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Art Aboyne 2018

12/08/2018

Whilst I was doing the workshop in Bruges some of my paintings were on display in Art Aboyne ...more

Workshop In Bruges

28/07/2018

I have just returned from a most inspiring and at the same time a very difficult workshop with one of the greatest contemporary artists Max Ginsburg. ...more

Duff House Exhibition

07/04/2018

In February-March 2018 I took part in Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition in Duff House, Banff, Scotland. ...more

Workshop with Joshua Larock; FACE & TRAC

30/11/2017

I took part in two very interesting events in November, both in America. ...more

North East Open Studios 2017

30/09/2017

11 of my paintings found new homes. ...more

Painting in Rosemary's Garden

29/09/2017

A fantastic experience in Yorkshire painting in the nature with Kathy Anderson. ...more

Spring in Florence

21/04/2017

Back in Florence to paint alongside a very talented young artist Amy Florence Mosley. ...more

Artist of the Year 2017

28/03/2017

On January 24 I was honored to be at The Finalists' Reception of "Artists Of The Year 2017" at the Mall Galleries for the 3d time! ...more

NEOS 2016

25/09/2016

September is now associated with North East Open Studios for me so this year I took part in this event again for the 5th time. ...more

Max Ginsburg Workshops

16/04/2016

Following my acquaintance with the wonderful artist Max Ginsburg during the TRAC (Representational Art Conference) in Ventura, CA, in November 2015 I decided to attend two of his workshops in America. ...more

Artists of the Year 2016

05/03/2016

Last November (2016) brought another piece of happy news: another one of my paintings had been selected for “Artists Of The Year” Exhibition. ...more

TRAC 2015 - The Representational Art Conference

13/12/2015

Last November I spent a few days attending the most inspirational and invigorating art event held in Ventura, California: The Representational Art Conference (TRAC). ...more

Grand Prize Winner of "International Artist" Still Life Competition

29/09/2015

Last August I received some very exciting news about being awarded The Grand Prize in the Still Life Competition by "International Artist" magazine... ...more

ARC Salon 2015 Finalist

22/08/2015

Second time in a row I became ARC Salon finalist which was very lovely news. My painting "The Fall" was selected for ARC Salon 2015.

Glasgow Art Fair 2015

03/05/2015

Glasgow Art Fair was held at the newly renovated Old Fruit Market for the first time this year. ...more

Coming Up: Glasgow Art Fair

19/04/2015

I would like to invite all my fans and art lovers to the inaugural event of the Glasgow Art Fair taking place on April 24-26. ...more

NEOS Round-up

20/09/2014

Well NEOS is now over, it’s been long 10 days that passed very quickly! ...more

NEOS 2014: 6-14 September

29/08/2014

This year, after a 4-year break I am taking part in NEOS again! ...more

The story behind "Escape from Seafood Risotto"

12/08/2014

How a strange dream turned into a quest for live langoustines ...more

ARC Salon 2014 Finalist

10/07/2014

Last April I was thrilled to find out that two of my paintings have been selected as finalists in the Still Life Category for the ARC Annual Salon. ...more

Easter Portrait Workshop In Florence

25/06/2014

End of March to early April is my favourite time of the year in Florence and I happened to be there again last March attending the 2 weeks' Portraiture Workshop at Charles Cecil's school. ...more

Artist of the Year Reception at the Mall Galleries

09/02/2014

Last January as a follow up to my win of the Third Prize at "The Artist Of The Year" competition, I attended the Reception and Awards Ceremony at The Mall Galleries. ...more

3rd Prize at the Artist of the Year 2013 Award!

24/11/2013

More great news! Artists & Illustrators magazine has awarded me 3rd prize at the Artist of the Year 2013. ...more

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2013

27/10/2013

Wonderful News! I have been short-listed for “Artists And Illustrators Of the Year” competition! ...more

The Aberdeen Art Fair Been and Gone!

25/08/2013

The Aberdeen Art Fair 2013 which took nearly 8 months of my focused attention and preparation finally took place in the middle of last August. ...more

Painting For The Deadline. Good News!

30/05/2013

Good news! My application for Aberdeen Art Fair was accepted! ...more

Workshop In Salisbury

12/05/2013

Last spring I spent 2 weeks in Salisbury, South West England, doing a workshop with Nicholas Beer, a renowned artist and teacher from Charles Cecil’s Studios in Florence. ...more

One of the first painting created in my new studio...

15/04/2013

One of my first paintings created in my new studio was “The Dog’s View” which gives the viewer an insight into my studio and my life as an artist... ...more

It’s been so unbelievably long!

01/04/2013

Dear all,

it’s been so unbelievably long since I wrote my last blog! My main excuse is that the past 2,5 years at the Angel Academy Of Art were extremely busy and I had to focus on what I was studying there in order to complete the program. ...more

Christmas Update

23/12/2010

and my plans for the new year! ...more

NEOS 2010

01/09/2010

This coming September I will be participating in NEOS (North East Open Studios) for the 3d time. ...more

Back to Florence

22/08/2010

Exciting and saturated with events as it was, summer is almost over now and it will soon be time for me to return to Florence to continue my studies there at the Angel Art Academy. ...more

Magical Forest Sold

13/08/2010

I felt proud and yet... sorry to see that painting go, it was my favourite. But I was delighted to know that it went to a very good home where it will be appreciated ...more

Artaboyne Exhibition

12/08/2010

Last July I took part in "Artaboyne", a well-established exhibition of local art work from around Aberdeenshire. It is held approximately same time every year in conjunction with the Deeside Festival. ...more

Pietro Annigoni's Legacy

06/06/2010

Last May I had the honour to participate in the Angel Art Academy Exhibition in Florence. Angel Art Academy holds their students' and alumni exhibitions annually and they are always of consistently high quality however this year it was a particularly important event because the show was dedicated to the Centennary of Pietro Annigoni, one of the most prominent modern realist painters of the last century. ...more