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Invitation to the Pittenweem Arts Festival 2018

 

Saturday 4th August to Sunday 12th August: 10am – 5.30pm daily

 

Preview night: Friday 3th August 7 – 9pm

Venue 67

46 Abbey Wall Road (down by the harbour)

One of the best bits of advice I was given as an aspiring artist was to “paint for yourself”… and that’s stuck with me. I walk the cities, coasts, mountains and countryside and paint whatever catches my eye.

This year my main focus is on Harris and the Western Isles, and sometimes it’s a realistic image and sometimes it’s more abstract. Plus more paintings of some of my favourite areas, including Pittenweem, the Cairngorms and Majorca

Our venue continues to be one of the most attractive. The four artists from last year are returning. John Scott, the Newcastle potter, Jill Macleod, the Edinburgh-based landscape painter, who was the Pittenweem Festival bursary winner in 2016, Mark Holden, the Fife landscape painter; and Thomas Cameron, the Helensburgh painter and 2014 Pittenweem Festival bursary winner.