As the festive season rolls round again, it's comforting to know that there is an alternative to the main high
street shopping draft-g. galleries have to o
plenty of unusual gifts to suit all kinds of
Wave goodbye to massed produced panic buys and take a look at what the art r. From flying felt angels and hand-made car 5 to artists' books and CD-ROMS. there's
udgets. And why not try out the four shops at the National
Galleries? Along With an excellent range of art books and exhibition catalogues, you can choose from a large variety of design-led gifts, textiles, ceramics and gallery-related products for children. Make your loved ones smile rather than frown this Christmas.
Festive Art listings compiled by Helen Monaghan.
ART EXPOSURE GALLERY
19 Parnie Street. 552 7779. Mon—Sat noon—Spnr
Christmas Show Fri 1 Dec—Mon 29 Jan. Annual selling show of mixed media works.
AULO KIRK MUSEUM
The Cross. Kirkintilloch. 578 0144. Tue—Sat 10am-Ipm & 2—5pm. Free. Annual Christmas Art And Craft Exhibition Until Fri 22 Dec. Art and craft work by local artists including prints by Willie Rodger and miniature watercolours of Kirkintilloch and Lenzie by David Aitchison.
ROGER BILLCLIEFE FINE ART
134 Blythswood Street. 332 4027. Mon—Fri 9.30am-5.30pm; Sat
10am— I pm.
Christmas Collection Until Sat 23 Dec. Unique and unusual gift ideas for Christmas. housed on three ﬂoors of the gallery. by leading British designers. Textiles. jewellery. ceramics. automata and furniture are featured in the selection.
THE BLYTHSWOOO GALLERY
Suite 123 (First floor). The Pentagon Centre. 36 Washington Street. 248 1991. Mon—Fri 10am-5pm: Sat 10am—lpm.
A Christmas Exhibition Until Sat 23 Dec. A festive exhibition of Scottish painting and drawing by contemporary. 19th and 20th century artists. Elizabeth Blackadder. D.Y. Cameron. William MacTaggart. Jack Knox and many others are among the featured artists.
360 Great Western Road. 334 8894. Mon—Wed 9am—7pm; Thu-Sun 9am—10pm.
Christmas Collections Until Sun 17 Dec. Small works by local artists including Annette Edgar. Ian Balch. Rosann Cherubini. Michelle Corney and Graham Brown.
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Christmas Exhibition Wed 6—Sat 23 Dec. Paintings by the Scottish Colourists. plus pots by Clive Bowen and Philip and Frannie Leach.
CAFE COSSACHOK GALLERY
10 King Street. 553 0733. Mon—Sat 10.30am—midnight; Sun 1—1 lpm. Russian Kaleidoscope Sun 3 Dec—Sun 14 Jan. A Christmas collection of paintings. jewellery and toys by Russian artists.
Rouken Glen Road. 620 0235. Wed—Sun 1.30—5.30pm.
The Christmas Exhibition Until Sun 24 Dec. A festive show of paintings. ceramics.
‘ sculpture and jewellery by gallery artists.
University of Strathclyde. 22 Richmond Street. 552 4400 ext 2682. Mon—Fri 10am—5pm: Sat noon—4pm.
Christmas Show Until Fri 22 Dec. A selling exhibition of British craftwork featuring ceramics for homes and gardens by members of the Scottish Potters' Association plus jewellery. textiles. woodwork. hand-made cards and ﬂying felt angels.
178 West Regent Street. 221 6370. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
A Christmas Show Until Wed 31 Jan. A festive exhibition of drawings. paintings. sculpture. ceramics and jewellery.
EWAN MUNDY FINE ART 221 West George Street. 248 9755. Mon—Fri 10am—5.30pm; Sat 10am-2pm.
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CYRIL GERBER FINE ART 148 West Regent Street. 221 3095.
Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. The Winter Collection Until Wed 31
Jan. A seasonal display of paintings
featuring work by Hunter. Fergusson. James Kay. Joan Eardley. Andrew Walker. Heather Nevey. Lesley Banks. James Paterson and many more.
GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO
25 King Street. 552 070-1. Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm.
Christmas Wonderland Until Sat 23 Dec. A spectacular display of
contemporary prints. jewellery. ceramics. glassware. textiles. hand-made cards and gifts. all priced below £100.
Christmas Show Until Sat 23 Dec.
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THE GLASGOW PROJECT ROOM
(Formerly Glasgow Independent Studio). Top Floor. 64 Osbourne Street. 552 1472.
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Viewing by appointment. Christmas Bizarre Mon 18 Dec—Fri 5 Jan. Mixed media works by members of the studio including painting. drawing. sculpture. installation and much more.
Ground Floor. Princes Square. Buchanan Street. 221 8162. Mon—Sat 10am-6pm: Sun
New Artists A varied selection of work by . up-and-coming artists featuring sculpture. textile design. paintings and jewellery.
JOHN GREEN FINE ART
182 Bath Street. 333 1991. Mon-Fri 10.30am-5pm: Sat 10.30am—Ipm.
A Winter Selection Mon 4 Dec—\lon 15
Jan. A seasonal selection of traditional and contemporary paintings including works by
E.A. Walton. Carlo Rossi. John Bellany.
John Houston. William Miller Frazer and Sir William MacTaggart.
LILLIE ART GALLERY
Station Road. Milngavie. 578 88-17. Tue-Fri 10am—1pm. 2—5pm; Sat & Sun 2-5 m.
Christmas Art And Craft L'ntiI Tue 19
Dec. Paintings. prints. ceramics and jewellery by Scottish artists including the
work of Elizabeth Blackadder. Barbara Rae
work with many items for sale.
and Lesley Banks.
PAISLEY MUSEUM 81 ART GALLERIES High Street. 889 3151. Tue-Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 2—5 m. Free.
Paisley Annual Exhibition Until Sat 16 Dec. Annual exhibition of artist members'
Centre For Developmental Arts. 18 Albion Street. 552 2822. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm.
The Christmas Show Thu 14 Dec-Thu 2l
Dec. Mixed media works by a selection of
artists ranging in price from £5 to £50.
6 Burntield Road. Giffnock. 638 1200.
Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm:
Cresswell Lane (off Byres Road). 638
I200. Tue—Sat 1 lam—5.30pm: Sun noon—5 m.
Emerging Artists Partnership Two new
galleries from the Emerging Artists
3 Partnership Ltd. showcasing the work of
leading art schools throughout Scotland and
the UK. Check out the website too
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