Visual Arts News

Edinburgh Printmakers

Edinburgh Printmakers: Print Club @ Home

Online

While the country faces lockdown, Edinburgh Printmakers has launched a new series of fortnightly videos, Print Club @ Home, in a bid to reach out to followers of all ages showing fun print projects that can be done at home.

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Collective Edinburgh: Untitled (ALY07806)

Collective Edinburgh: Loose Parts Play; Not Going Back to Normal

Online activities and manifesto

Edinburgh’s Collective has launched number of initiatives while it is closed for the current lockdown, with ‘Loose Parts’ weekly children’s play ideas and a bold manifesto setting out how disabled people can shape post-pandemic art, ‘Not Going Back to Normal’, which is seeking contributors until the end of June.

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Jiab Prachakul - Night Talk

BP Portrait Award 2020: Winners Announced

Online exhibition

The winners of the BP Portrait Award 2020 have been announced, with a Scottish artist among them. This year is notable for the absence of a BP representative from the judging panel, after sustained pressure on environmental grounds, and the accompanying exhibition is only available online.

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Marian Leven - Sea Cloud, watercolour on canvas

Compass Gallery Glasgow: Quiet World

Online exhibition

Compass Gallery’s A Quiet World is an online exhibition curated to soothe the mind with a collection of intimate moments from a range of artists who have exhibited with the Gallery over the years.

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Graham Wands - North Street, St Andrews

Gallery Q Dundee: Spring Selection

Online exhibition

Gallery Q Dundee’s first online exhibition features a wide variety of visual art specifically curated for online display, much of which can be purchased, alongside jewellery, ceramics and glasswork.

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Julie Oldfield - Matinal Storm, mixed media on copper

Moy Mackay Gallery Peebles

Online exhibition

From its Peebles base, Moy Mackay Gallery is showing online a continually-expanding variety of art, sculpture, glass, jewellery, craft, textiles and design, all for sale.

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Aileen Keith - Flux 4, oil paint, pencil, collage

Gallery TEN Edinburgh

Online exhibition

Currently closed to the public, Edinburgh’s Gallery TEN has a great deal of artwork on its new dedicated exhibition and shop site.

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Hannah Harkes - Sunday Dendrologist (Estonia)

Gaada Shetland: Quarantzine

Online Zine

A visual arts workshop based in Burra Isle, Shetland, Gaada has begun its own monthly open online zine, Quarantzine, comprising art made in self-isolation during the Covid 19 pandemic. A call has gone out for contributors to the next edition.

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Boyle Family - Addison Crescent Study, painted fibreglass and mixed media

National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh

Online exhibition

The National Galleries of Scotland has an enormous online resource of high-quality images from its extensive collection, and is mounting an imaginative series of weekly online initiatives for family and art enthusiast alike, based on items in the collection currently unavailable to view physically.

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Peter Jones - The Old Town Hall, Portobello by watercolour & ink

High St. Gallery Kirkcudbright

Online exhibition

Based in Kirkcudbright, High St. Gallery’s website is showing works by established Scottish artists alongside those from the Kirkcudbright area, plus jewellery, antiques and ceramics.

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John Bellany - Celtic Supper, oil on canvas

Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh: John Bellany

Online exhibition, May

Edinburgh’s Open Eye Gallery has announced its May online exhibition – a celebration of Scotland by the estate of the late John Bellany, featuring a varied mix of work from throughout his prolific career.

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