Suzanne Taylor was born in Edinburgh and studied psychology at Glasgow University. She later
obtained her Bachelor of Fine Art from The Academy of Art University, San Francisco and a Masters in
Fine Art from Glasgow School of Art.
The exhibition showcases the work from Edinburgh College’s School of Art and Design Higher Education Graduating students 2018. The exhibition this year is bigger than ever, bringing together the combined talents of the HND year 2 students from 3D Design, 3D Animation, Computer Art & Design, Contemporary Art Practice, Fashion and Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration
Artist and musician Fritz Welch presents CRYSTALLINE CHRYSALIS CRISIS in Summerhall’s Machine Shop – a bunker-like area in the former veterinary school, housing its defunct metal-lathe, responding to the space’s architectural and interior features. Utilising the privately-owned art centre’s inherited and personal furniture in-conjunction with sculptural installation, which includes wall drawings, videos and sound works, Welch will attempt to
Visual Arts Scotland in association with Summerhall are delighted to present the work of eighteen of the hottest emerging talents on the Scottish Art scene. Since its inauguration in 2015 our Graduate Showcase has celebrated the finest emerging artist graduating from art schools in Scotland, exhibiting their work in the prestigious RSA galleries in Edinburgh.
Using Tintoretto’s creative presence and the atmosphere engendered by his great masterworks, studying their subtlety and responding to them with drawings and paintings of his own, Pulsford attempts to re-live Tintoretto’s experience of inventing them.
Married for 51 years, Dawson and Liz Murray share a great passion for plants and have spent the twenty-one years since they moved to Fife designing a beautiful garden which provides a constantly changing source of inspiration for their work. Although sharing a studio, their work on the theme of the garden is very different and extremely individual in interpretation.
Exhibition Launch with live performance – Friday 4th May, start time 6pm. Art of Balance – this exhibition will feature physical stone stacks, photography from internationally renowned land-artists, drawings and film – with live stacking from Sterling Gregory (USA), Manu Topic (France), Travis Williams (USA) and James Craig Page (Scotland). Traditional pebble mosaics by Joel
Using robotic devices to simulate living animals, ‘P’eng’s Journey to the Southern Darkness’ brings lifelike characteristics to lifeless animal bodies. The sophisticated mechanism of each automaton contain within them a notion that life can be simulated by art and science. By blurring the line between the animate and the inanimate, these inventions embody a philosophical
A selection of works forms a brief retrospective on the incredible career of Marta de Menezes. The concept of identity and a dichotomy between the natural and the artificial are recurrent themes in Marta de Menezes’ practice. Beginning with ‘Immortality for Two’, the first collaborative work with her partner Luis Graça, which explores the reciprocal
Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr Well-known bioartists Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr (The Tissue Culture & Art Project) present their landmark work ‘Pig Wings’ (2000). Advances in tissue engineering, xenotransplantation and genomics promise to render the living body as a malleable mass. Questioning the effect of these powerful technologies on the body and society, Pig
Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition co-curated by Edinburgh International Science Festival, Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart, including renowned artists Marta de Menezes, Oron Catts, Ionat Zurr, Tarsh Bates and Ting-Tong Chang. Through works derived using the tools, techniques and
PROJECT SUMMERHALL celebrates the absolute wealth of artistic endeavour and cross-pollination going on inside the building – including visual arts, sculpture and live performance. There will be photography, film and video, plus publications, print and jewellery.
This special exhibition gathers Vazquez‘s both graphic and audiovisual work together. It presents how the artist adapted his comics and illustration books into animated films. The collection will display early sketches, illustrations and posters. There will be also original comics and several storyboards showing the process of adapting the books to animation films as part
Delicious Source is a response to Burns (through drawing) and is a large-scale detailed monochrome mural, painted directly onto a wall in the Laboratory Gallery.
This is an installation of objects, paintings, photographs and prints that use key elements from the life, time and works of Robert Burns. Themes such as sex, desire, mortality, love, melancholy, class, time, fecundity and the natural world are drawn on to create a series of visual, narrative and poetic connections.
Three installations inspired by Robert Burn’s epic poem Tam o’Shanter.
A group show of contemporary interpretations of Robert Burns’ appearance.
Group shows of editioned work. With work by Calum Colvin, Catherine Sargeant, Euan Heng, Harland Miller, Holly Johnson, Jo McDonald, Kenny Hunter, Ursula Hunter & Whyn Lewis
An Exploration of Line by Garvald Edinburgh Artists A line joins two points- what happens between these two points is where the creativity occurs. Following on from last years’ successful show at Summerhall, Garvald Edinburgh are delighted to present an exhibition of work by 9 artists each exploring line in their own unique way.
Crew Scotland Photography Showcase. Crew Scotland presents some of Scotland’s finest Photographer’s personal projects including some never before seen works. The showcase also features fourteen of Crew’s up and coming Assistant Photographers. On display are outstanding works from a broad spectrum of themes and styles of photography. Journey through the Basement Galleries and enjoy the talent on