Art Exhibition & Workshops

29 June–8 July

Cass Arts, Queen Street, Glasgow

Art and design from Glasgow & The Clyde

Rebecca Scott, Louise McGunnigle, Gem Travers, Jonny Mowat Stuff, Stolen Computer, Jennifer Argo, Nomaroki, Greg, Rebecca Cochrane, Coll Hamilton, Gavin McGregor, Francesco Mariani, Alex Holroyd, Orwell McGubbins

29 June

Launch night

7–11pm

The exhibition launches on Friday night with a show of two talented artists. Enter the space from Springfield Court off Queen Street.

Live mural painting by Rebecca Cochrane

Watch as Rebecca creates a mural from scratch in the exhibition space.

Printing with Rebecca Scott

Drop-in and create your own prints with experienced printmaker Rebecca Scott.

30 June

Bookbinding workshop by Downie Allison Downie

10am–4pm, £20

Learn to bind your own notebook with the bookbinders to the Advocates Library, Edinburgh and the Westminster Parliamentary Library. Learn skills you can use at home, stitch your own case bound notebook and coptic bound book.

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All materials are included in the price.

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1 July

Interactive hand-building pottery workshop with Leah Blackburn

11am–1pm, £30

Learn ceramics skills and create your own mug with Leah Blackburn from Open House Studio. Explore a variety of essential techniques used to create all kinds of hand made ceramic goods, become confident with the potters tools and learn all the stages to create your own wonderful pieces of pottery.

A self taught ceramic artist, Leah teaches workshops from her studio on West Campbell Street. She’s featured in exhibitions across Glasgow including a series of workshops at the GoMa in 2017 and 2018.

All materials and cost of firing is included in the price.

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Exhibiting

Artists

Rebecca Scott

Rebecca Scott is a visual artist based at Many Studios, who works in mixed media using experimental mark making. Her work is mainly inspired by personal experience and her own writing. The artist enjoys collaborative work and is involved in several community arts ventures. She is an active member of the GAG collective which seeks to make art more accessible and serve as a tool for social cohesion.

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Louise McGunnigle

My work often takes on dark themes and I enjoy incorporating skulls and nature to symbolise life and death. I take inspiration from nature, films and artists and mainly use ink to create my pieces as I like the range of tones it can achieve. I also generally like to work in a very limited colour palette for my skull illustrations with just a pop of colour to engage the viewer more. Finally, I also enjoy life drawing and sketching when I’m out and about as well as painting so my art is often varied and my pieces can be quite different from one another.

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Gem Travers

An enthusiastic nihilist pondering with needlework.

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Jonny Mowat Stuff

Jonny Mowat Stuff is stuff by Jonny Mowat. He takes inspiration from residing on the internet and from reading books with pictures in. He peaked in 2002 when he drew his family as if they were characters in the film Spy Kids.

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Stolen Computer

Glasgow artist working in black ink and watercolours.

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Nomaroki

Print maker getting the creativity out my head and onto paper.

Greg

Designer and photographer, documenting Glasgow through a lens. My work usually consists of street photography capturing the colour, landscape, and texture of the city. Also sometimes take pictures of my dog.

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Francesco Mariani

Francesco’s fine art photographs reflect on how time and space overlap and how our perception is made up of several layers of reality. His major inspirations are the Italian photodynamism, multiple exposure techniques and the phenomenological relation between vision, object and consciousness. His journey started with a Fujica film camera and now he works with both film and digital media.

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Rebecca Cochrane

I am a illustrator and designer, now based in Paisley after studying Illustration in Glasgow for three years. I create abstract pieces including bold, geometric shapes, mainly pulling influences from my environment, surroundings and personal experiences.

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Jennifer Argo

My work looks at areas of natural science, in particular geology, ecology, glaciology, and geothermal dynamics, in relation to global warming and our relationship to the rest of the natural world. I look at patterns of connectivity, strength and durability in the natural world as a metaphor for a long purview of time, community, and our part within broader environments. I am interested in particular in the way communities form, develop and bridge, and the ways can we adapt for sustainable living.

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Coll Hamilton

In the images I create I hope to capture a moment of truth and clarity both for the subject of the picture and the viewer. My work is figurative and narrative in design. I studied at the Glasgow School of Art and continue to live and work in the city.

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Gavin McGregor

Gavin is a graphic designer working in small creative agency in Glasgow. Designing for print & web, with a focus on branding. He has worked on everything from grammy nominated bands & international clothing brands to small local businesses.

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Alex Holroyd

I’m a photographer and designer based in the southside of Glasgow. My photos are mostly of odd little moments that can vanish seconds after I’ve pressed the shutter.

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Orwell McGubbins

I’ve been trying to be more mindful and appreciative of the things in life that make me happy. On a recent trip to London I became aware of the rituals I go through with my friends and family. Unique moments that I only experience with one or two people. They’ve got a feeling of comfort, a connection from one meeting to the next. I’ve made a series of illustrations about some of the rituals that bring me happiness.

Artist and designer. Likes staying indoors unless there are nice people and good art.  Often uncertain of himself, but you’d never know it to talk to him. “A great guy” – Bruce Linnemann.

About

ClydeBuilt

I started ClydeBuilt in 2015, designing and printing ethical streetwear in Glasgow. Angsty and unpolished I used ClydeBuilt to connect with creative people in the city. It led me to meet and work with hugely talented people. Interesting, engaging people full of positivity and potential. We all want the same thing, to be able to do what we enjoy and create work we love.

ClydeBuilt Exhibitions are a showcase of talent from in and around Glasgow. We present artists from a wide range of fields, some new, others more well known. Everyone deserves the opportunity to show their talents and we’re excited to give a platform to the amazing artists we have on show.

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If you’re interested in exhibiting in future or you’d like more information about ClydeBuilt email orwellmcgubbins@gmail.com

 

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