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exhibitions & events 2022

Rosalind Lawless

Rosalind Lawless
Glasgow Print Studio Ground Floor Gallery
Exhibition Runs: Friday 04 March - Saturday 02 April 2022

Preview: Thursday 03 March, 6pm - 8pm

"Looking always at the leftover cut paper and other materials that were continuously produced through and surplus to my printmaking process. I asked myself, what would happen if I rearranged these materials and created something new? What if I introduced found materials?

In a move away from more traditional ways of working on paper and other substrates and towards collage; the found and recycled is becoming paramount to my process. Working with collage creates unexpected results for me, a sense of surprise and new meaning.

Exploring the materiality of the found and recycled materials is key to methods I want to explore. This alongside a willingness to experiment and allow the process to bring up the unexpected has underpinned this latest period of work."

Rosalind Lawlesswas born in Glasgow in 1978 and studied Fine Art Printmaking at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen from 1999 to 2002. She graduated with a Masters of Fine Art Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London in 2004. She teaches art part time, and exhibits regularly. In 2019 she was awarded a scholarship at the the International Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, she was shortlisted for the AnnaLobner/Dusseldorf Exchange and was awarded the Bet Low Trust Award.

Lawless has collections in PATHFOOT, Stirling University, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Pallant House Gallery and Museum, Chicester. She was a recipient of the Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross Award culminating in a three month scholarship to Florence. In 2003 she was the winner of the Daler Rowney Drawing Prize Royal College of Art, London, in 2004 the Tim Mara Trust Award from the Royal College of Art and in 2005 the Joe Hargan Award Paisley Art Institute, Glasgow. In 2008 and 2009 she was the recipient of the Glasgow Art Club Fellowship Award and Inverarity One to One Travel Award.

Image: Rosalind Lawless, 'Maintenance', 2022, screenprint collaged with oil pastel frottage, 80 x 70 cm.


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