Edinburgh Old Town’s latest fine art gallery

Edinburgh’s Old Town welcomed its latest addition to the art scene with the opening of HoeyynArts Gallery. Heralded by Chinese drumming and a Lion Dance, the gallery opened with fanfare to the surprise and delight of many neighbors on Blackfriars Street just off the Royal Mile. Curious onlookers and guests braved the Edinburgh weather to see the Lion More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Dovecot to recruit apprentices

Dovecot Studios will advertise the Apprentice Programme to recruit three new Apprentice Weavers over the course of the next three years, continuing a 100 year old tradition of collaboration with contemporary artists More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Film Review: Effie Gray (2014) at the Scottish National Gallery

Until late September, the impulsive, almost scintillating work of English artist and art critic John Ruskin, is being displayed the National Portrait Gallery in the exhibition, ‘Artist and Observer’. More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Gayfield Creative Spaces: Summer Exhibitions

From the gorgeous and covetable furniture of Garden Party to the comntemplative and exquisite ceramics of Fragments and the historic and colourful textiles of India Street, there is much to enjoy at Gayfield Creative More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Art and Autism: Andrew Gilchrist at The Gallery On The Corner

All artists see the world in their own particular way, and Andrew Gilchrist is no exception. His paintings are characterised by the use of his own version of stippling: little lozenges of colour that together create More...

By Reader On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Maggie Dixon resurrected by Grassmarket festival muralist

A Scottish muralist will capture a local author on a giant 32 foot canvas installed in the Grassmarket throughout August, and in true festival spirit members of the public can also be included – if they turn up More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Art in Healthcare exhibition at Atticsalt

‘When I first encountered Art in Healthcare’ says renowned artist Barbara Rae ‘it was ‘just’ paintings in hospitals.  Now it is so much more.’ Barbara, who has recently taken More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Scottish National Portrait Gallery – marking centenary of WWI

A largely unknown painting which profoundly impressed the poet Wilfred Owen will be one of the highlights of a new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, marking the centenary of the outbreak of More...

By Reader On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Themes of independence and togetherness

“Roland McMorran’s paintings are about the fundamental experience of being human. He is an observer of life… …His paintings reflect his social and political awareness and his philosophical attitude… …It More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

GENERATION – the Pier Arts Centre Stromness

GENERATION is a Scotland wide lauding of the contemporary art which has been created in Scotland over the last quarter century. Edinburgh has the bulk of the exhibitions but there are others from one end of the More...