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New Exhibition by Claire Harkess RSW

May 19th, 2017 by Robin Rodger

PAA Member Claire Harkess is currently showing new works in a one-person exhibition at The Fotheringham Gallery, Bridge of Allan. Claire’s exhibition opened on the 13th of May and runs until the 17th of June 2017.

The Fotheringham Gallery, 78 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, by Stirling, FK9 4HS

gallery hours mon-sat 10am – 4.30m  

Enquiries :

Tel:  01786 832861
E: info@fotheringham-gallery.co.uk

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PAA Festival Exhibition

May 19th, 2017 by Robin Rodger

The Perthshire Art Association returns to the North Church Hall, High Street, Perth, for its 2017 Perth Festival Exhibition on Saturday 20th May (10.00am to 5.00pm) and Sunday 21st May (12 noon to 5.00pm). Most works are for sale.

The Church Hall can be entered via the arched pend in High Street a short distance up from Sainsbury’s, or via Mill Street by the gate at the side of the North Church.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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Annual General Meeting

March 5th, 2017 by Robin Rodger

A reminder that this year’s AGM tales place in Perth Museum and Art Gallery at 7.30pm on Thursday 13th April 2017.

Nominations for the vacant posts of Secretary; Membership Secretary and Exhibitions Secretary should be lodged with Cynthia Mitchell in advance of the meeting.

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Workshop places still available

March 5th, 2017 by Robin Rodger

There are still a number of spaces available in each of the classess, which are now running (from 22 February) through to 26 April.

 

If you would like to attend, please contact Classes Convener, Dorothy Barraclough direct; tel 01738 860349

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Consultation Day – City of Culture Bid

December 28th, 2016 by Robin Rodger

Please see details below of a consultation day re City of Culture bid – which has subsequently been RE-SCHEDULED to MONDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2017 in the SOUTAR THEATRE, A K BELL LIBRARY – further information including booking details will be posted on the Creative Perthshire website.

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Major new Portrait Prize

December 28th, 2016 by Robin Rodger

Attached are details of an exciting and valuable new prize for portraiture

click on the link – click on the expanded box, click SAVE, click on OPEN to see the details

– over to you and good luck!

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Sky Landscape Artist of the Year – Update

November 30th, 2016 by Robin Rodger

Many congratulations to PAA member Phillip Edwards for reaching the semi-finals of the popular TV show. Unfortunately he was pipped at the post, narrowly failing to make the final.

Phil is currently showing a work in the PAA 64th Annual Exhibition (Part 1 closes THIS SATURDAY 3 December) and has a second piece included in Part 2 (which opens on 8 December).

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Workshop – Places still available

November 30th, 2016 by Robin Rodger

Places are still available for the Workshop on Monday 5th December.

 

Contact Ruth Dunsire to reserve your place.

Tel: 01738 580194

Email: ruth.dunsire@btinternet.com

 

Perspective in the Landscape (Buildings, Rivers, Roads, etc.)

 

Date: December, 5th 2016 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

 

Tutor-led Workshop; “Perspective in the Landscape (Buildings/rivers/roads etc.)”

 

Cameron F.Coutts leads this workshop which deals with the effects of perspective in composition.

Any level.

Location
The Scout Hall, Perth Academy , Murray Place , Perth

Instructor
Cameron F. Coutts

 

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Call for older artists

November 30th, 2016 by Robin Rodger

 STOP PRESS: LAB FOR OLDER ARTISTS AT COVE PARK – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

We are delighted to share the call for applications to take part in an exciting opportunity open to Scottish-based artists in all artforms who are aged 50 and over and are in the early stages of a new artistic career.

The lab for older artists, led by Nicholas Bone and Alice McGrath from Magnetic North, will be held at Cove Park from the evening of Wednesday 22 February 2017 till the morning of Tuesday 28 February 2017.  This lab is a partnership between Cove ParkMagnetic North, Luminate and a-n The Artists Information Company, and it offers six artists a chance to take part in a facilitated process, exploring how creativity can be nourished and how artists can challenge themselves to develop. During the lab, there will be time for individual reflection as well as creative work.

Exciting opportunity for older artists

We are looking for six people to take part in an older artists’ lab at Cove Park led by Nicholas Bone and Alice McGrath from Magnetic North. The lab is aimed at Scottish-based artists, aged 50 or over, who are in the early stages of a new artistic career. We welcome applications from artists working in any artform.

The aim of the lab is to:

  • Create a supportive atmosphere for discussion
  • Stimulate dialogue about creative processes
  • Give space and time for artists to reflect on their own creative practice
  • Make time for individual reflection

The lab will take place in February 2017. For more information and details of how to apply please see our website: www.luminatescotland.org

This lab is a partnership between Cove Park, Magnetic North, Luminate – Scotland’s creative ageing festival, and a-n The Artists Information Company.

Deadline for applications is midday on Wednesday 4 January.

 

(Thanks to immediate past President Ed Link for bringing this opportunity to our attention.)

 

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Classes

November 24th, 2016 by Robin Rodger

Fed up with the cold weather? Why not get arty? There are spaces available in the following Classes;

MONDAYS 7-9pm : 3 places

TUESDAYS 2-4pm : 3 places

WEDNESDAYS 10-12 (Large Room) : 1 place

Please get in touch with Dorothy ASAP if you would like to take up some of these vacancies; Tel 01738 860349/ e-mail dotbaraclough@gmail.com

 

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