Botanical drawing and the likes….

Looking forward to the Shetland Nature Festival on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th of July at Sumburgh lighthouse. I have been working on a few pieces to take with me ……

Chris Watson – sound recording Thur 30th May – Sunday 3rd June

Well, this was a course to remember! It was a perfect mix of information and practice, together with a really nice bunch of folk. It filled in the gaps in my basic knowledge of outdoor sound recording with a revelation about my non functioning headphone socket. I had never recorded using headphones – which had […]

Bonhoga Exhibition

Bonhoga opening – 26th April 6.00 – 8.00 p.m. All welcome

Farlin Exhibition St. Andrews Town Hall 7th March – 27th April 2013

FARLIN   Stanza started this week and I am delighted that I could attend the opening of the Event. The Farlin Exhibition was beautifully curated thank you to Diana Sykes, and very finely administered by Eleanor Livingston. She has kept calm despite the turmoil created by the closing of the Byre Theatre so soon to […]

Christmas Show – Bonhoga 16th November – 23rd December

November to December Welcome everyone! Managed to provide four maps for the Christmas show. Bressay, Unst and Yell this time!

Exhibition – ‘Makkin Sail’ in Yell

With some new pieces to the collection, the ‘Makkin Sail’ exhibition will be travelling to Yell this week. The original Makkin Sail exhibition originally took place at Pier Store at Hay’s Dock in 2011. The collection looks back to the early days of small boat sail: from the traditional hand skills of sail making and repair, […]

Farlin – opening at the Bonhoga

Farlin – Public opening on the 3rd of August – 5.50 – 7.30 pm showing work in progress. A collaboration between Shetland and Fife craft makers and poets. A project about the container or vessel that held the herring for gutting by the gutting lasses.

Images from Makkin Sail Exhibition

I’ve had a few requests for photographs of the exhibition to be put up so I’ve collected just a few to show the original exhibition (courtesy of Austin Taylor) and also the display in the Shetland Museum. Many thanks to Austin for the wonderful photographs – His website can be found at  


‘Makkin Sail’ continues today (July 15th) at the Shetland Museum from about mid-day. Everyone welcome! The display will contain the works from my previous exhibition in the main gallery. It will be on display until July 31st and is open every day. For more information on the Sheltand Museum and opening times, please visit Looking […]

Makkin Sail heads to Shetland Museum

My Makkin Sail exhibition is being displayed at the Shetland Museum between the 15th and 31st July 2011. The exhibition features all my work displayed in the Boat Shed earlier this year. If you weren’t one of the 900 people who came to see it, this is your second chance! I’ll be posting up some information […]

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