Glasgow Print Studio: Richard Marsden

Richard Marsden - Overlap, Screenprint
Richard Marsden - Overlap, Screenprint

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Forced to close prematurely in March due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the Studio has announced that this exhibition will continue from 4th August when its gallery and shop reopen to the public, with restrictions following government guidelines.

Glasgow Print Studio is showing an exhibition of prints by Richard Marsden – a printmaker from Leeds, living in Glasgow after completing his Masters in Fine Art Practice (Printmaking) at the Glasgow School of Art. A founding and cooperative member of the Leeds Print Workshop, he uses screenprinting to create geometric compositions – allowing him to experiment with overlapping flat spaces of colour and explore relationships between individual forms.

Richard says, ‘My work explores the relationships between different forms and colours including the space around the prints and the colours and textures of the paper itself. These particular works are influenced by construction, the functional elements within architecture we cannot see which are then placed in a two-dimensional space to create new formalistic compositions. There are overarching parallels of ideas between the physicality of building and the process of screenprinting, constructing balanced structures using different layers of ink.’

Also showing from 4th Aug: Alasdair Gray’s exhibition, Omnium Gatherum

Ground Floor Gallery
Trongate 103,
Glasgow G1 5HD

Image: ‘Overlap’, screenprint on Fabriano – 5 in an edition of 10


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