Item GSAA/EPH/10/58 - Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art fashion show

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Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art fashion show


  • [Apr 1978] (Creation)

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This poster advertised a Glasgow School Of Art fashion show that ran from the 24th to the 29th April 1978. Tickets for this event were priced at £1 and could be purchased from the registrar's office at The Glasgow School Of Art as well as The Design Centre on St Vincent Street. This particular print is number five of ten editions.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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(fl c1970s-15 Feb 2002)

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Colin Wilson studied Drawing and Painting at GSA in the 1970s. He designed the poster and programme for the 1978 fashion show, and was also an usher at the show. He was awarded a scholarship for postgraduate study in session 1976-77.
Colin did a post-graduate qualification in wood engraving then taught in the Textile Department at GSA before working in the Graphics Department at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. He worked latterly as an artist in a studio in Ruthven Lane, where he died in a fire in February 2002.

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Screen print done in two layers using red and black inks.

Dimensions: 992 x 594 mm

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