News, exhibitions & BLOG 2021

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May 16, 2022

Paintings at Airds Hotel, Port Appin

Paintings at Airds Hotel, Port Appin

In association with Appin Craft Shop paintings are now available for sale on the walls of Airds Hotel. Currently six paintings hang in the Dining Room.

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May 16, 2022

New paintings on show at Airds Hotel, Port Appin

New paintings on show at Airds Hotel, Port Appin

Alex Gourlay's paintings at Airds Hotel dining room.
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April 3, 2022

New Studio Opening Times

New Studio Opening Times

Our Studio has been closed to visitors during the Covid Pandemic. Now that restrictions are gradually being lifted we have decided only to open by prior appointment. Please do not arrive at the door hoping to visit . We do not wish to disappoint but we are not a gallery and this is our home and the studio is part of that.

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December 20, 2021

Happy Christmas and a Good New Year

Happy Christmas and a Good New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
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September 17, 2021

New paintings from North Uist

New paintings from North Uist

Strom, N.Uist 80x40cms

The view from Taigh Bathach, N.Uist. A tidal inlet with constantly changing conditions provided a regular source of inspiration.

Berneray beach 100x50cms

I've visited and painted this fantastic beach many times. On this occasion the storm clouds make it even more dramatic

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January 18, 2021

Oban Times Article

Oban Times Article

Oban Times Thursday 18th Feb. 2021
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January 10, 2021

Lockdown restrictions

Lockdown restrictions

Sketch for Machair Panel at Greyfriars

Despite the ongoing lockdown due to the Covid pandemic, the studio here in Port Appin has continued to produce some artworks. We have not of course been able to have visitors to the studio or have an Open Studio event. Closure did not prevent Midge's Greyfriars commission from happening and we were fortunate that travel restrictions at the time of installation were not in place.

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