Friday, July 3, 2020

Locked in: Art in progress

Ever wondered where the artsy folk of St Andrews gather to channel their creativity?

The strengthening relationship between the arts and mental health

Creative expression is becoming rapidly accepted as an extremely useful resource for those living with mental illness, both through increasing awareness and knowledge, and in providing people with an opportunity to use art as a coping mechanism.

Dundee V&A opening: “A living room for the city”

On Wednesday at 9 am I made my way across to Dundee to catch a glimpse of the sun-soaked oak panels of the dramatic...

In My Room: a student art exhibition in a Regs bedroom

Art in a bedroom - explained!

Pottering through the summer

Recently this summer I had the wonderful time to attend a two-week hand building pottery class that focused on surface design techniques. The class...

A neglected art form: the renaissance of drag

Ruairidh Bowen discusses drag's rise from underground to the mainstream

Good Press Gallery

Good Press gallery is a newly opened venture in Glasgow that’s well worth a look. An independently run gallery and bookshop, it presents visual...

MUSA closed for extensive redevelopment

On Sunday 1 July, the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA), closed its doors to enable the Museum to undergo an extensive...

Identity issues

The more I think about ‘identity’ as a concept the more fluid and elusive it becomes.  It is so easy to consider identity as...

A Portrait without the person

Dexter Dalwood is the bookies’ favourite to win the Turner Prize. Rachel Clarke profiles the artist.