The Weepers at St Fergus Gallery, Wick
23rd September 2015
Visit the film production at the St Fergus Gallery from 19th September to 17th October 2015 by Rachel Maclean, The Weepers.
The Weepers was commissioned by Comar on Mull, the film examines the legend of Bean Nighe or Washer Women, a monstrous and ominous spirit. Shot in various locations on Mull the piece presents a darkly comic exploration of the feminine grotesque.
Rachel Maclean (born 1987 in Edinburgh) received her BA (Hons) from Edinburgh College of Art in 2009. She has just been selected for the British Art Show 8, widely recognised as a significant marker of recent developments in contemporary art. Past solo exhibitions include: Happy & Glorious at CCA, Glasgow as part of Generation (2014); I HEART SCOTLAND at Edinburgh Printmakers and Over the Rainbow at the Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (both 2013).
Maclean received the Margaret Tait Award and made Whole New World, commissioned for the Glasgow Film Festival, with the support from Creative Scotland and Lux (2014). She currently lives and works in Glasgow.
Tuesday - 12pm - 6pm
Wednesday - 10am - 1pm
Thursday - 10am - 5pm
Friday- 2pm - 8pm
Saturday - 10am - 1pm
Finally, if you are interested to learn the basics of Sashiko stitching technique, traditional Japanese hand embroidery, you can join us at the St Fergus Gallery on Saturday 8th October 10.30-12.30, workshop with Ella Lawrence. £10 per person, hand stitching, kit supplied.
Visit a delightful exhibition "A Little Bit of Summer", Photos of Isauld and Sandside by Caithness based photographer Pat Kieran. 1st - 31st October 2016, St Fergus Foyer Gallery (Wick Library's opening times.) St Fergus Gallery Opening Times Tues 12pm-6pm Wed 10am-1pm Thur 10am-5pm Fri 2pm-8pm Sat 10am-1pm.
A showcasing of Caithness craft through the work of Andrew Bunn, Alice Calder, Lindsey Gallacher, Ian Giles, Jenny Mackenzie Ross, Kelly Munro, Patricia Niemann and Joanne B Kaar. You will be able to view beautifully crafted jewellery, worked Caithness stone and beach finds, ceramic sculptures, pottery and porcelain, glass, wooden and woven objects, finding pieces you might be familiar with as well as being surprised by unusual, more daring works.
A touring exhibition of monochromatic works by Jana Emburey, Beth Legg and Karlyn Sutherland. 1st October – 12th November 2016, St Fergus Gallery, Wick.
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite you and your friends and family to visit our next exciting exhibition Building Blocks. Building Blocks is an interactive exhibition designed to encourage participation in an online building project using the computer game Minecraft.
The quilting workshop in Wick on Friday this week was completely booked out on the first day it was advertised. Consequently another one has been arranged for Saturday 25th June, 10.30am - 12.30pm.
Quilitng workshop by Lyn Ball at the St Fergus Gallery on Friday 10th June, 6-8pm. You will be able to learn the basic technique of foundation piecing and create a little quilt and embellish in your own unique way.
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite to a new quilt exhibition - The 25 for 25 Collection. This exhibition of 25 works by contemporary makers was intended to act as a snapshot of patchwork and quilting at the time of The Guilds 25th Anniversary.
Visit Spectrum, an exhibition of screen prints by an Edinburgh artist Catherine Sargeant. Catherine graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a 1st class BA(Hons) in Drawing and Painting and she became the first recipient of WASPS new graduate award.
St Fergus Gallery and the Science 03 are delighted to invite you and your friends to visit the gallery to use a microscope to get a closer look at various objects and project the images onto a big wall. There will be a good selection of objects you can use but feel free to bring some of your own - be it feathers, sea shells or even a wing of a butterfly.
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