After undergoing a £3.2 million transformation, Kirkcudbright’s B-listed, 19th-century town hall reopened as Kirkcudbright Galleries. A dedicated, permanent gallery will celebrate the history of the town’s famous artist’s colony through paintings, drawings, book illustrations, ceramics and jewellery by the likes of John Faed, Edward Atkinson Hornel, Jessie Marion King, Samuel John Peploe and Robert Sivell
Southside gallery Art & Craft Collective announces a unique and exclusive collaboration with ‘It’s Tuscany’ the first marketplace that promotes individual handmade Tuscan craftsmanship throughout the world via an Internet portal. Products and experiences from ‘It’s Tuscany’ artisans and farmers will be showcased in Art & Craft Collective and a dedicated terminal enables customers to
Opening: Friday June 8, 7-9pm Exhibition: June 9 – 17 West Lothian College presents the end of the year exhibition by students of Contemporary Art Practice. The show features works in 2D, 3D and digital media, which highlight broad-ranging exploration, personal developments and insights. Edinburgh Palette Galleries 2 & 3 St. Margaret’s House 151 London Road
Tighnabruaich Gallery presents a new exhibition by Heather Nevay, Of Land and Sea. The artist uses old maps, sea charts and found objects from the local coastline. For this show, she created assemblages and drawings, departing from her previous figurative, surrealist works. June 6 – 27 Tig Gallery Seaside House Tighnabruaich Argyll PA21 2DR
Deadline is June 30
The Studio Prize was established after a number of our members spoke of the economic challenges they faced when starting their artistic careers.
Perthshire-based stained glass artist Pinkie Maclure has won the £1000 Zealous Emerge Craft Prize for her work, which reinvents the medieval art form to explore the madness of the modern world, through darkly humorous stories and wryly observed imagery.
May 19 – May 27
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and Architecture Degree show celebrates the success of the graduating students from Univeristy of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and the department of Architecture, within the School of Social Sciences.
May 22 – June 22
Since its inauguration in 2015, the Visual Arts Scotland Graduate Showcase has offered a platform for the best in contemporary fine and applied art by the hottest recent graduates from Scottish art schools (less than five years out of art school), emerging artists and associate members of VAS.
Until May 7
An initiative is underway to recover artists’ work from storage and give it a new lease of life.
May 5 – May 26
GP Journeys in Design is delighted to introduce Our Linen Stories, a material adventure from historical context to contemporary product, highlighting the work of twelve talented designers at home and abroad and celebrating this most European and sustainable of all textiles, Linen.