LAS Annual Exhibition 2019

Looking forward to hanging the Annual Exhibition of our local Laurencekirk Artists’ Society Annual show this coming Friday. Some excellent work and a very high standard of exhibits showing a wide range of media and subject matter by local artists. Around 60 works in addition to a number of small ‘charity’ pictures in support of

SAA Award

Pleased to learn this past week that my painting Snowclouds over The Grampians had won the Best Landscape in the Professional category of the Society’s Artists’ of the Year 2019. The work – which can be seen above – was chosen from over 3,000 entries and 70 finalists for one of the awards in this


An excellent Annual General Assembly of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour which took place in Glasgow on Saturday. Ably led by Jim Dunbar PRSW, the Society is in good shape. Four new members were elected & I was honoured to be nominated to join the Council of the Society. I look forward

Brilliant Burn!

A fabulous Painting Weekend at The Burn House, Edzell with our host David Turner, Director of The Burn, as one of our artists. Members of Laurencekirk Artists’ Society and others attended over the two days, including former members and Margie Trewin who has supported my painting Courses for many years and Iona Kean who travelled

The Burn Painting Weekend

Looking forward to welcoming 11 artists to our annual Painting Weekend. I shall visit The Burn this coming week when I hope to meet with David Turner to view the ‘new’ studio and generally ‘get my bearings’. The forecast for the weekend is good so looks like ‘painting on the spot’ may well be an

Inverkeillor Art Group

My thanks to Marianne and all the artists for welcoming me to their group at Inverkeillor. Good company & brilliant lunch. Overall I a great day & feedback suggests the particpants enjoyed it too.