News and Events:
Logie Steading, Forres
15th-25th July 10am - 5pm
Exhibition of 2D and 3D artwork by local artists: Vera Bohlen, Iain Campbell, Duke Christie, Karen Collins (of Naturally Useful), Jude Edgar, Iona Hall, Alison Johnston, Dina Leigh, Iona Leishman, Stuart McAllister, Maggie New and Udo Reiss.
BOWHOUSE, ST MONANS
14th and 15th August
10am-4pm Free entry
A renowned craft fair in Fife, Scotland
NORTH EAST OPEN STUDIOS
Free entry, Duffus, Moray
Open studios in my home in Scotland, alongside the painter Alison Johnston who is my talented mother. https://www.alisonjohnston.co.uk
Heritage Crafts Bursary
I am delighted to announce I am one of 5 makers who have won funding to partake in a silversmithing mentorship with Ray Walton, focusing on my box making skills.
Press Release: https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/bursaries-for-precious-metal-crafts/
My two beakers ‘Chasing the Coast’ and ‘Drifting Shores Vessel’ are currently on display at the Briggait in Glasgow as part of Visual Arts Scotland 'WEST' exhibition.
It’s a mixed exhibition open from Saturday 20th May until Sunday 28th May.
Free entry 10am-5pm daily
"We have spent 18 years creating some of the most beautiful craft festivals in Europe. Along the way, we have gathered a loyal and knowledgeable audience of followers that love and appreciate skillfully, handmade objects. We want to connect our audience with a curated collection of the finest makers, regardless of where they are based."
An insight into Iona's design process, studies of markings and objects from the beach.
The seaweed attaches to the rock, swaying from side to side in the water and as the sea retreats, is left as clusters clinging to the rocks, limp and motionless, an imperfection. In the sea seaweed is constantly in motion, splayed across the surface.