Frances Walker: Printing On


Frances Walker CBE RSA is one of Scotland’s most highly-regarded living artists. A painter and printmaker, Walker studied at Edinburgh College of Art. She was sole teacher of art in Harris and North Uist in the Western Isles before taking up a position as Lecturer in Drawing and Painting at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen. She was a founding member of the city’s Peacock Printmakers. This exhibition features six new co-published prints made by Walker at Peacock’s print studio workshop named in her honour.

Presented in association with

Peacock & the worm



Since it was established in 1974 Peacock has been an important space for making art in Aberdeen. Aberdeen Archives, Gallery & Museums supports Peacock by providing a secure store for its extensive print archive. On the occasion of the exhibition Frances Walker – Printing On explore a selection of prints that have been made at Peacock – the project to digitise the entire archive is ongoing. Discover more by using the search function or by following links within each item.



Image: 'Hermit Hut Glimpse' (detail), Frances Walker, 2021 © Frances Walker