Edinburgh Printmakers

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Edinburgh Printmakers' new home at Castle Mills is 'taking printmaking to a new level'

10 Apr 2019

Opening of the multi-million pound base will breathe new life into an abandoned piece of the city's industrial heritage

Fifty years after it closed its doors as a world centre for the making of wellington boots, a remarkable building in Edinburgh's Fountainbridge will reopen this spring as a major new arts hub. Seven years and £11 million in the making, Edinburgh…

Ravi Agarwal: Nadar/Prakriti

13 Aug 20183 stars

Exhibition exploring the Scottish environment

Last summer, Indian artist Ravi Agarwal undertook a residency at Edinburgh Printmakers and, during his time in Scotland, travelled and researched in the Highlands. An environmental activist in India, Agarwal wanted to find out more about people's…

Going Dutch: Five artists and gallerists on Rembrandt

12 Jul 2018

As Edinburgh prepares to celebrate the epic work of Rembrandt, five figures from the art world discuss the Old Master's influence, skill and legacy

Best known for his self-portraits and the monumental masterpiece The Night Watch, the artistic influence of the Dutch master Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn cannot be overstated.

New Edition

10 Aug 20173 stars

Edinburgh Printmakers celebrate 50th anniversary with new commissions from Museums Press, Poster Club and Emer Tumilty

To mark the 50th anniversary of Edinburgh Printmakers – the open-access art studio facility in Union Street which will soon be moving to an impressive new building in Fountainbridge – this group exhibition has been put together by Glasgow-based writer…

Cheer Up! It’s Not the End of the World

6 Aug 20123 stars

Apocalypse images and tormented childhood dreams from Gordon Cheung, Damien Hirst and more

It’s coming. The end of the world, that is. Or at least that’s the case according to those who subscribe to the ancient Mayan theories of disaster-movie-style apocalypse, who reckon it will all be over by Christmas. As the title of this group show…

New Print Generation

17 Apr 2012

Edinburgh Printmakers exhibition featuring Rachel Maclean, Patrizio Belcampo and Lyndsay Gauld

Just in time for Degree Show season, Edinburgh Printmakers has chosen to hold its own mini student exhibition – a selection of emerging graduates from the four major colleges who use printmaking techniques as the basis for their work. As with every…

Hidden City

9 Dec 20113 stars

Edinburgh Printmakers members’ show a mixed bag

In compiling their latest, largest annual members’ show, Edinburgh Printmakers have imposed an unwitting watermark of quality with their decision to give it a theme. ‘Edinburgh Uncovered’ is the subtitle, and the collection claims to offer ‘an intimate…