the old Castle Lachlan and the new Castle Lachlan.
Friday, 30 March 2012
Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Opening this coming Saturday is a retrospective exhibition
by painter Liz Knox. Running for six weeks, this exhibition
is a window onto Liz's world. Liz studied under Sir Robin
Philipson and David Michie at Edinburgh College of Art.
A Past President of the Paisley Art Institute and former
winner of The Aspect Prize, Liz has a distinctive style
and visual imagination. This is an exhibition worth seeing.
The Maclaurin Galleries, Rozelle Park, Ayr.
Exhibition runs until May 7th. Closed Tuesdays.
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
This is a large painting called 'Early Morning, Newton Ferrers'.
Tried to capture some of the early morning calm whilst keeping
the painting quite loose. Exhibition opens at the end of April
and runs for a month. The Brownston Gallery, Modbury,
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Last night there was a celebration of the written works of artist
George Wyllie in the Mitchell Library as part of the Aye Write
festival in Glasgow. Several people were approached to take part
in readings of George's poems and essays and to act out parts of
his plays. I had to read five poems. That's me in action in the photo.
Also taking part were Tamara Kennedy, Fred McCauley, Ian Pattison,
Neil Baxter, Alastair McDonald, Pauline McLean, Jan Patience,
Stuart Hepburn, Gavin Mitchell, Phil Miller, Richard Demarco,
Pat Kane, Dawson Murray and Bill Paterson.
If you are interested in George Wyllie and want to be 'A Chum',
you can be involved and join the Chums on:
Monday, 12 March 2012
Thursday, 8 March 2012
Wednesday, 7 March 2012
Monday, 5 March 2012
I'm teaching an art course in the last week of March at Ormidale House
in Argyll. We would like a few more people to sign up so are offering
the course at half price to a lucky few. Ormidale House tell me they have
done a coupon which can be downloaded or just get in touch. It's going
to be £300 for three nights and four days. There is a chef coming in
to cook specially for the course and Ormidale House itself is a very