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Glasgow has some amazing galleries including Kelvingrove, The Hunterian and GOMA plus many smaller galleries and a huge variety of art projects. It also attracts many visitors to arts festivals including the prestigious RGI Annual Exhibition, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art and Glasgow Art Fair.

photo-1 uniAllan Richardson Glasgow ArtistBest In The West Certificate

Allan Richardson is a well known Glasgow artist, who’s work has been exhibited widely throughout the city. A self-taught artist he has captured some of the city’s most iconic buildings and scenes, including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the University of Glasgow, Ashton Lane and the Kibble Palace.

Allan has been chosen as one of the Best in the West on Pat’s Guide to Glasgow West End – he is available for private commissions .

He is both a talented artist and fascinating character, included in Alasdair Grey’s mural at Hillhead Underground.

Alan’s art is on sale at www.allansart.com

Glasgow Doors Open Days Glasgow School of Art, Restoring Mackintosh Building, 11 September 2017

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Conservation Philosophy: A case study – The Mackintosh Building Restoration Project The Glasgow School of Art 11 September, 2017 Reid Building, 167 Renfrew Street Glasgow G3 6RQ A lecture and panel talk discussing the conservation philosophy guiding the work undertaken to conserve, restore and rebuild the Mackintosh Building, returning it to use as a working […]

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An Afternoon at Windows in the West, Avril Paton, Mackintosh Festival 2017, Queens Cross Church, 20 October, 2017

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An Afternoon with Windows in the West Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church Artist Avril Paton as she tells us about the inspiration and process behind two of her most iconic paintings – Windows in the West and the Art School. Refreshments included as well as the opportunity to purchase signed prints. Tickets at Eventbrite Friday 20 […]

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‘Tempest’ Stirs Up A Storm! Thistle Gallery, Park Road, 9 – 25 September, 2017

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‘Tempest’ Stirs  Up A Storm! Exhibition by artists Ian Rawnsley and Jackie Henderson. Preview 9 September, 2017. Exhibition runs until 25 September,2017. Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com From concept to curation ‘Tempest’ is a remarkable Exhibition which Previews this September (2017) at Glasgow’s […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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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. ‘Tempest’ Stirs  Up A Storm! Exhibition by artists Ian […]

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Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

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(Above is Allan’s painting of The Kibble Palace – commissioned in celebration of the Botanic Gardens Bicentenary, 2017. You can view it in the gallery at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.) 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 […]

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Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw – French Artist Explores ‘Lost In Translations’ Thistle Gallery, 17 August – 3 September, 2017

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FRENCH ARTIST EXPLORES  – ‘LOST IN TRANSLATIONS’ Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art A memorable collection of artwork produced by French artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw who made Glasgow her home back in the late 1980’s with her Scottish husband. Elisabeth has a passion for recycling and to this end she gathers treasures during her travels in the […]

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Neil Clements’ Electric Eye, The Hunterian – runs until 8 October, 2017

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Admission Free. This exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery presents paintings and sculptures by Glasgow-based artist Neil Clements (b. 1982, Belfast). Neil Clements: Electric Eye continues The Hunterian’s innovative programme of contemporary art displays, and features new works made especially for this context. Clements’ work often echoes the abstract formal strategies of modernist art. He […]

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By Distinction Gallery, Byres Road – Summer Hues Exhibition still running, August 2017

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By Distinction, 100 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8TB Telephone: 0141 334 4342 www.theartofscotland.co.uk/ Summertime Hues This exhibition features work by a range of atists, incuding: Margaret Evans, Ryan Mutter ​Cecilia Cardiff, June Carey,Frank McNab, Helen Wilson, Paddy Dorrian, Alison McWhirter, Adrian Wiszniewski and Jewellery by Ruth Swan  Ryan Mutter Mutter believes there is much to learn from […]

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Sandi Anderson: A Journey Exhibition Runs: 12 – 28 August, 2017 Glasgow Art Club

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Preview: Friday 11 August, 8pm A JOURNEY: As Sandi Anderson embarks on a journey into printmaking, this solo show of monoprints and etchings takes inspiration from her literal journey around Iceland in the summer of 2016. Anderson spent three months at an artists’ residency in a small town in the north west. Having made the […]

