Alfons Bytautas RSA

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About the artist - Alfons Bytautas RSA

Alfons is currently Principal Technician (Arts) at Northumbria University and is also lead technician/demonstrator in Fine Art Printmaking.

He led pioneering research at Edinburgh Printmakers (where he worked for 30 years as master printer) developing safer and less toxic print techniques. He has directed numerous workshops, demonstrating these methods, throughout the UK and in the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain & Japa

He studied at Edinburgh College of Art and in 1983 at Atelier 17 in Paris – the studio of S.W. Hayter.

In 1994 he was elected an Associate Member of the Royal Scottish Academy, becoming a full Academician in 2006.

“My work is created using imagination and the power of the unconscious to transform observations and memories. It also documents a playful "tug- of-war" between abstraction and figuration.”

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