ALEX GORDON RAMSAY
Allan is a member of The Paisley Art Institute and exhibits his work occasionally in galleries. He also attend craft fairs and similar events. Most of his time is spent drawing, painting and developing his etchings.
Barry Thomson is an illustrator, animator and designer based in Glasgow.
Bronwen Sleigh is a multi-disciplinary artist who takes inspiration from industrial architecture, unused and forgotten urban spaces, and environments at the edge of the city. Her work provokes an extended and considered dialogue with these spaces, which she transforms through the processes of her practice. Sleigh’s work explores space rather than describing it, challenging perceptions of the ordinary by presenting it in an unfamiliar way.
Figurative oil painter based in Glasgow, graduate in Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art.
Chris is an artist based in Glasgow, Scotland, with a history of making work in the form of site specific interventions using a variety of techniques that create ambiguous dialogues with the viewer using cultural, historical or social references. His mixed media installations have been exhibited in the UK and internationally, encouraging genuine collaborations with architects, engineers, museum curators, writers, performers and other creative makers.
He is an active member of the Scottish Artists Union, the European Council of Artists and the UK National Federation of Artists Studio Providers.
Corin Sworn lives and works in Glasgow. She studied a BA in Psychology at University of British Columbia, Vancouver; a BFA at the Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver and an MFA at The Glasgow School of Art. Sworn creates films and installations deeply rooted in research, weaving together history with memories and fragments of true and imagined stories. Recent exhibitions include: a solo exhibition at Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2014), 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014), The Rag Papers at Chisenhale Gallery (2013), Art Now: Corin Sworn at Tate Britain (2011)and The Foxes (2012) was exhibited at the 55th Venice Biennale.
Craig McIntosh is a Glasgow born and bread Illustrator who also works within Graphic Design and Printmaking, who graduated from Art School at Duncan of Jordanstone with a BA(Hon) in Illustration.
With a very distinctive style his illustrations involve highly detailed line work and big blocky colour. He has worked with a verity of people, companies & publications. Including Bunndy & Webster, Fight Camp, The Glad Rag, and others.
Craig Mulholland was born in Glasgow and studied Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art. Recent exhibitions include GYMNASIA, Glasgow International 2014, TEMPORAL DRAG, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, ILLEGITIMI NON CARBORUNDUM, LGP Gallery, Coventry, DUST NEVER SETTLES, SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow, GRANDES ET PETITES MACHINES, Glasgow School of Art, touring in expanded form to Spike Island, Bristol, 2008, RISING RESISTANCE, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, HYPERINFLATION, Tate Britain, London.
Mulholland was a recent recipient of the Glasgow Visual Artists Award and the Creative Scotland Artist Award. He is currently course leader and lecturer in Fine Art at The Glasgow School Of Art. He recently founded the artists collective OPERA AUTONOMA and also collaborates with artist Michelle Hannah as PICANA ELECTRICA.
Scottish Photographer, Painter and Digital Artist that specializes in Landscapes, Nature, Sunlight and Color.
Town Planner MRTPI and Interdisciplinary Artist.
David is an illustrator and graphic designer currently based in Glasgow. Over the years he has created illustrations, short-films, animations, comics, websites and designs for clients throughout the UK and Internationally. From time to time he participates in exhibitions, book festivals and artist residencies. He has also won prizes for his work in the UK and Poland.
David Palmer enjoys trying to capture their expressions, personalities, moods and emotions as if drawing a portrait. Intrigued by the shadows cast by, or on objects that reveal a sense of place and time.
The chosen medium is etching which allows Palmer to create rich textures and atmospheric tones through scraping, polishing and re-etching to create the desired effect.
Diane graduated from Glasgow School of Art, Fine Art Painting and Printmaking, in 2010. She was awarded both the Glasgow Print Studio Prize and the Euan Stewart Memorial Prize. Since then she has exhibited in several shows including the Royal Scottish Academy ‘New Contemporaries’ in 2011 and her own solo show ‘Making the List’ at the Glasgow Merchant City Festival in 2012.