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Four Men Take Centre Stage at Thistle Gallery runs until 3 September, 2017

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thistle Gallery is delighted to be featuring the original artwork of four accomplished artists currently living and working in Glasgow. Summer Exhibition for 2017, of which their exhibits are part, runs until September 3rd. GREGORY MOORE ~ For […]

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Scottish Sculpture Workshop Frontiers in Retreat: Edge Effects, Glasgow, Thu 27 July – Sun 30 July 2017

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CCA and at venues across the city Thursday 27 July – Sunday 30 July 2017 Times & venues vary ssw.org.uk Scottish Sculpture Workshop presents Edge Effects; a programme of workshops, walks, sound work, film and performance that explore the complex co-dependencies between ecological, social, economic, and political phenomena. For this programme SSW brings together the […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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Artivism, STUC and Scottish Artists Union, The Space, Gallowgate, First Session 18 July, 2017

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STUC have teamed up with the Scottish Artists’ Union to launch a side project – Artivism. The first session will take place at The Space, Gallowgate, Glasgow on 18th July, 2017  from 2-6pm. This project will be tutored by a professional artist and participants will learn how to use art to express their experiences in […]

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

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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 […]

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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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20% off prices shown – Nancy’s Summer Favourites Nancy’s favourite summer style pieces in the image above can be purchased with a 20% discount off prices shown – just print out this page and present it at the Nancy Smillie Shop. The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Don’t […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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From The Heart Of The World by Anji Goddard ProjectAbility, 1 June – 1 July, 2017

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Exhibition runs from 02 June – 01 July, Gallery II Anji Goddard creates an essence of the sublime in her painted subjects. They exist to tell a story that is in peril of being forgotten. Through her artwork she looks to offer a voice to those who may be unseen, forgotten or in danger of […]

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Nomanslanding, UK Premiere of International Performance Artwork, Tramway, 22 June – 2 July, 2017

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  The UK Premiere of an International Performance Artwork Nomanslanding is an international artwork; a monumental architecture that is also the setting for a specially created performance. The work has already been experienced by thousands in Sydney and the Ruhr, but has been reimagined for its UK premiere, and developed especially for Tramway’s epic theatre […]

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ProjectAbility, New Works by Ronnie McCulloch, The Glad Cafe, 2 – 29 June, 2017

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New works by Ronnie McCulloch Offsite Exhibition 02 Jun 2017 – 29 June 2017 Glad Cafe, 1006A Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G41 2HG Admission: Free Project Ability proudly presents a collection of new paintings by Aspire artist Ronnie McCulloch for our very first exhibition at the Glad Cafe. Ronnie’s sources of inspiration come largely from popular culture: his favourite television programmes, films and […]

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Anna Krzystek’s new Untitled Series , The Tramway 5 – 21 May, 2017

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DIG presents Anna Krzystek Untitled #0.5 Film installation, screened on a loop during Tramway opening hours. Upper Foyer Gallery Preview Thursday 4 May Friday 5th May – Sunday 21st May Untitled #0.5 – Who, What And Where Is Anna is part of Anna Krzystek’s new Untitled Series exploring the premise of Nothing. A film installation […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Jane McCance, Artist’s Talk, Lillie Art Gallery, Saturday 13 May, 2017

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Artist Jane McCance is currently exhibiting here the Lillie Art Gallery. On Saturday 13th May at 2pm she will be giving a free talk about her work. Exhibition runs until 25 May, 2017 ?Different Indifference? A new body of work exploring the universal experience of absence, loss and separation, and the role of romanticism and […]

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

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‌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 […]

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Into Springtime Art Show, Awestruck Art, 5 May,2017 Clydebank

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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair, Old Fruitmarket, 29 and 30 April, 2017

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The third Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair will take place from the 29th – 30th April 2017 at the Merchant City’s Old Fruitmarket. This weekend brings together one of the UK’s best range of high quality art including paintings prints sculpture and photography with prices from £50 to around £10,000. Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ […]

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