity. © 2015 Glasgow Print Studio. Legal and copyright notice. All rights reserved.

 
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