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.