• scott-alexandermckendrick

    1. Scott-Alexander McKendrick

    Working from brief sketches of ink and imagination, images are built up in chalks and pastels to create free flowing forms, objects and landscapes.

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    2. Pat Kramek

    Influenced by the Scottish landscape and travelling abroad, my painting is all about texture, light and colour.

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    3. Elizabeth (Tizzy) Cottingham

    I am an artist, illustrator and teacher inspired by things I encounter locally and on my travels.

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    4. Gillian Park

    Graduating as a designer from GSA in 1993 I didn’t touch a paintbrush until 2000 and haven’t stopped since!

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    5. Claire Paterson

    In my most recent body of work, I have become interested in portraiture and nude painting.

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    6. Astrid Weigel

    I produce a range of distinctive hand printed homewares ranging from unique wall canvasses to small home accessories.

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    7. Julie Smith

    My inspiration is the Scottish landscape, from the softly rolling farmland around my Ayrshire home to the wild cliffs of Orkney.

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    8. Shona Waller

    I am an enthusiast for nature and art. I aim to use colour contrast in my work to portray the emotions in any scene I enjoy viewing.

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    9. Jenny Brown

    I seek to capture the true spirit of my subject, human, plant or stone, to reveal the light within all things.

  • VictoriaPollard

    10. Victoria Pollard

    Loving all things bright and colourful I draw on the beauty of nature to create my lovely stitched pictures.

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    11. Robert Reid

    To take a tree which would normally be turned into firewood…

  • Jane Ross

    12. Jane Ross

    I like to capture light moving within a hard environment Address: Dower House Dean Park Kilmarnock Email Janeross62@hotmail.co.uk

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    13. Julie H Winter

    Julie primarily paints with a pallet knife to achieve the textures of the natural environment. She loves to create images that evoke a passing breeze or a rolling wave.

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    14. Vikki Hastings

    I work with Acrylic paints only. My process is fast paced, and I use a lot of mark-making to provide impressions of reality. I work with a variety of subjects, although I believe my strength to…

  • KitHenderson

    15. Kit Henderson

    Working mostly in acrylics, I paint whatever charms me.

  • JulieBoswell

    16. Julie Boswell

    I am a Mixed Media artist, trading under THISWAYforthat, making unique ‘Up-Cycled’ creations inspired by good stories, road signs, skip finds and my environment.

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    17. Peter Kleboe

    I use various media to produce work based on landscapes & natural objects. In ceramics I prefer to create one – off pieces and also specialise in bonsai pots.

  • Lou Washington

    18. Lou Washington

    Graduate of GSA. I like to paint whatever my surroundings happen to be.

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    19. Charles Jamieson

    I travel widely and draw inspiration from those travels. My paintings try to capture a sense of place.

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    20. Jan Laird

    I am a young artist from a farming background in Cumnock, East Ayrshire. With my ability to capture animals in portrait, I am able to do commission work throughout Scotland using acrylics and chalk pastels.

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    21. Beth Watson

    Scottish designer Beth Watson, is a graduate from Grays School of Art in Aberdeen and a Princes Trust Awardee. Beth now works from her studio on the West coast of Scotland.

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    22. Ruth Corbett

    I paint sea-scapes, landscapes, small still life studies and animal portraits. I enjoy trying to capture the essence of my subject matter, a fleeting sky, stillness or an expression in a portrait.

  • SueHowat

    23. Sue Howat

    My work incorporates lots of yarn & textile based materials . I sew, knit & crochet and particularly enjoy adding beads into my creative projects.

  • LeeEvans

    24. Lee Evans

    I am a realist painter. I am inspired to paint by sights in places I have been, the drama of sun and shade on familiar objects and people in cafes and streets that I walk along.

  • Fiona-Robertson

    25. Fiona Robertson

    I studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art for five years. Recently my favourite medium is acrylic, mixed media and pen and watercolour for sketches.

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    26. Ed Slater

    My paintings are not made from glass, ceramics or lino as many people suggest. They are not fired or varnished, they are created using multi-media and techniques mastered over many years.

