LateRooms.com Hotel Deals

Art & artists Glasgow West End

Urban Canvas 3D, Merchant City Festival, 27 – 30 July, 2017

urban canvas

3D piece of anamorphic pavement art created in chalks, pastels and temporary paints. LIVE Anamorphic pavement art, also known as 3D Pavement art! Using nothing more than chalks and artists pigment: Watch the creation of a unique piece of mind-boggling illusionary art; you simply will not believe what your eyes are telling you, as the work […]

Read the full article: Urban Canvas 3D, Merchant City Festival, 27 – 30 July, 2017

This Will Ruin Everything, Recoat, The Lighthouse 14 – 30 July, 2017

this will ruin everything

Recoat is 10. To celebrate a decade of exhibitions, mural projects and education programmes we’re curating a special exhibition, “This Will Ruin Everything” at The Lighthouse in Glasgow. Come along and celebrate the launch on 14th July 6-9pm. #ThisWillRuinEverything Further details at The Lighthouse After party at The Poetry Club 10.30pm-2am (free but ticketed) Exhibition […]

Read the full article: This Will Ruin Everything, Recoat, The Lighthouse 14 – 30 July, 2017

Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

kelvin bridge allan's art

Allan Richardson is  much loved and well known local artist, who  can often be seen working on his latest project in the streets of Glasgow. He always takes the time to stop and answer any questions people may have about his work – and usually he has a good story to tell  about the buildings […]

Read the full article: Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

New Work by Rachel Hook, Project Ability, Trongate, 8 July – 12 August, 2017

ne work by rachel hook

Project Ability is proud to present ‘New Work’ by Rachel Hook in Gallery II this summer.(2017) This exhibition coincides with their annual Young Talent exhibition, which showcases work by all of the project’s young artists – Rachel Hook has been chosen to exhibit a selection of her newest work in a solo show. As a […]

Read the full article: New Work by Rachel Hook, Project Ability, Trongate, 8 July – 12 August, 2017

Old Kilpatrick Art Club Exhibition, Ardarden Gardan Centre, Cardross, 30 June – 2 July, 2017

 Ardardan Estate, Cardross, Dumbarton G82 5HD

Read the full article: Old Kilpatrick Art Club Exhibition, Ardarden Gardan Centre, Cardross, 30 June – 2 July, 2017

Summer Breeze Exhibition, Thistle Gallery, 24 June – 3 September, 2017

ian elliot landscape

Thistle Gallery’s much anticipated ‘Summer Breeze’ starts  Saturday, 24 June with a superb range of over 100 new artworks from some of Scotland’s most accomplished artists…….featuring profound figurative portraits by Paul Kennedy, Julie Coulter, Ross Muir and Sam Skelton, lyrical landscapes of Scotland and the Mediterranean  by James Somerville Lindsay, Sandra Moffat, Ian Elliot, Jackie […]

Read the full article: Summer Breeze Exhibition, Thistle Gallery, 24 June – 3 September, 2017

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

sheila fowler

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com As Thistle Gallery enters its third year, it will continue to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists. Summer Breeze – Saturday 24 June until 3 September, […]

Read the full article: Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

Amy Reeder in Conversation with Frank Quitely, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, 2 July, 2017

amy reeder in conversation with frank quitely

2 July, 2017, 1.30 – 3.00 p.m. Amy Reeder is an artist who started drawing through her love of Manga and best know for her work on Batwoman, Moon Girl, and her covers for Supergirl. Amy also co-created Rocket Girl which is published by Image Comics. Amy will talk about her art and career with […]

Read the full article: Amy Reeder in Conversation with Frank Quitely, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, 2 July, 2017

Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, 10 – 17 June, 2017

degree show 2917

Degree Show 2017 10 – 17 June  The annual undergraduate Degree Show featuring work from graduating students across the School of Design, School of Fine Art and the Mackintosh School of Architecture.  Also running concurrently is the annual Master of Fine Art (MFA) Degree Show at The Glue Factory. Architecture and Design Bourdon Building and […]

Read the full article: Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, 10 – 17 June, 2017

Mackintosh Stencilling Workshop, Queens Cross Church, 16 June, 2017

stencilling workshop

Mackintosh Queen’s Cross 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Friday 16 Jun 10:00am £40 Further details Back by popular demand for 2017 – a full day stencilling workshop led by Glasgow artist Elisabeth Culshaw. Use Mackintosh’s stencils to tackle backgrounds and designs and apply your stencil to keep. Teas, coffee and materials provided. Lunch not provided. […]

Read the full article: Mackintosh Stencilling Workshop, Queens Cross Church, 16 June, 2017

