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Werk Nan Mulder in de volgende exposities

Absence & Presence

A Printmaking Response to the Bombing of Al Mutanabbi Street

12 December 2014-25 January 2015

San Francisco Center for the Book

375 Rhode Island Street

San Francisco CA 94103, USA

Grafiek Manifestatie

11 January– 8 March 2015

Galerie De Ploegh

Pimpelmees 3

Soest, The Netherlands

Salon der nieuwe leden

1 February -

Kunstenaars Centrum Bergen KCB

KRANENBURGH Culturele Buitenplaats 

Hoflaan 26, 1861 CR  Bergen, the Netherlands

New Bridges 11:11

13 February – 22 March

Galéria Miloša Alexandra Bazovského



Prints Petite

13 – 24 February 2015

CPCANZ exhibition

Creative Napier CAN

Napier, New Zealand

60x60: The Wondering Mind

5 March –

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste

Oudekerkstraat 64

2018 Antwerpen, Belgium


10 April –

Umbrella Gallery

482 Flinders Street

Townsville, Qld 4810


Upcoming Exhibitions

New Bridges 11:11
10 - 30 November 2014
House of Art
Piestany, Slovakia

No Fixed Abode
15 November - 23 December
Edinburgh Printmakers
23 Union Street
Edinburgh, Scotland

Chaos in Schoonheid (Chaos in Beauty)
16 November - 25 January 2015
Kunstenaars Centrum Bergen KCB
KRANENBURGH Culturele Buitenplaats
Hoflaan 26, 1861 CR Bergen, the Netherlands

Op Reis
16 November-21 December
id+Art Kunstcentrum Hamme
Sint-Jansstraat 27
9220 Hamme, Belgium

On a Small Scale
1-23 December 2014
Open Eye Gallery
34 Abercromby Place
Edinburgh EH3 6QE, Scotland

SSA Annual Exhibition
4-18 December 2014
Royal Scottish Academy
The Mound
Edinburgh, Scotland

Absence & Presence
A Printmaking Response to the Bombing of Al Mutanabbi Street
12 December 2014-25 January 2015
San Francisco Center for the Book
375 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco CA 94103, USA

Grafiek Manifestatie
11 January– 8 March 2015
Galerie De Ploegh
Pimpelmees 3
Soest, The Netherlands




Exhibitions from January 2013:

Double Vision, Satrang Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan – with Ragini
Upadhyay (Nepal) Gea Karhof (Netherlands), Zaira Ahmad, Sophia
Khwaja and Atif Khan (Pakistan). - Jan./Febr.

Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition 2013 - RSA Building,
Edinburgh, Scotland - Febr./March

Poezie Visueel Gelezen – Gallery De Ploegh, Soest, the Netherlands

3rd International Biennale for Miniature Graphics – Bibliotheca
Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt - April

Print International 2013 – Oriel Wrecsam, Wales, - April/May/June

2nd International Mezzotint Festival – Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine
Art, Russia - May/June



On 23 September 2012 the 12th 'Zutphen print' will be launched. This year the print about the city of Zutphen is make by me. The print is commissioned by Gallery Bozana Milic and will only be for sale through this gallery. The print is 39x60 cm, printed on 300 grams Somerset velvet white and the technique is mezzotint with silkscreen. The print can be seen on the homepage of my website after the launch in the Netherlands.

Galerie Bozana Milic -
Nieuwstad 66, Zutphen, the Netherlands
Exhibition of prints (mainly mezzotints) from 1 April - 12 May 2012 


From 27-31 May 2012 I participated in the VIII International Printers' Symposium in Castle Mojmirovce (region Nitra) in Slovakia. A folder of the prints made at the Symposium by the 8 international artists who participated, will be published later this year.






Exhibitions March / April / May 2012

Exhibition of prints from 1 April - 12 May 2012 (together with Cas Waterman):  
Galerie Bozana Milic, Nieuwstad 66, 7201 NS Zutphen, the Netherlands.

'In the Frame', an exhibition of the Central Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
19 - 30 March: Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings
16 - 27 May: New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington

'400 Women', 4 - 17 May 2012
Suikerfabriek van Sugar City in Halfweg, the Netherlands
Open Wednesday - Sunday 13.00-17.00


London Art Fair
The two new prints 'Lotus Flowers' and 'The Terrible Beauty of a New Morning' (see 'mezzotints 2011-2012') will be for sale at the London Art Fair from 18-22 January 2012 in stand G 21 of Cyril Gerber Fine Art - Compass Gallery. The mezzotint Lotus Flowers (56x76 cm) is printed in an edition of 20 and cost 420 pounds; the mezzotint/silkscreen 'The Terrible Beauty...' (51x56 cm) is printed in an edition of 10 and is 395 pounds.