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    27. Craig Duncan

    My name is Craig Duncan. I am a qualified Graphic Designer and Photographer. I’m also a self taught Artist and Silversmith. My work and creative approach is varied.

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    28. Janet Laurie

    I specialise in Sterling silver and semi-precious stones with a focus on texture and free flowing designs.

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    29. Janet Kleboe

    My name is Janet Kleboe, creator of the “Ayrshire Squares”. I create textiles for lovers of joy and comfort.

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    30. Alan Lees

    For the past few years Alan, an ex woodcarver, has been painting vivid works exploring urban and rural Scottish settings.

  • Leanne-Dewar

    31. Leanne Dewar

    Currently I am working on the idea of 3D paintings. Creating textures which reach out beyond the frame.

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    32. Merlin Currie

    An eclectic artist, crossing a diverse range of disciplines professionally as a scenic artist, muralist, illustrator, designer & prop-maker Merlin is exhibiting on this occasion, more personal studies of local worthies in a variety of mediums.

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    33. Beryl Dawdry

    I am inspired by nature, colour, movement, patterns and textures. I try to include these into my work in a painterly way.

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    34. Keith Dawdry

    The tap roots of my work burrow into ancient and medieval crafts imbued with a Mingei aesthetic.

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    35. Debbie Cassels

    Debbie is an established artist, regularly exhibiting and selling her work throughout the West of Scotland.

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    36. Irene Walker

    I find myself in the midst of a love affair with our Scottish light and wonderful coastline. My paintings have been inspired by the ever changing colours, and skies.

  • Elspeth Guthrie

    37. Elspeth Guthrie

    I am inspired by the natural world and love to capture the expression in an animal’s eye.

  • Joanne Robinson

    38. Joanne Robinson

    My first job on leaving University was in Japan. This amazing country continues to inspire me. These paintings are oil on canvas with an emphasis on composition. I aimed for a feeling of tranquillity and peace…

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    39. Madhumati Manda

    I tend to use strong primary hues to portray common aspects of life.

  • Susan Leishman

    40. Susan Leishman

    A blank canvas is the start of a new adventure for me! I enjoy creating a view and a mood by painting landscapes.

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    41. John MacDonald

    After a career as a graphic designer I have now channelled my creative energy into painting. I work in oils, acrylics and watercolour.

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    42. Margaret MacDonald

    Working mainly in porcelain I produce a wide range of work, including jewellery. I will also be showing paintings.

  • Claire MacDonald

    43. Claire MacDonald

    I produce a collection of original woodcut prints. These are printed and then hand coloured with watercolour, so each print is individual.

  • DianeWildridge

    44. Diane Wildridge

    I have an interest in landscape photography and strive to capture the impact of weather and light. My photographs are mainly taken in Scotland and Scandinavia, where the changing seasons impart subtle nuances to every photograph.

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    45. Carolyn Wallace

    Having started to paint in watercolour, I continue to utilise water-based media, but of a more robust nature, with increasing interest in mixed media effects.  Acrylics and water-based oils suit my style and love of intense…

  • Dianne Gardner

    46. Dianne Gardner

    I paint landscape and still life using thin layers and a mixed media approach to create a luminous effect.

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    47. Patricia Candlish

    I like to paint a variety of themes in different media, but my favourite subjects to paint are horses, dogs and cats !

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    48. Janet Fraser Mckinlay

    Janet graduated in Design from Heriot Watt University in 1983 and has spent the following years as a Knitwear Designer both within industry and under her own label.

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    49. Annie Scott

    I work in mixed media – lots of wet into wet – impressions rather than specifics. Bright colours, interesting shapes and textures, landscapes, trees and flowers. Lots of fun. Address: Alloway Village Hall Alloway, KA7 4PY…

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    50. Bridget Hunter

    Paintings which show my response to the Scottish Landscape and still life works found in and around my home.

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    51. Simone Whiteford

    In my work I favour the unusual and like to focus on details. My background is in Architecture and I am foremost interested in the depth, concept and idea of a subject.

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    52. Brent Morrison

    My background is engineering. I have spent most of my life working from fabrication drawings which I believe has given me a good foundation to take into my art.

