Posts Tagged ‘Portage’

Creative Learning Network Event

Posted by on March 5th, 2012 No Comments
Creative Learning Network Event 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...

Portage: Anchor Points – Jayne Wallace

Posted by on February 27th, 2012 No Comments
Portage: Anchor Points - Jayne Wallace 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...

Bedtime Stories in The Street

Posted by on November 23rd, 2010 No Comments
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...

International Textile Exhibition at Bonhoga

Posted by on October 1st, 2010 No Comments
International Textile Exhibition at Bonhoga 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...

Lilypad Arduino Project

Posted by on August 25th, 2010 No Comments
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...

Shetland Arts First Online Exhibition now on the Web

Posted by on August 6th, 2010 2 Comments
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...

New exhibition for August – Portage: Finger Symbols

Posted by on August 2nd, 2010 No Comments
New exhibition for August – Portage: Finger Symbols Portage: Finger Symbols from Shetland Arts on Vimeo. Film by Jono Sandilands Vicki Ambery-Smith 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...

Portage: Finger Symbols

Posted by on July 16th, 2010 No Comments
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...

Portage: Crossing Points Mini Site

Posted by on May 28th, 2010 No Comments
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 Read the rest...

Digital Kists, Networked Necklaces and Long Distance Lovers

Posted by on May 24th, 2010 1 Comment
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...