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Drawn In The Margins - Michelle Keegan

Drawn in the Margins
Flourish Award by Michelle Keegan
LPW Project Wall
3rd May – 15th July 2016

Printmaker Michelle Keegan is the 2014 winner of the Flourish Award for Excellence in Printmaking hosted by West Yorkshire Print Workshop. A Slade School of Art graduate, Michelle’s work in etching is minimalist and monochromatic, depicting a series of abstract layers, memories of spaces, places and landscape.

The Flourish award gave Michelle access to the WYPW studio where she developed this series of new work, entitled Still Navigating, which was first exhibited as part of a solo print exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery in 2015 – 2016. Drawn in the Margins brings together 8 etchings.

‘I am fascinated by printmaking, I live for it and have never ceased to be excited and amazed by its magic and potential. The process is a fundamental part of my work. The images emerge through allowing the print process of etching and the personality of the metal, on which the images are constructed, to become essential to the visual dialogue. The nature of the process demands clarity of thought, precision and reflection throughout the making process.’

Read more about the exhibition here.

MEET THE ARTIST

Artist Talk: Wednesday 29th June, 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Michelle will talk about her practice and the work she has made for the Drawn in the Margins exhibition. Read more and book online here

The LPW Project Wall is at our new St. George Street Studio.
50, St. George Street, Leicester, LE1 1QG.
Visit Drawn In The Margins during our opening hours.

The LPW Project Wall plays host to work in progress, documentation of projects, mini exhibitions and sometimes it is used as an extension to our main exhibition space.

Tuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday, 10am – 8pm
Thursday 10am – 5pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm

  • Still Navigating 4, Etching, Michelle Keegan
  • Still Navigating 9, Etching, Michelle Keegan
  • Still Navigating 13, Etching, Michelle Keegan