Arran Visual Arts 2022 Summer Exhibition

The Arran Visual Arts summer exhibition will be held on Saturday 23rd July to Thursday 28th July 2022, in the Lochranza and Catacol Village Hall 10.30 am to 4.30 pm each day. AVA was founded in December 2001 by an enthusiastic group of amateur and professional artists. It has flourished ever since and now has …

The ALiVE Exhibition

In 2021 a new ‘Arran Arts Heritage Trail’ was created, weaving a trail of twenty sites identified by sandstone placemarkers to celebrate a landcsape that has been important to many of Scotland’s most iconic artists. In 2022 twenty artists living and working on Arran today have taken the challenge to create their own art work …

Arran Visual Arts workshop in June

Saturday, 4th June – Sunday, 5th June, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Painting Summer Flowers With artist and tutor Victoria Braithwaite at the Ranger Centre, Brodick Castle Victoria is an award-winning full-time contemporary botanical painter. Based in Ayrshire, she has exhibited internationally, and has work published in several botanical art books. She is a founding …

Arran Visual Arts workshop in May

  Making a Solander Box Saturday 28th May – Sunday 29th May, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tutor: Saskia Pomeroy Venue: Ranger Centre, Brodick Castle Saskia Pomeroy graduated from Glasgow School of art in 2007. She lives and works in Glasgow as a visual artist and freelance designer previously having worked for two years as …

Arran Visual Arts April workshop

The Mighty Stitch Arran Visual Arts workshop Saturday, 23rd April – Sunday, 24th April, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tutor | Laura Lees Venue | Ranger Centre, Brodick Castle Maverick textile guru, fashion and interiors expert Laura Lees has designed an exclusive short course where participants will be able to customise a unique piece of …

Arran Visual Arts workshop in March

Arran Visual Arts are running their next workshop on Saturday, 19th March, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Drawing from Nature With tutor David Wedge, at Arran High School Art & Design Department  David has taught for 30 years, the last 20 at Arran High School. He has a 1st Class Honours Degree in Fine Art …

Tim Pomeroy: a new biography

Arran-based artist Tim Pomeroy has just finished his third solo sculpture exhibition with his main gallery The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh. The successful exhibition ran between 18th November and 23rd December. The private view in November, was the first the gallery hosted since the March lockdown of 2020. It was well attended with more than …

Arran Visual Arts workshops

Arran Visual Arts is back with a Workshop programme to end 2021 On Saturday 23rd October Arran artist Heather McLeod will lead a workshop on Silk Painting. Held at the Ranger Centre, Brodick Castle, the workshop will run from 10 – 4 pm. No previous experience is necessary. For information on how to book please …

Peace Cranes exhibition extended

Peace and Justice Scotland launched the exhibition Peace Cranes in early August to coincide with Hiroshima Day, and have now raised funds to keep the installation open until 14th November. If you haven’t had a chance to visit yet, it is a truly remarkable piece of art based on the dedication of dozens of volunteers over …