Two Take the Air at Scottish Ornithologists’ Club

John Busby, 'Humpback Whales and Shearwaters'
John Busby, 'Humpback Whales and Shearwaters'

Title:
John Busby Retrospective; Chris Wallbank - Mostly Air

Times:
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 16:00, closed 12:30-13:00

From: 7 Jun 2023

To: 30 Jul 2023

Venue:
The Scottish Ornithologists’ Club
Waterstone House
Aberlady
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH32 0PY

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Two new displays at the Scottish Ornithologists’ Club in Aberlady are running concurrently until 30th July: a retrospective of John Busby‘s work and a solo show by Chris Wallbank. 

The Retrospective of John Busby (1928-2015, whose work is pictured above) is a rare chance to see the drawings of an acknowledges as ‘a legend of wildlife art’, including some of his sketch books.

Chris Wallbank, whose work is pictured below, is a professional wildlife artist with a difference: he creates very large-scale drawings that capture entire colonies of birds, and one such ‘scroll drawing’ – a 3m x 1.5m scroll of a breeding colony of guillemots – is on show.

Chris Wallbank, 'Goldfinch in Wych Elm'
Chris Wallbank, ‘Goldfinch in Wych Elm’

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