Exhibitions are listed by category, then alphabetically by city and venue. Please send details to our oiiices at least ten days before publication. Art listings compiled by Kelly McMenamin.

I ART EXPOSURE GALLERY 19 Partrie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm. Bryan Evans Until 6 Dec. The fourth solo show for this popular gallery artist. featuring over 50 new watercolours.

The Christmas Show Sat 9 Dec—l7 .lan. Over 400 small works in a variety of media by more than 150 artists. from recent graduates to established names.

I ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE 221 9600. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am-5pm. Cafe. [1)]. Voluntary guides are available free of charge to conduct parties or individuals round the main galleries. Ask at the enquiry desk.

St Kilda Explored Until 25 Aug 1996. A fascinating look at the island of St Kilda. which was evacuated in 1930. exploring the natural and cultural world of both the land and its inhabitants.

Freedom Until 21 Jan 1996. Exploring the link between the political and the aesthetic. this powerful exhibition of painting. sculpture. photography and video by fifteen contemporary artists will serve as the focal point for Amnesty lntemational's four-month Freedom Festival in Glasgow.

Picasso Prints Until 7.1an 1996. Considered to be one of the artist‘s rrrost important graphic productions. this exhibition of 31 prints of animals. birds. insects and wildlife is on tour from its usual home at London‘s South Bank Centre.

Helen Keller Awards Tue 5—12 Dec. Entries to this annual competition can be in any art medium. but all works must explore issues of deaf blindness.

I ROGER BILLCLIFFE FINE ART 134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat lOam—l pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until 23 Dec. Paintings from Tuscany by Glen Scouller. new ceramics by Lucy Jessamy Dunce and Lorraine Robson and Christmas Boxes 1]. new designs for Christmas by various gallery artists.

I THE BLYTNSWOOO GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 204 2779. Mon—Fri lOam—5pm; Sat 10am-lp.n.

A Christmas Exhibition Until 21 Dec. Scottish paintings and drawings by a host

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of 19th and 20th century contemporary artists. including Baillie. Bynre. Crosbie and Philipson.

I THE BURRELL COLLECTION 2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7151. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.

Visions or Spain Until 14 Apr 1996. Considered to be one of the finest groups ofSpanish paintings in Britain. this collection of over 30 works by the likes of Goya. El Greco and Velasquez will leave the walls of Pollok House and take up temporary residence at The Burre‘rl Collection while the former Maxwell home undergoes repairs.

I CCA 346-354 Sauchiclrall Street. 332 7521. Mon—Sat 11am—6pm; Strrr noon—5pm. Cafe. [1)].

The Persistence 0i Painting Until 7 Dec. Despite modern technology and the emergence of a multitude of mediums. for most people the word art is still synonymous with painting. Luckily it's an art forrn which is constantly able to reinvent itself. and this exhibition is no exception. featuring the work of seven artists all striving for an alternative way to paint. See lectures.

I CATHCART GALLERY 1 l 1 Clarkstotr Road. 633 1344. Mon—Fri 9.30anr--5pnt;

Sat 9.30am—4pm. Christmas Exhibition Sun 3 Dec—20 Jan. The former Burnside Gallery re-opens in new premises with an exhibition by figurative and landscape painter Jacqueline Orr. All are welcome at the gallery's open day on Sun 3 Dec. I COLLINS GALLERY University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat noon—4pm. [D]. Brought to Book Until 21 Dec. An interesting look at current trends atrd concepts in UK hook art production. including books covered by rubber. fur. latex. glass and even chocolate wrappers and condoms! Papermakirrg workshops for adults and children are being held on 9/10 Dec. contact gallery for details. I COMPASS GALLERY 178 West Register Street. 221 6370. l‘vlon-Sat Want-5.30pm. Christmas Exhibition Until 11 Jan. Prints. paintings. ceramics. jewellery and sculpture by over 100 leading contemporary Scottish artists combine to form the Compass Gallery‘s 27th Christmas show. I COTTIER THEATRE 93 Hyndlartd Street. 357 3868. Daily 11am—9pm. Guy Elder Until 2 Dec. Figurative wood carvings by Guy Elder. some of which are a monumental (for wood carvings anyway) 4ft in height. I T. GARNER GALLERY 4 Parnic Street. 552 4585. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. Charity Exhibition Tue 2-8 Dec. Paintings. sculpture. photographs. jewellery and tapestries donated to raise \ 3* "'““S‘\\\s 937% r


money for Edinburgh Direct Aid to Bosnia. Artists include Peter Howson. lain McColl and Donnie Mtrnro of Runrig. and all the work will be auctioned at The Atrium in Edinburgh on Fri 15 Dec.

Christmas Exhibition star-31 Dec. A wide range ofceramics and pottery. from decorative sculpture to more functional items such as teapots. cups and plates. Most are one-offs. and all are reasonably priced. plus if you like the look of something they'll commission an entire SCI.

I GATEHOUSE GALLERY Rorrken Glen Road. Giffnock. 620 0235. Mort-Sun 1.30-5.30pm (closed Tue).

