Prof. Paul Coldwell, who worked with Rego on all her etchings between 1987-2001, will discuss her approach to printmaking and why it has played such a prominent role in her overall practice. 

Professor Paul Coldwell is a practicing artist and researcher. His art practice includes prints, book works, sculptures and installations. He has exhibited widely, and his work is included in numerous public collections, including Tate, Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), the British Museum, the Arts Council of England and the Musee d’art et d’histoire, Geneva. He was selected for numerous International Print Exhibitions including, the Ljubljana Print Biennial, the International Print Triennial, Krakow and the Northern Print Biennial.

He has curated a number of exhibitions, including Digital Responses, V&A; Morandi’s Legacy; Influences on British Art at the Estorick Collection, London, (accompanied by a book published by Philip Wilson) and The artists Folio at Cartwright Hall, Bradford (2014). He published a major survey of print-making, Printmaking: a Contemporary Perspective (Black Dog Publishers-2010) and is a regular contributor to a number of publications including, Art in Print, Printmaking Today and Print Quarterly where he has been on the editorial board since 2009.