Monthly Archives: February 2016

Opportunity | Online shop featuring Edinburgh Palette tenants

Residents Deb Ball (5.19c) and Jane Buxton (2.15) have been investigating ways that artists and makers at St Margaret’s House can sell their work via a shop – probably online – with some support from Edinburgh Palette.
There’s too much information to put in an email, so Deb and I suggest having a meeting on Thursday 10th March at 7pm in the third floor library for anyone who is interested in getting some form of shop up and running so that we can

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Drawing on Drawing exhibition at ECA

‘Drawing on Drawing’ is a major exhibition of drawings which runs at ECA until 4th March 2016.

The exhibition will bring together works by current students in all years from across the School of Art, alongside drawings from staff and invited alumni, for whom drawing is a central part of their practice. This includes Edinburgh Palette resident artists past and present, such as Robyn Benson, Seamus Killick and Deirdre Macleod. more

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Invitation | Gathering: Developmental Residency

Sunday 28 February between 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm
Featuring 
Jaimie MacDonald, Emma Macleod, Nicola Turnbull, Fiona Hermse, Amy Cameron, Deirdre Macleod and Eleanor Symms

Between 9th and 28th February, we have been based in Gallery 1, St Margaret’s House, exploring, experimenting and developing our work.

Please come and see what we have been doing and have some tea and cake on the final day of our residency, Sunday 28 February from 3pm.

This residency is facilitated by Karl Finn Graham, and kindly supported by Edinburgh Palette.

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Last chance to donate | Give Art and Re-Act

There is still time left to donate winter clothing for displaced refugees in conjunction (with Re-Act). The donation stations will remain until Friday 26 February at 9pm in the Ground Floor lobby area of St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE.

You can still donate art supplies for local food banks (with the Give Art project) to the special stations in the Ground Floor lobby and the following local locations:

  • Bon Papillon, 15 Howe St, Edinburgh EH3 6TE
  • The Velvet Easel Gallery, 298 Portobello High St, Portobello EH15 2AS

 

Thank you for all of your continued support for these fantastic local charities and their incredible work at a community, national and international level.

 

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Note to all tenants | Insurance inspections

Attention all studio holders and sharers
There will be an insurance inspection in the building on Wednesday 2nd of March. They will be inspecting every hallway. We will notify you by email if access to any specific studios is needed.
Please ensure that we have your updated Risk Assessment form on file, and that there are no violations of your tenancy agreement in any of the corridors, e.g. pressure canisters, naked flames, non oil-filled radiator heating, overloading plug points, trailing wires, tripping hazards, etc.

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Help Saras Feijoo bring her show to Brighton Fringe

Memories of a Lullaby is a one woman show based on a (my) true life-story about growing up in Venezuela between horror and beauty, desperation and hope, the need to remember and the wish to forget.

Memories of a Lullaby questions how social-political conditions shape us as individuals, while attempting to give a perspective on how our realities differ greatly depending on where we are born and raised in the world. more

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Opportunity to exhibit at granton:hub

granton:hub​ would like to invite artists and makers to submit work for the ‘Art in Granton’ ​exhibition to be held on the 18th, 19th and 20th March, 2016 at Madelvic House, Granton.

Madelvic House is Edinburgh’s latest exhibition and event venue, offering flexible creative space, adaptable to the demands and imagination of the local community. Upcoming activities include film screenings, art exhibitions, local history presentations, a community arts platform, poetry readings, kids activities, workshops, information days and so much more! more

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