Arran Open Studios Exhibits on the Mainland

  In April, we Arran Open Studios,  had our first exhibition on the mainland, in The Harbour Arts Centre in Irvine. The exhibition featured 61 artworks from 31 participating artists from Arran. The idea behind this venture was to raise the profile of the AOS weekend and the profile of Arran’s visual arts and crafts …

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Arran Open Studios-It’s a wrap!

 Bunting fluttered, conversations flowed, and Arran artworks found new homes. Arran Open Studios 2023 has been and gone. Here our writer Emily Rose Mawson reports on a wonderful weekend of art. “If anyone is interested and can get to the Arran Open Studios event, it is really wonderful,” reads one comment on social media. Another …

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Made of Nature

Arran Open Studios: Made of nature  Arran is known as “the Arts Island”, with talented artists and craftspeople at work in every nook and crannie. Two weeks before they welcome visitors for Arran Open Studios 2023, our writer Emily Rose Mawson heads to the east coast villages of Lamlash and Brodick to catch up with …

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New Masters

It’s two months until Arran Open Studio’s 2023! In this month’s tour of participating studios, writer Emily Rose Mawson discovers David Bowie in glass, chairs made from Lochranza whisky barrels, and intricate cut paper designs of Arran wildlife.  GLASS In a garden behind the main street of Lamlash sits a shed of invention, a Wonka-style …

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Arran Open Studios: The Eye of Nature

With three months to go until Arran Open Studios 2023, Arran-based writer Emily Rose Mawson visits three participating studios that explore the natural world in very different mediums.   Clay “This is pure Isle of Arran clay, made and fired here,” says mixed media artist and Arran Open Studios participant Rob Stevens as he hands …

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Tim Pomeroy

Tim Pomeroy, sculptor, takes us on a very brief trip around his studio here on the Isle of Arran.

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