Pittenweem Arts Festival

Exhibiting Artists  A -L

Festival 2023 August 5 - 12


Adrift Driftwood Art

Using hand built stoneware pottery pieces, alongside shells and driftwood foraged from her local beach,  Karen creates nostalgic seascapes and wall art. The upcycled nature of each means that every piece tells a story

Faye Alexander-MacLeod

Faye is inspired by the landscape of the West Coast and the coastal setting of the East Neuk. Early morning walks in the hills or along the coastal paths, soaking up the atmosphere is reflected in her subject matter.

Kirsty Anderson (KJA Studio)

Back at The Bowling Club, Kirsty Anderson (KJA studio) will be exhibiting functional stoneware ceramics. The contemporary shapes are inspired by aesthetics of past objects. Pieces range from mugs and bowls for daily use to unique vases.

Lucy Anderson

Drawings and paintings that explore the relationship between nature and home, using my recognised love of colour, travel and textiles as inspiration.

Julie Arbuthnott

Julie is inspired by saturated colour and strong texture. This year she celebrates the vivid culture of Cuba after a recent trip to beautiful Havana.

Michael Audsley

Quirky and colourful multi media art.

Pauline Austin

Pauline has taken her love of treescapes and landscapes to a more abstract style, still capturing mood light and movement through different textures and mark-making.


Anne Barclay: Ovenstone Artists

Landscape artist Anne Barclay is exhibiting  recent work at Ovenstone Artists.

Paul Bartlett

Stunning award-winning collages inspired by nature. Originals and prints for all budgets.

David Behrens

My work always uses movement in some way, whether that be abstract kinetic sculptures animating locally-found sea glass, or more representative maritime automata using locally sourced driftwood.

Kirstie Behrens

My recent etchings centre around a group of pine trees near Aberfeldy and a tree stump in Dunino Glen. The third place I explored was the dramatic Seaton Cliffs near Arbroath.

Reinhard Behrens

The icy parts of Naboland feature strongly in this year’s exhibition with the explorers’ hut magically shrunk to dollhouse size.

Allan Black

Allan Black’s paintings try to capture the ever-changing light and colour of the Scottish landscape.  The constantly changing sky tends to be the catalyst for the contrasting angles of cityscapes, open seascapes of the west coast and the harbours of the East Neuk. 

Jennifer Black

Jennifer is a self-taught textile artist working with recycled materials to hand-craft fabric creatures. Her work is playful and aims to capture the animal essence using shape, texture and colour. 

Blessed Unrest Lorna Brown

Blessed Unrest Lorna Brown hand-pulled silk screen designs have versatility and translate beautifully to fabrics for fashion and interiors as well as fine art prints. Inspired by shapes, silhouettes and motifs from nature, the colour palettes and layered surfaces express a bold maverick style.

Kirsten Boston

I am a professional contemporary artist living in North Berwick. I use layers of texture, colour and collage to create coastal scenes and abstract images.

Gavin Burnett

I am a Scottish maker specialising in coloured porcelain to craft a collection of functional vases, bowls, lighting and tea ware that emphasize porcelain’s hallmark: delicate translucency.

Anne Butler

Colour, light and texture are very important to me. I use colour to evoke emotion and create a sense of mystery.The finished paintings range from almost totally abstract compositions revealing a sense of place to more easily recognisable landscapes.


Sheila Caldwell

My local theme this year is Trees, Seas and Skies

Ceomara Jewellery by Anna Connal

Ceomara Jewellery takes inspiration from the landscape of the Scottish Highlands to create silver and gold jewellery as well as mixed metal pictures.

Derek Collins

My art is an extension of the paint effects I’ve been doing all my life. I mix pigments and lacquer together then add a little thinners then set it all on fire and that’s how I use the name Flaming Art. Once it’s dry I apply resin this gives it a high gloss finish that everyone wants to touch

Joan Creevy

Where I live gives me access to both countryside and the coast, which always inspires me. I paint mostly in oils, but I also work in other media.

Avril Cunningham

Working with mixed media, tools, textures and picking up inspiration on her travels helps to capture a sense of place and bring Avril’s work to life.

Heather Cunningham

I work mainly in acrylics but equally enjoy watercolours and oil. I am so lucky to have such diverse material to draw upon around me, from land to sea in such unique East Neuk light.


Genna Delaney Jewellery

Genna is an award-winning jewellery artist, designer maker, inspired by architecture and natural rock formations.  She produces work in recycled precious metals and unusual ethical gemstones.

Sophie Demery

A previous Bursary winner, Sophie returns to Pittenweem with maritime-influenced prints and stationery. This year she will also have a collection of etchings and a limited selection of handmade jewellery.

