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#EdFashion Announces Inaugural Event

By at June 17, 2015 | 8:55 pm | 0 Comment

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#edfashion, Edinburgh’s social media hashtag for fashion, are hosting their first event this month - 'Drink & Draw' - an evening of fashion sketching and socialising at The Biscuit Factory. Five models wearing designs and pieces from Edinburgh's independent designers and boutiques will be presented individually for guests to draw, after which they are encouraged to

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Between a rock and an art place!

By at June 3, 2015 | 11:16 pm | 0 Comment

Art exhibition, Summerhall Edinburgh

Charity exhibition and auction raises funds to support youth homelessness The Rock Trust is holding its fifth postcard art exhibition and auction between 4 June and 2 July at Summerhall to raise money and awareness for youth homelessness in Edinburgh and the Lothians’. The fundraising event has received over 170 mini masterpieces, donated by renowned local,

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Edinburgh College student is people’s choice

By at April 17, 2015 | 9:33 am | 0 Comment

Edinburgh College Student Anna Elez Rodrigo celebrates her People’s Choice award at Creative Exchange.

Edinburgh College student is the people’s choice in design competition An Edinburgh College illustration student walked away with the people’s choice award in a competition to design a children’s book cover for city publisher Floris Books. The Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize 2015 challenged entrants to design a new book cover for Allan Campbell

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Roxburgh’s Court Art Project Goes On Display

By at October 1, 2014 | 2:33 pm | 1 Comments

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More than thirty design students from the Edinburgh College of Art have entered a competition to turn Roxburgh’s Court, just off the Royal Mile, into a ‘destination’. The small square located between Roxburgh’s and Warriston’s Closes now forms the hub of an award winning development that is breathing new life into the Old Town’s medieval

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The Absolutely Other – Exhibition by Mary Modeen

By at December 5, 2013 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Mary Modeen exhibition

The Absolutely Other - Exhibition of prints by Mary Modeen 18 January to 15 March 2014 This installation of prints features work made up of overlays of visual memory that mix landscape and suggestions of witnessing. These are layered together to suggest forms of awareness in which landscape and metaphysical states share equal attention. Printmaking processes

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Written Image: A partnership between Edinburgh Printmakers and Scottish Poetry Library

By at November 5, 2013 | 3:11 pm | 0 Comment

Written Image: A partnership between Edinburgh Printmakers and Scottish Poetry Library

Edinburgh Printmakers are working in partnership with the Scottish Poetry Library to launch  a project that fosters collaborations between printmakers and poets. The results of these collaborations constitute the exhibition ‘The Written Image’, and demonstrate the rich variety and depth of creative stimulation engendered by cross-form exploration. Printmaking

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The Proclaimers to be given the Warhol treatment

By at October 12, 2013 | 12:26 pm | 0 Comment

Andy Warhol exhibition

Scots band The Proclaimers will be given the ‘Warhol’ treatment this month when an image of the twins will be used for a series of free screen-printing workshops being held at the Scottish Parliament. These sessions are running as part of the new ‘Andy Warhol:  Pop, Power and Politics’ exhibition which runs until Sunday 3rd November. Run by the Fife

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Warhol Goes to Holyrood

By at October 4, 2013 | 11:55 pm | 0 Comment

Andy Warhol exhibition

‘Andy Warhol: Pop, Power and Politics’ opens tomorrow (Saturday 5th October) at the Scottish Parliament. It is the first exhibition of the artist’s work to take place in a Parliamentary building and includes a number of iconic works never shown before in Scotland. The result of a collaboration between the Scottish Parliament, Carnegie UK Trust and the Andy Warhol

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John Bellany: A Life in Print

By at September 29, 2013 | 10:13 pm | 0 Comment

12th October to 9th November 2013 This Autumn Edinburgh Printmakers honours the memory of one of Scotland’s most highly acclaimed artists John Bellany (1942-2013), with a premiere exhibition celebrating his life and work in the medium of print. This stunning collection of prints, unseen together until now, spans over four decades and gives the viewer a

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The Great Tapestry of Scotland to return in 2014

By at September 21, 2013 | 9:12 pm | 0 Comment

Scotland Tapestry

The Great Tapestry of Scotland is to return to Holyrood next year for a second time following its hugely popular first ever public showing at the Scottish Parliament. It will be exhibited for three months between July and September. The announcement that the Tapestry will return to the Parliament, by the Presiding Officer, comes after approximately 30,000 thousand

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