Alanda Calmus

Alanda Calmus is a former traditional artist who’s art has evolved into semi-abstract wildlife painting.Having honed her skills as a realist artist for over 20 years, she realized that there was more to wildlife painting than just replicating what she saw. She wanted to go beyond mere representation to capture not just the physical appearance of animals but also their …

Jessica Oliver

“I grew up in the North East of England – where I completed my Foundation Course and BA Hons in History of Art. Life then took me to London until 1995 when I relocated to Edinburgh. In 2012, having taken time out to raise my family, I joined Leith School of Art to revisit and develop my artistic practice, first …

Donald (DK) Macleod

Born and bred on the Isle of Lewis DK studied Art and Design at the University of the Highlands and Islands, North Uist campus in 2004 but since completing the course, has been largely self-taught. He has spent the subsequent years developing his style which has led to a slow evolution as experimental brush work has given way to a …

John Robert Smith

John’s art education started in the 1960s, when from the age of 11 he attended Moseley School of Art, a specialist grammar school combining academic and creative studies. He went on to the linked Bourneville College of Art. His working life started in design at ATV television studios. In the early seventies he moved to London, where over a long …

Ann Ruddy

Ann studied Graphic Design at Edinburg College. Her work varies between still lives and landscape painting . Her still lives focus on everyday objects found at home or the local thrift shop or seasonal fruits from her garden in Perthshire. Her landscapes are painted plein air around her surrounding area and can contrast between sunny days or dramatic Scottish winters  …

Fiona Sturrock

“Working mainly in acrylics, my paintings demonstrate my love of colour and the practice of mixing colour, laying down patterns of light, shade and texture to produce bold representations of observation. ”

Val Thomson

Val spent her childhood in Fraserburgh and now lives in Aberdeen. Painting and drawing has been her lifelong passion and at the end of 2010 she decided to follow her dream and is now a full time artist working with acrylic paint and experimenting with creating textures and mark making in her new work and exhibiting throughout Scotland. Val’s paintings …

Elaine Forrest

Based in North East Scotland, Elaine’s work predominantly takes inspiration from the local landscape. She is fascinated by the patterns and texture found within abundant lush hedgerows.  Current artwork is a playful and colourful interpretation of the beauty found within the micro landscapes we see everyday. Elaine studied Textile and Fashion Design at Heriot-Watt University (the former Scottish School of …

Amelia McComb

Amelia is an Edinburgh based painter who is greatly inspired by colour. Her work focuses on flowers and gardens, shorelines and ponds. She is particularly inspired by capturing fleeting moments exploring colour, light and shapes, enjoying the calmness and the bustle of colour. Amelia works mainly in oils and also enjoys acrylic and pastels. Amelia’s work features across a number …

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith is a Landscape artist based in Milngavie, Glasgow. Graduating from Glasgow School of Art in 1992, he has continued to produce his own work whilst also spending most of his career teaching. He is currently the principal teacher of Art at Boclair Academy in Bearsden. Stephen’s work is primarily concerned with light and colour and the impact it …