Elspeth Lamb is an expert in her art form which she taught for over twenty years at Edinburgh College of Art, latterly as Head of the Printmaking department. Elspeth teaches moku hanga, a water-based method of woodblock printing and is a published author (Papermaking for Printmakers, Bloomsbury Press) who works within the area of digital and traditional printmaking, book arts, and public art projects.
Fiona Wilson is a fine art painter and printmaker based in Glasgow, Scotland, specialising in portrait painting commissions and paintings of the figure and nudes in oils. She is interested in telling stories though her models and creates oil paintings and monotypes on themes of personal fairytales. She enjoys capturing the light and essence of cities in oils, particularly Venice and other parts of Italy.
Director, Frances Lowrie, has a great passion for painters, particularly figurative works and it is this strong belief in our talented, exceptional artists which has driven the gallery forward. She loves particularly to expose new artists work out-with the walls of the gallery, an approach which helps break down the reticence of some to cross the threshold of a gallery.
Based in the heart of glasgow’s vibrant merchant city arts quarter and handmade with care, GREEN JELLY is a small friendly picture framing studio with a big helpful attitude.
Attended Glasgow school of Art 1989-93. Graduated BA(Hons) Fine Art in Printmaking. Recent paintings depict commuters and people travelling through half-remembered spaces, situations and scenes based upon memories both real and imagined. These paintings are partly an attempt to balance a sense of movement with a sense of stillness, a contradiction which hopefully heightens the strangeness of everyday life and the people around us.
Graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1996 and since that time has exhibited in the UK and abroad, including London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Limassol and New York. He undertook a six-month residency in Cyprus, exhibits at the RGI and RSA and was awarded the N.S. Macfarlane Trust Award at the Royal Scottish Academy in 2007.
Rankine’s horses are not portraits of bloodstock, but evocations of the strength, elegance and movement embodied by the animal. His figurative works are more character studies than portraits, evoking the unknown inner life of the sitter with a few deft strokes of light. His still-lifes play with perception and surfaces, trompe l’oeils which are portraits of imagined works. His most recent work brings the conversation piece up to date, with scenes of modern life played out across different planes of existence.
Born in Western Malaysia of Chinese parents, Hock-Aun is a graduate of Tan Guan Hin Chinese Painting School & Glasgow School of Art.
Iain graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 1986 and has since worked as a freelance artist specialising in illustration and multi-media film and video work. His present educational work includes projects with Scottish Opera, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Project Ability. He has worked throughout Europe and has won a number of awards at film festivals in the UK, Europe and America.
Jamie Cooper is a self employed Artist and Architectural Technician working across Architecture, Sculpture and Video. Using a variety of mediums, Jamie Cooper creates immersive installations that mix sculptural objects with light. Artificial lights are often used to create uncanny objects that resemble cultural artifacts from the real world, invoking an alternative “art” reality.
Jamie Cooper has shown public art works as part of the British Council interdisciplinary ‘Cityscapers’ project in 2008, toured by British Council to London, Sydney and Singapore. He has also contributed public artwork to Glasgow International in 2010. Several of his video works have been shown in Glasgow and Berlin as part of the Solid State cinema, Youthitude DIY festival and at Mojito Kino. In 2013 Jamie was the recipient of both Creative Scotland and Arts trust Scotland professional Development funding. Jamie has had many self initiated projects in Glasgow including Modern World, Zerode and Vomit Apocalypse group shows and is the editor of the art and theory publication Zerozine.
Visual artist who uses a range of techniques including Digital imaging, Drawing, Painting, Installation, Photography, Video, and creates Public Artworks of a socially engaged nature.
Small-batch, illustrated pottery. Handcrafted in Glasgow.
Joy Bain is an artist who creates vibrant, sometimes quirky, works full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness.
