"These abstract artworks explore a visual language of mark-making, influenced by the mountains and wild things that surround me as well as the Stuff of Life that makes us all human.
My printmaking studio lies within the Cairngorms National Park, which is where I make original etchings and monoprints using traditional printmaking techniques. The artworks are printed from copper and steel etching plates, either using acid to etch the marks within the surface of the metal or by taking a single impression directly from the plate.
Like the Scottish writer Nan Shepherd, I am inspired by this wild land. The deeper Nan went into the life of the mountain, the more she learned about her own. Since living in this place, I have been able to dig this work out from the wild places in my soul."
Emily Crookshank studied at The Glasgow School of Art and exhibits widely across the UK. Her work has been shown at the Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, selected by the reknowned printmaker Norman Ackroyd for The Original Print Show and selected by The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers for annual exhibitions including 'The Masters'. Emily has been Artist in Residence for Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair and CIRCLE Contemporary Gallery in Cornwall and was awarded a grant from Arts Council England towards developing her creative practice.
b. 1989 Guildford UK
Studied Fine Art Painting and Printmaking at The Glasgow School of Art (2007-2011)
My prints and drawings can be seen at the following galleries:
Eames Fine Art Studio
54 – 58 Tanner Street (Entrance on Pope Street)
London SE1 3PH
T +44 (0)207 407 6561 (by appointment)
New Kings House, 136 - 144 New Kings Rd,
London, SW6 4LZ
T +44 (0) 7789 264 998 (by appointment)
Hawksfield, Atlantic Highway (A39)
Cornwall PL27 7LR
T +44 (0) 7931 611 959
Hatton House Art & Design
5 Bridge Street
Dunkeld PH8 0AH
T +44 (0) 7513648442
14 Bonnethill Rd
Pitlochry PH16 5BS
T +44 (0) 7557 518 585
The Watermill Gallery
Mill St, Aberfeldy PH15 2BG
T +44 (0) 7881780103