Dusty Doors swinging Open!

April 27, 2016
Time has come around again for the annual festival of visual feasting that is Art @ Ancrum. On all weekend from 30th April till 2nd May each day from 10am till 5pm
This year I have lots of new work on show including prints and hand-made books, not to mention new works in stone so dust off your snow boots and follow the sun down the A 68 to Ancrum village.
As usual traditional rock cakes will be on offer for first comers, see you there!

Scottish Arts Club Exhibition

March 10, 2016
I am showing new work along with Sarah Wass (print) and Katherine Davidson (painting) at this venerable location in the heart of Edinburgh.
The show runs until April 2nd and is open Tuesdays to Saturdays 11- 5. The address is 24 Rutland Square EH1 2BW. Open to members of the public, be bold and ring the doorbell, go up the stairs and have a coffee from the bar as you enjoy the work.


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Art at Ancrum..... Open Studio

May 1, 2015
May day today and this weekend is the annual art Jamboree in the picturesque village of Ancrum. 
I will be opening my studio up to all and sundry to come  and have a look and eat the traditional rock cakes! 
I will be there every day this weekend and on Monday of course from 10 in the morning till 5 in the afternoon so do drop by if you are in the area. There are over 30 artists and makers taking part so something for everyone. http://www.artatancrum.org.uk 
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White Fox Spring show

March 16, 2015

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Spring Show at The Hirsel

March 16, 2015
Anyone in the area of Coldstream this spring should head to The Hirsel where besides a tasty bite at the cafe and wonderful woodland walks there is a new gallery among the craft outlets there. The White Fox gallery run by Steven and Virginie; talented photographer and wood painter respectively, is hosting a show with more than 10 of my stone pieces. There is an opening this Saturday- the 21st March to which you are all welcome! The show runs until mid May and is open Thursdays through till Su...
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Crossing Borders Art Trail

August 24, 2014
This weekend from Friday I will be taking part in Crossing Borders Art Trail so come along and see where all these carvings emerge from! I will be there everyday from 10 am. till 5 pm. See the website www.crossing-borders.org.uk for more information. There are 2 other artists exhibiting in the delightful village of Ancrum. Hope to see you there!
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Fragments of Red

March 20, 2014

As part of a creative response to the mediaeval missal found in Hawick and know as the Hawick Fragment I have been producing a number of works in plaster and with ink and paper. Some of this work will be included in an exhibition in the Old Parish Church in Melrose and open as part of the performance of “Fragments of Red” commencing at Melrose Abbey on Saturday the 5th April 2014

This will be an exciting multi-media piece with newly composed music by Grayson Ives ,dance and a  light insta...

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weekend successes, Thank you!

September 13, 2013
Thanks to all of you who came to my dusty open workshop at the weekend, struggling down a potholed track to be rewarded by rock-cakes, stone carvings and a beautiful view of Rubers Law my local (extinct) volcano.
The following weekend "Meet Your Maker" at Hawick Textile Towerhouse was also a great success. 
I had quite a few people keen to have a shot of letter cutting, so much so that I am thinking of running a taster course in carving in the Spring! watch this space.
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Meet Your Maker

August 20, 2013
On September  the 7th & 8th I will be in Hawick at the Textile Tower-house showing some of my work and demonstrating lettering.There will be some stone and chisels for you to have a go and letters for the chidlers to make rubbings from. why not come and have ago? You never know, you might be bitten by the bug as I was many moons ago ! Craft Scotland link -  Meet Your Maker
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Art Trail - Open Studio

August 20, 2013

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