Commissioned Artists Panel

Commissioned Artists Panel

Sun 28 Jan 2018
14:00 (1h)
Book Tickets
_ Price: Free
_ Venue: Anatomy Lecture Theatre

Commissioned artists panel with Derrick Guild, Ciara Veronica Dunne, Ross Fleming and Robert Powell, co-chaired by ‘Burns Unbroke’ Festival Director Sheilagh Tennant and Exhibitions Facilitator Holly Knox Yeoman.


Derrick Guild, born 1963. Exhibitions include: ‘Brecht’s Journal’, Edinburgh, 2017, “After A.D”, Summerhall, Edinburgh Festival, 2015, ‘Feast’, Nassau County Museum, New York, 2016, ‘After Eden’, Alan Stone Gallery, New York, 2010, ‘Picnic Hamper For Heaven’, Perth Museum, Scotland, 2007, ‘The Lux Residency, Lux Art Institute, San Diego, California 2009, and ‘Sense Is Hard’, Pier Arts Centre, Orkney 1997.

Ciara Dunne has lived and worked in Edinburgh since 2010. The detailed, mysterious work of the artist Ciara deals with cinematic memory, magic in culture and uncanny humour. She works across a spectrum of media, using a monochromatic palette on board, paper and walls to bring her figurative and poetic world alive. Her drawing and mural work has been exhibited/commissioned in Dublin, Edinburgh, Cork, Belfast, Liverpool, London, Chicago and Rome. She was an invited artist at the Crack On! Festival of Graphic Artists, Rome 2012 and has received Arts Council of Northern Ireland SIAP Award for Individual Art Practice 2009.

Ross Fleming is a Glasgow-based artist. He studied Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, graduating in 2011. Fleming divides his time between his own practice and creating bespoke garments for performance artists such as Walker and Bromwich. Previous exhibitions include ‘Supernovia’, Glasgow Project Room, Trongate 103, 2016 and ‘Bring Your Own Beamer’, ECA, 2014. Fleming is a former committee member of The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow.

Robert Powell is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and he has exhibited widely at home as well as throughout Europe, North America and the Far East. In his career thus far he has been the recipient of several awards including the 2008 John Watson Award, the 2011 Benno Schotz Award from the RSA and the 2013 SSA Engramme Printmaking Exchange prize.

Burns Unbroke is a new contemporary multi-arts festival celebrating new interpretations of the life and work of Robert Burns at Summerhall between the 25 January – 10 March 2018. Throughout the festival there will be a series of artist talks giving insight into their practice and relationship to the life and work of Burns. Burns Unbroke is a partnership between Artruist – Independent Art Consultancy and Summerhall, it is supported by Creative Scotland, Burns Night – Scotland’s Winter Festivals and Arran Whisky.