Visual Arts

Catch up on all the latest exhibition news and reviews across the Scottish art scene and further afield.
Claire Beattie, 'Halfway Home'

Claire Beattie First of Five at Marchmont House

Marchmont House has launched the first of five month-long residencies in association with Borders Art Fair, with painter Claire Beattie to be the first to take up residence in the house’s new Tower Studio.

Lily Macrae, 'Rule of Six', oil on canvas, detail

RSA’s January Double

Online until Covid restrictions are lifted, Edinburgh’s RSA has two exhibitions showing concurrently: Latitudes features recent award-winners, and Rare Prints and Monotypes showcases current and past Academy Members.

Liz Myhill, 'Arctic Tern'

Painting, Prints and More from Dandelion Designs

Dandelion Designs – an art gallery in Waternish on Skye – showcases a collection of Cathy, Liz and Pat Myhill’s own original mixed-media artwork traditional printmaking, photographs, handmade cards, candles and jewellery, which can be ordered for delivery via its website.

Talbot Rice Gallery, 'The Normal'

Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh Announces its 2021 Programme

The University of Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery has announced its 2021 programme, beginning at the end of January with ‘The Normal’, bringing together artists from around the world ‘attuned to this singular moment in history’.

Rhona Fleming, 'Letters in a Landscape', collage

Small Beauties at Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh

In a celebration of the scope of contemporary art in Scotland, Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery is showing its On a Small Scale annual festive exhibition online, one of several exhibitions available to view on its website.

Stephen Ratomski, ‘Venice Moment’, watercolour

Colours Fly at RGI Glasgow

The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (RGI)’s current online exhibition is a colourful showcase of works from a host of member artists, inspired by Josef Albers’ publication ‘Interaction of Colour’.