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alan b hayman

Alan Hayman was born in Montrose in 1947. When most of his peers were still playing with toys, he was studying and drawing the bird life found around the Montrose Basin.

andrew sinclair

Andrew Sinclair graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee, in 1996 with an honours degree in Painting and Drawing. Painting solely in oils, in the manner of ‘chiaroscuro’ style, he uses strong contrasting tones to recreate the human form.

andrew squire

Andrew's paintings reflect his deep love of wildlife and the natural world, and his concerns for its future.

anna bussot

Anna Bussot was born in Barcelona in 1956. She studied at the Centre d’Art and Design de l’Escola Massana, graduating in fire enamels and also has a degree in Painting and Drawing from the Faculty of Fine Arts in the University of Barcelona.

anna king

Shetland born landscape artist Anna King graduated with a BA in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, in 2005, and won the Ian Eadie Award for her graduate exhibition.

anna raven

Anna has lived in the Highlands full time since 2004 but has been visiting Morvern all her life and her family have had an involvement there since 1930. The Highland landscape and Morvern, in particular, has been the subject of much of her work.

brian henderson

Brian was born and educated in Edinburgh, completing his post-graduate diploma at Edinburgh College of Art in 1976.  He spent most of his working life as an art teacher in Shetland, while painting and exhibiting in Shetland, mainland Britain and abroad.  Now he has returned to live in Edinburgh.

cara mckinnon crawford

Cara McKinnon Crawford was born in Campbeltown, Argyll, and raised in the Highland village of Strathpeffer. All aspects of the arts were central to her formative years. Laterally resulting in a B.A Honours Degree in Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art in 1984.

chris barnes

Chris Barnes studied Sculpture at Goldsmiths College and St. Martin’s School of Art, London. In 1989 he rented a workshop space with a potter and the early 1990s was a fruitful time for the development of making skills and understanding firing and glaze technology.

colin woolf

Colin Woolf has been a professional artist for nearly 30 years, and with many achievements and awards he has established a reputation as one of the UK’s leading wildlife and landscape artists.

david dipnall

David Dipnall was born in Scotland during the early war years of English parents. He received his education at Portsmouth Grammar School on the inspiring South Coast of England.

david greenall

Born on Merseyside in 1947, David Greenall left school at the age of fifteen and worked in the fishing and building industries before taking up painting in his late twenties.

david unsworth

Painting 'en plein air', Lochaber based artist David Unsworth works with oil paints on linen canvases. He uses a layered technique, which begins with a ground of texture paste mixed with river sand taken from the painting’s location to represent the rugged nature of the landscape.

duncan grant

Argentinian born Duncan Grant developed his skill and creativity working under acclaimed sculptor Matias Mischung. He now uses his own language to create pieces using reclaimed metal and steel.

duncan macdonald johnson

Duncan MacDonald Johnson’s art represents an attempt to capture an experience of the landscape of The Western Highlands.

ellis o'connor

Ellis O'Connor is a multi-award winning contemporary landscape artist from Scotland living on the Outer Hebridean Island of North Uist, working in the field of painting and drawing.

euan mcgregor

Euan McGregor graduated from a BA (hons) in Printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art in 1998 and has since pursued a career in fine art, with a focus on landscape painting.

fiona macrae

Fiona grew up in Argyll, studied painting at Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 2000, and has since had a full time career in painting. She has exhibited nationally and internationally mainly in group shows , with three solo shows to date, Zurich, Mull, and Galanthus gallery.

george birrell

Born and brought up in Glasgow’s West End, George Birrell trained at the Glasgow School of Art from 1967-1971. He then went on to teach art, design and technology in Glasgow schools before turning to full time painting in 1980.

gill tyson

Gill Tyson specialises in lithography, a printmaking process that combines direct and expressive mark making with deliberate and aforethought building of layers. In cool, atmospheric colours the artist explores remote landscapes.

helen fryer

Born and brought up in Cumbria, Helen left the county at the age of 18 to study Geography at Manchester University.  After years living in and exploring various parts of the UK she has now returned, and has a studio in Fletchertown, the village she grew up in.  The land sandwiched between the Sol

helen michie

Born in Edinburgh, Helen studied Ceramics at Grays School of Art in Aberdeen, specialising in Sculptural and Architectural Ceramics.

ise stumpff

Ise works from a studio in Lochaber, where she designs and makes stained and painted glass panels using techniques originally developed by medieval master craftsmen. Her inspiration comes from the beauty of the natural world surrounding her home.

jamie hageman

Jamie Hageman is a landscape artist working from his studio in the Scottish Highlands. He was a finalist on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2015, and his paintings are held in private and corporate collections worldwide.

