Exhibiting @ ArTay in Perth

Exhibiting @ ArTay in Perth

Posted on May 17, 2018

Back from Glasgow, on to Perth! From the publicity: Perth Festival is delighted to announce the return of arTay. This large exhibition of Contemporary Scottish Art and Craft was a big success when it ran from 2000-2005 and it is with great anticipation that we have decided to bring it back. ArTay takes place beside […]

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

Posted on May 17, 2018

This year the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair was held right opposite the entrance to the spectacular Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, and when I went to the show I was not merely thrilled to have some of my paintings right opposite the main entrance to the Kelvingrove bulding, but also delighted to see that my […]

Homage to Best Companions

Homage to Best Companions

Posted on Apr 3, 2018

This recent work, called “Best Companions,” is a painting which I simply had to make to express my appreciation for some of the artists who have inspired me through the years. I am thrilled to have entered this ‘homage’ in the current exhibition in Roger Billcliffe’s Gallery of Fine Art, and would love for it […]

Billcliffe Art Gallery in Glasgow

Billcliffe Art Gallery in Glasgow

Posted on Feb 5, 2018

The Glasgow Boys are an enduring inspiration to me, and dust has no chance to settle on my copy of the definitive book on the Glasgow Boys, by Roger Billcliffe. So it is with great pleasure that I can announce, that Roger Billcliffe has agreed to include my painting “Roman Glass with Figs” in his […]

London Battersea Park

London Battersea Park

Posted on Feb 5, 2018

Three of my paintings will be on show at this year’s Battersea Spring Art Fair in London, better known as the Affordable Art Fair. In the stand of Frames Gallery from Perth. From 8 to 11 March, 2018.

Gallery Representation in Dundee

Gallery Representation in Dundee

Posted on Dec 12, 2017

Located on the Nethergate in Dundee, close to the new Victoria & Albert Museum, is Gallery Q, currently running a Christmas Exhibition with a couple of my paintings in it. Gallery Q will generally have one or more of my paintings on show. Gallery Q 160 Nethergate Dundee DD1 4DU Tel.: 01382 220600 art@galleryq.co.uk

Gallery Representation in Perth

Gallery Representation in Perth

Posted on Dec 12, 2017

The art gallery of choice for many in Perth and the surrounding area is Frames Gallery. Four of my paintings are featuring in the Christmas Exhibition. Frames Gallery will generally have one or more of my paintings on show. Frames Gallery 10 Victoria Street Perth PH2 8LW Tel.: 01738 631085 info@framesgallery.co.uk

Summary of Exhibitions

Posted on Dec 8, 2017

Scotland Winter Group Exhibition, Frames Gallery, Perth Edinburgh Art Fair with Gallery Q Group Exhibition, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh Christmas Group Exhibition, Gallery Q, Dundee Guest at Perth Open Studios, Perth Germany Solo Exhibition, Schloss Gesmold, Melle Solo Exhibition, Wasserschloss Schelenburg, Osnabrücker Land Solo Exhibiiton, Gallery Letsah, Osnabrück Netherlands Group Exhibition, HK Gallery, Deventer Group […]

Smoothing a linen canvas

Smoothing a linen canvas

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Among my paintings that proved very popular in Germany (and thus were sold) are two compositions of citrus fruits against a very dark background and a faux reflective surface. These were painted on artist board, and because wooden board has a much smoother surface than textured linen, this is one reason why the glossy finish […]

Masterclass with Cornelis Le Mair

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Cornelis (Kees) Le Mair is a legend in his lifetime. I had read his book “Het edele ambacht, de lelijkheid aangeklaagd” (The noble craft, accusing ugliness) a few years ago and long admired him for his views on art as well as for his paintings. So when the opportunity arose to joining some other accomplished […]