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Joan Eardley: A Personal Tribute

Pleased to be involved with the Grassic Gibbon Centre, Arbuthnott in writing and producing Joan Eardley: A Personal Tribute – a celebration of the Mearns Connections of one of the finest British artists of the 20th Century. We are hoping that this book will become available in time for the Centenary of Joan’s birth on

Sir William Gillies Award

Just learned that one of my watercolours A Summer Place, The Mearns has received the Sir William Gillies Award at the 140th RSW Exhibition, now online at Both delighted and honoured to have received this recognition for my work.

Currently Exhibiting

Currently exhibiting online with Gallery Heinzel, Tolquhon Gallery and Eion Stewart Fine Art in their Winter Shows.


Looking forward to a better New Year. Preparing for Spring Painting Workshops, the Annual Winter Exhibition of the RSW and the beginning of a new painting year. Currently exhibiting at Tolquhon Gallery, Ellon, Gallery Heinzel, Aberdeen and Eion Stewart Fine Art, Stonehaven. Prospects of taking part in group shows at both Tolquhon Gallery and Fidra

LAS Website

Due to current restrictions, Laurencekirk Artists Society has decided that its 10th Anniversary Exhibition will go online. Currently busy designing the site & looking forward to the show.

Zoom Presentation to Rotary Club

Delighted with the response and positive feedback from fellow Rotarians following yesterday’s online presentation on The Big Sky, June – A Watercolour in the Making. The 10-minute Powerpoint showed how I developed the painting over a period of 6 days earlier this month from the initial sketch to the completed work. Thanks to Laurencekirk &