Posted by Lisa Ward on July 30th, 2013
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...
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 26th, 2013
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...
Posted by Lisa Ward on May 7th, 2013
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...
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 Bryan Peterson on August 25th, 2010
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...
Posted by Jane Matthews on October 12th, 2009
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
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Posted by Jane Matthews on August 10th, 2009
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...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on July 28th, 2009
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...
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 Mary Smith on January 8th, 2009
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...