Welcome to Port Appin Studio

Port Appin Studio is run by local artists Midge and Alex Gourlay who live and work in Port Appin, Argyll. The studio specialises in Scottish landscape paintings, textile arts and fine art giclée prints.

Alex Gourlay former Head of Design at BBC Scotland, is a Scottish landscape artist who works from his home in Port Appin. From 1967, he was a Scenic Designer both in the UK and abroad. Also a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, he has rekindled his love of drawing and painting since moving to the west coast and draws his inspiration from the landscape around him. More »

Midge Gourlay is a Scottish textile artist and teacher, trained at Glasgow School of Art, specialising in embroidered and woven textiles. She has exhibited widely throughout the UK and works mainly to commission and for exhibitions. Her work is mainly inspired by West Highland land and seascapes, Celtic Mythology and embroidery techniques. More »

Visit Our Online Gallery Shop

Landscape paintings, giclée prints and textile artworks are available to buy worldwide from our online gallery shop.

Alternatively, you can purchase by phone, email or at the studio by appointment.
Visit the Shop »

Latest news & blog

The Appin Art & Craft Fair

Port Appin Studio has a stall at the Appin Art & Craft Fair in Appin Village Hall on Sat.25 ( 10 - 4 ) & Sun 26 ( 11 - 5 ) November 2017.

A selection of prints, cards, paintings & textile works suitable as Christmas gifts will be available for sale

Read full article »

Other recent articles