Saturday 12th November 2011: Preview of work by Lisa O’Brien at Left Bank, Tarland


Lisa O’Brien

Saturday 12th November 2011

Preview 6pm – 8pm

Lisa O’Brien lives and works in Wester Ross on the west coast of Scotland.

Two years ago Lisa had a residency at Left Bank and we are delighted to welcome her back.

Lisa has been developing her work at the Highland print studio in Inverness and has a particular interest in photogravure technique. This is where  a polymer plate  is coated with a light-sensitive gelatin tissue and is then  exposed to a film positive. This is made into a  high quality plate that can reproduce the detail and continuous tones of a photograph.

On show will be a collection of  atmospheric photogravure prints on BFK Rives Grey paper

and archival digital inkjet prints  on Somerset fine art paper.

Artist Cv

Qualifications and training

  • 2007 MFA Fine Art with Distinction, Grays School of Art RGU, Aberdeen
  • 1989 Ba(hons) Expressive Arts, Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton

Solo exhibitions

  • 2006 – 07 Black Cube, JIPB Cube Gallery, An Tuireann, Isle of Skye, Scotland
  • 2004 Annat, Annat beach, Torridon, Wester Ross

Group exhibitions

  • 2011 Sublime Film Festival, Rose Street Car Park, Inverness
  • 2011 Uproot/Displace/Resettle, Heartwood, Monkquell, Blairgowrie
  • 2010 Architectural Disorder (Disturbance), OVADA Gallery, Oxford
  • 2008 Single Track Road, New Media Scotland, Toured to Belgrade, Boston, Vancouver, CCA Glasgow
  • 2007 Swing, Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds
  • 2006 Disturbance Cube, JIPB Cube, Ichinomiya, Japan, also toured to Denmark, France
  • 2001 Losing Gravity, Merlin Theatre, Sheffield, St Annes Church, Manchester
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