Pittenweem Arts Festival

Exhibiting Artists  M - Y

Festival 2022 August 6 - 13

Esme MacIntyre

Esme MacIntyre is a printmaker and illustrator based in Glasgow. Her linocuts, silkscreens and woodcuts depict everyday scenes in a bold and cheerful style.

Hilke MacIntyre

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.

Julia MacLaurin

My recent work concentrates on the earth, the environment, the human impact, connectedness and separation.

Sonas Maclean

New paintings of landscapes, birds and beasties by this Fife artist.

Jill Macleod

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.

Leonie MacMillan

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.

Morag Macpherson

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.

Unfortunately, this exhibition has been cancelled.

Yvonne Magee

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. 

Claudia Maldonado

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 Marquis

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.

Ellen McCann

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. 

Susan McGill

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 McGonigal

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.

Nicole McKechnie

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.

Julie McLean

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.

Craig Mitchell

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. 

Philippa Mitchell

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.

Sheila Mitchell

Gardens, harbours and islands, as places of safety....large abstract acrylics works on canvas. 

Morag Muir

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 Munro

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.


Nelson Art Prints

Limited edition signed art prints by the late modern Scottish Colourist John Nelson (1933-2013). A wide variety of images in varying sizes; also, art cards are available.


Jan Palmer

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

Jennifer Pettigrew

The enforced lock down has encouraged my change of direction. Small mixed media abstract paintings and a new collection of hand built ceramics.

Deborah Phillips

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 Artisan Glass

Unique glass bowls, birds and pendant designs; hand made and fused at high temperature in a kiln here in Pittenweem.

Pittenweem Community Crafts

Feathered Friends

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.


David Rae

David combines wood and resin to create unusual and unique pieces from bowls to tables and lamps to jewellery.

Karen Rae

Karen’s highly detailed drawings are inspired by her design background. She has a keen interest in timepieces incorporating these in her elaborate compositions which reflect her love of nature.

Philip Raskin

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.

Lorna Reid

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

Paul Reid

Land and sea. Muted mixtures shot through with flashes of intense pure colour. Sombre, turbulent yet joyful.

Pen Reid

Animals and plants, delicate encounters in nature, domestic interiors, everyday fables.

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.

Forbes Ridland

Covid-19 has seen many changes in the past two years none more so than my progress from classical art to contemporary abstract. Come and see how I am going with the flow of Fluid Art.

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. 

Roche Designs

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. 

Lisa Rooney

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.

John Scott

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

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 Smith

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.

John Smith

John uses a wide variety of local hardwoods to create bowls and platters that are both functional and beautiful. The desire is to accentuate the grain and bark of the wood. Examples of ash, oak, beech, laburnum, yew and spalted beech will be on display.

Margaret L Smyth

A cast of theatrical characters appear and reappear in different combinations, sizes and scenarios allowing the viewer to form their own narrative.

Kirsty Stewart

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 Stewart

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.

Alexa Thomson

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.

Karen Trotter

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.

Awaiting images

Nancy Turnbull

 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. 

Umlungu Art

Zimbabwe born abstract expressionist artist and creator of colourful mayhem on canvas.


Alistair Walton

Oil paintings of the figure, landscapes and seascapes.

Ann Watson

Expressive landscapes and vibrant florals. Ann’s painting is influenced by her surroundings. She paints in an energetic manner, using sizzling colour and texture.

Callum Whitelaw

Callum produces exciting abstract paintings using mixed materials such as paint, marble-dust and collage. It’s an instinctive, intuitive process employing creative approaches to the application and removal of layers.

Claire Wills

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

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.

Gina Wright

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

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

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.

The Royal Burgh of Pittenweem Arts Festival

A company limited by guarantee and a registered charity

Company number SC 233084

Charity number SCO 24165

47 High Street Pittenweem Fife KY10 2PG


01333 313 109

Website copyright Pittenweem Arts Festival

Design: aptlybradley

This website makes use of cookies. Please see our privacy policy for details.