book fairs and exhibitions




Essence Press will be exhibiting at the following fairs in 2017


Artists' BookMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 25-26 February 2017

Leeds International Artist Book Fair, 4-5 March 2017

Bristol Artists' Book Event at Arnolfini, 1-2 April 2017




Recent exhibitions




PAGES: FUTURES PRESENT, The Tetley, Leeds, 3 February - 23 April 2017





artists' books : Julie Johnstone, Galerie Weissraum, Kyoto, Japan, November 2015 weissraum.jp





FORMATIONS at Edinburgh College of Art Library, 8 July - 5 September 2014

Scottish Arts Club in Edinburgh, display in Crafts Cabinet, January 2013

Work included in Visual Poetics at the Saison Poetry Library, South Bank Centre, London, March/April 2013

Work included in Punctuations Separations & Artists' Books at the Eagle Gallery,  159 Farringdon Road, London, 21 June - 19 July 2013

Work included in Palimpcyst: a visual poetry miscellany at the Yellow Bench, 31 Crighton Place, Edinburgh EH7 4NY, 9-30 August 2013





GROUP
Pages: Future Present
, The Tetley, Leeds, 2017
Frog Pond Plop : homage to Basho, Cairn, Pittenweem, Scotland, 2015 
RUkSSIAN Artists’ Books, Tsaritsyno Museum and Reserve, Moscow, 2014 & Pavel Kuznetsov Museum, Saratov, Russia, 2014
Art/Book/Object, Gabrielle Keiller Library, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 2014
‘Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower’: Artists’ Books and the Natural World, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, 2014
AMBruno 2008-2014, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, 2014
Punctuations, Separations, Eagle Gallery, London, 2013
PALIMPCYST, Yellow Bench, Edinburgh, 2013
Visual Poetics, Saison Poetry Library, Southbank, London, 2013
Sense of Place in Artist Books, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, 2012
Life, the universe and everything, IMPACT 7: Intersections & Counterpoints, Melbourne, Australia, 2011
Beyond Content, Stanley & Aubrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, 2010
The Secret Library of Solihull, Solihull Gallery, Solihull, 2010
Various artists’ book displays , Tate Britain reading room & Meschac Gaba show
Word Order, Peacock Visual Arts,  Aberdeen; The Changing Room, Stirling, 2006, with Alec Finlay, David Bellingham and Thomas A Clark

SOLO
Artists' Books, Galerie Weissraum, Kyoto, 2015
Formations, Edinburgh College of Art Library, 2014
Essence works , Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh, 2013
In a different light, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, 2007
Island works, Stanza Poetry Festival, St Andrews, 2006