Dibujo Design

Gill combines her love for pattern with her love of nature. Lino cut prints combined with graphic computer drawings are used to create a home and gift range.

Liam Dickson

The Long Haul

Meet Pittenweem's fishermen of today and hear their stories of working along this mercurial coastline. Told through an outdoor exhibition of images and interviews displayed at Pittenweem Harbour.


Caroline Finlay 

Caroline is an established Fife jewellery designer making contemporary enamel and silver jewellery; colourful and unique, textural, coastal inspired. Also a printmaker at Dunfermline Printmakers, specialising in etchings and screenprinting.

Barbara Fleming

Fascinating fibres, textures and colour combinations in my knitted accessories. Stylish, affordable jewellery in pearls and semi precious beads. A warm welcome awaits.

Jean Frame

I work in acrylic and ink and enjoy experimenting with texture. My other great passion is textiles and repurposing windsurf sails.

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Josephine Gillespie

Paintings in acrylic and mixed media. Josephine’s unique hand-made bags and colourful jewellery will also be on display

Wayne Galloway

Wayne Galloway’s ceramic pieces explore alternative firing techniques including raku, pit-firing, smoke-firing and horsehair and feather naked raku. Texture is fundamental - smooth, burnished surfaces provide a tactile canvas for dramatic markings. 

Derek Goodchild

I love the ocean; my current work is inspired by the beaches, seascapes, harbours and ever-changing weather of Scotland's Hebridean Islands.

Ian Graham

Ian uses beautiful native hardwoods to hand craft a range of functional and decorative items for the home. Items include quirky clocks, picture frames and elegant racks. And one or two amusing automata.

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Madeleine Hand

Madeleine Hand is an artist/illustrator living and working in Dunkeld, Perthshire. She graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1981.

Marianne Hazlewood

Marianne Hazlewood is an award winning contemporary botanical artist. Visit her florilegia to experience botanical illustration in multiple media, traditional watercolour, pen and ink and screen printing.

Aimée Henderson

Abstract paintings and abstract murals for interiors. MFA Graduate from the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL.

David Henderson

From the mountains to the sea. As a landscape artist, I paint as I see it: sometimes it’s a realistic image, sometimes it’s more abstract.

Robert Henderson

My art is pure nostalgia. I invite the viewer to recall the journeys, the smells and the sight of these magnificent machines in their heyday.

Karin Hepburn

Karin Hepburn’s work has evolved from iconic landmarks of Glasgow to atmospheric skies in Scotland. She is slowly merging both her skies and new landmarks that are significant to her travels. Karin’s love of travel is prominent in her work and often includes references to her Scottish roots.

Michelle Hewitt

Detailed wildlife artist, inspired initially by Albrecht Durer, Michelle’s work is in private collections around the world. Local landscapes will also feature this year. Originals, prints & cards available. Pet commissions undertaken.

Pat Holland

Impressionist style landscapes, seascapes and flowers in oils on canvasses ranging from small to very large.

Imprint Casts

Katy Eccles is a botanical casting artist based in Edinburgh. She preserves the imprint of flowers and foliage in plaster to create bespoke artworks capturing the ephemeral seasons in nature.

Elin Isaksson

Elin makes handblown decorative interior accessories and also functional items like candle holders and whisky glasses. Her designs are simple Scandinavian forms in vibrant colours. Accepts commissions.


Colin Ross Jack

My thirty-second Pittenweem Festival features many paintings of the East Neuk, plus other subjects.

Steph Johnstone

A collection of animals in watercolour, pen & ink, alongside portrait, printing and illustration work.

Phill Jupitus

Phill Jupitus has been a professional visual artist since 1985, but only got round to actually going to art school in 2019. His current practice includes photography, drawing, collage, sculpture, poetry, text work, cartoons and printing. Happy to talk about his work but won’t explain it.


Sabrina Kee-Kitney

The mysterious universe, flaming sun, mesmerising stars, earth’s natural raw beauty are all contributors to my storytelling. Infused with deep emotional experiences, past, present. Self-developed techniques, acrylics on canvas.   

Sarah Knox

Sarah Knox exhibits widely and is well known for oil paintings and watercolours which gorgeously conjure Highland vistas and coastal paths from the Hebrides to the East Neuk.


Angela Learoyd

Interesting and unusually shaped gemstones are combined with formed and textured silver to create Statement Pieces. Recent work is made using the technique of metal corrugation.

Ian Ledward

A distinctive blend of photography, print and paint to produce unique artwork, some incorporating poems from his new anthology.

Katie Littlefield

Katie enjoys painting seascapes and beach scenes from the West Coast as well as the occasional highland cow and her endearing little people portraits. 

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