The opening exhibition ‘Reflections on the Area’ show-cased a little of the work of local artists living and working in this beautiful part of the world. The exhibition on the Centre’s Open Day on August 12th included -Feltworking by Sheila Bates; Weaving by Sue Schnabel; Woodturning by Tim Johnson; Pottery by Susan Duncan; Ceramic sculpture by Paul Szeiler; and Paintings, Prints and Cards by Gill Wilson, Gillian Pattinson, Jenny Turner, Grieg Hall and Lisa Fenton.
The current exhibition in the gallery ’Reflections and Connections’ is so named because as well as displaying the works of the above artists, and more from this area,. it also introduces other artists. whose works were conceived and often executed here, but who are not necessarily based in this locale.
These works include – Mosaics by Ingela Davis; Harris Tweed accessories and jewellery by Beth Stockl; Fine silver jewellery by Bruce Blaxter; Wildlife Photography by Eoghain Maclean; Pen and Ink drawings by Iain Rogers; Stone and Wood sculpture by Pip Turner; Watercolours, prints and cards by Kirsten Jones, and Acrylic paintings by the late John Dixon