Cloud 9 black and white print

Almost, but not quite!

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Last week was a bit of a blur, thanks to the prospect of being a DG Life Awards winner. Although I’ve won other awards for the gallery, this one meant...

Dumfries and Galloway Life Award Finalist!

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

I am both delighted and humbled that the gallery has been nominated and subsequently shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Dumfries and Galloway Life...

Eas Mòr: Chasing Waterfalls in Scotland

Monday, 10 September 2018

A few months back we treated ourselves, after years of camping and caravanning, to a motorhome. Affectionately known as The Big Van (as opposed to René,...

Gearing up for Kirkcudbright Arts and Crafts Trail

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

It’s that time of year again, when I start keeping some unusual hours at the gallery whilst trying to get enough stock together for the delight that...

Painting in the Big Outdoors

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

I recently attended Moffat Classic Car Rally with my trusty Citroën Acadiane, René, alongside my friends from the Spinning Wheels Motor Club. I carry...

Painting Small

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

This time last year I was packing 50 tiny paintings up to send to their new owners. It was hard work, but enormous fun and together we raised a fair...

Not on the High Street

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

As a small business not found on the High Street, I quite often find myself being overlooked. This isn’t helped when all of the current focus is on our...

Spring Update

Friday, 30 March 2018

I made intentions after Christmas and New Year to fufill some long held ambitions. One of these was to make use of art as a therapy. I’m not able to...

Meeting Theo

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Just before Christmas, coming hot on the heels of my trip to Downing Street (courtesy of Small Business Saturday UK), I received news of two further...

Ringing in the Changes

Monday, 15 January 2018

So much happened that was wonderful in 2017.

Firstly we had the hugely successful Tiny Paintings campaign in May, with 49 out of the 50 paintings...