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Artists News

21/11/2015
Elaine Rapson-Grant - Latest Collection At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Elaine Rapson-Grant - Latest Collection At Caithness Horizons
Currently on display at the Gallery Cafe, Caithness Horizons from now until the end of November is a collection of paintings by local wildlife artist Elaine Rapson-Grant.   Elaine has a total of fifteen paintings on display and has used various mediums and techniques.  
9/3/2015
Drama Festival - Highland Division At WickThumbnail for article : Drama Festival - Highland Division At Wick
Over two evenings the Scottish Community Drama Association will show a variety of plays.   20th and 21st March 2015 7.00pm Assembly Rooms, Wick..  
6/10/2014
Artists' Studio Sale By Joanne B KaarThumbnail for article : Artists' Studio Sale By Joanne B Kaar
Caithness artist, Joanne B Kaar is to hold her first studio sale.  This two-day event will take place on the Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November, in Dunnet.  
23/9/2014
Artists Studio SaleThumbnail for article : Artists Studio Sale
Dunnet - Joanne B Kaar studio Artist Studio Sale Sat 1st & Sun 2nd Nov 11am - 4pm handmade papers handmade books framed artworks small hand tools craft materials a variety of misc objects!! Joanne B Kaar 1st studio sale bargain basement prices Directions: Follow signs for Mary-Ann's Cottage, Dunnet.  When you're at the T-junction facing the cottage, turn right to go up the hill.  
17/9/2014
Art Collector Visits Caithness Artist Elaine Rapson-GrantThumbnail for article : Art Collector Visits Caithness Artist Elaine Rapson-Grant
It was with great excitement that Elaine welcomed Alison Damant all the way from Bradford, England last week.   Alison travelled 652 miles from Bradford to Caithness especially to meet her artist friend.  
4/6/2014
Caithness Artist's Pictures On Show At Thurso JewellersThumbnail for article : Caithness Artist's Pictures On Show At Thurso Jewellers
Caithness artist Elaine Rapson-Grant currently has five works on show at Aurora Jewellers & Gift shop in Thurso for the month of June.  These include seascapes, puffins, butterflies and dragonflies.  
22/5/2014
Family Paper Making Drop InThumbnail for article : Family Paper Making Drop In
Take the family to Caithness Horizons and have fun making paper..  
17/5/2014
Paper Making - Adult Course - Course Now FullThumbnail for article : Paper Making - Adult Course - Course Now Full
Local artist Joanne Kaar has built up a reputation for producing a range or work and has is well know for her skills in paper making.   Now you can benefit from her knowledge by attending a two day course she has organised..  
15/5/2014
Artists step up to the mark as SEA inspired fundraiser hot’s upThumbnail for article : Artists step up to the mark as SEA inspired fundraiser hot’s up
Earlier this year, Caithness artists Joanne B Kaar and Liz O’Donnell started a fundraiser for Brough Bay Association and Castletown Heritage Society, inviting the public to get arty and made postcard size artwork inspired by the sea.   With the deadline for handing in artwork in a few weeks time (20th June 2014), things are starting to hot up around the world with artists adding the finishing touches to their creations.  
25/2/2014
Caithness Artist's Work Sold Around The WorldThumbnail for article : Caithness Artist's Work Sold Around The World
Elaine Rapson-Grant is an internationally selling artist.  She has collectors throughout the UK, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, USA, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Italy, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, S.  
4/2/2014
SEA - Art Fundraiser - Entries Accepted From Now Until 20th JuneThumbnail for article : SEA - Art Fundraiser - Entries Accepted From Now Until 20th June
Caithness artists, Joanne B Kaar & Liz O'Donnell, invite you to join in their arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association & Castletown Heritage Society.   Be inspired by the SEA to draw, paint or collage postcard size artwork for their fundraiser.  
2/5/2013
Keith Tilley - The Four Stages To Brims Castle Water ColourThumbnail for article : Keith Tilley - The Four Stages To Brims Castle Water Colour
Keith Tilley has painted many Caithness scenes in water colours.   Peter runs a blog with many fine examples of his work and for "Brims Castle" he has shown how he arrived at his finished work in four stages with a photo of each stage.  
8/1/2013
Portable Museum Of Curiosity inspired by Robert Dick baker & botanistThumbnail for article : Portable Museum Of Curiosity inspired by Robert Dick baker & botanist
Joanne B Kaar - "The Portable Museum Of Curiosity" This "Portable Museum of Curiosity" is the result of a collaboration with Joanne B Kaar, artist, and Joanne Howdle, museum curator for Caithness Horizons, as part of Museums Galleries Scotland / Creative Scotland, Iconic Artists in Iconic Places residency 2012.   "The Portable Museum of Curiosity" is available for schools, colleges, community groups, museums, galleries and other heritage organisations to borrow.  
15/7/2012
Artists and museums unite to create 'Iconic Places'
Exciting things are afoot at four Scottish museums as they embark upon projects with acclaimed Scottish artists who will draw inspiration from - and cast a new perspective on - their collections and buildings.   These new creative collaborations are the first to be awarded through Iconic Artists in Iconic Places - a collaborative project by Museums Galleries Scotland and Creative Scotland to celebrate Scotland's icons past and present by enabling artists to be inspired by museum collections, historic sites, and Scotland's intangible cultural heritage, also known as living culture.  
8/4/2012
A Moment In Time - ExhibitionThumbnail for article : A Moment In Time - Exhibition
'A moment in time', an exhibition of work by two Latheronwheel artists got off to a flying start at the North Lands Creative Glass gallery at Quatre Bras, Lybster on Friday evening.   A collection of paintings by Jane McDonough and photographic prints by Angus Mackay proved a big attraction, with over 100 people attending the preview night.  
10/9/2011
"Paper Wrappers & Herbarium Sheets"Thumbnail for article :
An exhibition by Joanne B.  Kaar at Caithness Horizons from 13th September until 11th December 2011 Local artist Joanne B.  
2/9/2008
Make Nuno-Felt Scarves In Time for WinterThumbnail for article : Make Nuno-Felt Scarves In Time for Winter
Book Early for Joanne B Kaar's course.  This one is suitable for beginners and they are always popular..  
2/6/2008
Your Chance To Learn To PaintThumbnail for article : Your Chance To Learn To Paint
Over the course of the next few weeks CHS will be hosting a series of art painting classes for beginners in Castlehill Heritage Centre.  The tutor for the sessions will be local Castletown artist Helen Moore who specialises in oils, acrylics and oil pastels.  
7/4/2008
Calling all Caithness arty folks!Thumbnail for article : Calling all Caithness arty folks!
Be inspired! Sat 17th + Sun 18th May Join us for a weekend of creativity in the newly refurbished Castlehill Centre.  If you are interested in doing your own thing, sharing ideas, or simply being inspired by this wonderful harbour location, get in touch as numbers are limited.  
2/4/2008
Paperworks Kicks Off New Season Of Craft Workshops At CastletownThumbnail for article : Paperworks Kicks Off New Season Of Craft Workshops At Castletown
Paperworks kicks off a new season of craft workshops in the Castlehill Centre, Castletown, Caithness.   Set in an inspirational location next to Castlehill harbour and Dunnet beach, the recently refurbished, all purpose venue, of Castletown Heritage Society, has proved to be a winning formula, as local artist, Joanne B Kaar, is making the most of the new facilities for her 2008 craft skills workshops 'Paper Scissors Stone'.