jan gardner

Jan was born and brought up in North Wales and spent much of her early years wandering the lanes and hills around her home. It was here that the light, space and colours that inhabit her work first became an influence.

jane rushton

Jane Rushton was born and brought up rural North Lancashire.

jim wright

Jim Wright’s work is an emotional response to his experiences in the more remote areas of the moors, mountains and coastline of Northern Britain where the landscape and weather conditions combine to create drama. The quality of the light is the distinctive element of his work.

john black

John Black (1959-2017) built an incredible reputation as a master of wildlife and nature drawing and painting.

john hodgson

John Hodgson is a woodturner based in Fuinary, near Lochaline. Wood has long been a passion for him.

john slavin

This body of work from painter born John Slavin, comes from his time living on Skye.

jonathan shearer

Through a process of walking, drawing and painting directly in the highland landscape and working repeatedly in different places chosen and revisited many times Jonathan Shearer has developed an intimate connection with the wild places of Scotland.

joyce gunn cairns

Edinburgh based artist Joyce Gunn Cairns MBE trained in Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art, having previously completed a degree in German and Comparative Religion at Aberdeen University.

julian opie

Julian Opie's distinctive reductive style draws from diverse influences including billboards, classical portraiture and sculpture, dance, Japanese woodblocks, and cartoons. His work comprises silhouettes, animations, LED animations, and simplified portraits and landscapes (such as Landscape?

justine bainbridge

Justine is a Scottish artist, based near Stirling, with a background in science and antiques, who works in a variety of mediums including glass, textiles, and watercolour.

kirstie cohen

Inverness-shire based artist Kirstie Cohen has been described as ‘a rare voice in Scottish painting.’ Her dramatic and carefully layered paintings combine the influence of the Romantic tradition with an abstract approach, which conveys a feeling of the very essence of the land, sea and sky of Nor

lucy gray

Lucy Gray is a sculptor who lives and works on the West Coast of Scotland.

maggie zerafa

After completing a BA in Ceramic Design at Monash University, Melbourne in 1992 Maggie moved to Japan to embark on a three year apprenticeship in the Mingei tradition studying under the eminent Mashiko artist Ryo Suzuki.

marc quinn

Marc Quinn (British, born 1964) is a leading contemporary artist. He first came to prominence in the early 1990s, when he and several peers redefined what it was to make and experience contemporary art.

michael corsar

Michael Corsar was born on 16th May in 1972. He studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee from 1992–1996 and graduated BA (Hons) in Fine Art, Drawing and Painting.

michael howley

Born in 1964 under the shadow of Pendle Hill, Michael has always been captivated by the changing moods of Landscape. His atmospheric paintings seek to reflect those beautiful transient moments that cause us to stop and stare with a sense of awe.

patricia shone

Patricia Shone grew up in Devon and studied ceramics in London. She lives and works on the Isle of Skye in North West Scotland. In 2019, Shone was awarded The Craft Charitable Trust Emmanuel Cooper Award in 2019 at Ceramic Art London.

penelope anstice

A graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, Penelope spent 16 years in Amsterdam and London before returning to the landscape of her native Scotland. Painting directly from the landscape, Penelope works mainly in oils but also uses watercolour and gouache.

rob fairley

Rob Fairley was born in 1953 and educated at Edinburgh College of Art.

rose strang

After completing an honours degree in 1997, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Museum and Gallery Curation in 2000, Rose Strang worked as an arts curator and artist until 2012 when she began to focus solely on painting. 

sam macdonald

Perthshire-based sculptor, Sam MacDonald, grew up on the Isle of Lewis and, after 4 years at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts training in Silversmithing and Metalwork, lived on Orkney for 19 years.

stephen french

Stephen French is a Dundee and Kilchoan based artist who likes to keep his work eclectic and to stay open to new directions, so subjects and media are always morphing. Yet his technique, palette and composition remain consistent.

tommy rowe

Tommy was born in Mousehole, a small fishing village in Cornwall, in 1941. From the age of 18 he worked under Barbara Hepworth, learning the art of working forms and how to purify them along with the skills of marble carving and working with plaster of paris.

tricia thom

Tricia Thom is an Edinburgh-based ceramicist who trained at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen before going on to work in the ceramics industry in the Highlands.

wendy lawrence

Wendy Lawrence fell in love with the properties of clay on an art foundation course twenty years ago. She now divides her time between making her own work, and teaching and collaborating with other makers and disciplines.

william brian miller

William Brian Miller was born in Glasgow in 1956. He later moved east to take up a place at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, graduating in 1981. Shortly after this he received the Greenshields award for emerging artists, the prize for which he used to live and paint in France and Spain.

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