Posts Tagged ‘textiles’

‘Lighten’ – exhibition at Bonhoga opens on Saturday (3 Aug)

Posted by on July 30th, 2013 No Comments
'Lighten' - exhibition at Bonhoga opens on Saturday (3 Aug) 3 August – 15 September Public Opening: Saturday 3 August 11am – 2pm Gallery Talk from exhibiting artist Anna Lindal: Saturday 3 August 12.30 – 1pm Gallery Talk from exhibiting artist Bente Saetrang: Saturday 3 August 1 – 1.30pm To coincide with Shetland Arts’ International Textile Festival (31 July – 5 August), Bonhoga Gallery’s… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts’ International Textile Festival programme released

Posted by on June 26th, 2013 No Comments
Shetland Arts’ International Textile Festival programme released The full programme for Shetland Arts’ International Textile Festival has now been released and features a number of events for the public including a knitting conference, a textile art exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery plus talk, an opportunity to meet Shetland textile artists and craftmakers, textile-related tours around Shetland, a participative group knitting project, knitting workshops,… Read the rest...

Bonhoga launches ranges of textiles & graphic artwork by Shetland designers

Posted by on May 7th, 2013 No Comments
Bonhoga launches ranges of textiles & graphic artwork by Shetland designers Bonhoga Gallery is delighted to have launched exclusive ranges of textiles and graphic artwork from two talented Shetland designers, Joan Fraser and Monica Pothecary. Joan is exhibiting her very first collection of scarves and Monica a large range of Shetland greeting cards. Both are now on sale at the gallery. Joan Fraser graduated with an… 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...

Evening Classes 2010/11 – learn music tech, arts and crafts with the pros!

Posted by on August 25th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts, in conjunction with Adult Learning and Shetland College, are offering professionally led evening classes in a range of music technology, creative writing, graphic design and textile subjects over the autumn and winter months. All courses are taught by experienced creative industry practitioners. Adult Learning offer a range of other evening classes, details of… Read the rest...

Gman at the Museum

Posted by on October 12th, 2009 No Comments
Gman at the Museum To coincide with the Gunnister Man’s artefacts returning to Shetland Museum, 10 contemporary Shetland makers, a journalist, graphic designer and a retired policeman have been researching the Gunnister Man and his story. Makers working in textiles, wood and jewellery are exhibiting their new range at Shetland Museum October 2009-February 2010. For more information see Gman Read the rest...

Orkney 10 Research Trip

Posted by on August 10th, 2009 No Comments
Orkney 10 Research Trip A Craft Research trip to Orkney, including a Makers’ Day at the Pier Arts Centre, Stromness 23rd-27th September 09 in collaboration with HI- Arts, Orkney Islands Council and the Pier Arts Centre, Stromness Craftmakers from Orkney and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland are meeting together in Stromness on the 25th September. It’s an opportunity… Read the rest...

Creative Connections 2009

Posted by on July 28th, 2009 No Comments
Media release: Shetland Arts’ Creative Connections is a marathon, seven-day and night festival, celebrating the contemporary creative culture of Shetland, incorporating four summer schools, cultural and creative visits across the islands, showcase concerts and dances, a specially curated exhibition and an artist residency.  This event is part of Scotland’s Year of Homecoming and takes place… Read the rest...

Submissions for Shetland Open Art Exhibition 2009 invited

Posted by on June 11th, 2009 No Comments
Submissions for Shetland Open Art Exhibition 2009 invited 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...

Skirt – Alison Willoughby

Posted by on January 8th, 2009 No Comments
Media release: Alison Willoughby, established and innovative textile designer, selling and exhibiting both in Britain and abroad opens Shetland Arts Bonhoga gallery exhibition programme for 2009 with an exhibition entitled ‘Skirt’.  The exhibition opens with a preview on Sunday 11 January 2009, 2.30 -4.30 pm, and everyone is welcome.  Renowned for her highly individual and… Read the rest...