Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Winter Exhibition Opening

SAM CARTMAN Castrocielo oil on board

Our Winter Exhibition Opens this Saturday, the 23rd of November. We are busy getting everything ready and admiring all the fabulous work that has come into the gallery. It really is exciting.

Please join us for a glass of mulled wine between 11am and 1pm and view the new show. A lot of the work is available to view on our web site here. I will be adding more images over the next few days.

We are delighted that artist John Threlfall will be joining us in the gallery to sign copies of his beautiful new book Drawn to the Edge.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Pop Socks

LEO BLAMIRE Pop Socks oil on gesso panel

Leo had more good news this week. His painting 'Pop Socks' has been accepted into the Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition. The exhibition opens on Saturday. You can read the opening times here.

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Prizes at The RGI

LEO BLAMIRE   The Conversation  oil on gesso panel

We are delighted to announce that my brother Leo Blamire got two paintings into the Royal Glasgow Institute Annual Exhibition.

Both paintings won prizes: The Conversation won the David Cargill Award for an artist under 35 and Summer Gazing won the Art Exposure Gallery Award for painting.

LEO BLAMIRE   Summer Gazing  oil on gesso panel

I'm looking forward to the party on Saturday!

Monday, 4 November 2013

Sky Arts Portrait Artist Of The Year

The Sky Arts Portrait Artist of The Year starts of Tuesday night at 8pm.

We are really looking forward to it as one of the participants in none other than Ewan McClure. I know Ewan has really enjoyed the whole process and we don't know what the final outcome is!

There are six episodes set in London, Glasgow, Dublin, Cardiff and Paris, with the final episode at the National Portrait Gallery in London. The winner will paint Hilary Mantel and the portrait will hang in The British Library.