Category Archives: Architecture and Design

ARTchitecture Exhibition and Designs On Japan pop-up exhibition At Cass Art Glasgow

In June 2017,  Cass Art in Glasgow city centre hosted a solo exhibition of my kaleidoscopic collages inspired by architecture. I was joined by Christine Shaw who’s pop- up exhibition was inspired by the art and design of Japan. Chris … Continue reading

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Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s Bicentenary Birthday 9th April 2017

The renowned and influencial Glasgow architect Alexander Thomson , was born in the village of Balfron near Glasgow on 9th April 1817. He was the seventeenth of twenty children. He never travelled abroad, spending most of his life in Victorian … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Exhibition November 2016

Many thanks to all those who attended the opening event of the exhibition in early November and to the steady number of visitors who came along to Argyle Street to view the show. Your support is greatly appreciated. I have … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Exhibition at The New Glasgow Society

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ARTchitecture Collage Exhibition at The Tron Theatre

The Tron Theatre in Glasgow’s historic Argyle Street is hosting an exhibition of collages in the theatre foyer and lounge areas to help celebrate the Doors Open Day Festival 2016.  The areas are connected by a corridor linking the restaurant … Continue reading

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Gateway Hall: Cathcart Baptist Church Collage

The Gateway Hall was a trolleybus powerhouse in a former life but is now used as a community and youth sports and health club. For Doors Open Days on Saturday 18th September, I am taking part in an interactive family … Continue reading

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St Andrews In The Square Church Collage

St Andrews In The Square Church in Merchant City is the property of The Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and is being used as the Doors Open Days hub this year. It is here that I will be exhibiting 4 collages … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Exhibition at the Doors Open Days Festival Glasgow 2016

I am excited and delighted to be taking part in the festival this year with an exhibition of collage work situated  in four locations throughout the city. The festival celebrates Glasgow’s architectural heritage with events, visits, tours, walks and talks being … Continue reading

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2016 Festival of Architecture. Scotlands’ Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

  I started this year with the challenge of drawing, sketching and illustrating daily, a visual diary for 2016. This is an inspiring and enjoyable activity which is significant for several reasons not least because this is a special year … Continue reading

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