Archive | September 2012

Artist presentations and drop-in sessions!

Tuesday 18th & Wed 19th see the last artist presentations – these are in the Gairloch Fire Station at 7.30pm
The drop-in sessions will be at 2pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, but visitors are still welcome to come along and visit and also create!


14th sept.

Day 4. Wednesday 12th. Artists at work

Today was some studio time, also artists scattered to work in various locations gathering materials. A delicious meal cooked by Puja and Megha, served at the Fire station, then onto the opening of the Forward Thinking show at the Gale Centre, which has been Curated by Tim Ellis a former artist in residence at Glenfiddich. another fantastic stimulating day, also wonderful to see members of the community coming along to meet the artists and get involved.

Day 3, 10th sept. Excursions

Another whirlwind wonderful day together!  We had a highly informative archaeological walk guided by Jeremy Fenton. Delicious Cream Teas at the whistlestop Cafe, Kinlochewe. A much appreciated visit to the Gairloch museum with local volunteer experts explaining about the local history & heritage, Great walks around Loch Maree at the Beinn Eighe nature reserve, a taste sensation of a meal at local Artist Sam Banisters house and …tomorrow the art work begins !

day 2- excursions with the artists

Today we went on excursions for the artists to recce the local area and get ideas of where to work. Gairloch harbour, flowerdale arboretum walk, had a picnic lunch on Gairloch beach, then went to Badachro, and Inverewe mountain trail- then back to Lynn’s house for a delicious meal together.