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Blue Sky Thinking

blue sky thinking
17th February - 7th April 2018

Adequately blue, with some red and green. A painterly exhibition of colour, texture and technique from our archive, along with new work submitted to the gallery. Artists including: Hugh Murdoch, Tom Watt, John Kingsley PAI RSW, Charles Jamieson PAI PPAI, Chris Nugent, Simon Rivett.

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Charles Jamieson MFA PAI PPAI

With a deft touch and a strong palette of colours, award winning artist Charlie Jamieson has a gift for capturing the warmth, light and vivid tones of sun-drenched locations around the world – buildings, land, deep blue skies and dazzling seascapes. “Painting the heat and light is h ... Read More

John Kingsley PAI RSW

Born in Glasgow, where he still lives and works, John Kingsley studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art under Dr. David Donaldson, James D. Robertson and Geoffrey Squire. He has exhibited with the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Glasgow Institute and the Royal Scottish ... Read More

Hugh Murdoch

1945 - 2010

Hugh Murdoch was an artist whose verve, energy and style translated onto the canvas in a fearless fusion of colour and paint. A man with a larger-than-life personality, Hugh overcame serious health problems in his early years to emerge as a prolific and pr ... Read More

Chris Nugent

Chris Nugent lives and teaches art in Edinburgh and has been exhibiting throughout the UK and Europe since graduating in 1986, including showing in SSA and RSA. With a clutch of awards since then, he has developed a fluid approach to the interaction of light and colour on the element ... Read More

Simon Rivett

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

Simon Rivett trained at Goldsmiths College in London and gained a BA (Honours) in Fine Art. He has been painting landscape from his days as a student, painting the declining industr ... Read More

Tom Watt

Tom Watt studied drawing at Edinburgh College of Art from 1971 to 1975 under Philipson, Peploe, Cumming and Michie. After art college, Tom undertook a career in teaching, ultimately working as head of Art at James Gillespie's High School in Edinburgh. During this time most of his ... Read More