September 1, 2015

September 2015 – Rachel Elliott

Glass artist Rachel Elliott hopes her creations will entertain and amuse. Bears covered with bumble bees or the musical score for “The Teddy Bears’ Picnic”, urban foxes emblazoned

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Amsterdam | The Big Picture

Holland boasts the most art activity per capita than any other country in the world. In Amsterdam, it is estimated that museum visitors have doubled in the last ten years.

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Edinburgh | Colony of Artists 2015

September 12 & 13
The Open Studios Weekend at St Margaret’s House

reveals the wealth of creativity going on in that big, brown former office block along from Meadowbank Stadium. Free workshops, a pop-up cafe and one-off performances will also take place on all eight floors.

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Nationwide | WASPS 2015

September – December
The 2015 WASPS open studios in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Irvine, Selkirk, Kirkcudbright and Newburgh are among the most popular in the country.

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The Mackintosh Festival

The fourth annual Mackintosh Festival (formerly The Creative Mackintosh Festival) celebrates the genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This year’s theme is social history and the

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St Margaret’s House

Traffic heading along one of Edinburgh’s busiest thoroughfares is now greeted by a giant Art sign. The big white letters are fixed high on the

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Treason of the Scholars

Award-winning painter Peter Goodfellow is launching a new book and exhibition project which blames some of the world’s richest contemporary artists for destroying the quality

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The Travelling Gallery

As part of the celebrations of the Turner Prize 2015 being held in Scotland, The Travelling Gallery is taking a special show on the road

September 2015 – Tom Butcher Ceramics

From studios overlooking Loch Long in Argyll, Tom Butcher Ceramics produce several ranges of tableware originally commissioned by top restaurants, including canapé plates for Martin

September 2015 – Kirsteen Stewart

Orkney-based fashion and textile designer Kirsteen Stewart has a new Summer 2015 collection called Archipelagos, which is inspired by the abstract shapes and vibrant colours

September 2015 – David Watson

The latest designs by furniture designer and maker David Watson and his team of skilled craftsmen include the Kissing Mitre, a geometric, illuminated wall feature,

September 2015 – Ellis Mhairi Cameron

Jeweller Ellis Mhairi Cameron, a graduate of Glasgow School of Art, explores memories and emotions triggered by the natural landscape. Working exclusively in silver with

September 2015 – Genna Delaney

Inspired by architecture and landscapes, award winning jeweller Genna Delaney loves to create statement neckpieces and rings which showcase rare or unusually shaped stones. She

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Istanbul | Flying Colours

The contemporary art scene in Istanbul has witnessed an explosion in recent years. Some estimates place the number of commercial galleries at over 200 compared to just a dozen a decade or so ago and a stroll around the modern city reveals a proliferation of small, independent spaces.