  • Tom Wilson

    53. Tom Wilson

    I am interested in found objects picked up whilst walking in the Ayrshire countryside. Discarded objects which become symbols of the transience of life, life’s endeavours and the passage of time.

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    54. Peter Tudhope

    This year my work will show the influence of a recent six week Artist Residency in Georgia, USA.

  • Sandra Ratcliffe

    55. Sandra Ratcliffe

    I am inspired by the power of nature at all times of the year on the West Coast of Scotland from South Ayrshire, where I live, to the Outer Hebrides.

  • ChristineLogan

    56. Christine Logan

    I make all my own wedding hats and fascinators for sale or hire – and beaded combs and jewellery to match.

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    57. Christy Danielles

    Paintings – Illustrations – Art Classes Painting from observation, imagination and the collective conscience. After studying art and teaching for a good number of years, I now look for impact and different ways at leaving an…

  • stuart green

    58. Stuart Green

    I like to work in both monochrome and colour. My colour work is predominantly of Scottish landscapes whilst monochrome images are generally of human faces.

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    59. Leona Stewart

    I am a glass artist based in Ayr and I work to commission to make window panels, door, mirrors, lights and gifts.

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    60. Ian McNicol

    I am a fine art printmaker specialising in Etching which involves using steel and copper plates, etched in acids and hand printed on to paper.

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    61. Elspeth Garbut

     I use mainly landscape to create shapes, colour and tonal relationships to develop into paintings while still keeping a sense of place.

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    62. George Lockhart

    My style is influenced by 19th century landscape painters and 20th century portraiture.

  • ElaineBeatson

    63. Elaine Beatson

     I like to create various images, ranging from landscapes to animal portraits and moonscapes.

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    64.Caroline Dempsey

    I paint what I love – my favourite is Culzean Castle and the Park. Basically, if it touches my heart, be it landscape, seascape, architecture or pet, I will paint it.

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    65. Kristina Macaulay

    Kristina has painted for the best part of her life as a hobby, exploring the natural and physical both in her figurative and landscape paintings.

  • Michelle Harrison

    66. Michelle Harrison

    I love the way painting is enjoyable and takes my mind to a peaceful place. I love painting landscapes and animals, but my favourite is cityscapes especially when there’s a sunset. Address: Watt Brothers, Highstreet, Ayr…

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    67. James A Gourlay

    My art is evolving into an eclectic mix of landscape, still life and general interest using water colours, acrylic and pen & ink.

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    68. Derek Wishart

    I have been an impressionistic artist for a number of years, inspired by the beauty & the ever changing rugged Scottish skies, landscapes, and seas.

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    69. John Atkins

    I envisage the internal rhythms and rhyme of light radiating from the subject’s soul and then, at the precise moment I detect there is harmony, I capture the image photographically on 35mm film or digital cameras.

  • LindaWalker

    Linda Walker

    This year Serendipity has taken me down the path of experimenting with cold water dyes and embellishing fabric ,creating functional items plus a few pieces of experimental art.

  • linda todd

    Linda Todd

    Linda works in acrylic on canvas and creates colourful detailed paintings of happy narratives, and richly patterned shapes and subjects.

  • NancyCameron

    Nancye Cameron

    Mainly Landscapes and Seascapes in acrylic and mixed media

  • pam dunsmore

    Pam Dunsmore

    The Ayrshire coast and countryside, Venice and the latest addition to the family – a Wheaten terrier pup – are the main subjects of my work at present.

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    Ellys Nathaniel

    I am a member of Ayr Art Circle and Ayr Sketch club and paint at Robinwood Art School. I also hold the Northwest Regional Art Certificate for Landscape painting and Pottery.

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    Sarah Green

    I am predominantly a landscape artist, working in oils, acrylics and watercolour. I am inspired by the Scottish islands and coastline, particulalry the light and colours on the islands of the Outer Hebrides.

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    Janet Renouf-Miller

    Janet makes hand woven articles such as scarves and bags. She makes felt hats and brooches and produces hand dyed yarns.