Struan Hamilton – Prints
October 1st – November 2nd 2014
Scottish-born Struan Hamilton is the 2D Team Leader for Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, having taken up this position in July 2009. His responsibilities here include the teaching of Fine Art Printmaking to 1st years through to PHD candidates, as well as the day to day running of the department.
He has previously been manager of Belfast Print Workshop, arriving there after stints at Edinburgh and Dundee Print Workshops, and the world-famous Atelier Contrepoint, (formerly Atelier 17), in Paris, where he was assisted the director, Hector Saunier, and leading artist, Sun Sun Yip.
Struan’s work can be found in public and private collections from the House of Lords to hospital trusts, and football clubs to the national arts council as well as local government councils. He also boasts a healthy record of international exhibition.
Struan’s exhibition at Wharepuke features a selection of large scale drypoints on canvas and viscosity etchings.