Northern Lights Head South
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...
Peerie Christmas, WirdCraft, & Julie Dennison @ Bonhoga Gallery
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...
Don McCullin: ARTIST ROOMS On Tour – Young Ambassador Project
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...
Jen Deschenes’ ‘Common Thread’ opens this weekend @ Bonhoga Gallery
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...
Visual Art and Craft Award scheme to continue for another year
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...