Here's our 104th magazine featuring “Surge” at Patriothall Gallery. 2nd to 10th September. You are also invited to the preview this Friday 1st September 6-8pm, where you'll receive a warm welcome.
This week sees the launch of Surge, an exhibition bringing contemporary and experimental art by established and emerging Dumfries and Galloway artists and makers to Edinburgh.
Dr Tina Fiske a retired lecturer in Contemporary Art and Curating at the University of Glasgow said: “S
Sandcasting is a rather interesting technique that engages with the natural qualities of the bronze as a material in a number of ways. Beginning by placing the pattern for the sculpture into a box and packing the surrounding area with sand, molten bronze is then poured into the mould, taking the form of the pattern and creating the sculpture. Due to the traditional nature of this method some beautiful irregularities appear on Philip Hearsey’s sculptures, pinholes in the bronz
It has been an intensive few days with some very talented artists bringing in work for us to display in The Gallery Melrose. We thought it would be good to share this work with you. Julie Morris Jim Dewar David Hay David Body Susan Bourne Mary Goulden Further information can be found on our website www.thegallerymelrose.co.uk