Esme MacIntyre is a printmaker and illustrator based in Glasgow. Her linocuts, silkscreens and woodcuts depict everyday scenes in a bold and cheerful style.
New ceramic reliefs, linocuts, woodcuts and paintings. Hilke works from her studio in Arncroach, a few miles North of Pittenweem. Her distinctive simplified figurative art is inspired by her life in the East Neuk.
New paintings of landscapes, birds and beasties by this Fife artist.
A previous bursary winner, Jill returns to Pittenweem with a selection of her distinctive, linear, colourful landscape paintings and prints featuring views of Scotland and Fife.
Sedna is the Inuit Goddess of the Sea. This show explores the myth of Sedna and the sea creatures she protects, through ceramic sculpture and paintings.
Textile art as accessories and patchworked artwear. Mixture of limited edition and unique pieces combining original, hand-dyed and reused fabrics. Reversible kimono robes, jackets, coats, skirts, scarves and cushions.
I have moved my studio this year to the Glens of Antrim Northern Ireland. In my new home, nature’s outpouring inspires me to respond with movement and colour in paint.
Fish Shoal Tapestries
Hundreds of Golden Fish cut from up-cycled rubber of inner tubes recreate the Fish Shoal movements under the water. Fish are hand stitched to loose flax, accentuating the visual movement effect.
Fran’s ceramics are inspired by her home in coastal Angus: cliffs, pebbles and regional specialities of Arbroath Smokies and red fruit. Berry bowls and fish platters will be available.
Inspiration for my work comes from plants at various stages of their lifecycle, landscape being shaped by the elements and fragile forms in nature. Sculptures are made from stoneware and metal.
My work is both wheel thrown and hand built. It is painted with bold black and white pattern and Scottish verse, creating traditional and functional pieces with a lot of heart.
Caroline is a professional artist inspired by the fragility of the natural world. Her paintings capture natural ephemera using oils, watercolours and other unusual mixed media techniques.
Lynn McGregor RSW
Having been born and brought up in Pittenweem, I now live in Argyll, where my studio overlooks Loch Awe. My paintings are inspired by the landscape, using energetic layering of colour, line and texture.
My work continues to be influenced by forms found in nature- seed pods, barnacles, lichens and how I can translate them into sculptural pieces in clay.
This is my first time exhibiting at the festival so please come say hello. My paintings are colourful and depict lovely, memorable days. Originals, prints and cards for sale.
My ceramic narratives are based on personal experiences and cultural observations. Titles or symbols suggest alternative, sometimes darker interpretations. I use humour to sugar the pill, creating unlikely scenarios or ridiculous juxtapositions.
Interpretations of the artist’s view of natural world, wildlife, the harbours of the East Neuk and landscapes of Scotland. Water mixable oil paintings, watercolour and stitched pictures.
My studio is a living and working environment filled with objects and bric-a-brac collected over many years. These items variously populate still life compositions which I compose like stage sets.
Kelly’s inspiration is pulled from all aspects of the Scottish landscape, from soaring gulls to the silver darlings. Kelly predominantly creates jewellery and silverware and also paints colourful abstract landscapes.
Jan’s paintings and experimental ink prints are full of the strong bright colours of the East Neuk, whilst her drawings of local scenes are full of meticulous details
The enforced lock down has encouraged my change of direction. Small mixed media abstract paintings and a new collection of hand built ceramics.
Duncan of Jordanstone graduate Deborah paints distinctive Scottish landscapes in her instantly identifiable, signature textured style. Her work is exhibited widely and can also be found in collections world wide. Come visit her former net-shed to view a collection of her latest originals, prints and colourful cards.
Pittenweem Community Crafts
For all of us nature has become more important in recent years. Therefore Pittenweem Community Crafts’ theme for 2022 is Feathered Friends. Proceeds go to Kilminning Rewilding and DEC Ukraine.
An established favourite at the Festival, you are welcome to watch Philip demonstrate his skills at his easel every day. As ever, you will find a professionally displayed array of sea, land and skyscapes magically capturing Scotland's ever-changing light and moods as well as a selection of Philip's images on mugs, cards, canvas bags etc.
