Archive for March, 2010

Poetry Reading by Choman Hardi, Friday 26th March

Posted by on March 25th, 2010 No Comments
At 7.30pm on Friday 26th March, Shetland Library will be the venue for a reading by acclaimed poet Choman Hardi, author of “Life for Us” (Bloodaxe 2006) and Shetland Arts Creative Writer in Residence. The reading, which will also include performances by local poets, is the last appearance that Choman Hardi will make in her… Read the rest...

Exhibition supported by Visual Artist Award from Shetland Arts

Posted by on March 25th, 2010 No Comments
An exhibition of new watercolour paintings by Joyce Wark opened at Vaila Fine Art on Saturday 20 March. The opening was well attended and Joyce sold an amazing 16 out of 23 pictures. Joyce has been working towards this exhibition of new paintings for the past year. Her work in the show was in part… Read the rest...

Web Marketing Workshops in Lerwick and Unst

Posted by on March 24th, 2010 No Comments
HI-Arts will be delivering two free web marketing workshops in Shetland in May. The workshops are for artists and arts and cultural groups who are interested in learning more about the opportunities the web offers for promoting and marketing your activities. The workshops are designed to give you a better understanding of how the web… Read the rest...

Shetland Rhythms – Stanza 2010

Posted by on March 17th, 2010 No Comments
Stanza is a world renowned poetry festival that takes place in St Andrews in Fife, annually in March. This year it will feature Nobel Literature Prize winner, Seamus Heaney. On Saturday 20th March, at 2.15pm in the Byre Theatre, there will be an event entitled Rhythms of Shetland. The event, already sold out, will feature… Read the rest...

Mareel update March 2010

Posted by on March 13th, 2010 1 Comment
Mareel on budget despite persistent rumours and progressing well. It's a a good news story. Read the rest...

Exciting Freelance Opportunity

Posted by on March 10th, 2010 No Comments
‘Portage: crossing points’ An exciting freelance opportunity, great for your CV, has arisen to work for a month invigilating an exhibition, which is the first of its kind in the UK. The exhibition is of digital jewellery and interactive craft objects at Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery from 29 May – 27 June 2010. The show… Read the rest...

Mareel construction progressing well

Posted by on March 9th, 2010 No Comments
You can see from our webcam that the block work is now up to the first floor level. What you can’t see is that the first floor floor-slabs are now being poured. This is basically a large amount of concrete being poured over a thick wire mesh that is constructed on some steal decking. After… Read the rest...

Dance Ihayami Performance 20th March – Tickets on Sale

Posted by on March 9th, 2010 No Comments
Dance Ihayami Performance 20th March - Tickets on Sale Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that tickets are on sale for the performance by Dance Ihayami.  The company will be presenting Thrayaa – Trinity in Lerwick Town Hall on Saturday 20th March. The evening begins with a performance by local dancers who will have been working for a week with two of Dance Ihayami’s… Read the rest...

Prize Winners Exhibition

Posted by on March 8th, 2010 2 Comments
Prize Winners Exhibition V -AN EXHIBITION BY THE PRIZE WINNERS OF THE SHETLAND OPEN ART EXHIBITION 2009, BONHOGA GALLERY   WEISDALE MILL   WEISDALE   SHETLAND   ZE2 9LW 13 MARCH – 11 APRIL 2010   PREVIEW FRIDAY 12 MARCH 7.30PM The next exhibition showing at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale is a mixed show by the winners of the 2009 Shetland Open Art Exhibition. … Read the rest...

Shetland Through a Plastic Lens

Posted by on March 2nd, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Through a Plastic Lens The latest exhibition in the Bonhoga Touring Exhibition Programme has now been installed at Sumburgh Airport where it can been seen until June. Shetland Through a Plastic Lens is a series of photographs by Shetland based photographer Emily Sharp. Working primarily with medium format film Emily’s work is a reaction to the ‘perfection’ of the… Read the rest...