I knew Douglas Grey already too - but again had absolutely no idea that he was a
I find his paintings and prints particularly lively, engaging and exciting to look
at. Here we have his “Below the Bridge” - which I like rather a lot.
One of Les McConnel’s paintings from the exhibition. I spent ages gawping at this
and I must admit, I still find it slightly unnerving!
Les explained that a lot of people are disturbed by the amount of cutlery that finds
its way into his work!
I had the pleasure of attending Conchita McLachlan’s graduate exhibition at the Edinburgh
college of art a few years ago. She’s working on a grander scale now, but still with
the lovely warm colours and textures of her native Spain.
Ian McLeod used to build ships. His paintings and sculptures all have something of
the sea about them - and a real feeling of history and having been there.
This painting by John Alexander makes you feel like you’re actually on the boat -
watching the squabbling gulls against the backdrop of the Bass Rock.
(at lease I assume it’s the Bass Rock!)
Catherine Lidow - Artist and illustrator extraordinairre. Her wonderfully off-beat
views of Kinghorn were a particular highlight for me.
Here I find her painstakingly applying gold-leaf to one of her latest projects.
I already knew Lynette Gray slightly before the exhibition - but I had no idea that
she painted - and absolutely no idea that she did it so well - which just goes to
I really liked Lynette’s subtle and beautifully studied garden scenes too - you just
fall right into them.