60 Years of Graphic Studio Dublin

from May 2020
Melissa Ellis: Untitled I,  etching & pencil, edition: 1/2, 42 x 59 cm | 60 Years of Graphic Studio Dublin | from May 2020  | Municipal Gallery
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Graphic Studio Dublin is Ireland’s oldest printmaking studio, established in 1960. With an artist led ethos, Graphic Studio Dublin has protected the traditional skills of etching, stone lithography, wood and linocutting, and now embraces contemporary techniques of photo-intaglio and screenprinting.

Hundreds of artists have passed through the doors of the Studio, from the first basement premises in Lower Mount Street, through its long and productive sojourn in Green Street East in Dublin’s Docklands, to its present home in a spacious four storey former brewery on the North Circular Road. Many of its artists have gone on to spread the skills of printmaking by founding new studios, in a manner that would have pleased the five founding members.

Virtual Exhibition: Click HERE.

We had planned to bring you an exhibition celebrating 60 years of Graphic Studio Dublin in the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, unfortunately for now that’s not possible. However, we are pleased to present the work of some of it’s members were brought up, lived in or studied in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown online through our social media.

To find out more about Graphic Studio Dublin and their fantastic work go to their website www.graphicstudiodublin.com. If you are interested in any of the work in this exhibition please contact Graphic Studio Dublin for more details and for sales.

We are also delighted to share workshops and a drypoint demonstration by artist Clare Henderson, the first printmaking workshop, suitable for the over 5s Homemade Print and Stamp Making will be posted on social media but can also be viewed here.

Image: Melissa Ellis: Untitled I,  etching & pencil, edition: 1/2, 42 x 59 cm
from May 2020
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