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 Jane Matthews on November 23rd, 2010
For the next four weeks a calm and beautiful digital artwork can be seen from dusk until the early hours in central Lerwick, cladding an eight metre wall on the Fish Bowl shop opposite Architect Richard Gibson’s office near the Market Cross.
Bedtime Stories is a digital textile architectural covering, created for the site by… 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 Jane Matthews on August 25th, 2010
Shetland Arts has funding to commission three full or part-time craft makers working in textiles to create a small work each using Lilypad Arduino technology as part of the Portage: Extremes of Scale exhibition at Bonhoga in October 2010. Go to the Opportunities
page on our website for more information. Closing date for submissions is… Read the rest...
Posted by jonosandilands on August 6th, 2010
To accompany the Finger Symbols exhibition which opens tonight – 6 August 7.30 pm at Bonhoga Gallery – a film to represent an online exhibition has been created by Jono Sandilands and can be viewed below. For more information on the exhibition, jewellery workshops and an artists’ talk by Glasgow based jeweller Alison Macleod visit… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on August 2nd, 2010
Portage: Finger Symbols
from Shetland Arts
. Film by Jono Sandilands
7 August – 5 September 2010, incorporating the following talks and workshops with jeweller Alison Macleod:
Binding Memories Workshop – 14 August
Laminating Jewellery Workshop – 15 August
My Work and Influences: Artist Talk – 17 August
Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga… Read the rest...
Posted by Emily Sharp on July 16th, 2010
Shetland Arts received curatorial and programme development funding from the Scottish Arts Council in 2008. This was used in the research and development of ideas for the exhibition of contemporary craft in Shetland. The theme of Portage was relevant to our location and the Portage Team of Clair Aldington, Hazel Hughson and Mary Smith went… Read the rest...
Posted by jonosandilands on May 28th, 2010
Follow tweets from visitors online and live from Bonhoga Gallery along with the latest videos from the first of the three Portage exhibitions this year, Portage: Crossing Points. Public Opening Friday 28 May, 7.30pm – 9.00pm.
The mini site can be found here: Portage: Crossing Points Mini Site
And press release for more information: Digital
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Posted by Emily Sharp on May 24th, 2010
UK’s First Exhibition of Digital Jewellery and Interactive Craft Opens in The Shetland Islands
Portage: Crossing Points (29 May – 27 June), Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland.
The Shetland Islands are a fitting location for the UK’s first exhibition dedicated solely to digital jewellery and interactive craft. The word Portage means to transport or carrying something. This,… Read the rest...