Articles by David

St Cyrus Series

I have just begun a new series of works based on St Cyrus: sea, cliffs and shoreline.  Early days but excited to see how they develop. Never tire of the infinite subtleties of light and mood which this unique place offers.

Aberdeen Artists’ Society

On Saturday 2nd February, I attended the 2019 AGM of the Society. An interesting, well-attended and vibrant meeting which finds the Society in good heart. The refurbishment of Aberdeen Art Gallery has meant that the annual exhibition of the Society has had to be suspended over the past few years. However, the Society is currently

Art @ The Venue Spring Workshops

At present preparing for the annual Art workshops at The Venue here in Laurencekirk.  The theme of this year’s presentations  is 20th century American Art from the lesser-known Mid-West so-called Regional painters of the 30s and 40s to the Abstract Expressionists of the 50s and the 60s Pop Art Movement. The 6 sessions run from

Scottish Field Article by Rosie Morton

In the mid December of last year, I spent a most enjoyable day with journalist Rosie Morton and Angus Blackburn, Senior Photographer of Scottish Field. The result is an article entitled Magnificent Mearns in the March 2019 number of Scottish Field (North East edition incorporating Leopard which celebrates the people, place and culture of North-East

RSW Winter Exhibition, November, 2018

Four works exhibited in Annual winter show. Travelled with family to Edinburgh for the opening and then attended Words on Canvas event on 29th November. This annual event allows members of a writers’ group, based in and around Edinburgh, to explore themes suggested by the exhibits in the RSW. Two writers chose one of my

Gallery Heinzel 2018 Exhibition

In the September/October of 2018 I exhibited a selection of work in a group exhibition at Gallery Heinzel, Thistle Street, Aberdeen. ( 20 Mearns landscapes & seascapes alongside the work of two very different artists – Grace Cameron and Ian Rawnsley – made for an interesting ‘mix’ and a successful show. Just for interest, here

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