James Fraser RSW

James Fraser was born in Glasgow in 1958 and after a career in the Civil Service gained a place as a mature student at Edinburgh College of Art  in 1999. He was awarded the Heriot Watt University Award for outstanding merit in his first year and received his BA (Hons) in painting from ECA in 2004. ” I tend to …

Sandra Dickie

‘I’ve lived in Edinburgh for many years but was born in the Scottish borders and the colour, light and landscape of this area has always been an inspiration to me. Travels around Scotland and Europe provide continuing inspiration and wonder. I look closely at the contours of the land and I’m fascinated by the patterns of the fields, hedges and …

Janet McPherson

The rugged textures of cliff and mountain, and the sparkle of light on water or snow feeds my imagination and drives my desire to capture these moments in paint. Translating the beauty of Scotland’s mountains and our North-East coast comes from a lifelong love of walking and climbing. I love taking my sketchbook and paints into the hills or along …

Morag Lloyds

Morag Lloyds is a Scottish artist living and working at the edge of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. She has spent many summers over the past 25 years in Argyll sailing with family around the west coast and exploring the Islands both  here and further north. Morag has painted and exhibited sea themes in the past and is returning now …

Tony Griffin

I was born in Glasgow in 1963 and worked as an electrician for many years in Scotland and Canada, before deciding to take up my first love of painting. After studying for two years at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto (1994 – 1996), with the renowned Canadian painter Graham Coughtry, I moved back to Glasgow. I then studied …

Moira Third

Moira Third is a local Deeside resident and a graduate of Grays School of Art. Her unique and mystical pieces are created with acrylic and thread on canvas.

Mark McCallum

Mark was born in North Yorkshire in 1964 and he studied at St Johns in York where he graduated in 1988 with a BA Honors degree in Fine Art and Media Studies, specializing in oil painting. He has since been widely exhibited in the UK and has many international sales. Mark currently lives and works from his studio in rural …

Caroline Simmill

Having completed courses at Reigate School of Art and later, courses in Creative and Commercial Art, Caroline has developed her talent and passion to become one of North Scotlands’ established and sought after artists. With an affinity for all things sea related (but not limited to) Caroline specializes in producing works of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in her …

Gerald McGowan

Born in Glasgow and now based in Edinburgh . My work is based on my surroundings. Things I see, usually people conducting themselves in their ‘spare’ or ‘leisure time’. I try to find a ‘painting’ in my surroundings, something special in an ordinary, familiar situation. When it becomes a painting it becomes ‘different’. My work is exhibited in exhibitions in …

Fiona McLeod

A graduate of Glasgow School of Art, I am essentially a craftsperson who really enjoys the actual painting process, and I suspect a design background is evident in my approach to composition, colour and surface texture. I have always loved the ‘seaside’, in particular the contrast of textures found around the shore….sand, grasses, rocks, natural & man-made structures….and this is …