Galleries - August 2015

C4 SCOTLAND GALLERIES AUGUST 2015 A 9 A 8 3 5 A 9 A 9 0 M 7 M 8 ABERFELDY STIRLING JEDBURGH STONEHAVEN CRIEFF ULLAPOOL THURSO DUNOON BERWICK ISLEOFSKYE AYR BROUGHTON ISLEOFARRAN N.BERWICK FORTWILLIAM KILMORACK OBAN STANDREW'S FORFAR BALLATER STRATHDON FINDHORN ISLEOFLEWIS NESS PITTENWEEM GL OW ASG PERTH H EDINBURG DUNDEE INVERNESS ABERDEEN a g h j i c b f e d TIGHNABRUAICH WESTERN ISLES a GREENALL O’DELL STUDIO 39a South Dell, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0SP t 01851 810170 m 07748 531595 ABERDEENSHIRE b THE LOST GALLERY Strathdon, Aberdeenshire AB36 8UJ Summer Show . *ad open 6 days a week 11–5, closed Tue, also by appt t 019756 51287 ARGYLL & BUTE c ARRAN OPEN STUDIOS Isle of Arran, KA27 Arran Open Studios. Aug 14–17. *pr *ad Painting, print, sculpture, ceramics, furniture, stained glass, jewellery, wood turning and great scenery! The Art Bus runs Aug 14–16, waiting for visitors to peruse before driving to the next studio and returning for the last ferry. See website for more information. opening times vary but generally 10–5 t 01770 820373 f Arran12 d CAOL RUADH SCULPTURE PARK Colintraive, Argyll, PA22 3AR Outdoor contemporary sculpture. Until Sep 30. Thu–Sun 11–6, admn £5 (adults) t 01700 841357 m 07771 996656 e JUNO DESIGN GALLERY 159 Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll PA23 7DD Mixed Exhibitions by Contemporary Artists: Deborah Phillips, Brian Phillips, Glen Craig, Colin Ian Christie, Bob Brown, Kevin Hunter, Morag Lloyds, ElizabethBruce, Julia Christie, CathWaters and Anne McKay. Also on show Contemporary Textiles, Jewellery, Ceramics and Design-led Gifts. Visit website for exhibition details. Mon–Sat 10–5 t 01369 707767 f RESIPOLE STUDIOS Acharacle, Argyll, PH36 4HX t 01967 431506 g TIGHNABRUAICH GALLERY Seaside House, Tighnabruaich, Argyll PA21 2DR t 01700 811681 PERTHSHIRE h ATHOLL GALLERY 6 Atholl Street, Dunkeld, Perthshire PH8 0AR t 01350 728855 FIFE i PITTENWEEM ARTS FESTIVAL Throughout Pittenweem, Fife Pittenweem Arts Festival 2015. Aug 1–9. *ad Over 100 artists from around Britain show their latest work in 88 venues throughout this historic fishing village. Artists’ talks, workshops and exhibitions are held amidst stunning scenery and a friendly atmosphere. daily 10–5 t 01333 313109 EAST LOTHIAN j FIDRA FINE ART 45 Dirleton Avenue, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4BL East Meets West. Until Aug 9. *pr Lesley Banks, Alice McMurrough PAI RGI RSW and Neil Macdonald PAI RGI RSW. Mixed Exhibition. Aug 15–30. A mixture of around 50 pieces showcasing some of the best Scottish artists from the past 100 years. Neal Greig: ScottishLandscapes. Sep 5–Oct 4. Sat/Sun 12–5, appts at other times t 01620 895057 SCOTLAND beautiful islands. They are even running an Art Bus to makeit that much easier and more pleasurable! Back up theClydeto Glasgow itself, after the compulsory visit to the great Kelvingrove Art Gallery, head into the centre of town and visit two of thecity’s long- standing fixtures. First up Roger Billcliffe, whosefivefloors of showing spacemakeit the largest commercial gallery in Scotland. Current shows include oneof Scotland’s great figurative painters Duncan Shanks, along with their Summer Design Collection showing top emerging designers working in metal, glass and ceramics. Meanwhile, on West Regent Street, Cyril Gerber is mounting a Summer Exhibition full of gems, from 19th to 21st C. British painting. Theeyeis as sureas ever – an absolute delight. Finally to thepicturesque fishing village of Pittenweem on the East Neuk of Fife, with its thriving arts scene and its own Pittenweem Arts Festival (1 to 9 August) which began in 1982 and has now grown to encompass 100 or so artists from all over Britain. Theexhibitions areto befound in the village’s houses, studios, galleries and public spaces – great fun and of a very high standard. Nicholas Usherwood continued from previous page