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Edinburgh Art Fair 2017

Now that the dust has settled on the Edinburgh Art Fair, we’d love to share with you a little of our experiences.  First of all – as always it was brilliant.  So many galleries, artists and art lovers.  All crammed into one place.  From arriving and being faced with a blank wall to enjoying the hustle […]




WINTER OPENING TIMES

WINTER PERIOD OPENING TIMES We are open as normal Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm right up until the end of December, with the exception of the following days: LIMITED OPENING ON THURSDAY 7th:  We will be CLOSED during the hours of 12.30 – 3.30 pm as we celebrate our staff Christmas lunch. CHRISTMAS EVE – OPEN SUNDAY 24th ( 10am-3pm) […]




GALLERY OPENING TIMES NOVEMBER 2017

Please be aware, that due to us taking a stand at Edinburgh Art Fair, the opening times between 15th – 18th November will be limited.  They are: Weds 15th & Thurs 16th – CLOSED Fri 17th & Sat 18th – OPEN 11am – 4pm If you are planning a special trip to see our Winter […]




Jennifer Watt Sculpture

We have been fans of Jennifer Watt’s work for many years, and are delighted that she has three new sculpture in the gallery. Jennifer’s work is inspired by natural organic forms and the beauty inherent in their designs.  She searches to create work which achieves a similar emotional response . She is moved by simple forms , […]




Gemma Rees Sculpture

Gemma Rees completed her degree in Visual Communications at Birmingham University and then migrated to the sunny South Coast, where she gained an MA in Illustration from Brighton University.  Initially Gemma Rees worked using her illustrative skills designing prints and cards, many of which have been published internationally, in 2008 she was pleased to receive a […]




Michael Lythgoe Sculpture

Michael has been creating bird and fish carvings professionally since 1988.  Inspired by the early North American decoys Michael’s stylised curvilinear representations of wildfowl and waders have now evolved into a sculpture style and form collected by many.  From Wrens to Bewicks Swans each sculpture is unique, hewn from blocks of wood using drawknives and […]




Spring in Her Step – Our Spring Exhibition so far

We are now just over a month into our Spring exhibition ‘Spring in Her Step’ so we thought that a little update would be just the ticket.  It’s been brilliant!  We are just out of the Easter Holidays which was really busy and we also had Colin Blanchard as our Artist in Residence over the […]




Easter Weekend Review – Colin Blanchard, Printmaker

Over the Easter weekend we had the pleasure of Colin Blanchard‘s company as our artist-in-residence here in the gallery.  Colin is an artist and printmaker extraordinaire who has work in many private and public collections.  Needless to say we were delighted that he agreed to come. The aim was for Colin to show his methods […]




December Opening Times

We know life is pretty hectic for many of you at this time of year, so we wanted to make you aware of a few changes to our opening times over the next few weeks, to avoid any wasted trips to the gallery. We will be OPEN between Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm with the exception of: Thursday […]




Opening Times during Edinburgh Art Fair

Please be aware of a few changes to our opening times next weekend, as a result of us attending The Edinburgh Art Fair.  We will be open for business as usual from 10am-5pm, with the exception of: Friday 18th November:  11.30am – 3.30pm Monday 21st November: 11.30am – 3.30pm We apologise for any inconvenience caused.




Introducing Tom Cooper

With the launch of our Autumn exhibition came the introduction of a brand new furniture maker to the gallery.  Edinburgh based Tom Cooper is fast becoming very much in demand, but we are lucky enough to have some of his furniture in the gallery along with some of his turned bowls. His work is attracting […]




Art at The Selkirk Arms

Earlier in the week we took a collection of paintings along to the Selkirk Arms Hotel, to hang in their restaurant.  Chris at the hotel invited us to be involved a month or so ago, and we jumped at the chance. The Selkirk Arms has a fantastic reputation as one of the best places to […]




Gallery Closed during April

We are sorry to inform our customers that we are having to close the gallery for three days this month.  Opening Times for April are as follows: w/c 18th April Open as normal Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm w/c 25th April CLOSED on Monday 25th April (returning from Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair) Open Tues 26th, Weds 27th & […]




Handweaving a Silk Scarf

Dorothy Stewart is a new addition to the gallery, we are lucky enough to have two of her gorgeous silk scarves on display at present. If you’ve ever wondered how much work goes into weaving, then this series of photo’s and step by step guidance by Dorothy will be really interesting.  It goes some way […]




A day trip to Langholm

Earlier in the week, we decided to brave the elements and drive out to Langholm.  Our featured sculptor for the next exhibition, Elizabeth Waugh, lives on a farm just outside Langholm, and the recent bad weather has meant that they have experienced all types of problems, from flooding to a damaged track leading up to […]




A trip to Edinburgh, and a new exhibition…

Although we never really like being closed, as we are throughout January, we always relish how much we can get done during this closed period.  Not only is it a great opportunity to catch up on spring cleaning/decorating, as well as get ahead with the boring admin side of the job for the year ahead, […]