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Exhibition Of Contemporary Hand-made Artists' Prints

8th July 2008

Photograph of Exhibition Of Contemporary Hand-made Artists' Prints

St Fergus Gallery, Wick
19 July to 16 Aug ~ Highland Printmakers' Exhibition
ORIGINAL PRINT - an exhibition of contemporary hand-made artists' prints

the Highland Print Studio is bringing to St Fergus Gallery, Wick an exhibition of contemporary artwork celebrating the diversity of work that can be created using traditional printmaking techniques. The exhibition, in collaboration with the Highland Council Exhibitions Unit, contains etchings, screenprints, relief prints and lithographs by artist printmakers based in the Highlands and beyond.

The show also includes displays of the equipment and tools used to create artwork using these fascinating techniques.

Works include Steven Campbell's 'The Rosslyn Experience', a woodcut of the apprentice pillar at Rosslyn Chapel;John McNaught's 'Playing for the Jersey' , 20 linocuts in the artist's series of images representing every Scottish Football League club; Adrian Wiszniewski's 'Whispering Hag' woodcut from 'The Girl, the Boy and the Hag', a modern gothic fairytale written and illustrated by the artist; Bronwen Sleigh's 'Petrolia' etching from a series on the Cromarty Firth area.

Admission is free and donations are welcome to help with the upkeep of these Highland Council galleries.

St Fergus opening times: M, T, Th 12 to 5.30pm, Fr 2 to 8pm, Sat 10.30am to 1pm, Closed Wed & Sun

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