Christmas Exhibition Until 24 Dec. This year‘s show features the work of 50 artists. and includes 200 paintings. 100 pieces ofceramic and sculpture. plus an extensive selection ofjewellery. arid prints.

I CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095. Mon—Sat 9.30am--5.30pm.

The Winter Collection Until 31 Jan 1996. Paintings. drawings and sculpture by some of the 20th century's best known British artists including (itllies. Byrne and

ilowson. All the work is for sale. with prices starting from £100.

I GLASGOW BUDDHIST CENTRE 329 Sauchiclrall Street. 333 (1524.

Circles Until 31 Dec. Large conti

drawings based on the circle. by Hugh Loney. I GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO 22 King i Street. 552 0704. Mon—Sat Want-5.30pm. l Members Christmas Show Sat 11—30 Dec. This exhibition is split between the Print i Studio and the Print Shop next door. with both featuring exciting new work by established and younger artists. including prints. jewellery. ceramics. paintings and rrretalwor'k.

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—i‘r‘i 9.30am—5pm; Sat Warn-noon.

GSA Achievers Mon 4-15 Dec. work by eminent GSA Design graduates. including Patti Hogg and Alex Leckie.

Mixed Exhibition Mon 11—15 Dec. An opportunity to view some of the work currently being produced at the (iSA's Printed and Knitted Textiles Department. I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. University Avenue. 33‘) 8855 ext 543 l. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.

The Christmas Show Until 13ltrn two. Examining the true meaning ofChristmas. as opposed to the excess food arid drink manifesto which most of us employ. is this exhibition of over 50 prints by some of history's most celebrated printmakers. Dating from the 15th-20th century. this seasonal selection documents the many artistic interpretations of the Nativity.

I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 941 3247. Mon-Hi 10am—-5pm: Sat/Sun 2~5pm.

James Cumming Memorial Exhibition Sat 2-23 Dec. ()ver 70 trrixed-media abstract paintings by former Edinburgh College of Art lecturer James Cumming (1922—1991). including still lifes. portraits and views of the Outer Hebrides.

I MCLELLAN GALLERIES 270 Sauchiclrall Street. 331 1854. Mon~Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 11am—5pm.

134th Annual Exhibition Until 3 Dec. Tire Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts' annual exhibition features a vibrant and eclectic mix of paintings. prints and

sculpture by artists from throughout the UK.

Artists In Residence Until 3 Dec. Complementary exhibition by Eric Thorbum. featuring photographs ofall 45 R01 artists at work in their homes and studios.

I DUNCAN MILLER CONTEMPORARY 144 West Regent Street. 204 0708. Tue—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—lpm.

John Byrne Until 23 Dec. GSA graduate. award-winning artist and television writer.


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I Scenes or The World To Come The only UK showing ofthis major architectural exhibition featuring hundreds of wonderful drawings, photos and models, from art-deco ’aris to futuristic visions of a vertical city. City A rt Centre. Edinburgh tutti! 6 Jan.

I School Works Running in tandem with the grown-up show at Kelvirrgrove. this photo-based exhibition by Glasgow and Edinburgh’s younger element takes a fresh and personal look at notions of freedom through animation. digitally cr ‘ated collages and documentary photographs. Street Level. Glasgow until 23 Dec.

Byrne is considered to be one of Scotland’s most outstanding contemporary painters. This new exhibition features many previously unseen works. including a recently completed portrait of The Beatles.

James Mcllaught Until 23 Dec. McNaught's paintings deal primarily with fantasy worlds. and have been used to illustrate numerous magazines and novels worldwide. Also on show. paintings by Russian artist Vladimir Gooss influenced by folk tales. myths. nature and early 20th century Russian art.

I 1999 INFORMATION CENTRE Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 227 1999. Mon—Sat lOam—7pm; Sun 1|.30am-5pm. Ballater Street Architectural Competition Until 9 Dec. Plans and models by second round entrants. and the overall winner. in this architectural scheme to develop a new site in the Gorbals.

Industrial and Urban Regeneration Until 9 Dec. An exhibition detailing how Glasgow and other European cities have improved their industrial and urban landscape.

I NS GALLERY 53 Cresswell Street. 334 4240. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Trees and Stars and Fairies Until 23 Dec. Tire gallery’s 1995 Christmas show sees painting. sculpture and ceramics by new and established artists. all based. however loosely. on either trees. stars or fairies. with all work for sale for £45 upwards.

I PRACTICE GALLERY 58 Virginia Street. 552 7722. Tue/Wed 9am—6pm; Thurs

1 1am-6pm; Fri/Sat 9am—6pm.

Tove Hirth Sat 2 Dec—ll Jan 1996. An exhibition of sculptures of the human form. and new original castings in bronze. I PROJECT ABILITY 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm.

Christmas Show Thurs 7 Dec—19 Jan 1996. An exhibition featuring the work of 15—20 artists who have been involved in the Arts Development programme held at Project Ability over the past year. including mixed-media. ceramics.

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