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The latest work is a series of prints of lotus flowers, a selection of these can be seen under 'mezzotints 2011-2012'. These are all mezzotints, often combined with screen-printing and printed on grey Magnani Pescia paper or Somerset Velvet and Satin. For many years I have been photographing lotus flowers on lakes in Cambodia, India and Nepal. Lotus flowers grow, in all their beauty, out of the mud; at night they close and go under water to reemerge in the morning. They all tell a story of coming through the dark and finding a way to reach for the light.

Some of these new prints will be shown at:

Grafiek Manifestatie 2011-2012, 27 November 2011 - 25 February 2012,
Galerie de Ploegh, Pimplemees 3, 3766 Soest, ingang Hazelaar
Open: Wed - Fri 11 am to 5 pm, Sat 10 am to 4 pm

On a Small Scale, 3-23 December 2011
Open Eye Gallery, 34 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh
Open: Mon to Fri 10am to 6 pm, Sat 10 am to 4 pm

Big Print, Small Print, 10 - 27 January 2012
Scottish Prints in Poland
Wroclaw Academy of Fine Arts, Poland

and can also been seen in Edinburgh Printmakers.

Double Vision, the exhibition with work of Nan Mulder, Gea Karhof, Ragini Upadhyay and Seema Sharma Shah will continue it's travels and will be shown in the weekend of 25, 26 February 2012 in Zuphen, the Netherlands ( In December 2012 Double Vision will be shown in Gallery One in GurgaonNew Delhi, India.

Bridges X, in Piestany, Slovakia, will feature a special exhibition with a selection of works from the previous 9 countries that participated in the Bridges project. Nan Mulder will be one of the five artists representing Scotland. The exhibition will open on 1st June 2012.

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Ten small prints are shown in an exhibition organised by gallery Epreuve d'Artist in the International Graphics Art Collection in Tianjin, China. The exhibition opening took place on 20 August 2011. This small print exhibition will travel to other venues in China. 

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400 Women Project

This exhibition will be shown as part of the Edinburgh Art Festval from 4 August to 4 September 2011 in the Canongate Venture, New Street In Edinburgh. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am - 7 pm. 

The project consists of portraits of 400 women who have been murdered and raped over a decade in the US border town of Cuidad Juares and the region of Chihuahua in Mexico. More than 200 artists are participating and each artist has painted one of the murdered or missing women, confronting us with and safeguarding in our memory the dead and disappeared. I have made a portrait of Martha Lizbeth Hernandez Moreno, who was raped and strangled to death in a car park on 2nd November 2004. She was 16 years old.

This exhibition was earlier shown in the Shoreditch Townhall in London in November 2011.

SSA Professional Members Exhibition

Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street. 8-29 August. Mon-Fri 10 am - 8 pm; Sat. 10 am - 6 pm.



Nan Mulder has been shortlisted for the Prize for Originality and Breaking Classical Boundaries at the First International Mezzotint Festival 2011 in Ekaterinburg in Russia:

The two works in the exhibition are Red Nights and The Colour Blue.



From 3 June to 30 June 2011 Nan Mulder is showing with the Council Members of the Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) in Piest'any as part of Mosty IX / Bridges IX project. The exhibition will take place in the Art Center - National Community Center and the Cultural and Social Center 'Fontana'. 

Nan Mulder was the organiser for Scotland of this exhibition, which is an initiative of the City of Piest'any. The organiser in Slovakia is Zora Petrasova. The event is supported by Mr Romo Cicutto, the Mayor of the City of Piest'any and under the auspices of Mr Dominic Schroeder, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the UK to the Slovak Republic.

In the past the Bridges project has exchanged exhibitions of Slovakian artists artists with artists in Cyprus, Belgium, Norway, France, Finland, Greece, Italy and Poland. In 2013 the Slovakian artists will come to Scotland to exhibit as part of the Project in the Annual Exhibition of the SSA in Edinburgh. 
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PRINTMAKING TODAY: Vol.20, No 1, Spring 2011. Article ‘Looking East from Belgium’ by Nan Mulder, about Gallery Epreuve d’Artiste’ in Antwerp.

