‘Nature’s Designs’, our Fourth Annual Exhibition

The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright, is our gracious host for our biggest exhibition to date.

Over sixty-five paintings, including many new works never before exhibited, will be travelling down to beautiful Dumfries and Galloway next month. Make your plans now to visit!

From Saturday 12th October to Saturday 2nd November, Monday to Saturday, 10 – 5

Free admission

47 St Mary’s Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4DU


‘Just Fritillaries’ by Ann Fraser

Member Marianne Hazlewood is exhibiting at Pittenweem 2019

Marianne Hazlewood is exhibiting at the Pittenweem Arts Festival 2019.

This annual 10 day festival has been running since 1982 in this lovely fishing village on the coast of Fife. Exhibitions are held in houses, cottages, galleries and other historic venues, the festival spans 2 weekends (and the weekdays in between) in early August. It attracts well regarded artists from a wide range of visual arts. It’s a great day out!

Pittenweem Arts Festival
Venue 64, 4 West Shore

Private view 2nd August 2018  – 7- 9pm
Open  3rd – 11th August 2019 – 10am – 5pm


Member Marianne Hazlewood showing at VAS exhibition this winter

Visual Arts Scotland – 2019 Annual Exhibition, ALIGHT

We are delighted to share that Marianne has two pieces in the current Visual Arts Scotland open exhibition ALIGHT 2019 at the Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh.

The two pieces are new ink Arisaema, continuing her series of ink shoots.

Marianne has been awarded the Open Eye Gallery award, which is a Solo exhibition in their gallery in the future.

The exhibition features a variety of paintings, drawings and print work alongside artists working in wood in association with Craft Scotland and jewellery makers and silversmiths working in innovative, ethical and sustainable practises.


26 Jan – 22 Feb 2019
Mon-Sat: 10am – 5pm,
Sun: 12pm – 5pm



Member Marianne Hazlewood showing at SSA exhibition this winter

Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition

We are delighted to share that Marianne has had two of her fern paintings accepted for this prestigious exhibition.



The exhibition comprises painting, printmaking, sculpture, installation, video and performance art featuring established and new artists based in Scotland and internationally. 

Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh

23 Dec 2018 – 17 Jan 2019.

Mon-Sat: 10am – 5pm, Sun: 12pm – 5pm

CLOSED 25 & 26 DEC

1 Jan: 12pm – 5pm

Entry: £2, SSA Members free, children and young people free




Acrylics workshop roundup

Margaret Walty demonstrating her acrylic techniques, honed over 30 years of professional practice.
Margaret’s demonstration piece, showing how she uses glazes to build up rich, complex tones.

A small group of enthusiastic painters got together at the weekend for an SSBA-organised acrylics workshop at Queen Margaret University with award winning artist member Margaret Walty as our tutor.

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Photography workshop roundup

A big thank you to Eric from all of us who attended the talk. It was a great morning with lots of positive feedback. Eric was very informative and professional and gave very helpful hints and tips for the amateur photographer in us all and has kindly agreed to a full days workshop next April.