Visual art

Bothy Fest Exhibition Preview this Saturday

This Saturday 11 October sees the Bothy Fest Exhibition begin with a preview at Kirkcaldy Galleries from 2-3.30pm. Dunfermline artist Alan Grieve has been collecting stories, stories that would usually be left locked in a person’s mind, or if told, the turns of phrase, often forgotten. Under his custodianship, these stories are woven with additional facts and fiction to take on new significance. Bothies are shelters to be found in the

Dundee and Global PARKing Day

On Friday 19 September 2014 Dundee joined the 162 cities around the world taking part in Global PARKing Day. The idea started in San Francisco in 2005 when Rebar Studio decided to transform car parking spaces for a day. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) led the way when 77 of its Interior Environmental Design students collaborated on six installations in car parking spaces around the university

Enter our competition to win a beautiful new book!

Win a copy of Robert the Bruce! Recently we featured the publication of a stunning new book about Robert the Bruce as told by award winning author James Robertson and illustrated by the brilliant Jill Calder. We are delighted that the publishers Birlinn Books have offered us a copy of the 64 page hardback book as a prize in our competition. All you need to do is answer a simple question

Prisoner Michele Caira’s art featured in Cupar Arts Festival

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

Kirkcaldy Galleries: local heroes celebrate reopening of town’s cultural heart

There they sat, three people of about the same age who grew up within streets of each other in the same small town, looking for all the world like prizewinners on speech day: the cleverest boy, the girl who’s best at writing and the bad boy who happens to be brilliant at drawing. Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, best selling crime writer Val McDermid and Britain’s most successful artist Jack

Sally Pring – Illustrator

Here are some examples of the hugely appealing, unfussy work of London based illustrator Sally Pring. A graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, Sally has taken on many editorial and advertising commissions for clients such as Time Out, Scottish Arts Council, Nokia and The Guardian. You can buy Sally’s work from her website with signed silk screen prints starting at £120 unframed and £190 framed and digital prints starting at