MEDIA RELEASE: June 2012
New outdoor art gallery comes to Argyll, Scotland
Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park, opens June 24, 2012
Kyles of Bute, Argyll
On June 24, 2012 the Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park on the Kyles of Bute,
Argyll will open to the public for the first time. The outdoor gallery
will showcase and sell contemporary sculpture created in Scotland.
The park, in the gardens of the 20 acre ‘Caol Ruadh’ (pronounced ‘col
ru’) estate, is surrounded by native woodland, creative landscaped
gardens and a statuesque late Victorian house. The fast changing
weather patterns create a rich palette of colours, moods and lights. It
is the combination of land and weather that gives Caol Ruadh its
unique and dramatic background, perfect for sculpture and outdoor art
Exhibiting work from Scotland based artists and sculptors, Caol Ruadh
is celebrating Scottish talent, honing in on the very best it has to offer.
Resident sculptors include, award winning Andrea Geile who, sculpts
from everlasting Corten steel, often grouped with real planting, Rob
Mulholland, a contemporary sculptor and installation artist and Natalie
Taylor, whose recent commissions include Edinburgh City Council.
Founder Karen Scotland said: “I have long had a love affair with the
Argyll coast and the grounds of Caol Ruadh is the perfect place to
showcase the very best of Scottish talent. My co-founder Anne
Edmonds and I have worked with the leading contemporary artists to
install their art into this unique setting”.
To find out more about the Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park and its
sculptors visit the website:
For further information, please contact;
07747 104 435
0207 247 8334