Rob Churm: Parasite Rex, Exhibition, CCA, 27 May – 9 July, 2017

parasite rex

Rob Churm: Parasite Rex CCA Galleries Sat 27 May – Sun 9 July Tue – Sat: 11am – 6pm, Sun: 12noon – 6pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Glasgow based artist Rob Churm presents a solo exhibition of drawings, prints, comic strips and digital elements that explore new ways of seeing and describing the […]

Read the full article: Rob Churm: Parasite Rex, Exhibition, CCA, 27 May – 9 July, 2017

The Sky is Falling, CCA, until Sun 14 May 2017

the sky is falling

CCA Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Free Preview: Fri 31 March, 7pm-9pm 0141 352 4900 Black Audio Film Collective, Laura Oldfield Ford, Clara Ianni, Dora Mejía and Carol Rhodes The Sky is Falling is an exhibition and event programme that presents disparate visual imaginaries, looking at how we organise ourselves in some of the […]

Read the full article: The Sky is Falling, CCA, until Sun 14 May 2017

Shell Meets Bone, Glasgow Science Festival, University of Glasgow, June, 2017

Geology Spot

‌University of Glasgow, Hunterian Museum 8th-11th June, 13th – 18th June Tues to Sat 10.00-17:00, Sun 11.00-16:00 All ages Free Drop in In this unique exhibition, artist Rachel Duckhouse and biominerals expert Prof Maggie Cusack explore the beautiful nano-patterns of mother of pearl shell and their link to University of Glasgow research into human bone […]

Read the full article: Shell Meets Bone, Glasgow Science Festival, University of Glasgow, June, 2017

Surf and Turf, New Exhibition at Thistle Gallery, 29 April until 18 June, 2017

surf and turf banner

Surf and Turf Show featuring Land, Sea, Flora and Fauna Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com The Thistle Gallery’s much anticipated  Surf and Turf Exhibition includes an exceptional array of over 90 exhibits created by 40 of Scotland’s most popular contemporary artists. This exciting […]

Read the full article: Surf and Turf, New Exhibition at Thistle Gallery, 29 April until 18 June, 2017

Lynn Howarth, Glasgow Artist – art for sale, commissions and exhibitions

green cap

Lynn Howarth is a Glasgow Artist, who works mainly in pastels, charcoal and chalk – attracted by the tactility of this type of medium. ‘I love the physicality of connecting with the paper as I blend and push the intensely coloured powdered pigments into the grain of the surface. I find it a deeply satisfying […]

Read the full article: Lynn Howarth, Glasgow Artist – art for sale, commissions and exhibitions

Frank Quitely, The Art of Comics, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, 1 April to 1 October, 2017

the art of comics frank quitely. 1 april – 1 oct

From Krypton to Kelvingrove and Gotham to Glasgow! Tickets £7 (£5 concession)  Buy tickets online Frank Quitely is the alter ego of Glasgow born artist Vincent Deighan. Deighan took on the mantle of Frank Quitely in his early career to hide his identity while he drew for the Scottish publication Electric Soup. Now the name Frank […]

Read the full article: Frank Quitely, The Art of Comics, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, 1 April to 1 October, 2017

Forms of Action, CCA, Sat 28 January – Sun 12 March, 2017

Daniel Godínez Nivón _ Assembly 2010

CCA Galleries Open: Sat 28 January – Sun 12 March Tue – Sat: 11am – 6pm, Sun: 12noon – 6pm Kim Dhillon, Adelita Husni-Bey, Daniel Godínez Nivón, Katia Kameli, Dimitri Launder, Victoria Lomasko, and Ascunción Molinos Gordo Forms of Action will explore current international developments in socially engaged art practices, looking at both form and content. […]

Read the full article: Forms of Action, CCA, Sat 28 January – Sun 12 March, 2017

National Poetry Day 2016 – Glasgow Poets

I am beginning to doubt the existence of Human beings, for they seem to me Not altogether there, whereas for angels I can safely say that they are either there Or not there Everyday angels Walk Byres Road With Wings Folded up Angels have no need of lips For they kiss with their fingertips by […]

Read the full article: National Poetry Day 2016 – Glasgow Poets

Glasgow West End: Poetry and Writing

Bohemian Chemistry by Stephen Watt Saxophone jazz swanks out from the Oran Mor barwhere toy school kids on tightrope wallstry not to fall; plucking air guitars.The instrument does not seem to matter. Streetlights spark bonfires in dying, west end heavens –a half crescent moon is fish-hooked on university buildings,brimming with assiduous students’ laughter. Traffic cones […]

Read the full article: Glasgow West End: Poetry and Writing

Wild Horses Make Waves – The Thistle Gallery

IMG_2035

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Saturday, July 30th until Sunday, August 14th, 2017. WILD HORSES MAKE WAVES……. ‘A beautiful limited collection of beach art images to raise your spirits, on the days when you just can’t get to the beach.’ Thistle Gallery is […]

