Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Jennifer Ewan Band – Bonnie Bayou

The Jennifer Ewan Band presents a stirring mix of original songs and old-time Cajun dance classics with a Celtic tint. Scots-Cajun mid-tempo personal ballads are grounded in the grooves of Cajun dance music and the unusual interplay of accordion, acoustic guitar and bass.

The Jazz Bar – 14 Chamber Street, EH1 1HR

Dates: 2, 3, 5, 10, 14, 16, 19, 22 and 26 August

Time: 1 – 2pm

Tickets: £10/£8

0131 226 0000

www.edfringe.com

www.jenniferewan.com

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Artist Opportunity – Public Art Commissions in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Printmakers are working in partnership with international real estate organisation Vastint to deliver an ambitious public art programme as part of their building development in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh 2019/2020.

This programme will respond to the unique social and industrial heritage of the area. It will also be informed by a recent community consultation report that sets out a vision for a green public realm, promoting wellbeing, natural places to play and unwind, as well as areas for plants, trees and wildlife to flourish.

These permanent commissions will be integral to the architectural design and planning process of Vastint’s development.

Deadline for Notes of Interest 
18 August 2019

Check out the website for more information!

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Ecoscenographer Edinburgh Palette resident Mona Kastell invites you to: Be-wildered in the city

Schumacher Scotland

Part of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Date Wednesday 7th August 2019 10am-1pm / Wednesday 14th August 2019 10am-1pm
Venue 285 Randolph Cliff, 4 Randolph Cliff, Edinburgh EH3 7TZ
Space Big Room

Join the Schumacher College Scottish alumni team for some much needed Nature Connection time during the Fringe in the city.

***Switch in – hear the rustle of the trees, breathe in the wind, feel the sun on your face. The more we connect with the Natural world, the happier we are.

Starting indoors with an immersive conversation, join us for a holistic journey of walking and watching along the Water of Leith exploring Nature within the city.

Encounter paths to belonging and ways of being which deepen our connection with each other and the wider world. End up re-freshed, mindful, with a rooted sense of your own inner wisdom.

Bring waterproof clothing and snacks to share.***

We’ve kept the prices very low to keep it as accessible as possible.
£8 full price
£5 concession

Book tickets from the Fringe website: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/be-wildered-in-the-city

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324273631593622/
Eventbrite URL: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/be-wildered-in-the-city-tickets-65023236250

 

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Art Materials for Sale

Beach glass, pottery pieces, driftwood, sea shells.

1) Beach glass.

Thoroughly cleaned and rinsed. 3 types.

  1. Jewellery quality. Approximately 1.9 kilos of white glass. £38.00 in total.
  2. Mosaic quality. Approximately 24 kilos of white glass. (includes a small amount of green and brown glass) £10.00 per kilo.
  3. Mosaic quality. Just over 5 kilos of pale blue glass. £15.00 per kilo.

Beach glass - jewellery quality Beach glass Mosaic quality

Pottery pieces2) Pottery pieces.

Approximately 0.87 kilos of pottery pieces.
variety of patterns, shapes, sizes. Suitable for mosaic work, craft work etc.
£40.00 in total.

3) Driftwood.

Thoroughly bleached and rinsed.
One sack of over 300 pieces, approximately 4 kilos. Mostly “stick” shapes.
Ranging from 6-35 cms long.
£30.00.

4) Sea shells.

Thoroughly cleaned and rinsed. 2 types.

  1. Common Cockle shells. Over 2 kilos. Approximately 400 shells. £8.00.
  2. Thin Tellin shells. (butterfly shells) Over 700 gms. 1250 shells. (halves) £5.00.

Common cockle shells 

All items gathered in East Lothian; except the Thin Tellin shells; gathered in Mid Lothian.
A delivery or postage and packing charges will be added to the above prices.
I do not accept returns.
Terms and conditions apply.

For further information please contact Julie on juliehoolie2000@yahoo.co.uk

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Shared Studio Space for Artist/Designer, £105 pcm

Studio shareWe are a friendly designer and a writer, looking for a third person to share our ground floor studio in Edinburgh Palette.

We can offer:

  • A modestly sized space in a pleasant airy and light working atmosphere,
  • Desk and bookshelf provided.

*Available Straightaway*

For more information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Karolina: karolina.kurtyka@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Studio Share

Available from 1st August 2019.

A large room on the ground floor with lots of light. Ample room for 3 working artists (although we are rarely about together).
Monthly rent: £110.

Enquiries to Hazel at hy_hzl@yahoo.co.uk or Kshema on 07710 804087

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Vacancy | Part-Time Art and Design Technician

ART AND DESIGN TECHNICIAN

St George’s School for Girls, Edinburgh

PART TIME [15 hrs / Term Time]
Hours are: 3 hours per day (preferably 9am-noon), Mondays – FridaysSt Georges School

Salary: the pro-rata equates to £7,585 to £8,219 per annum

We have a vacancy for a skilled, enthusiastic and well organised technician who has a genuine interest in Art and Design and a natural artistic flair, with the ability to use their own initiative. The successful applicant should have relevant experience, preferably within a school environment although this is not essential, as well as a good all round knowledge of Art and Design.

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Mandy Fox 1968 – 2019

Mandy Fox

It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Mandy Fox passed away this weekend.

Arriving home just after walking her dog on Portobello Beach she suffered a Heart Attack, from which she did not recover.

A marvellous and unique Lady, she will be greatly missed by us all.

There is a ‘Book of Condolence’ in the office on the third floor if you would like share a thought or memory.

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Nak.Ed.Art Collective Exhibition

6th – 13th of July at The Ski Club, 2 Howe Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6TDPoster for exhibition

Opening Night: Friday 5th July 6:30 – 9:30pm

Gallery Opening Times: 10:30am – 6pm

New show from the Nak.Ed.Art Collective, a diverse, international group which arose from regular life drawing and painting sessions at Leith School of Art, hosted by Marcin Krupa. Between the seventeen artists – some old hands, others relative newcomers – there’s a wide range of mood, style, media and subject matter.

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