Two local Artists, Two Weeks
To mark the start of 2020, the number two plays a significant role in our first exhibition of the year. We have invited two local artists to exhibit their work for two weeks each.
Having never exhibited with The Whitehouse Gallery before, both artists are being given the opportunity to fill the first main wall with a large collection of their work. There will also be artist prints, cards and examples of sketchbook work, as well as other memorabilia to illustrate their working methods.
Ellie Goodare: Saturday 1st – Friday 14th February (closing at 1pm)
Maggie Ayres: Saturday 15th to Friday 28th February.
Ellie Goodare lives locally, and loves to paint big skies. Having travelled around the world, exploring skies from Guatemala to New Zealand, with much of 2018 spent on a sailing adventure with her family, Ellie has never been short of inspiration for her work. Despite her love of travel however, she gets most of her inspiration from the local Dumfries & Galloway landscape. ‘The skies, the landscapes, the rain and the sun on the hills are so often simply stunning’. Ellie will be exhibiting a collection of her land and seascapes with us for the first two weeks in February.
Maggie Ayres is a professional artist, who works from the Kirkcudbright WASPS studios.
Her practise is mainly based around abstract painting, using oils and cold wax medium. She layers paint on wooden panels, cutting and abrading surfaces to reveal glimpses of the underneath. Mark-making continually directs her practise, as expressions of personal responses to both spoken and written words, thoughts, memories and emotions. We look forward to exhibiting a collection of Maggie’s work in the second two weeks of February.
There will be an exhibition preview opening for each of the exhibitions, Saturday 1st & Saturday 15th, from 11am-4pm.
Winter Opening Times:
Friday 14th: 10am-1pm CLOSED IN AFTERNOON to re-hang.