Posted by Lauren Doughton on April 23rd, 2015
Opening at Bonhoga Gallery this Friday is an exhibition taking local marine engineering firm Malakoff Ltd. as its inspiration. The diverse range of work is by the four category winners of last year’s Shetland Open exhibition: Susan Timmins, Ana Arnett, Cheryl Jamieson and Fionn Arnett.
Working with both financial and professional support from Shetland Arts… Read the rest...
Posted by Lauren Doughton on March 10th, 2015
Calling all Shetland’s budding young photographers!
Submissions are open for the 2015 Bairns’ Open at Bonhoga 18 April – 31 May 2015. Entry is open to anyone from P1-S6. Two prizes will be awarded.
The theme is INDUSTRY, and this year we’re making it a photographic exhibition. Now is your chance to get out there… Read the rest...
Posted by Lauren Doughton on February 25th, 2015
Chris Rigby, Between Rocks and Hard Places
Paul Boyle, Hullscapes
28 February – 12 April
Public opening: Friday 27 February, 6-7.30pm
After the arresting exhibition of work of Don McCullin, Bonhoga is marking a distinct change in atmosphere with the opening this Friday of two spectacular exhibitions of landscape imagery. Both shows are… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 19th, 2014
Northern Lights Ambassadors – a group of 13-25 year olds from Shetland – have been working since September on a creative project inspired by the work of world-famous photojournalist Don McCullin. Funded as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour programme with the support of Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Creative Scotland, the… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on October 28th, 2014
1 Nov – 23 Nov 2104
Public opening: Saturday 1 Nov 2014, 11am – 1pm
WirdCraft event: 13th November 6.30pm
This weekend sees the return of Bonhoga’s Christmas contemporary art and craft exhibition in the main gallery. This year, a pop up exhibition, and earlier and shorter than usual because of the upcoming ARTIST ROOMS… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 15th, 2014
Media release by Patrick Mainland, ARTIST ROOMS On Tour Young Ambassador
Over the next three months, a group of Young Ambassadors will be showing off their creative talents as part of a scheme in connection with the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition, in association with Shetland Arts and Shetland Museum and Archives. They have called… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 10th, 2014
Saturday 13 September – Sunday 26 OctoberPublic opening: Saturday 13 September 2014, 11am – 1pm
Meet Your Maker event: 11-12 October
Jen Deschenes is a textile designer specialising in hand screen-printing and embroidery. While collections of her work have featured at Bonhoga in past years Shetland Arts is proud to be presenting Jen’s solo exhibition… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 29th, 2014
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce that it has been successful in gaining another year of funding for the popular annual Visual Art and Craft Award scheme.
Over the past six years, the scheme has awarded £88,000 to Shetland based visual and craft artists, at all stages of their creative careers. The Award scheme supports… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 22nd, 2014
Opening on 26 July, the new exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery is a celebration of both the 20th anniversary of the gallery and the history of its home, the Weisdale Mill.
Since its construction in the 1850s the building has gone from meal and barley mill, to butchery and tannery, to art gallery, shop and café.… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 7th, 2014
Shetland Museum & Archives and Shetland Arts Development Agency have been awarded £24,000 collectively to deliver a partnership learning project for 13-25 year olds, as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition of work by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin in Da Gadderie and Bonhoga Gallery from 29 November 2014 to 22 February 2015.… Read the rest...