First International Mezzotint Festival, EKATERINBURG, RUSSIA. The prints Red Nights and The Colour Blue are part of this exhibition in the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts from 6th to 29th May 2011.

14th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Poland. The screenprints Small House of Light and House of Dreams, have been accepted this exhibition which opens on 9th June 2011 in the Municipal Art Gallery in Lódz and will be displayed till September.

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February 2011

The screenprint 'House of Light' has been selected for the Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) annual exhibtion in the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. The exhibition is on till 3rd. March.




It’s the time of the Christmas and Winter exhibitions, except for New Zealand were the Summer shows are on. My work can be seen in the following exhibitions:


  • RSA Open 2010 - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh : 30 Oct. – 15 Dec.
  • 100 Women - Shoreditch Town Hall, London: 12 – 28 November
  • Myth and Legends – Edinburgh Printmakers: 13 Nov. – 23 Dec.
  • Compass Gallery Christmas Show – Glasgow: 18 Nov. – 23 Dec.
  • Chrismas Show – Baffin Street Gallery, Pirongia, New Zealand: 19 Nov. – 31 Dec.
  • How Can I Resist – Taupo Museum, New Zealand: 19 Nov. – 13 Dec.
  • On a Small Scale – Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland: 27 Nov. – 23 Dec.


Then in 2011:


  • Grafiek Manifestatiie de Ploegh – Soest, Netherlands: 23 Jan. – March 2011
  • Small Print, Big Impression – New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester: 5 Febr. – 2 May.
  • Small Print, Big Impression – 78 Derngate, Northampton: 7 May – 26 June.
  • Small Print, Big Impression – Rufford Craft Centre, North Nottinghamshire: 24 July – 28 Aug.
  • Small Print, Big Impression - Gallerytop, Nr Matlock, Derbyshire: 3 Sept. – 9 Oct.
  • Small Print, Big Impression – MAC (Midlands Art Centre) Birmingham: 22 Oct.- 4 Dec.


From the print House of Dreams Edinburgh Printmakers has produced a card which is part of a packets of 10 cards from work of people who use the workshop. The cards are to support the workshop and can be ordered from


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New works!

Do click on 'other prints' and have a look at five new silkscreens.


Forthcoming exhibitions:


- Double Vision will have its fourth showing from 2-17 October 2010 in

Gallery 'Epreuve d'Artiste'

Oude Kerkstraat 64

2018 Antwerpen


Open: Sat/Sun 14-18 hours

During the week by appointment: 03-238 68 58 / 0477 234095

Further information about the exhibition Double Vision can be found by scrolling down to earlier news. I will be showing a large number of prints influenced by my travels thought Asia.


- 8eme Mondial de l'Estampe et de la Gravure Originale - Triennale de Chamalieres.

Five mezzotints are included in this show from 9 October to 27 November 2010 in

AMAC - Galerie d' Art Contemporain

3 Avenue de Fontmaure

63400 Chamalieres



- 400 Women Project

This exhibition opens on 11 November 2010 in the Shoreditch Town Hall Basement In London. The project consists of portraits of 400 women who haven been murdered and raped over a decade in the US border town of Cuidad Juares and the region of Chihuahua in Mexico. More than 200 artists are participating and each artist paints one of the murdered or missing women, confronting us with and safeguarding in our memory the dead and disappeared. I will be making a portrait of Martha Lizbeth Hernandez Moreno, who was raped and strangled to death in a car park on 2nd November 2004. She was 16 years old.



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Glasgow Art Fair

From 25-28 March 2010 the Compass Gallery in Stand 35 will show work of Nan Mulder at the Glasgow Art Fair.

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February 2010

The painting The Flax Room and the silkscreens Love Letter, Silence and Bracken, Varens, Ferns are on show till 19th March in the Annual Exhibition of the Scottish Society of Artists in the Royal Academy on the Mound in Edinburgh.

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January 2010

The print Kapiti Island is featured in the winter issue 2009-10 of Printmaking Today.

A large selecting of prints is at present on show in the Baffin Street Gallery in Pirongia, New Zealand. This exhibition will last till the end of February.


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December 2009

London Art Fair 2010:

Cyril Gerber Fine Art, stand G21, will be showing prints and paintings of Nan Mulder at the London Art Fair, Islington, from 13 to 17 January 2010.



