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New Work at the Gallery

© Marina Dieul

Pax Mundi 5
Limited Edition Print by Marina Dieul

© Karen Fawcett

Swallows
Karen Fawcett Ceramics

I have a number of new pieces of work coming into the gallery in June. Stella Mays has sent me three new canvases of her excellent pastel paintings. I picked up new work by Karen Fawcett at Potfest Scotland which includes the lovely swallows pictured above. Mid June I get work from award winning Canadian artist Marina Dieul. I have a selection of limited edition prints, cards and a poster of her excellent mice pictures.

Also due in later in June is a new selection of bronzes by John Noble-Milner (Geckoman). I had John's work in several years ago and it is great to have him back exhibiting with the gallery once again. The Silvery has also restocked me with a selection of their nature based silver jewellery.

© John Noble-Milner

Bronze Tree Frog
John Noble-Milner

© The Silvery

Ivy Necklace
The Silvery

Regular Classes at the Workshop restart the week of 26th May 2018

Our regular classes for either children or adults will continue from the 26th May. This is an 5-6 week course of classes offering clay sculpting, drawing and painting. The classes fill up quickly so it is a good idea to book in advance. If you miss the start we regularly have people join in during a session, this is not a problem, just contact us and check availability.

These classes are held in "The Workshop", at 38 New Row, Perth is situated across form the gallery. Please visit the workshops website www.theworkshopperth.co.uk for full details on all our art classes.

If you are interested in attending please contact the gallery on 01738 621836 or fill in the contact form on the website.

 

Clay Sculpting Weekend Workshops - July 14th -15th and August 11th -12th 2018

I will be running two weekend sculpting workshops during the summer holidays. This is an excellent opportunity for people to come for a relaxing weekend and get creative making whatever they like in clay. It is ideal for either beginners or people with some experience.

The course runs from 10am - 4pm both days and includes lunch and refreshments. Price £110

The weekend workshops are held in "The Workshop", at 38 New Row, Perth is situated across form the gallery. Please visit the workshops website www.theworkshopperth.co.uk for full details on all our art classes.

If you are interested in attending please contact the gallery on 01738 621836 or fill in the contact form on the website.

 

GWCT Scottish Game Fair - Friday 29th June - Sunday 1st July 2018

© GWCT

The GWCT Scottish Game Fair will be back at Scone Palace again this year.

The dates for your diary are Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 1st June/July.

Scottish Game Fair visitors come from far and wide to enjoy the lively and friendly atmosphere, to hunt for bargains in over 300 trade stands, to learn more about their countryside, to see a huge variety of displays and demonstrations and to test their skills in a wide range of competitions.

For further information on the Scottish Game Fair vists there GWCT website.

Scone Palace is located just over 1 mile north of Perth's town centre, across the river Tay. To get to the site take the A93, Perth to Blairgowrie road and follow the yellow AA road signs. The postcode for the venue is PH2 6BD.


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Potfest in the Park - Hutton in the Forest, July 27th - 29th 2018

© Hutton in the Forest

I will be back at Potfest in the Park this year and look forward to participating in the competition on the lawns. .

Over 100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond....all with very distinctive individual styles ....all passionate about working with clay.

The venue, Hutton-in-the-Forest, is a cultural destination in itself with it's walled garden, topiary terraces and woodland walks. The ceramics festival takes place in and around marquees in front of the castle, with the potters competition pieces on the lawn, juxtaposing ancient architecture and modern ceramics.

Visit the Potfest website for a full listing of exhibitors and examples of their work.