Bronwen Sleigh at Hidden Door

Until 5th April 2014 artist Bronwen Sleigh is exhibiting a range of new sculptures at this group exhibition in the old vaults on Market Street in Edinburgh. Participating artists each have a vault space to show their work. The graphic, geometric sculptures seem as though drawn with wire, metal and thread and have a close… Read More

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Paul Furneaux

 Yesterday we visited the Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh to see Paul Furneaux's exhibition Inside:Out. The show illustrates Furneaux’s developments from 2D print works to 3D wall mounted sculptural objects incorporating print. He uses traditional Japanese woodcut techniques to explore landscape and interior space using a simplified language of abstraction, distillation and contemplation. Furneaux received… Read More

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New paintings by Amy Dennis

Painter Amy Dennis has a new exhibition of paintings at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh from 6th February to 1st March 2014. Born in 1977, Amy studied Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art from 1996-2000. She's interested in the landscape as a stage and creates composite images with still life objects and observed… Read More

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RAMP

Visitors to my Yorkshire Sculpture Park show might have spotted the work of our friends Roop and Al Johnstone in the YSP Shop. RAMP make a range of functional and one-off decorative pieces in both earthenware and porcelain. Roop and Al have just worked on this film with Jim Le Fevre and Mike Paterson, commissioned… Read More

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Picture Hooks

We recently went along to the opening of an exhibition of emerging Scottish picture books illustrators at the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh. Picture Hooks was set up by author Vivian French and agent Lucy Juckes. Initially, they held a conference at the Edinburgh College of Art, to demystify the picture book publishing industry… Read More

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Clare Leighton

December 10th 2013 sees the opening of Clare Leighton: Working Life at The Pallant House Gallery, Chichester. The artist Clare Leighton (1898-1989) was best known for her wood-engravings illustrating rural life in England, Europe and the USA. She illustrated over 65 books, as well as writing and illustrating her own books such as ‘The Farmer’s… Read More

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