Outwith Festival exists to stimulate and celebrate creative talent and to give a platform to fresh, accomplished work. Outwith Contemporaries is a perfect example: a group exhibition showcasing some of Scotland’s brightest young visual artists. The exhibition opens with a preview party between 6pm and 9pm on 5 September where, as well as painting, photography and sculpture, you can enjoy a beer, a glass of wine and a DJ set in
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It seems appropriate that the honour of the inaugural exhibition in the community gallery in the new Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries should go to Stephen Ratomski, long recognised as one of the Dunfermline’s most well known and admired artists. Ratomksi, whose work originates from observing the landscape and natural environment, hosted the well attended exhibition opening at the weekend and introduced a selection of his vivid and expansive works
Catch an exhibition of contemporary prints at The Kinburn Gallery, St Andrews. Opening times are 10.30am to 4pm daily until 23 November. The exhibition is a collection of original and limited edition screenprints, woodcuts, collographs and etchings produced in the studios of Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop. Featured artists include: Babs Pease, Catherine King, Mandy Tait, Stephen Ratomski, Peter Kirley, Gordon Slater, Kate Hunter, Sheila Carnduff, Aine Scannell, Claire Yarrington, John
Clive Ramage is an award winning painter and printmaker living and working in Dunfermline. He says: ‘In my paintings and prints I try to recreate the atmosphere, sensations and inspiration I feel when I am out in the landscape or wandering around a city. I will often make sketches and take lots of photos for reference then usually complete my paintings back in my studio. I’m very lucky to have
The excellent Cupar Arts Festival has just got underway and runs until 17 October. An impressive list of interesting visual arts events has been put together, including a man wondering around town dressed as a pig, handwriting cut into the town’s park grass and video projections onto buildings of people immersed in water. There are lots of live music performances and family activities too. Also featured is the work of
Claire Lamond, Andrew Lennie and Alan Grieve are the artists behind the Real Bothy Project. Travelling through Fife this summer, they have been inviting people of all ages to ‘grab a bothy brew and join in the bothy banter’, continuing a long association of artists with the wild shelters of Scotland. They say, ‘traditionally, the bothy is understood as an egalitarian environment, a space for exchange. a place of chance