Present exhibitions:

Screenprints, mezzotints and other work will be on show during December 2009 and January 2010 in the following winter (or in the case of New Zealand �summer�) exhibitions:


In Scotland

Compass Gallery, Glasgow. Untill January 2010: Christmas Exhibition 2009

The Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh. Untill 23 December: On a Small Scale

Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh. Untill 23 Deccember: Winter Exhibition 2009.

Essa Fundraising Exhibition, George Street, Edinburgh: Untill 23 December: Canvas.


In New Zealand

Solander Gallery, Wellington: Untill 24 December: Deck the Walls

Baffin Street Gallery, Pirongia. Summer Exhibition

Art at Wharepuka. Kerikeri. 18.12.2009 - 24.01.2010: International Open Print Exhibition.


In the Netherlands

Galerie de Ploegh, Soest. 28.01.2010 till the end of March: Grafiek Manifestatie 2010.



Featured Printmaker:

Nan Mulder will be the next Featured Printmaker in The Baffin Street Gallery in Pirongia, New Zealand from 23 December till February 2010.



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June 2009

The mezzotints The Colour Blue, Travel Journal and Kapiti Island were shown in the Annual Exhibition of the Society of Scottish Artists in the Vision Building, Seabreas, Dundee from 23rd May till 19th June 2009. Susan Mansfield in her review in the Scotsman of 9th June wrote: Other highlights include (...) a magical group of works by Nan Mulder... She gave the exhibition four stars. The full article can be read here



April 2009

The prints 'Kete' and 'The Eye of the Needle' will be shown in the RSA Spring Open 2009 at the Royal Scottish Academy on the Mound in Edinburgh from the 18th of April till the 20th of May.



Tuesday 2nd december 2008

After the Mezzotint Masterclass at Edinburgh Printmakers - for which one student had travelled all the way from Barcelona - the next teaching will take place at the Summer School of the Central Print Council Aoteaoroa New Zealand in January 2009 in Porirua. This workshop will focus on the different ways to introduce colour in mezzotints.

November, December and January are as usual busy months for exhibitions. Six large prints are shown in the Parkland Gallery in Falkirk in their exhibition Winter Warmth; the new mezzotint The Colour Blue is to be seen in Christmas exhibition of Edinburgh Printmakers. In January 2009 this print is The Print of the Month of the Baffin Gallery in Pirongia in New Zealand. This mezzotint is difficult to print and it has taken nearly eight month to make The Colour Blue. Printmaking can be a lot more complicated then most people realise. The print was inspired by the story of Daniel’s grandmother in the novel Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones.

In the exhibition ‘Deck the Walls’ at the Solander Gallery in Wellington, the two small mezzotints, Kete and The Eye of the Needle are shown, while six small mezzotints are also in the Christmas show of small works at the Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh, together with two acrylic paintings: Makara Beach and Three Paua Shells.

In January Galerie de Ploegh in Soest in The Netherlands will again hold its Grafiek Manifestatie. All artists produce one ‘special offer’ print for this show, which only during the exhibition is for sale for €77.77. After the show the print costs again it’s normal price. Each artist also shows one print for it’s normal print and again The Colour Blue will be that print. The ‘special offer’ will be a surprise.

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Friday 11th July 2008


Mezzotint Masterclass with Nan Mulder: 1, 2 November 2008.

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monday 19th may 2008


VELVET, an exhibition of mezzotints by Nan Mulder, Stuart Duffin, Kouki Tsuritani and Judith Rothchild.

Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, 24 May to 5 July 2008.


Art for Rosie: two unique prints by Nan Mulder are included in this very special group exhibition.


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Friday 25th April 2008

The exhibition Double Vision is now over. This exhibition had been three years in the making, ever since Nan Mulder and Gea Karhof travelled to Nepal in 2004, where they met the printmakers Ragini Upadhyay and Seema Sharma Shah and decided to exhibit together. In November 2007 the exhibition opened in the Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh where it was a huge success with many visitors and sales. Duncan MacMillan in the Scotsman chose it as ‘the Critics Choice’, and it featured in the Radio Cafe on Radio Scotland. A beautiful catalogue was produced, thanks to the sponsors, the Royal Netherlands Embassy in London and Morton Fraser Solicitors.

