22nd September 2018
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Gifts in Bonhoga show

Gifts in Bonhoga show

THE CURRENT exhibition on show at Bonhoga is entitled Mistletoe.A showcase of a variety of work by over 60 artists, there is a wide assortment of gifts for sale ranging from as little as £4.50 up to £100.Each has a colour theme which can be helpful when selecting a gift for that someone specia... Read more...

Gallery celebrates college art

Gallery celebrates college art

DA GADDERIE is to host an exhibition which celebrates 10 years of the National Certificate (NC) in Art and Design at Shetland College.The exhibition showcases Shet­land’s new art talent, with work from this year’s students alongside former students’ work. Many former students progressed t... Read more...

Denmark trip for Veer

Denmark trip for Veer

SHETLAND contemporary art was in the spotlight last weekend at the opening of a new exhibition in Denmark by members of isles visual arts group Veer North.Jimmy Thomason of Veer North and Gwilym Gibbons from Shetland Arts attended the event, the group’s first international exhibition, which took... Read more...

McDonnell show makes them smile

McDonnell show makes them smile

THERE are a few exhibitions I go to nowadays that bring a smile to my face. Usually art is rather serious stuff and no harm in that.But the new show down at Da Gadderie in the Shetland Museum does just that. And it’s not just me; quite a few folk around me at the time were also having a good lau... Read more...

Artists to debut abroad

Artists to debut abroad

SHETLAND artists group Veer North has its first international exhibition opening this weekend in Denmark.Crossing Waater is a multi-media group exhibition by 21 artists which will run for three months in the Farum Kulturhuset, a cultural centre just outside Copenhagen.Many months in the plannin... Read more...

Lauren’s art on show at Holyrood

Lauren’s art on show at Holyrood

STUDENT Lauren Bulter will soon be admiring her own art work at the Scottish Parliament.Lauren, 18, from Tresta, is one of a number of young people to have their work selected for an exhibition in the building, and she, together with the other exhibitors, has been invited to an event at the parlia... Read more...

Africa show at Vaila gallery

Africa show at Vaila gallery

A NEW exhibition of paintings opens this weekend at Vaila Fine Art in Lerwick.The Crossing of Paths features recent watercolours from West Africa by artist and teacher Peter Davis.In 2006 Peter and his wife Linda set off on a two-year placement with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Northern G... Read more...