created as part of Artlink Art Of Change programme.


4 Dundas Street, 558 9544/5. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—1pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Mon 15 May. A mixed show of Scottish landscapes, sporting prints and natural history paintings.

Elma Northey Wed 17 May—Fri 2 Jun. A retrospective exhibition of watercolours.


5 York Place (above The Stand Comedy Club), 229 8844. Sun—Fri noon—5pm. Absolution - Leslie Somerville Until Thu 18 May. A series of paintings exploring surface and form by Leslie Somerville. See review.

Mary Trodden, Michael Krummins and Heather Craig Thu 25 May—Thu 15 Jun. Mary Trodden, Michael Krummins and Heather Craig create an installation for the gallery space.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART Belford Road, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). MonaSat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. British Art Show Information line 529 3795. British Art Show 5 Until Sun 4 Jun. Free. Artists on show at the gallery include Grayson Perry who exhibits ceramics pots; Kathy Prendergast shows a series of maps; David Batchelor exhibits I Love King ’5 Cross And King ’5' Cross Loves Me; Dean Hughes combines thread and paper in his work; Glasgow- based artist Simon Starling creates a model of a Farman Mosquito airplane from balsa wood; Joan Key shows two diptychs; Glenn Brown exhibits a series of paintings; Cerith Wyn Evans shows his gold-plated crash barrier; Michael Landy constructs a large-scale installation from milk crates; Tracey Emin, shortlisted for the Turner Prize last year shows a selection of drawings and an embroidered wall hanging and Padraig Timoney exhibits a painting entitled Fungus Rules The Brazen C ars.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF SCOTLAND The Mound, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Moanat 10am-5pm; Sun noon—5pm.

Designs Of Desire Until Sun 18 Jun. Architectural and ornamental prints and drawings dating from 1500—1850, featuring over 120 European prints and drawings, shown alongside objects from Glasgow and Edinburgh. Featured artists include Durer, Boucher, William and Robert Adam, William Chambers, Piranesi and Chippendale. See review.

THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE 14 New Street, 558 7604. Daily Ham—6.30pm.

Creative Resistance Until Fri 12 May. To celebrate International Workers Day, a selection of artists show work which challenges political and economic relationships based on oppression and discrimination. Owen Logan’s work in Nigeria looks at the experience of the oil industry among the country’s minorities; Dave Sinclair, Keith Pattison, Rob Moon and Craig Maclean photograph struggles and campaigns including the Liverpool Dock Strike, The Miners Strike and the Poll Tax; Kohoutek present video material from the World Trade Organisation’s meeting in 1999 and Chad McCail gives his interpretation of the effects of living in a society where power, money and economic and social relations are omnipotent.

Nlightening Fri 19 May—Sat 17 Jun. A collective show of inventive, light-based work by a group of artists including Andrew Docherty. Paul Ballingal. Chad McCail, Jo Salter, Alison Croft and Eliza Gilchrist.


55 and 6] Bread Street, 477 4524. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

Stephanie Dees and Alison McGill Fri 5 May—Fri 2 Jun (6] Bread Street). Edinburgh artists Stephanie Dees and Alison McGill show new paintings. Dees paints representations of urban cityscapes and McGill uses oil and wax to create aerial landscapes.

Emma Grove Fri 5 May—Fri 2 Jun (()1 Bread Street). New ceramics.

Works On Paper Until Wed 10 May (55 Bread Street). The newest addition to the gallery chain features works on paper by a selection of Scottish artists including Jon Shearer. Biddy Nicholson. Peter Bourne, Susie Beveridge, Ilazel Campbell and Anne Anderson.


75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon—Fri 1(lam—6pm; Sat lilarn—4pm. Rakhi Kapila Until Thu ll May. Contemporary jewellery.

Ann Patrick Until Thu 11 May. Paintings.

Susie Perring Until Thu 11 May. Prints. Contemporary Glass Until Thu 11 May. Glass works by a selection of artists. Glen Scouller RSW, RGI Sat 13 May—Thu 1 Jun. Recent paintings and ceramics.

Colin Black Sat 13 May—Thu 1 Jun. Recent paintin is.

Ben Woodcoc Sat 13 May—Thu 1 Jun. Contemporary jewellery.


Queen Street, 624 6200 (recorded information 332 2266). Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Cafe. Picture Yourself Until Sun 31 Dec. Free. Marty St James’ video project Picture Yourselfemphasises the uniqueness of our lives. Visitors to the gallery during the year 2000 can have their portrait hung and framed in the permanent collection in the company of the gallery’s most famous faces.

The Health Of The Nation Until Sun 14 May. Free. An exhibition celebrating Scottish achievements in medical research from the 18th century to the present day.

A Shepherd’s Life Until Sun 28 May. Free. Over 50 paintings and drawings by Scottish painter Victoria Crowe, which pays tribute to the life and work of Jenny Armstrong, a professional shepherdess who spent her entire life in the Pentland Hills. The display also features photographs and recorded interviews with some ofArmstrong’s friends and former employees.

Young Entrepreneurs Until Sun 30 Jul. Three young photographers have been commissioned to produce twelve portraits of young entrepreneurs. Portraits include Chris van der Kuyl of VIS interactive plc, Belinda Robertson of Cashmere Ltd and Jamie Byng of Canongate Books.


(WASPS) Patriolhall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Tue—Fri 3—7pm; Sat & Sun noon—5pm.

Joyce Gunn Cairns and Kate Downie Sun l4—Wed 31 May. Mixed media works in progress by Joyce Gunn Cairns and Kate Downie.


Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mort—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Stevenson College Exposed 2000 Until Mon 2‘) May. Photography exhibition featuring the work of current llND Photography students at Stevenson College.


63 Dublin Street, 557 0480. Tue—Fri 11am—5pm; Sat 11am—4pm.

British Society Of Wood Engravers Until Tue 6 Jun. Landscape-based wood block prints by members of the Britith Society Of Wood Engravers.


15 Rutland Square, 22‘) 7545. Mon-Fri 9am—5 m.

Sights Of The City Until Fri l2 May. A selection of original prints in which artists from Glasgow Print Studio have been inspired by the urban landscape.

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