LEENA NAMMARI

Born 1970 / Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

Nationality: Palestinian

Education

1977 – 1988                 Friends Girls School, Rammallah, West Bank, Palestine

1988 – 1990                 Scottish Highers Stevenson College for Further Education, Edinburgh, Scotland

1991 – 1994                 1st Level, Registered General Nurse Lothian College of Nursing and Midwifery (now Napier University) Edinburgh, Scotland

1995 – 1996                 Foundation Course Art&Design Telford College Edinburgh, Scotland

1996 – 2000                 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Printmaking, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, Scotland

Membership

2005                            Holder WASP Open Studio, Edinburgh, Scotland

2009 2013                  Member, Society of Scottish Artists (SSA), Edinburgh, Scotland

2010 – 2013               Elected Council Member, SSA

2014                          Elected Professional Member, SSA

Small Projects (selected)

2012 – 2013                 Book binding workshop, Glasgow College, Glasgow, Scotland

2012                           Cells – Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, project and exposition in collaboration with the Roslin Institute

2009 – 2012                Project Language with Flowers – Stills, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh Printmakers. Collaborating with Jila Peacock, working with various groups, culminating in an open day of printing and disseminating skills.

Since 2009                  participation in group exhibitions in Scotland, Poland, Slovakia, including Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibitions in Royal Scottish Academy building The Mound, Edinburgh Printmakers, WASP Open Studios, Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibitions.

Exhibitions (selected)

2015                            Gallery One, Sirrieyh Street, Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine

2014                            New Bridges 11:11, Nitra State Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia

2013                            Distance Learning, British Ambassador´s Residence, Bratislava, Slovakia

Written Image, collaboration with poet Robert Crawford, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland

2012                            Big print small print, Wroclaw, Poland

2011, 2012                  9th, 10th Bridges, Piešťany, Slovakia

2009                            INKUBATOR 2 – exhibition of Artists Books, Prints and Multiples Curated by David Faithfull – DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery

2006                            hospital series: sleep well, in association with Functionsuite, Artlink, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland

2005                            Realized in collaboration with H. Waddington, Edinburgh, Scotland

2003, 2004                end of term Exhibition, George Watson’s College, Edinburgh, Scotland

She works in Edinburgh as a printmaking technician, master printer and printmaking educator at Edinburgh Printmakers workshop.

She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Contact: leena.nammari@gmail.com

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