Dumfries and Galloway Fine Arts Society

The arts site for south west Scotland



DAGFAS members are invited to take part in "a day of special interest" organised by TASDAG - The Arts Society, Dumfries and Gallowayhttps://www.tasdag.org.uk/) The event, at Mabie House Hotel, near Dumfries, on November 1, will give participants an in-depth look at the work of two local silversmiths, Michael Pell and Michael Lloyd. Click on the image to download full details. Mention your DAGFAS membership when booking.


Kate Bentley is running painting workshops at Colvend in October and November. Click on the poster image to see a larger version. Kate is also mounting a solo exhibition of experimental artworks as a result of a residency at John Ruskin's former home, Brantwood in the Lake District. The exhibition, Ruskin's Reverie, runs from September 25 to November 7.


Mary Carberry has written and illustrated a second book in support of The Usual Place, Dumfries. The illustrations were in response toScottish word prompts given during  "Febcreate" as part of Drawing For Enjoyment and the poems were in response to the illustrations."It's a cheery book and has proven very popular with Scots living elsewhere, and teachers," Mary said. The book is on sale for £7 a copy at The Usual Place, also Creative Gifts, Castle Douglas, and Vintage on the Nith at Glencaple - or by contacting Mary at mimicarb@hotmail.co.uk

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