Glasgow Print Studio (GPS) was founded in 1972 as an artist-led initiative providing accessible workshop facilities and later a gallery space for artists making original prints. Now, as an internationally acclaimed centre of excellence in fine art printmaking, GPS promotes contemporary and innovative printmaking and supports the development and expression of artists’ practices. Its state-of-the-art workshop lies at the centre of its activities, which encompass publishing and exhibition programmes, learning events, printmaking courses, print sales and an archive.
Glasgow Print Studio is a non-profit-distributing company with charitable status registered in Scotland, funded by Creative Scotland and supported by Glasgow City Council.
Current Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 10am - 5.30pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
Gallery & Shop:
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
T: +44(0)141 552 0704
F: +44(0)141 552 2919
The First 21 Years - Glasgow Print Studio by Clare Henry
Click here to view an essay about Glasgow Print Studio from 1993 by Clare Henry
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO has a high-flying international reputation as a major contributor to contemporary printmaking. It offers facilities among the most sophisticated in Europe, attracts artists from all over the world, runs an ambitious exhibition programme, and provides a unique environment where famous names work alongside students or members under the watchful eye of master printers in etching, lithography and screen printing. And alongside admiration for its professionalism lies affection, for the Print Studio holds a place in the hearts of many Glaswegians.
Click here to visit this website which lists by year all Clare Henry newspaper art reviews between 1978-2014. Each year is accompanied by two PDFs: one for newspapers and one for Glasgow Print Studio articles.
Clare Henry at the Mitchell Lbrary, Glasgow 2014
Click here to view an essay about Glasgow Print Studio 50th anniversary.
Graphic Impact: Our Lives in Print
Graphic Impact: Our Lives in Print funded by the William Grant Foundation
Click here to visit the website presenting the important oral history information gathered throughout the project Graphic Impact: Our Lives in Print.
Further details on all GPS activities and services can be found on this web site.