When artists Reni Gower and Melissa Hilliard Potter approached me about a collaborative project with the theme ‘Sacred Geometry & the Scottish Landscape’ I was intrigued right away. Sacred geometry sounded interesting and I sensed that Scotland with its ancient heritage and unique natural environments… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Sacred Geometry”
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”
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:
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.