Arran Open Studios

12th–15th August 2022

For the very best in contemporary art and craft on the Isle of Arran

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Lynn's Art on Arran
Studio 13
Inspired by the landscapes and wildlife of Arran, Lynn creates unique pieces of art using wet and dry felting techniques. She also works in watercolour and pastel.
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Jan and Friends
Jan is once again opening her gallery at Ardshiel in Whiting Bay for this years event.
Jan’s own work is creative stitching and machine embroidery. She will be joined by Kathleen Snowden’s, Yvonne Bailey and members of Art in Mind.
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Artist Nicholas De Maid joins us again this year.
Nicholas creates greetings cards and Limited Edition prints in watercolour and pencil, primarily of botanical and architectural scenes from both on and off the island.

His style is not so much as to re-create realism but rather an interpretation of reality, stressing detail and lines found in plants.

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Tim Pomeroy
Tim’s recent sculptures have been inspired by archaeological finds, by designed everyday objects and by natural/organic forms. A seed head can as much inspire monumentality in stone or bronze as a screw-head.
While many of Tim’s sculptures, etchings and drawings are in the gallery representing him in London, the Fine Art Society, there are still many versions to be seen at the picturesque studio location above Lamlash. This year Tim has created woodland walks and has placed sculptures in the landscape of his smallholding.
Tim trained as a painter and taught painting at Grays School of Art, Aberdeen. And while he is better now known for his sculptures, there will still be many two-dimensional works on display. His public commissions feature in Chatsworth Ho., Cawdor Castle gardens, Provand’s Lordship Glasgow, St Andrews RC Cathedral Glasgow, The Beatson Institute, The Esme Fairbairn Foundation to mention but a few.
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Come and support us at our preview exhibition in July in Brodick Hall.
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Angela will not be taking part as a studio this year but you can visit her studio throughout the year by getting in touch, details in the image. ...

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New to Arran Open Studios is Black Fox Framing. As well as bespoke framing service , they create images using a range of relief printing and etching techniques. ...

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Thanks to Heather at Johnston's Arran Bookroom for your continued support.
If you're looking for a collectible Scottish or children's book, books on Arran or nautical, yachting, this is the place to go.

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Inspired by Arran's coastline Katy Penn creates powerful oil paintings on wood and canvas.
Her studio is situated at Pirnmill, where she is clearly inspired by the dramatic changes in light and colour.
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We are super pleased with our new website, created by Carnoustie Creative.
Please check it out, loads of information on our participants , our sponsors and events happening this summer. Link in bio.
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New to Arran Open Studios this year is Nick Brooker. Nick creates life-sized bird mobiles using recycled materials, as well as original lino prints, cards and prints of island views and wildlife.
Check him out on our artists page of our web site
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