Tag "Fife artists"

Outwith Contemporaries: exhibition opens with preview party on 5 September

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

Christmas shopping comp #2: Maker in Inverkeithing

In our second local shopping competition, there’s a juicy £10 voucher to be won for newly opened Maker in Inverkeithing. The shop is a community project which will be exhibiting and retailing unique and original and visual art and contemporary craft from Fife and beyond. Artist Jane Francis, below, says, ‘The workshop at Maker will be a buzzing creative space where people can participate in a broad spectrum of arts-based activities and projects. We will be

Local artist on tonight’s Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year

Look out for brilliant local artist Nerine Tassie in tonight’s episode of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year. Nerine is Head of Art at Dunfermline High School and exhibits her brooding and mysterious tree- and seascapes throughout Scotland. You can find out more about Nerine’s work here and about the programme here. Tonight’s episode airs on Sky Arts at 8pm.

Cellardyke designers take London

From the former fisherman’s net loft that is now their studio in Cellardyke, Fife, Kirsty Thomas and her husband Pete are quietly taking over London. Kirsty had been designing as Lovely Pigeon for a number of years before Pete joined the company and they relaunched as Tom Pigeon in September 2014 at London’s Design Junction. Since then there there have been two exciting collaborations with international galleries: with the V&A

Nerine Tassie: dark woods and lonely seas

I have a great fear of and fascination for deep dark woods and these brilliantly brooding paintings by Fife artist Nerine Tassie capture that allure. Her bleak, unpeopled seascapes are equally appealing. Tassie, who is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, says her work is inspired by natural spaces and in particular, the impact of time and changing light within these spaces. Despite, or perhaps because of their small