A graduate of the Edinburgh College of Art, Simon Muir is a professional designer with over twenty-years experience making bespoke pieces of furniture.
Jack is a maker of fine bespoke furniture from Scottish hardwoods. His 'look' is highly distinctive - a combination of subtle curves, tall tapers and book-matched symmetry.
I am a ceramics student as the Glasgow School of Art. I mainly use hand-building methods with some slip-cast aspects. I am particularly interested in the interplay and of different clay bodies within a piece. I also like to experiment with surface decoration, using slip, scraffito and screen printed decal transfers.
‘’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.
Siobhan Lawson design and makes luxurious textile crafts.
Her extravagant designs range from fashion additions such as collars and aprons to highly decorative craft items like her spoons and irons. She uses labour intensive methods of working such as hand dyeing, printing and stitching to achieve products with both a high level of craftsmanship and innovation.
Small Stories is the home of the creative work of Gabrielle Reith. Every piece of work tells a story, whether an illustration, a textiles creation or a piece of jewellery.
Smithy Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery situated in the beautiful village of Blanefield.
The gallery exhibits only the best of Scottish art from distinguished and well-known artists to the talented and upcoming.
Its aim is the promotion of Scottish art within a beautiful and welcoming setting.
The work is housed in the village's beautifully restored original blacksmiths cottage. The building itself reflects the quality of the work it holds.
Smithy Gallery is proving to be an attractive draw to tourists and art lovers, coming from miles around to wander through this 200 year old building and enjoy the work of Simon Laurie, George Birrell, Charles MacQueen and many others.
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.
I make unique handcrafted fused glass jewellery from art and Dichroic glass, using a wide range of colours, patterns and textures.
I make pendants, earrings, rings, bangles, bracelets and cufflinks. Most fittings are Sterling Silver, but bangles, bracelets, cufflinks and some rings are plated silver. Each piece is individually designed and made by me in my own studio.
Sally Sutherland is a lampworker working primarily in soft glass, who also does a little silversmithing.