FLEXIBLE STUDIO VOUCHERS
Studio vouchers can be purchased through the CONTACT page in the run up to Christmas and the New Year, and make great gifts at this festive time. Because of the present Covid restrictions on visiting studios, and while these last, for the first time, the value of the voucher can also be used in part-payment towards any SMALL to MEDIUM mosaics that are on the SHOP PAGE of this website. Workshops and short course details will appear on this page in 2021.
Spring Fling 2020 - Update
Spring Fling is now running as a "virtual event", you can find more information on the Spring Fling/Upland website. I have produced a new "video tour" of my studio so you can visit in a totally safe and socially distanced manner.
Whilst you are here why not take a little time to look around my online gallery at the work I currently have for sale or use the contact form to get in touch to discuss any ideas you may have for a commission.
Spring Fling 2020 (Studio 22 - Purple Route)
The Spring Fling 2020 has now been postponed indefinitely due to the CoronaVirus pandemic.
You can view my entry in the 2020 Spring Fling event HERE!
"Reading Between the Lines" - Galashiels
This exhibition has been converted into an online event.
For details please click here.
COURSES IN 2020
Mosaic Introductory Workshops at The Smithy Studio in January:
Please get in touch now to book a place before Christmas, you can contact the website for further information.
The first course will run on the following dates, subject to demand:
other potential dates:
* Please note gift vouchers for courses are available from the studio should you plan to come with a friend or family member.
Work selected for BAMM/DOMO Exhibition, Nov. 2019
My mixed media mosaic 'Lament of the Super Blood Wolf Moon' has been selected as part of the follow-up exhibition in London at The Belfry Gallery, Bethnal Green in November. Please see details on the BAMM website.
BAMM 20th Anniversary Exhibition.
Glad to be part of the BAMM 20th Anniversary Exhibition at The Stained Glass Centre, Micklegate, York, together with work from DOMO artists, Oct.5th -Oct.13th.
ONE-DAY MOSAIC TASTER WORKSHOP WITH ARTIST KATE ANDERSON AT KIRKCUDBRIGHT GALLERIES.
Spring Fling 2019 Update:
Happy to be taking part in the Spring Fling 2019, would be delighted to see you in the studio over the event.
Kirkcudbright Modern Makers 2019:
Delighted to be featured in the Modern Makers exhibition at the Kirkcudbright galleries, please come along and visit the exhibition which runs from May 4th - August 18th. You can find out more here:
BAMM Exhibition Update:
Delighted to have won the 2nd Place Award at the BAMM exhibition 'Open Ended', previewed at the London School of Mosaic on 21st September. 'Meeting Place - 7th Time' is made from moulded resins, antique glass, vitreous glass, gold tile and ceramic, and is concerned with the meeting place of memory and time and traces of community.
Drop in Workshop - Update!
The workshop at Kirkcudbright Gallery was a big hit with both parents and children, some really colourful work was created!
Drop-In Mosaic Workshop
I am looking forward to welcoming parents and children to the Drop-In Mosaic Workshop at Kirkcudbright Galleries on Sunday 24th June (12.30 - 3.30pm) at Kirkcudbright Galleries as part of a celebration of The Monarch Of The Glen being shown in Kirkcudbright. To find out more go here http://www.kirkcudbrightgalleries.org.uk/
Kate supports Lifelong Learning
Kate is supporting the Lifelong Learning project at Upland and, through the project, aims to enable people of all abilities to explore creativity and learn new skills.
For more information on courses please get in touch via the contact page
Learn Mosaic with Kate
There are places available on Summer Introductory Mosaic Courses if you book now, including two in July. Please contact Kate through the website.
Art in Scotland TV visit
It was good to welcome David Rushton from ArtinScotlandTV and be part of the MERZ gallery video post this week. A clip from this can be seen if you click on the image below.
Dumfries and Galloway College HNC Art Students
Good luck to the Art and Design HNC students at Dumfries College who will be finishing their course in May including the students who visited my studio for an assignment last year!
Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018
Friday 16th - Sunday 18th March 2018
Kate will be taking part in the Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 at the Rheged Centre near Penrith, this is a well established event and will feature work by Kate and other Artists with opportunities to buy and commission work. The event will also feature some workshops so you can try out new crafts, to find out more visit the link below:
On Saturday 11th, November I visited the Upfront Gallery to deliver work to this interesting venue.
This group exhibition of Upland Members at the Upfront Gallery , near Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria opened on the 14th.November and runs until 14th January, open daily 10.30 to 4.30 pm except Mondays.
It is a great opportunity to see a wide range of art including much that is created by Spring Fling artists in a wonderful arts hub with a renowned puppet theatre, cafe and shop. An added attraction is the stunning local scenery !
British Association for Modern Mosaic (BAMM)
The BAMM Forum took place in Edinburgh this year on September 30th.
To read more about the BAMM forum and Kate on the Upland website click on the image below:
Visits to the Smithy Studio to view work can also be pre-arranged, contact Kate by using the contact form here to book a place or get more information.