Posted by Lisa Ward on August 2nd, 2013
As part of Shetland Arts’ International Textile Festival
we welcome to Shetland a group of eight textile artists from Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, exhibiting along with two Shetland artists in Lighten
, an exhibition in Bonhoga Gallery
from 3 August to 15 September.
Public Opening: 11am-2pm Saturday 3 August
Gallery Talk from Exhibiting… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on May 7th, 2013
An exhibition of work by emerging artist Graeme Taylor has gone on show at Mareel highlighting the light and landscape of Shetland.
Graeme Taylor moved to Shetland with his family after gaining a degree in Fine Art in Wales. Since then he has been working to develop artworks reflecting the forces of nature that have… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on April 9th, 2013
Everyone is invited to attend the free public exhibition opening of Four Journeys From Blue on Friday 26 April, 6-8pm, at Bonhoga Gallery.
Four Journeys From Blue is an exhibition by the winners of The Shetland Open 2012 – Ria Moncrieff, Rachel Ross Smith, Diane Garrick, and Gail Harvey. With the opportunity to have their… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on February 13th, 2013
9 March – 21 April
Many aspects of life in Shetland attract artists, writers and musicians to these shores. The space, quality of light and life, tranquillity and community support are all favourable to those who create for a living, and these elements can often be found reflected in the resulting work.
Shetland Arts is… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 18th, 2012
22 September – 4 November 2012
Public opening: 21 September, 5.30-7.30pm
Gallery talk: 22 September, 11.30am
Drop-in Workshop for Bairns: 22 September 11-1pm
Opening this Friday at Bonhoga Gallery is an exhibition of work by six of Shetland’s most innovative contemporary textile designers. The project promises to take the conventional view of Shetland craft truly… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 12th, 2012
Bonhoga Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of specially commissioned, site specific work by artist Susan Leask, who is part of a Scalloway family who left Shetland to live in Glasgow. Those who left, those who stayed will be showing at Bonhoga Gallery from 16 June – 29 July. The public opening is Friday… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on March 5th, 2012
Shetland Arts presents this Continuous Professional Development Event in partnership with SIC Education and Creative Links.
The Creative Learning Network is an opportunity for artists, school and community based staff to come together for inspiration on new creative ideas for learning. The event is not open to the general public.
Jayne Wallace is a digital… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on February 27th, 2012
Shetland Arts is proud to present Dr. Jayne Wallace’s first solo show at Bonhoga Gallery. Her work and research is known internationally and the exhibition is the first solo show in the UK of digital jewellery and interactive art objects.
Jayne Wallace is a digital artist with a background in contemporary jewellery. The core of… Read the rest...
Posted by Hazel Hughson on October 1st, 2010
The current exhibition at Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery is “Portage: textiles, extremes of scale.“ The exhibition is about contemporary textiles- we are all experts in textiles. From birth we have slept in them, worn them, sat on them and at this time of year we draw them together over windows to banish the cold and… Read the rest...
Posted by Emily Sharp on March 25th, 2010
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...