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With all its eyes the natural world looks out into the Open

June 8, 2015

(“Mit allen Augen sieht die Kreatur das Offene” from the Eighth Elegy, Duino Elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926), translation by Stephen Mitchell)

New Paintings, Mixed Media Works on Paper and Artist Books

07.08.15 – 05.09.15
Union Gallery, Edinburgh

A full colour catalogue with foreword by arts journalist and writer, Susan Mansfield to accompany the exhibition. Click here to view

BBC Scotland Culture Studio Interview

July 6, 2014

Alison Auldjo, Director of the Union Gallery and Audrey Grant interviewed on 2/7/14 by Janice Forsyth on BBC Scotland Culture Studio to celebrate the 5th Anniversary Exhibition opening at the Union Gallery on Friday 4th July 2014

Dance Figures

October 13, 2013

A new gallery called Dance Figures has been added. Since Spring 2012 Audrey Grant has been attending rehearsals at Scottish Ballet as part of an on-going drawing research project. This has been made possible with the kind permission of the dancers, choreographers and management. This small series of paintings come out of the observational drawings done during these rehearsals.

Edinburgh International Festival programme development commission for visual artist Audrey Grant and writer Mary Paulson-Ellis…….Details announced……..

July 3, 2013

In an exhibition at The Hub during August 2013, The Evolution of a Creative Idea, explores the collaboration between a visual artist and writer on the development of a new idea. Audrey Grant and Mary Paulson-Ellis draw inspiration from Darwin’s Tree of Life demonstrating that all species evolve from a common ancestor, the work of Samuel Beckett exploring the human condition, the anatomy drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and the desktop drawing technique of previous EIF commissioned artist, Greg Creek (2009).The exhibition will model how the creative process evolves towards a variety of possible outcomes such as an artists book, a printed book and other visual representations, all contextualized through the journeys of an existential Jack Russell dog.