Caledoniart Hosts an Exhibition of Some of Scotland's Finest Artists
01 September 2011
In the Year of Scotland's Islands
London-based Caledoniart, Scottish Contemporary Art, presents a new
exhibition bringing the unique beauty of the Scottish isles and the
2011-12 celebrations to the city.
'Caledoniart's Scotland's Islands' exhibition, at Mayfair's Air
Gallery from 26th September - 1st October features the work of ten
of Scotland's finest contemporary artists.
The artists include painters John Lowrie Morrison - better known by
the nom de plume 'Jolomo', Mike Healey, Robert Kelsey, Fiona
Macrae, Alan Anderson, Erni Upton, Vega, and Jolomo Landscape
Paintings Awards finalists Willie Fulton and Jamie Hagemen
alongside Skye-based animal sculptor Laurence Broderick.
Laurence Broderick is best known as the sculptor of the Bull in
Birmingham's famous Bull Ring. Jolomo, OBE, is Britain's best
selling landscape artist and has been hailed as the 'new
The Year of Scotland's Islands runs until the end of March 2012
with over 300 events taking place across 42 isles as well as a
number of mainland events.
Amanda Brock, Caledoniart's founder said: "We are very privileged
to have such an array of renowned artists supporting one
exhibition. This should be a real treat for all Londoners - not
just London's 400,000 Scots. The exhibition is not only a rare
chance to see Scottish artists of this quality exhibiting together,
but also a chance to experience part of the Year of Scotland's
Islands in London. I'm sure it will whet city-dwellers' appetite
for a visit to the isles to experience their beauty
The Air Gallery, 32 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4NE opens
daily from 10am-8pm except 1st October, opening 10am-4pm. The
nearest tube station is Green Park. Entry to the exhibition is free
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