Popping colours, clean lines, detail and neat stitching all characterise Lorna’s style. Every piece of hand cut felt and every careful stitch makes Lorna’s beautiful artwork unique and collectible. Awaiting images
Susan is a landscape artist who works mainly in oils, but also experiments in mixed media. She particularly likes painting Scottish coastal villages, and cityscapes of Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Derek Robertson RSW SSA SAA IWS
Wildlife paintings by internationally acclaimed, multi-award-winning artist. Well know for his TV programs and books, his work is in collections in over 50 countries including Tate Gallery and Royal collections.
Claire Roche creates sculptor’s jewellery with a strangely Scottish feel. Inspired by ancient finds - buried treasure and new finds - stones, shells, seaglass and plants.
Pittenweem-based artist Lisa Rooney uses plywood and colourful acrylics with a laser cutter to create pieces for the home inspired by retro and scandi floral designs.
St Andrews Photographers
Local photographers exhibit their award-winning work showcasing various styles of photographs from landscape to still life and more. Framed and mounted photographs as well as cards available to buy. New venue. Card payments accepted.
I specialise in Naked Raku and Copper Matt Raku fired pottery which, whilst highly controlled, has an element of trial and error, making the nature of my work unpredictable and unique.
Ally Smith is new to Pittenweem for 2022. She paints bold, bright, characterful animal studies, often on a large scale, predominantly in acrylic. She also paints pet portraits on commission.
Gill is an Edinburgh artist and graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. Her work has been exhibited at the RSW annual exhibition and galleries throughout the U.K. and Europe.
A cast of theatrical characters appear and reappear in different combinations, sizes and scenarios allowing the viewer to form their own narrative.
Fife-based jeweller using traditional craftsmanship combined with contemporary design to produce beautifully handcrafted jewellery collections. Kirsty uses precious metals and precious and semi precious stones. Birds inform her work.
Moyra’s ceramic sculptures are inspired by the geology of Scotland and seem more like stone than clay. Her long experience in Naked Raku is apparent in the intricate patterns and organic forms of her work.
T - U
tablet+HAAR is the design studio run by Katie Smith. Driven by a passion for print, colour and pattern; her work includes wall hangings, art prints and hand printed felt.
A contemporary take on natural history illustrations with some plants and creatures being imagined. You may not always be able to tell which is which.
Mackerel glint and cormorants hang their wings as the Forth tide retreats, leaving littoral treasures hidden beneath. Lost curios found, dropped items lifted -painted, printed, or sculpted - to breath once more.
Nancy is returning to Pittenweem for a sixth year with more dramatic Fife landscapes in oil and paintings inspired by her visits to Arran and the Outer Hebrides.
Zimbabwe born abstract expressionist artist and creator of colourful mayhem on canvas.
Expressive landscapes and vibrant florals. Ann’s painting is influenced by her surroundings. She paints in an energetic manner, using sizzling colour and texture.
Claire Wills is a Scotland -based contemporary artist. She is inspired by landscapes, seascapes and flowers using layers of colour, texture, and pattern to recreate unique works of art.
Tracy Wilson’s jewellery has been inspired by science and architecture. Each piece is hand crafted with individual lengths of sterling silver wire soldered together, which are then shaped and formed into unique items of jewellery.They combine structure and a sense of movement and are enhanced by gold and oxidisation.
Scenes that excite me visually and leave an impression are my motivation to paint. Painting is a communication without words and conveys emotion in a universal way.
Georgie Young is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art and paints mainly contemporary Scottish landscapes. Her work aims to evoke a feeling and capture a sense of place, an atmosphere, or an unexpected detail rather than reproduce a direct likeness. Always beginning from drawing, the paintings are a product of observation, interpretation and improvisation.
Liz Yule is a professional artist working in watercolours and acrylics. In a range of subjects she explores her love of nature using colour and texture. Unframed artwork also available.
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