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An exhibition of work by emerging artist Graeme Taylor has gone on show at Mareel highlighting the light and landscape of Shetland.

Graeme Taylor moved to Shetland with his family after gaining a degree in Fine Art in Wales. Since then he has been working to develop artworks reflecting the forces of nature that have shaped Shetland’s unique backdrop.

Shetland Arts has been working with Graeme in conjunction with Moving On Employment Project, to help him develop a body of work for exhibition. This is his first solo exhibition and will be displayed upstairs in Mareel outside Cinemas 1 & 2 until the end of August.

Grame Taylor

Graeme Taylor

Shetland Arts’ Marketing Officer, Lisa Ward, said: “It’s been a privilege for Shetland Arts’ to work with Graeme and the Moving On Employment Project to display his work in this Forces of Nature exhibition at Mareel.”

The Moving On Employment Project is a charity-based organisation offering support to anyone over the age of 16 in Shetland with any barrier to employment. This can include physical and mental health problems, disabilities, or lack of confidence. It is based at Market House, Lerwick, however offer support, where possible, in all rural areas. For more information visit www.moep.co.uk or contact 01595 743926.

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