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Joanne B Kaar

Photograph of Joanne B KaarJoanne B Kaar is a renowned artist based at Dunnet Head, on the north coast of Caithness in the Highlands of Scotland. This ever-changing coastal landscape provides a constant source of inspiration for her papermaking, bookbinding and collages which are highly acclaimed. As well as frequent exhibitions across Scotland and beyond, Joanne runs regular workshops for all age groups and abilities across the country and is often commissioned by schools and community groups to help them create inspirational environments. In 2004 Joanne was invited as artist-in-residence at the Chaoyang University of technology and also the Su-Ho paper museum in Taiwan. Always eager to share her expertise and skills, Joanne's books on papermaking and bookbinding have been published by the Guild of Master Craftsman.

Joanne also has her own Blog at

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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.  
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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.  
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Take the family to Caithness Horizons and have fun making paper..  
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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..  
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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.  
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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.  
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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.  
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.  
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An exhibition by Joanne B.  Kaar at Caithness Horizons from 13th September until 11th December 2011 Local artist Joanne B.  
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Book Early for Joanne B Kaar's course.  This one is suitable for beginners and they are always popular..  

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