Category: Blogposts

Art experiences during Covid-19

Bech in Argyll

Artist Karen Beauchamp led a week-long residential art retreat at her studio on the Kintyre Peninsula in September. It was the first event since before the Covid crisis. So, with all the precautions that needed to be in place to keep everyone safe –… Continue Reading “Art experiences during Covid-19”

Hebrides-inspired poetry

Scotland’s places inspire – not just guests’ visual art but sometimes also poetry. We’ve just received this poem written by one of our guests on the Sense of Place Lewis & Harris Art Experience 2019, Lilian from Stockholm:

Inspired by the Galloway Landscape

View of Galloway Hills by Liz Gilbey

Oil painter Elizabeth Gilbey runs  painting retreats in the lush countryside of Galloway. The studio and accommodation are located on a working farm. Together with two of her latest paintings she sent these words which give you a flavour of the experiences she offers. We still have a few spaces available for 4-11 May and 6-13 July.