Grampian Hospitals Art Trust’s exhibition to appear at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust are pleased to announce the opening of ‘Formation’ by Gemma Balfour, the new exhibition in the Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Gemma’s use of manual typewriters as a drawing tool allows her to create imagery that responds to the physical qualities that harsh weather and erosion play upon the landscape, examining both the permanent and ephemeral properties of the land.

Gemma, who graduated from Gray’s School of Art with a BA(Hons) in Printmaking in 2013, said: “Originally from Shetland, I am drawn to the prominent scarification left behind on its coastal line due to the growing results of erosion caused by global warming leaving its cliffs scarred with craters and fractures. These marks are beautifully translated within my work through typewritten imprints and impressions creating my own idiosyncratic visual language.” The exhibition runs from Thursday, May 15 until Friday, July 11.