The next stop of the prints was in January 2008 in Kunstcentrum Haarlem in the Netherlands, a wonderful large exhibition space. Many family and friends travelled from far to attend the opening. The exhibition was reviewed by Martha Dirkmaat-Planting, who wrote long and well researched articles with photos in the Haarlems Dagblad and the Noord Hollandse Courant.

The last, and final stop of the exhibition was in the Siddhartha Gallery in Kathmandu. The exhibition was opened by Mr Hans Heijdra, the Honorary Consul of the Netherlands in Nepal. The Dutch Consulate also sponsored the opening, which was very well attended. There was a huge amount of publicity: 7 newspaper articles, three television programmes, a radio interview and two articles in magazines (one of which is still to come). Nan and Gea had travelled to Nepal and were overwhelmed by the hospitality of friends and people connected to the art world of the country. They also gave two workshops to the students in printmaking at the Shri Jana Art College and Tribhuvan University.

At the end of their stay they received the WAGON Award. The text on the award read:

“We truly appreciate your dedication and visit to Women Artists’ Group of Nepal, and hope you recognize, as we do, the valuable role you play in building brighter futures for Artists’ of our generation. Thank you for your continuing support. It is through the positive efforts of people like you that we can Change a Lifetime in the field of creative art.’

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Monday 5th November 2007


BBC Radio Scotland, Tuesday 6 November 2007

The Radio Cafe will feature an interview with Nan Mulder about the exhbition 'Double Vision'. You can listen to this between 6 November and 13 November on:



Tuesday 25th September 2007

Double Vision

The website has been updated to show the new work Nan Mulder will be showing at the forthcoming exhibitions in Scotland, The Netherlands, and Nepal.  A fully illustrated catalogue will be published, featuring work and illustrations of the four artists involved (See 'Small group exhibitions').  New work can be seen under 'Oil Painting', 'Mezzotints 2001 - 2007', and the catologue introduction can be read in 'Selected Bibliography'.  The dates and websites for the exhibitions are:

10-28 November 2007
Open Eye Gallery
Edinburgh, Scotland

26 January-22 February 2008
Kunstcentrum Haarlem
Haarlem, the Netherlands

2-15 March 2008
Siddhartha Art Gallery
Kathmandu, Nepal



Monday 17th September 2007


Barnardo calendar


Nan Mulder is one of the twelve artists selected for the 2008 calender published by Barnardo. The painting 'Place of Sanctuary' has been chosen for the month of August. The twelve selected paintings will be auctioned in Edinburgh on 22 October, to help raise funds for the Barnardo projects in the Lothians.




wednesday 3rd may 2007


prize winner at small print | big impression exhibition.

Nan Mulder has won the Intaglio Printmakers prize at the International mini-print exhibition organised by the Leicester Print workshop. The exhibition opened on 23rd April at the LCB Depot in
Leicester and will travel for a year to different venues around Britain. Nan Mulder's small mezzotints 'Morning in Milford Sound' and 'Iona Beach' were selected for this show.




tuesday 24th april 2007


upcoming exhibitions


In 2004 Nan Mulder travelled from Scotland to the Netherlands, where she met up with the artist Gea Karhof. Together they flew to Nepal. Because of the political situation in Nepal at that time there were often strikes and travel was difficult. The two artists spent longer in Kathmandu then planned, visited exhibitions and met two Nepalese printmakers Ragini Upadhuay and Seema Shah. The artists felt a connection and sense of recognition, even though their prints had different starting points. The Nepalese artists reacted in their work to their own culture as insiders, deeply familiar with the imagery of Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism, which is very alive in Kathmandu. Gea Karhof and Nan Mulder observed this fascinating world through European eyes, as outsiders, and in their subsequent work often mixed these images with those of their own culture; a reflection of the multi-cultural open society, which is Europe. 


All artists are successful printmakers in their own countries and the idea was born to bring the work of these four international printmakers together. It was felt that this would make a stimulating, exciting and fascinating show. It would offer the public a chance to compare how artists look at Asia from  both sides. A ‘double vision’ so to speak. And the exhibition should travel and follow the route of the artists.  That idea will now become a reality and the following exhibitions are planned:


Open Eye Gallery – Edinburgh

10 November – 28 November  2007


Kunst Centrum – Haarlem

February 2008


Siddhartha Gallery – Kathmandu

2 March – 16 March 2008


The exhibition in Edinburgh is sponsored by Morton Fraser Solicitors and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.




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