Read the full article: Wild Horses Make Waves – The Thistle Gallery

Clydeside Open Art Show – Submission Now Open

chickens

Submissions are now open for one of West Dunbartonshire’s foremost art shows, the Clydeside Open Art Show 2016. The Open Art Show saw more than 6,400 people visiting the show last year and over 100 works exhibited. Applications from artists keen to showcase their work in any discipline – including fine art, photography, ceramics, textiles […]

Read the full article: Clydeside Open Art Show – Submission Now Open

Avril Paton: Artist – Pat’s Guide to Local Characters

Avril Paton, Windows In The West

When I went to meet Avril Paton in her flat in Dowanhill the building was very familiar to me as I had seen it often in the artist’s impression of “Windows in the West”. I was fascinated by the fact that Avril had managed to capture the charm and interest of the West End in […]

Read the full article: Avril Paton: Artist – Pat’s Guide to Local Characters

Out of Sight by Ciara MacLaverty: a poem about love.

blue flowr heart

Out of Sight The best thing You do for me is to let me be as I am (better than  I do for myself, I add) and when necessary you meet my what if it doesn’ts with a what if it does… You teach me more than you know- though I don’t always tell you […]

Read the full article: Out of Sight by Ciara MacLaverty: a poem about love.

The Hunterian: New acquisition attributed to Hogarth

William Hogarth.jpg

(On display at The Hunterian on the Spotlight Wall with Hogarth’s relevant ‘Hudibras’ engravings from 5 February until 24 June 2016.) New research has revealed that a recent acquisition made by The Hunterian may be an early work by English painter, engraver and satirist William Hogarth (1697-1764). Best known for his ‘modern moral subjects’, Hogarth […]

Read the full article: The Hunterian: New acquisition attributed to Hogarth

Poetry by Mr Henry Bell

Henry Bell is 52. He lives in Glasgow’s East End and has been writing poetry for a few years. You can read some of his work here:   Sky light The  mother  earths  my  homeCos  iv  no  where  else  to  goShut  down  the  hostelsNow  iv no  where   to goGot no money for a  B and […]

Read the full article: Poetry by Mr Henry Bell

Richard Slee: Work and Play, The Tramway 4 Feb– 20 March, 2016.

Richard Slee Ceramics

Richard See Ceramics Drop In – no ticket required Richard Slee (born Carlisle, 1946) has built a reputation as one of Britain’s most important contemporary ceramic artist. His work challenges conventional notions of ceramic art and demonstrates the fluid boundaries of 21st century ceramic practice. This exhibition covers Slee’s most radical work to date produced […]

Read the full article: Richard Slee: Work and Play, The Tramway 4 Feb– 20 March, 2016.

The Hidden Lane – Open Studios

First Fridays – The Hidden Lane Monthly Open Studio Evening 1103 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8ND Friday 1st February, 2013 There is a wide variety of Scottish small businesses tucked away in Finnieston producing artisanal artwork and stylish, often bespoke creations of real beauty. Pete Gillies joined by Michelle Campbell and Andy Peutherer are artists […]

Read the full article: The Hidden Lane – Open Studios

Poetry by Stephen Watt

stephen glad cafe gig

Stephen Watt is a poet and performer from Glasgow. Stephen’s debut collection of poetry “Spit” was published by Bonacia in 2012. His poetry has been described as ‘kitchen sink film noir’ (which he admits he hasn’t a clue what it means either), punk, gothic, surrealist, and, on occasion, fantastical. Buy Spit Online Stephen will be […]

Read the full article: Poetry by Stephen Watt

Phoenix Bursary Exhibition Glasgow School of Art 24 July – 2 August, 2015

phoenix bursary exhibition

Phoenix Bursary Exhibition Reid Building Glasgow School of Art 24 July – 2 August, 2015 A special group exhibition of new work by 100 artists who benefited from the Phoenix Bursary programme. Following the fire in the Mackintosh Building last year, which significantly impacted on final year School of Fine Art students, the GSA set […]

Read the full article: Phoenix Bursary Exhibition Glasgow School of Art 24 July – 2 August, 2015

Live at Glasgow – Heaven Adores You, Sat 9th and Sun 10th May, 2015 GFT

Live at Glasgow – Heaven Adores You12A Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 May GFT Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith rose to mainstream prominence in 1998, with his classic soundtrack to the film Good Will Hunting, for which his song ‘Miss Misery’ was Oscar nominated. Smith tragically took his own life in 2003, and in this all-new documentary […]

Read the full article: Live at Glasgow – Heaven Adores You, Sat 9th and Sun 10th May, 2015 GFT

s2Member®