Past Exhibitions

Erasure: New Drawings by Deirdre Macleod

01 October 2016 - 16 October 2016

Preview - Saturday 1 October 1pm - 4pm Deirdre will exhibit a new body of large-scale and 3D semi-abstract drawings. The starting point for these drawings is the effect upon urban light of changes to the built environment and, in particular, the processes of construction and demolition which affect city light. Deirdre Macleod is a Scottish artist, who takes aspects of her experience of the city as the starting point for her work. She is particularly interested in the ‘view from…
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Between Two Moons

01 October 2016 - 16 October 2016

Private View: Saturday 1 October, 1pm - 4pm The work in this exhibition by Mark Haddon can be seen as a journey made through a landscape without destination, a journey made between two moons. "I’d been thinking about the story Cadmus, who in his search for his sister Europa, had been told by the Delphic Oracle that he should follow a cow and where that cow lay down he should found a city: Thebes. So I thought I might follow my…
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Together

10 September 2016 - 25 September 2016

Opening event - Saturday 10 September, 12pm - 3pm. ‘Together’ - a retro-inspective  - bringing the past, the present and the future together in a collection of works by Deb Ball and connected artists, celebrating a passion for life and the world we live in. Featuring painting, photography, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, prints, projections and poetry. There will be live art happening throughout the exhibition as the work is a combination of finished work and work in process.  Deb Ball will…
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Inspired - An Exhibition of Felted Wool Design

10 September 2016 - 25 September 2016

New exhibition combines art and couture with everyday living to create a delightful explosion of colour and creativity in felted wool. INSPIRED is a selling showcase of contemporary felted wool craft and design. Visitors will explore a colourful mix of felt artworks, wearables and homewares by our selected textile artists and makers.
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African Movie

10 September 2016 - 25 September 2016

Opening event - Saturday 10 September, 12pm - 3pm New work by Vittoria Grant I have focused on re-creating a narrative of African life as I experienced it as a child and later on as an adult revisiting the places of my early years. I have portrayed the east African coast through a series of black and white sketches that make the African people come to life like in a film an intimate and lively movie of my mind.
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The Oak Year

27 August 2016 - 28 August 2016

Preview evening Friday 26 August 2016, 6.00 - 8.00pm During which Anne will paint The Last Leaf  24 panels painted by Anne Gilchrist The whole of this large work will be exhibited, together with related paintings, drawings and installations for the first time. Each leaf in The Oak Year is painted from a real specimen, all from one oak wood on the shore of Loch Tay. From the withered brown leaves that had spent the winter lying on the woodland floor,…
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A-I-R 15/16

06 August 2016 - 27 August 2016

Private View Saturday 6th August, 19.00 – 21.00 | Sponsored by Blue Moon Events Thursday 11th & 18th August, 19.00 – 21.00 Closing Event Saturday 27th August, 19.00 – 21.00 ‘Thirteen’ artists showcase their most recent works created during their artist-in-residence roles at the Edinburgh College of Art & Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design A-I-R 15/16 are excited to present their inter-disciplinary exhibition showcasing their most recent works from thirteen contemporary emerging artists and designers based in Scotland…
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Have They Taken Us Now?

06 August 2016 - 28 August 2016

Opening Night Saturday 6th August, 18.30 – 22.00 Closing Night Saturday 27th August, 18.30 – 22.00 Have They Taken Us Now? is a performance-based exhibition by Saras Feijóo. An exploratory journey into our food addictions, our society and the extermination of the human race Processed food has caused a degeneration of our bodies and created addictions that over the centuries have “ruled” our society. We have been sharing our bodies with many parasites and viruses which have led us to develop degenerative diseases and conditions that are unnatural. As these…
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Strands of Time...

03 July 2016 - 23 July 2016

Sue Fraser , from Out of the BlueOpening event: Saturday 2 July 12:00 - 14:00 This exciting new exhibition focuses on 'past, present and future' encouraging us all to be inspired by the past, excited by the present and intrigued by the future of 'edge-textile artists-scotland' Having all three galleries on the 3rd floor of Edinburgh Palette has provided the starting point for this notion of examining the whole story of 'edge  - three galleries, three points in time and curated by three teams from within the…
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Edinburgh Palette Bursary Show | GUBBINS RAN

05 June 2016 - 19 June 2016

Opening Night Saturday 4th Jun 7 - 930pm Closing Party Sunday 19th June, 5 - 10pm St Margaret's house is delighted to present to the work of bursary recipients Aled Haywood and Ned Armstrong. In 16 th Century Dartmoor a clan-like family group lived and robbed from those travelling between Exeter and Plymouth, the name Gubbins attributed to them, then meaning ‘worthless sharings of fish.’ They were said to never be subdued by Caesar, “their wealth consists of other men’s goods…living in ignorance of luxury, the…
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Displacement

05 June 2016 - 19 June 2016

Opening Night Saturday 4th June 7:00 - 9.30pm, featuring live music by Tim Vincent-Smith and "The Reverse Engineer". A challenging, thought provoking exhibition by two resident artists, Jamie King and Nicky Beckett. The exhibition is a response to the current refugee crisis, which is a contemporary controversial subject.
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Outskirts

14 May 2016 - 28 May 2016

Alan Chapman's painting Outskirts (2016)Private View: Friday 13th May 6.30 – 9pm with live music by Lou Ray 2 and friends Group exhibition of abstract painting- an exploration of the peripheral Outskirts is a collective show featuring the work of Joy Arden, Alan Chapman, Jacqui Higgs, Steven Hood and Mary Walters. The title refers to a state of the peripheral, the margins of space we tread infrequently.  
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No Woman is an Island

14 May 2016 - 28 May 2016

Aileen Grant - Stacks (image)Preview Friday 13 May, 6:30pm 'No Woman Is An Island' is an annual exhibition which is now in its fourth year, featuring work by Rona MacLean, Aileen Grant and other female artists and makers. The artists are in an informal Edinburgh-based network of women artists and makers who meet regularly to go sketching and discuss the development of their work.
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Bridging Between...

14 May 2016 - 28 May 2016

Forth Road Bridge - Alan Kay (image)Preview Friday 13 May, 6:30pm This exhibition is about ‘bridges’ - between places and people. Not everything in this exhibition falls neatly under the theme inherent in the title. There are other works and pieces that have been included.
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Edinburgh College of Art | Third Try-mester

23 April 2016 - 08 May 2016

Private view | Friday 22 April, from 7:00 pm St Margaret’s House is pleased to welcome back students from the Edinburgh College of Art who will exhibit in all three galleries for their third year show. Expect to see a broad range of upcoming talent, cutting-edge methods and contemporary takes on traditional practice.      
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