A Poem to Kinross-shire.

My new show is an attempt to try and catch what Kinross-shire means to me. I’ve lived here since I was a wee boy and although I left to go Glasgow to attend the wonderful Glasgow School of Art (and stayed there for a fantastic time) I still love Kinross-shire. I moved back here in […]
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The Unlikely Clan at the Lemond Gallery.

I had a group show in May with the Unlikely Clan at the Lemond Gallery in Glasgow. Lemond are one of the most successful galleries in Scotland and it was a great honour to be asked to exhibit with them. My colleagues in art in the clan and I were particularly proud of both the […]
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Hosting the Whisky awards.

I was deeply honoured to host the Òran Mór Whisky awards. It was slightly terrifying being in front of an entire room that represented the entirety of knowledge regarding the wonders of our national drink. The undoubted highlight of the evening was presenting Master Blender and Keeper of the Quaich, Dr. Rachel Barrie with the […]
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Colinton Arts.

I’m delighted to be showing some work at Colinton arts, one of the newest galleries in Edinburgh. Colinton were kind enough to invite me to contribute to their Winter Show. I’m excited to see how this new gallery develops and I’m delighted to be sharing with some very interesting artists.
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No-show.

Usually in November I have a show of paintings, showing the years’ work. This year due to the amount of other work I’ve been doing and the building of the new studio, I’m not ready with a complete body of work. I’ve decided to do a show of landscapes at the Grouse and Claret around […]
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Stockingfield bridge.

Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been acting as a consultant to Scottish canals to help with the development of the artwork that will go into the park and around the new bridge that is being built at Stockingfield in Maryhill in Northwest Glasgow. It’s been an honour to lead the community engagement in […]
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Post-match report on Perthshire Open Studios.

Thank you very much to everyone that came to the new studio during the P.O.S. week. it was a delight to see so many people and thank you very much to everyone who bought work, yet again most of the new work went to new homes. I was also very impressed by the marketing arranged […]
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Perthshire open studios

4th – 12th of September. I’m taking part in the Perthshire open studios. It’s always interesting to see what other artists are doing and it’s great to be part of such a vibrant and creative community. I’m very much looking forward to visiting and hearing about the work of the other artists in the Turquoise […]
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Being in the new Studio

Now that the studio is finally wind and watertight, I’ve started to move things up from my previous studio. It’s truly amazing how a relatively small amount of furniture can turn into a huge pile when it comes time to move it, but with the help of my father’s old grey fergie tractor we managed […]
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The new studio is ready

The new studio is starting to get ready. It’s been painted and we’ve started to move stuff into it.
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