‘’Siobhan Healy explores the interface between the natural world and abstract images of plant biology . She exploits the raw elemental forces of wind, water and most importantly- light, to ask us to look again at the images we think we know so well, and yet can ignore so easily.“ - Stuart Hepburn.
The SSA is an artist-led membership organisation governed by an elected President and Council, which seeks to promote and encourage experimentation and the "adventurous spirit" in contemporary art.
The design studio specialises in bespoke decorative glass, making stained glass windows, mirrors, vases and jewellery.
Maker of gallery and commissioned glass vessels, objects, sculptures, windows and panels using fusion, leading, painting, and etching techniques for commercial, domestic, ecclesiastical, and public clients. The studio includes a shop displaying current work.
My small-scale sculptures are made from metal safety pins of various sizes, which are welded together to form the shape of birds, fish or insects. I make robins, wrens, barn owls, ladybirds, goldfish and more exotic species such as hummingbirds and penguins.
Susie Thompson makes fine, collectable hand-built porcelain. Susie focuses on finely detailed, intricate modelling to a very high standard. She uses traditional skills, brought up to date. She makes delightful small, decorative pieces such as boxes decorated with flowers, as well as the dragons for which she is well known, and much more. The more detailed pieces are often left bisque (unglazed and uncoloured). She also decorates her work with a rainbow of enamels and sometimes lustres. Commissions are welcomed.
We are a family run business which has been established for over 50 years now. As the tastes, desires and needs of customers have changed so have we! Happily things have swung in the direction we have always favoured. One in which well crafted, Scottish produced and artistically inspired goods are what is wanted.
The Decca has space for exhibitions, workshops, training and offers creative residencies in two 3-bedroom cottages. Total accommodation up to 22 B&B or self-catering.
New and innovative work using various unique processes to produce individual decorative pieces that show the heritage of the wooden vessel in the finished ceramic form, the subtle colours and tones used at the glazing stage ensures that every finished piece is totally unique.
Touched by Scotland is Scotland’s largest gallery of handcrafted gifts. Here you will find design-led work from hundreds of talented Scottish artists.