• Black Bird

    1. Simone Whiteford

    I favour the unusual and complex while mainly focusing on details. Although my background is Architecture, I am a self-taught artist, foremost interested in the depth, concept and idea of a subject rather than its beauty….

  • Julie Brown

    2. Julie Brown

    I manipulate fabrics, threads, beads and whatever catches my imagination to make pictures and wearable art. I love hand embroidery and machine free stitching Address: The Prince’s Drawing School Dimplex Artists’ Studios Dumfries House Estate Cumnock…

  • Island Light

    3. Ruth Corbett

    My paintings often concentrate on seascapes, landscapes, portraits and small still life work. I am most interested in capturing emotion within the painting. I also aim to capture the light and essence of my subject matter….

  • Glaisnock Water

    4. 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. I enjoy exploring new mediums, and prefer not…

  • Tom Wilson

    5. 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. Address: The Prince’s Drawing School…

  • Reflections

    6. 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. If you love the ever changing Ayrshire…

  • Driftwood

    7. Geoff Forrest

    Skilled in traditional willow weaving techniques I also experiment with sculptural forms, most recently leaves, spines and figurative work. You can see me make the ever popular plant supports or test my knowledge of willow and…

  • The Printer

    8. 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….

  • Stuart Clachan Bar Stools

    9. Stuart Clachan

    I am a designer and maker of bespoke furniture, using a variety of hardwoods sourced within Ayrshire. Address: Clachan Wood Workshop Burnside Farm Girvan KA26 9JH Phone: 07723 477 839 Email: stuart@clachanwood.co.uk Web: www.clachanwood.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Clachan-Wood…

  • Tattie Howkers

    10. Alan Lees

    For the past few years Alan, an ex woodcarver, has been painting vivid works exploring urban and rural Scottish settings. A fellow artist has described his pictures as a cross between ‘Arthur Rackham and Indian Art.’…

  • Ayr High Street

    11. Roddy McKenzie

    Croy House, studio of Roddy McKenzie. Landscape & portrait painter, also tutoring at the studio. Refreshments, disabled access, parking & toilets. Address: Croy House Croy Maybole KA19 8JS Phone: 01292 500 471 Email: artatcroy@msn.com

  • Sunset over Arran

    12. 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. I work in acrylics, oils…

  • Minishant Meal

    13. Lynne Johnstone

    My passion is strong vibrant colour along with design, and subjects which create textural form and balance in my artwork. I enjoy using an unusual perspective and composition in my tabletop still life paintings to focus…

  • Moored up

    14. Brent Morrison

    I prefer to use oils or acrylics to produce exciting and vibrant pieces, resulting in unique and inspiring paintings. The Scottish coastal waters and landscapes provide me with inspiration to create scenes which appear at first,…

  • Snowscape Alloway

    15. Bridget Hunter

    Paintings which show my response to the Scottish Landscape and still life works found in and around my home. Address: 17 Alloway Ayr KA7 4PY Phone: 07766 510 964 Email: dhunter980@aol.com Web: www.bridgethunter.blogspot.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Bridget-Hunter-Art/364691520254380 View…

  • Love of colour, texture and pattern

    16. 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. Her work reflects her love of colour, texture…

  • In love

    17. Janet Laurie

    I specialise in Sterling silver and semi-precious stones with a focus on texture and free flowing designs. I feel good ideas result from experimental work motivated by the pleasure of designing jewellery. My pieces are designed…

  • Old Cottage By The Loch

    18. Graeme Law

    Graeme Law is the master of the serene. Focusing on local Scottish landscapes, he captures the idyllic and the dramatic. His images create a familiar yet distant world that the audience can seamlessly enter, explore and…

  • Waiting

    19. Gillian Park

    Gillian’s love of shoes and all things vintage is translated into colourful, bold and expressive paintings in watercolour and oils. Her bestselling images are also reproduced as prints, cards and coasters. Hand finished box canvas prints…

  • Ed Slater

    20. 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. Address: Maclaurin Art Gallery Rozelle…

  • Autumn Sprint

    21. 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. I try to avoid static scenes as for me, rhythm or juxtaposition of…

  • a concept of joy

    22. Stuart Kirby

    Colour vibes and emotion expressed through a variety of paintings and prints.…photography in monochrome and colour from analogue and digital times. Address: 11 Glenpark Place Ayr KA7 4SQ Phone: 07518 993 469 Email: xxstupotxx@hotmail.com Website: www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk…

  • Greenan Shoreline

    23. 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. Address: 50 Auchendoon Crescent Seafield Ayr KA7 4AT Phone: 01292 267 633 Email:…

  • margaret macdonald

    24. Margaret MacDonald

    Working mainly in porcelain I produce a wide range of work, including jewellery. I will also be showing paintings. Address: 50 Auchendoon Crescent Seafield Ayr KA7 4AT Phone: 01292 267 633 Email: john.macdonald123@btinternet.com Web: www.margaretmacdonaldceramics.co.uk View…

  • Claire MacDonald

    25. Claire MacDonald

    I produce a collection of original woodcut prints. These are printed and then hand coloured with watercolour, so each print is individual. I also produce a range of cards, hand screen-printed bags and cushions. Since graduating…

