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From Alba To Arabia

We collaborated with Wejha Arts Center, Kuwait, to produce a fascinating exhibition and programme of creative events online (which you can now watch back below) after our project, From Alba to Arabia, was paused due to Covid restrictions. Before Covid-19 put a halt to the project across the Gulf Region, which has a rich heritage and an exciting contemporary art ...
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Engage Scotland ART Evolution

Highland Print Studio is delighted to have received funding from Engage Scotland’s ART Evolution project. HPS is one of three organisations across Scotland to be participating in the programme, which is funded by the Fleming Collection and Creative Scotland. Highland Print Studio, in collaboration with the University of the Highlands and Islands Centre for Health Sciences, will work with three ...
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Highland Print Studio/Highland Culture Collective

Highland Print Studio is currently hosting an artist in residence, one of five residencies taking place across highland, which are part of the Highland Culture Collective, a Creative Scotland funded project. Our artist in residence is a photographer, Evija Laivina, who is with us until September 2022, working with community partners to deliver photography workshops. If you are a community ...
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JAPES

The Junior Ardersier & Petty Environmental Society Possibly the longest name for the shortest people we’ve had in the building. JAPES, to use the concise version, contacted the Studio to help them create an interpretative panel on the birdlife of their local nature reserve. The participants, most aged 7 and under, learnt about the birds from Highland Council Countryside Ranger ...
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Mapping Our Land

Highland Print Studio was commissioned by Highland Council to provide a cross-curricular project for six secondary schools from across the Highlands. The Studio developed a project that saw the pupils create artwork based on a map of their local area. Professional artists worked across different departments in each school, teaching the pupils about, for example, the social history, ecology or ...
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Sunshine on a Plate

Highland Print Studio received funding from the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) to design a new schools outreach workshop that combined arts and science. The workshop, called ‘Sunshine on a Plate’ teaches pupils how to create artwork using a technique called polymer photogravure. This involves creating an image, either photographically or hand-drawn, that is then exposed ...
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Walk in the Park

A year long artist’s residency working with people with long-term mental health Highland Print Studio received funding from Creative Scotland, Highland Council and Scottish Natural Heritage to provide a year-long residency for an artist to work with people disabled by long-term mental health. The artist appointed was Conall Cary. Conall is originally from Oregon, USA, but was working in Galway, ...
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Luminate Workshops & Victoria Hall of Fame Exhibition

Highland Print Studio hosted an exhibition of poignant portraits showing nine Cromarty residents who were teenagers in the Ross-shire coastal town during the Second World War. The images, created by artist and HPS Studio Manager, John McNaught, show contemporary portraits of the octogenarians interwoven with photographs and artifacts depicting their lives and loved ones from the 1940s. The exhibition, named ...
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An Ubhal as Airde | Raigmore

In 2012, Highland Print Studio was commissioned to create an original piece of artwork to help enhance the ambience of the approach of the new cancer treatment facility at Raigmore hospital, Inverness. Some of the hospital staff sang in a Gaelic choir and suggested that something which culturally tied to the Highlands would be most appropriate. They decided that a ...
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St Joseph’s

In May 2014, the Studio was delighted to welcome a group of pupils from St Josephs Primary School, which is straight across the river from us in Inverness. The pupils came to learn linocut with Studio Manager and artist, John McNaught. The pupils came with the preparatory drawings that they had made with John when he visited the school on ...
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