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Briggs Donaldson Henderson 2016

Briggs Donaldson Henderson
9th April - 14th May 2016

Briggs Donaldson Henderson 2016

Exhibition Pics

(Click on thumbnails to view. Images record the full catalogue shown during the exhibition dates.)

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Christina Briggs

Born in London and living in Limousines, France, Christina Briggs has exhibited widely in France, London and the south of England. Her paintings begin with remembered places – and a sense of feeling ‘centred’.

“I start from closely observed details, then work towards the abstract composition and colour harmony that will hold the primary emotion for me. This process can be long, and the surfaces bear witness to changes of direction. The final image is often mysterious, with very little incident, a space for contemplation.”

MA Fine Art, Bath, 2002.

Esther Donaldson

Based in Port Seton, Esther’s recent work is based on gardens, a colourful cultivation of rich and sometimes exotic plant patterns, very much in vogue in contemporary interiors. “My work is based on trying to reflect the brevity of life, beauty, toil, energy, death and rebirth that is observed in the cycle of life within the garden.”

Her painting is becoming increasingly more referential and not entirely realistic, inviting the viewer's participation and hopefully giving glimpses into the life, toil, death and rebirth of the creative journey.

“In practice I enjoy lay ... Read More

Kate Henderson

Kate trained in Stained glass at Edinburgh College of Art in the early nineties and has since built up a varied portfolio of commissioned stained glass for public and private buildings across Scotland and Europe. She has won awards for her paintings from the RGI and the RSW and is an elected Associate member of the British Master Glass Painters and a Professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists and was Chair of the Scottish Glass Society from 2013-16.

Known for her vibrant colourful paintings and stained glass, Kate is showing a quieter more reflective series of ... Read More