Working from her studio in Glasgow, Joy has exhibited throughout Scotland and has produced many bespoke commissions for a range of clients.
Karen’s art practice is very much process based and recognises, and often embraces the use of traditional crafts, the written word and song. These are frequently combined with contemporary methods of presentation such as photography, screen-printing and hand-stitched work.
Karen has been involved in co-founding a number of artist-run initiatives including Catalyst Arts in Belfast and Not in Kansas, Glasgow.
Laurence Figgis is an artist and writer who lives and works in Glasgow. His creative practice involves drawing, painting, collage, poetry and fictional writing, and explores the craft of storytelling in relation to visual composition.
Born 1977, lives and works in Glasgow. Following a BA (Hons) in Fine Art (Environmental Art) at Glasgow School of Art, Lorna Macintyre completed a Master of Fine Art at GSA in 2007.
Macintyre’s recent sculptural and photographic works have used a number of reference points – from literature, psychology, Greek mythology and alchemical symbolism – as the initial source for her ideas. These references frequently form a kind of oblique structure behind a piece of her work, often lending a form for a composition or providing the impetus behind the choice of materials.
K. LOUISE REID
Designer Mairi McDonald creates eclectic and free-spirited luxury womenswear designs that take you on an intricate exploration of the dark beauty within key textiles, dishevelled for a rock ‘n’ roll edge with a high standard of craftmanship. The laidback glamour of the Mairi McDonald allows the wearer the freedom not to conform.
Time spent living in Scandinavia and Scotland has cultivated a deep appreciation for decorative yet functional everyday design. Working with this idea The Store Hus creates practical homeware products featuring clean and timeless patterns.
Nicholas Guy began his career in Glasgow’s famous Argyle Arcade working in a jewellery store, as a repair clerk. His love for design took him back to college, Epsom School of Art & Design near London studying Jewellery design & Silversmithing
After Art School, working in Ireland & Scotland as an apprentice Goldsmith, before getting an opportunity to open up his own contemporary jewellery store.
Nicholas has designed and made bespoke designs for many customers over the years.
ARC creative jewellery has been trading since 2011.
Patricia Fleming Projects is a contemporary art gallery and studio based in Glasgow, working closely with emerging and established visual artists from the UK and beyond. We initiate artists’ commissions, editions and host international residencies. Exhibitions are free and open to the public. Talks and curatorial tours are also free and provide an insight to understanding and collecting contemporary art.
The Passenger Press bring art and history together in hand-crafted letterpress greetings cards which are bold and beautiful, thought-provoking and tactile.
Award-winning contemporary artist, Rosalind Lawless is concerned with architecture and space; space not as a container but as the contained. The solid volume of the air defined by objects: interior space, open space or a very specific space such as a corner of a room, a window blind, the gaps between one room and another the way that walls meet at the top and sides, doorways, and corridors.
Rosalind Lawless was born in Glasgow in 1978 and studied Fine Art Printmaking at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen from 1999 to 2002. She graduated with a Masters of Fine Art Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London in 2004. She teaches art part time, and exhibits regularly in Scotland.
SIMON LAURIE is a contemporary Scottish landscape and still life artist, whose paintings are characterised by references to Scottish life and society, incorporating fish, boats, religious symbols and everyday items. These objects are arranged upon a rich textural ground created by the application of multiple layers of acrylic paint. He has worked with acrylic paint for more than 20 years, developing his own individual style and fundamental visual language.
Film producer and director with 15 years of experience in drama and online video. Veejo specialises in promotional content for large organisations.
Vivienne graduated in 2003 with a BA(hons) in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone and has exhibited in a wide variety of venues throughout Scotland.
She enjoy painting many subjects and find exploring the use of mixed media and different textures an exciting challenge. Vivienne creates her artwork by using layers of different mediums including oils, inks, watercolour, decoupage and fabric onto one canvas.
YVONNE ANN CRAIG