Visiting Artist: Dr Jacqueline Donachie

It was an enormous pleasure to welcome Dr Jacqueline Donachie to the Granton Campus of Edinburgh College today where she gave a fantastic talk about her approach to research practice, public art, social engagement, Sculpture, drawing and her current exhibition ‘Right here among them’ at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh. After the talk Jacqueline took time to visit student run EPOCH8 gallery where she discussed her time on the Transmission Gallery committee and shared some great tips on artist run spaces. There was also time for a few tutorials with CAP1&2 students.

‘Right here among them is on at the Fruitmarket Gallery until 11th February 2018.

Visiting Artist: Keith Farquhar

ContemporaryArtETC… would like to thank our latest Visiting Artist, Keith Farquhar, who to give an excellent talk to both year groups on his current body of work “Nudes in Colour”. The talk was very engaging and the studios have been buzzing with discussion about the work and Keith’s up coming show at Hyperground in Edinburgh.

Keith graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1993, and completed his MA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths in 1996. As well as taking part in numerous group shows over the years, he has also had several solo exhibitions of his work in Edinburgh, London, Berlin, New York, Cologne and Milan. Recent solo exhibitions include: In Domestos Chaos, Crescent Artspace, Woodend, Scarborough (2008); Matisse and Keith Haring Remade by Keith Farquhar, the Embassy, Edinburgh (2007); Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London (2007); Atomised, Nyehaus, New York (2005) and New work, with Mark Leckey, Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2005).

‘Nudes in Colour’ opens at Hyperground (3/1 Bruntsfield Crescent) Friday the 4th of December 7-9pm is then open on the 5th and 6th of December 12-6pm.