Based on a set of local folktales from the area, Leith Folk & Lore is a celebration and showcase of Leith’s vibrant history and culture from both past and present. Using bold and explorative risograph printing techniques, Morvern has lifted these stories off the paper and brought them to life in the form of sculptural puppets and 3D installations. The exhibition will aim to bring folk together, Leithers and non locals alike, and show them something new about our proud part of the city!
We’re delighted to present UnProcessed, a new body of work created by Celeste John-Wood during her time as artist in residence. Using her interest in urban ecologies as a starting point for image making, Celeste gathered inspiration from commons and shared spaces, visualising links, knots, fences and connections.
Forgeries – Maria Stoian
Comics artist Maria Stoian dips into autobiographical narrative with her work in progress, Forgeries. Maria explores her relationship with her late father, Alex; traversing his life, illness and death, the process of her own coming out, her grief, and the way art has always tied them together.
Artist in residence
UPDATE: This round of residencies is now closed. Out of the Blueprint’s residency programme is now open for applications from young people aged 18-24. We are currently looking for visual artists, illustrators, graphic designers, printmakers or other creative individuals who are interested in the riso print process. Out of the Blueprint recognises the positive value…
Exhibition: Joanna Blémont
Artist Joanna Blémont dreams up uncanny atmospheres through natural forms and fragments of built environment. Drawing from her own personal dreams and early visual research in psychology, Joanna creates mirrored associations within her work to create enigmatic dreamscapes that are open to interpretation. The mysterious, ambiguous tone of her work immerses the viewer in the language of dreams.
OPENING SATURDAY 9TH JULY Saturday 9th – Saturday 16th July 2022Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Leith Print Expo is a week-long celebration of print! We’ll throwing the doors wide open and showcasing the best bits from the past 12 months in the Blueprint studio. See the Drill Hall transformed into a huge pop-up market…
PALS summer scheme
PALS SUMMER SCHEMEMonday 8th – Friday 12th August 20221-5pm each day Applications are now closed and all places have been allocated.If you already submitted an application, please check your email for more information. PALS is a free week-long programme of arts activities for 11-13 year olds at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, featuring: Drawing…
Sarah Phelan presents a new body of work created during her time as artist-in-residence at Out of the Blueprint.
Easter comic club
We’re running a 3-day comic club in the Easter holidays for ages 10-13. Each day will be filled with fun comic-making activities with real-life comic artists Malcy and HAM, with the chance to print comics and artwork using our exciting riso printer in the Blueprint studio. Places are free, and you can book your child’s…
A Time and a Place
12 March – 23 April 2022 Out of the Blue Drill HallMonday-Saturday, 10am-5pmFREE Our resident artist Gemma Gorton presents a new body of work created during her time in the riso studio. Capturing the changing colours of her Edinburgh home, Gemma’s work gives a glimpse of a quiet city of street scenes, public parks and under-explored nooks through dawn, dusk and twilight. …