Ar Cala Exhibition
‘Stolen Wish’, 90cm x 90cm Acrylic on canvas.
Acrylic on canvas, 30cm x 30cm. A study in the contrasts sometimes seen on the Moray coastline. Sold at exhibition, Ar Cala, 2017
Acrylic and charcoal on canvas, 100cm x 60cm. Painted as the final piece in my Ar Cala (Our Harbour) exhibition, in Buckie, 2017. This shows the sun rising behind the derelict shipyard sheds, heralding a new beginning. Although they have stood unused for some considerable time, they are now being renovated and will once again see work.
June / July 2017
The Harbour had once been among the busiest fishing ports in Scotland, and subsequently had a ship building industry too. Both these had faded in recent times and this left echoes of these times in the architecture and erosion. Having been made redundant, I empathised with this situation and wanted to create a body of work that spoke to that story. The exhibition was very successful, with all works selling.