Edinburgh Galleries continued
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Queen Street. (r24 (r200 (recorded information 332 22(r(r). Mon Sat I()am 5pm; Sttn noon 5pm. (’afe. Calum Colvin - ‘Ossian: Fragments of Ancient Poetry’ l'ntil Sun I) I-"eb. 'l'rained as a sculptor. ('alum ('oly in combines two and three dimensional elements itt his work. His compositions are part studio- constructcd still life. part photographic and part computer manipulated images. l‘or this new body of work. (’olyin inxestigates themes of history. time. metttory and tnytlt. inspired by James Macpherson's epic poetry The I’m‘nls (MUM/t!” (Illil R('/(ll(’(l llin'ks (176.5). My Queen Elizabeth l'ntil Sttn I‘) .Ian. In association with BB("s li/Iu' ])(’I(’I'. an exhibition highlighting the 50 pri/e-w inning entries in their (iolden .ltthilee portrait competition for children aged l5 or under.
On Top of the World: Scottish Mountaineers at Home and Abroad l'ntil Sun I‘) .Ian. Drawn from the gallery ‘s collection and other public and priyate collections. this exhibition of paintings. sculpture. photographs. early instruments and documents. examines the role of Scottish men and women who hayc explored some of the world‘s highest peaks.
NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 45 Iliin Street. 55(r 057‘). Mon Sat ltiam 4.30pm.
Maisie Goes Walkabout t'ntil 'l'ue 24 Dec. Aileen l’tllcrson's original drawings of Maisie. Iidinhurgh’s faxourite pussy cat. are on show for the Icsli\c season.
THE NEW STREET EXHIBITION SPACE
I4 New Street. 558 7(r()4. Mon Sat
I Iain (r.3()ptn. l'ntil late on Bongo (‘luh ttights.
Process l'ntil Sun IS l)ec. (il‘uL‘L‘ .\Iaran. l’aul Macgee. (‘raig (‘oulthaid Mary 'I'rodden. .\Iikel Krimmins. Ileather ('raig and (‘arolan Alexander. the artists iny'olyed in l)_iinniditto, present this experimental exhibition. IASI Cl IANCF IO Sl‘lf.
55 Bread Street. 477 4522. Mon Sat l()am 5pm.
Brown l'ntil Sat l4 I)ec. New work by fourcontemporary Scottish artists including aerial paintings by Iimma Duncan. Roisin l)ay. (‘harlie Ice and sculpture by Bob llolc.
THE NOMADS TENT
2I St l.eonard’s Lane. (r(r2 l(rl2. .\Ion Sat Illam 5pm; Sun noon 4pm. Thoughts for Christmas . . . l'ntil Mon 2.3 Dec. :\ Icslch selection of gifts for (’hristmas including silk scaryes from Bihar. silyer jewellery. candlesticks. hoxcs. hooks and wastepaper baskets.
l.eith. 555 SSSS. Mon Sat Itlam (rpm: Sun noon (rpm.
Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition l'ntil liri I3 I)ec. Visual Arts Scotland present this annual open exhibition of two and three dimensional work by some of Scotland's leading contemporary yisual artists.
Affordable Art Sale Sat I4 & Sun l5 I)ec. 10am 5pm. .A selection of artworks by a local art group with all proceeds going to the artists and organisers At'tlink.
Edinburgh Visual Arts and Crafts Artists Awards Scheme
Grants to individual artists and makers towards
the costs of creating new work or developing current work. The scheme is aimed at artists and makers resident or working in Edinburgh. Maximum award available is £500.00.
Deadlines in 2003
31 January 25 April 29 August
For guidelines and application form contact: Arts Deve/opment Sect/on, Culture & Leisure Department, ist F/oor, 50 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 ZLE. Te/: 07 37 243 7444
Scottish Arts Council
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OPEN EYE GALLERY
75 7‘) ('umberland Street. 557 “)2”. Mon I-‘ri I()ani (rpm: Sat I()am 4pm. On a Small Scale t'nul Tue 24 Dec. An affordable selection of small paintings by inx'ited artists including William Birnic. Mari Bond. Jack Knox. Simon Laurie. l.eon Morrocco and Willie Rodger. Craft Exhibition t‘ntil Tue 24 Dec. Selected ct‘ttl'ls including ceramics and sculpture by Various artists.
Deborah Edwards l'ntil Tue 24 Dec. Jewellery.
I7 I‘) Barclay Place. 477 2933. Tue Sat Ilant (rpm.
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings including reproduction art \‘an (ioglt. Dali. .\Ionet. Kandinsky. .\liro originals and work by up—and-coining local artists.
(\VASI’S) l’ttlriolltttll Studios. off 43 Hamilton Place. 225 I28‘). Inc In
noon (rpm: Sat ck Sun noon 4pm.
The Christmas Exhibition Sat I4 & Sttn I5 l)ec. Illam (rpm. Artists based at the Wasps studios in Stockhridgc present a festiye selection of work including paintings by Jerry .\Ic(iow an. ceramics by Lorna liraset'. jewellery by 'l'eena Ramsay and Mark l’ow ell and prints by Tim ('ockburn. Ian McIntyre attd llilke McIntyre. Ni‘Vy’ Si IOU".
25 Alarchntont ('rescent. 22‘) 2(l(r3.
.\Ion l-'ri 9am 5.30pm; Sat 10am 2pm. Mixed Exhibition A photographic gallery and framing workshop featuring a range of framed mounted images with space for local photographers to show their work.
THE QUEEN’S GALLERY
Palace of llolyroodhottse. 55(r 737i. Daily 0.30am 4.30pm.
