Heather Wilson - Edinburgh based printmaker

Monoprint/Woodcut/Gold Leaf
Monoprint/Wood Engraving/Gold Leaf
Wood Engraving
Monoprint/Wood Engraving/Gold Leaf
Monoprint, Copper Leaf, Inks


Heather Wilson

Continuation of art practice, exhibiting where possible.

Living in Edinburgh. Scotland.
Experimenting with printing/combining mono prints, wood cuts and wood engravings.

2015-2011. Edinburgh. Scotland.
Continuation and development of artistic practice and home educating younger son.
Pursuing artistic development, worked on a portrait of David Burnett, wood engravings collector.
Working on own personal projects and experimenting to develop artistic practice.
Lino printing workshops with staff from charity, working with people with Aspergers/autism.
Joined board of FAIR, an Edinburgh charity advising and supporting people with additional support needs and learning disabilities.

Devised, co-ordinated and produced, a hand printed limited edition calendar by 6 artists for 2011, jointly with son. Edinburgh. Scotland.
Development of artistic practice and home educating younger son.

Development of own artistic practice.
Home educating son.

Personal artistic development, bringing up 2 sons, single parent.
Masters in Design in illustration, at Edinburgh College of Art, 2001.
Creating artworks for own artistic development.
Living in New Zealand for 3 months, travelled to Australia and the Phillipines.

Bringing up 2 sons. Continuing to make prints and exhibiting where possible.

Lino cutting workshops with children, Smails printing works, Innerleithen. Scotland.
Residency, working with psychiatric patients in the day unit of Victoria Hospital, Fife. Scotland.
Visiting lecturer, Sunderland polytechnic. England.
3 week residency, Highland Printmakers, Inverness. Scotland.
Weekend printmaking workshops, Tweeddale Museum and Art gallery, Peebles. Scotland.
6 week residency, woodcut workshops at Castlemilk Housing estate. Glasgow. Scotland.
Lino-cutting workshops, Corpus Christie school, Gateshead. England.

Part-time lecturer in screenprinting and graphics, North Tyneside college of Further Education, living in Edinburgh and travelling.
Printmaking workshops, Gateshead Central Library. England.
Printing Thomas Bewick wood engravings, at Charlotte Press, from the original wood blocks, for Newcastle Central Library, archive. The Pease collection. (2 Year commissioned project). Newcastle. England.
Teaching weekend courses at Charlotte press, in etching. Newcastle. England.
Moved to Scotland.

Joint project funded by Northern Arts: produced boxed set of 24 poem prints based on the Exeter Riddle book. Newcastle University, England.
Teaching Etching courses at Charlotte Press. Newcastle, England.
Lino cutting workshop at the Durham Light Infantry Museum, to accompany print exhibition. Durham. England.
Mono-printing workshop, Laing art gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Summer 'play worker' employment, for Newcastle City Council.
Studio work and own artistic practise. Newcastle. England.

Part time child minder, worked in a whole food cafe and whole food shop.
Worked for Gateshead council, mainly with adults in day a care centre for people with mental health conditions. Newcastle. England.

1984- completed fine art degree in printmaking, Sunderland polytechnic. England. B.A.(hons). 2:1.

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Recent Exhibitions

Light, land and Country, Gallery23, Edinburgh.
RSA: SSA. Edinburgh.

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