Posted by Mary Smith on November 19th, 2009
‘The First Noel the angels did sing….’ Well Shetland Arts cannot always supply singing angels but ‘Noel’ is the title for the Christmas exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale, which runs from 21 November – 23 December 2009. The preview is on Friday 20 November at 7.30 pm and a warm welcome is extended to all… Read the rest...
Posted by Mary Smith on September 3rd, 2009
On a lovely Shetland evening people gathered at Shetland Arts Bonhoga Gallery for the opeinng of the Shetland Open Arts Exhibition 2009. The work on show was very interesting in media used and subject matter chosen.
‘The work in this year’s show is very eclectic and the judges had a difficult job making their choices’… Read the rest...
Posted by Clair Aldington on September 2nd, 2009
In conjunction with a new Visual Artist Award scheme run by Shetland Arts, a show of recent prints by Andrew Morrison will be exhibited in the Mill Cafe at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill from 3 September – 4 October for the duration of the Shetland Open Art Exhibition, and at Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick throughout… Read the rest...
Posted by Mary Smith on August 25th, 2009
Shetland Open 2009
3rd September – 4th October 2009
Bonhoga Gallery – Weisdale
Exhibition Preview: Wednesday 2nd September 7.30 – 9pm
Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery will shortly be opening the annual exhibition of work by artists and craft-makers from across Shetland. The Shetland Open is showing at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill from Thursday 3rd September… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on July 28th, 2009
Shetland Arts is taking part in Homecoming Scotland 2009’s celebrations with Creative Connections Shetland, a programme of summer schools, concerts, events and a residency in August, beginning with the new exhibition, ‘Diaspora’, at Bonhoga Gallery
, Weisdale Mill. The show runs from 1 – 31 August with a preview on 31 July at… Read the rest...
Posted by Mary Smith on June 22nd, 2009
A busy night at Bonhoga Gallery saw nearly all the participating artists attend the exhibition preview of Open Quintet. This is the first initiative by Shetland Arts to take forward the five prizewinners from the 2008 Shetland Open Art Exhibition and create an exhibition to showcase their talents. The opening was busy and both curator… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on June 19th, 2009
Those hard working music and arts loving folks over at Vunk Ventures are at it again. This time it’s in the shape of Vunk Fest, a “non profit festival of rock music and art works inspired by music”
Taking place over the weekend of the 11th and 12th July, Vunk Fest will comprise two events… Read the rest...
Posted by Jane Matthews on June 16th, 2009
Island Sound flyer
Video/sound projections and photographic work capturing natural phenomena of an island landscape
To coincide with the upcoming Festival of Nature, Shetland Arts is privileged to be exhibiting the work of Alison Hayes at Bonhoga, in a show called Island Sound.
Alison Hayes’ work explores the un-manipulated experience of wildness in… Read the rest...
Posted by Mary Smith on June 11th, 2009
All artists and makers, who are over 18 and Shetland by birth, education or residency are invited to submit a piece for this year’s Open. The show runs 5 September – 4 October with the preview on Wednesday 2 September at 7.30pm. An Open Information Sheet
is available.… Read the rest...
Posted by Jane Matthews on May 28th, 2009
An Exhibition by the prizewinners of the Shetland Open Art Exhibition 2008
To accompany the prizes awarded by the five sponsors of last year’s Open Exhibition, Shetland Arts awarded a further £100 to each prize-winner, to fund the preparation of work for a joint exhibition in the gallery.
Helen Whitham won Baker Tilly’s prize for… Read the rest...