0 Leonardo da Vinci: The Divine and the Grotesque t'ntil Sun .‘rti .\lar. £4 (£2 £3); family [10; under 5s free. Designed by Benjamin ’I‘indall Architects. the L'3in Queen's (ialley' opens with the largest exhibition deyotcd lo l.eonardo da \‘inci eyer held in Scotland. Drawn from the Royal (‘ollcction. which holds the world's finest group of l)a \‘inci drawings. the exltibitiott features 73 works that explore the Renaissance artist's life- long obsession with the human form. I‘rom his attempts to define perfect proportion to his distortion of the human lace to explore its comic potential. the exhibition includes studies for this masterpiece T/ll' Lust Slip/"'1'. self- portraits and designs for festiyal costumes.
('lerk Street. (r(rS 2()l(). .\lon Sat Illani 5.30pm.
Liz Tainsh l'ntil Fri 3 Jan. Recent work.
l5 Rutland Square. 22‘) 7545. Mon Fri 0am 5pm: Sat l()ani 4pm.
Terry Farrell and Partners l‘ntil l’ri 24 Jan. A stlt'ycy of the work of Terry l‘arrell and Partners. carried otit in the last tett years in Scotland. Projects inclttde the lidinhurgh International (’onfercncc ('entre. the Sheraton Spa and the Ocean I’oint dereloptnent in l.eith.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN lny'erleith llouse. lnyerleith Row. 552 7l7l. ’l'ue Sttn I().3()ain 3.30pm.
Kevin Henderson: Zebra l'ntil Sun 22 Dec tlnyerleith llouse). Keyin Ilenderson is a perfirrmance-orientated artist who has contributed to some of the major group shows inclttding Scatter. lirilir/i xiii Show 3' and Here and Now. For Xi'lmt. his lirsl significant solo show in Scotland. he presents sculpture. drawing and performance documentation including .S‘lmmlnm'. an arrangement/installation of elements. [Agl (Ill/\NCi‘ l0 Sit.
And the Dawn Came Up Like Thunder l'ntil Sun 5 Jan (Iixhibition llall: Mon l-‘ri Iliam 3.30pm: Sat & Sun noon 3.30pm). 'I'aking its title from Kipling‘s Rum] in .llum/u/ity. an exhibition of photographs by Maurice attd Norma Joseph documenting their journey down the Irrawaddy Riy er in Bttrma dttring 2()()().
ROYAL OVER-SEAS HOUSE Landings (iallery. l()() Princes Street. 225 l5()l. Mon I’ri l()atn (rpm.
Art to Go l'ntil I‘ri I4 lieh. Affordable paintings. prints and drawings lry artists from Australia. Bangladesh. ('anada. Malaysia. Singapore. South Africa and the l’K.
I(r Howe Street. 225 2()l(). .\Ion Sat 10am 5.30pm: Sun by appointment. Antique and Contemporary Eastern Carpets lidinburgh's newest Iiastern rug and carpet gallery set tip by Brian MacDonald features a line selection of contemporary rug art from the liast as well as antique rugs and tribal bags.
I(r I)undas Street. 558 I200. Mon liri I()am (rpm: Sat l()am 4pm. Christmas Exhibition l'ntil Tue 24 Dec. A mixed show of works including textiles by Jane and Sarah Keith. glassware by Steven .\'ew ell and I.indean .\Ii|l (ilass. ceramics by Anna Lambert and Jane llatnly n and modern jewellery by Jacqueline Mina. Wendy Ramshaw and Dorothy llogg.
Will Levi-Marshall l'ntil Tue 24 Dec. A new series of thrown and turned bowls along with a selection of large platters and \ases.
Grainne Morton t'ntil Tue 24 Dec. .\'ew llow er box forms by (irainne Morton.
Sylvia von Hartmann l'ntil Tue 24 Dec. A group of new mixed media works by Sylyia yon llartmann.
SCOTTISH POETRY LIBRARY
5 (‘richton's (lose. (‘anongate. 557 2S7(r. .‘slon I-‘ri 10am (rpm; Sat
Graveyard Stories t'ntil Sat 2! Dec. A series of drawings taken from grayestone rubbings by Iidinburgh (‘ollege of Art student (Lillian lloodless as part of a w eek‘s residency at the
5 Barony Street. 478 744(). Tue Sat l()am (rpm.
Contemporary Scottish Art and Design A gallery and shop featuring a changing selection of hand-woy en and embroidered rugs and textiles from the 'l‘urkmen. l‘xhek. Beluch and Aimaq tribes of ('entral Asia.
Reiach and Ilall Architects. (r Darnaway Street. 225 S444. .\lon Hi 2 5pm.
0 Colours: Adam BarkersMill l'ntil Mon 23 l)ec & Fri 3 Fri 3l Jan. Internationally acclaimed artist. Adam Barker-Mill creates a new light installation for the Sleeper space. For ('u/ours’ he has created a new wall in the gallery with a central circle cut ottt. t'ey'ealing coloured light. If you enjoyed his show at lnyerleith House in l‘)‘)7. his work as part of Ain't/tern lights in the same year at the l-‘ruitinarket (iallery attd his lighthox sited ottt at iidinhurgh l’ark's B'I‘ Building. this is not to he missed.
THE SOCIETY OF EUROPEAN ARTISTS
44 High Street. 557 S3(r(). l)aily
Mixed Exhibition A changing selection of paintings by predominantly Italian artists. featuring still life. landscapes and Iiguratiye. with all works for sale.