  • Linda Walker

    26. Linda Walker

    Serendipity is how I would describe myself and my work:- Textures in nature, fabric and thread are the starting point on my journey of creativity ending in items to wear, to use or for decoration. Address:…

  • Taransay from Harris

    27. Susan Leishman

    I’m excited by a blank canvas – it’s the start of a new adventure for me! I concentrate on landscapes as I really enjoy creating a view and a mood. I like working with acrylics and…

  • Dianne Gardner

    28. Dianne Gardner

    I paint landscape and still life using thin layers and a mixed media approach to create a luminous effect. Within my work I seek to evoke a sense of place and time rather than a realistic…

  • Forest Fire

    29. Margaret Collier

    I draw most of my inspiration from the stunning beauty of Argyll. I love the variety of landscapes and trees that the West of Scotland has to offer and try to recreate the dramatic scenery by…

  • Robert Sayers

    30. Robert Sayers

    Having spent my working life at sea, the nautical environment is my natural inspiration for painting. In recent years I have been involved in vessel salvaging and have become fascinated by the stories which lay hidden…

  • Scottish Landscape

    31. 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. When I am not making my own work, I work for…

  • Autumn Trees

    32. Leona Stewart

    I am a glass artist based in Ayr and I work to commission to make window panels, door, mirrors, lights and gifts. I also carry out repairs and run classes for adults and children from my…

  • Perfect Summer Breeze

    33. Irene Walker

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

  • Beryl Dawdry Vases

    34. Beryl Dawdry

    I am inspired by nature, colour, movement, patterns and textures. I try to include these into my work in a painterly way. The reduction atmosphere of high temperature firings can create many wonderfully subtle coloured surfaces…

  • Cheese Platter

    35. Keith Dawdry

    The tap roots of my work burrow into ancient and medieval crafts imbued with a Mingei aesthetic. I blend clays, throw, alter, decorate and coat with slips which I cover with wood ash glazes. I fire…

  • Kyles of Bute

    36. 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. I am drawn…

  • Arran on a Summer Day

    37. Fiona Elizabeth Robertson

    I studied painting at Glasgow School of Art and Art History at Glasgow University. Always influenced by Cezanne and inspired by Ayrshire landscapes and seascapes. My style is loose and impressionistic, concentrating on bright fresh colours….

  • Hazy Summer

    38. Pam Dunsmore

    My artwork includes oil, acrylic and mixed media landscapes, portraits and life drawing in pastels, charcoal and paint, tapestry and print-making. At present the Ayrshire coast and Venice are my main subjects. Address: 50 Newmarket Street…

  • Flight

    39. Maree Hughes

    Inspiration comes from motherhood, tattoos, nature, and experimenting with colour. All my paintings are small scale at present. Address: 50 Newmarket Street Ayr KA7 1LR Email: m.meahan@hotmail.co.uk Website: www.saatchionline.com/mhugs Facebook: www.facebook.com/meahanpaintings View Larger Map

  • Margaret Law

    40. Margaret Law

    I paint in oil and pen and wash. My work is realistic, painted in an impressionist manner. Mainly landscape or floral. Address: 50 Newmarket Street Ayr KA7 1LR Phone: 01292 441 108 Email: jftmlaw@gmail.com Web: www.margaretlaw.me.uk…

  • Ruth Patterson

    41. Ruth Patterson

    Handmade jewellery, inspired by nature, created using silver and gold with precious and semi-precious gemstones and freshwater pearls. Each piece of jewellery is created individually using traditional techniques so that each items is unique. Address: 50…

  • 42. Ayr Sketch Club (Group)

    Ayr Sketch Club offers membership at two levels to all of those with an interest in the fine arts. Artist members are elected to full membership by their peers and enjoy all of the facilities and…

  • uws exhibition

    43. UWS School of Creative & Cultural Industries (Group)

    “Post-Virtual Identities” – Evolving Landscapes of Artistic Practice and Music. Exhibiting artists group from the University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) School of Creative & Cultural Industries – BA (Hons) Digital Art 3rd and 4th…

  • Ayrshire Fields

    44. Julie Smith

    I love the shapes, colours and textures of the Scottish landscape and attempt to convey these in my oil or watercolour paintings. Address: The Framework Gallery 83 Portland Street Troon KA10 6QU Phone: 01563 529 625…

  • Anita Groves

    45. Anita Groves

    I am lucky enough to have one of the WASPS studios facing out to the river on Irvine’s fantastic harbourside. Most of my work is in porcelain – small, individually made pieces decorated by drawing/ carving/…

  • Onion Jack

    46. Michelle Muir

    I mostly paint portraits and figures working with oil. I tend to use family and friends as models unless I’m working on a commission piece. My inspiration comes from the old masters, I love the way…

  • Keith Salmon

    47. Keith Salmon

    Based on the Scottish Highlands, my paintings try to capture a little of what it is like to get away from the road and into these wild and sometimes remote places. Winner of the Jolomo Award…

  • In Memoriam

    Norrie Dunsmore

    I mainly paint abstract and expressionist using acrylic, spray paint, commercial paints, and mixed media. Address: Norrie will not be exhibiting this year but remains a member of OSA. Phone: 07768 654 297 Email: nad@smallworldmail.co.uk