Arran Art Gallery is for people from all over the world that have an affinity with the beautiful Isle of Arran.

Edinburgh Art Fair 

The Corn Exchange - Fri 17th to Sun 19th Nov-17 (Preview Evening Thurs 16th)

The gallery owner and our summer resident artist, Nick Giles has been invited to exhibit at the Edinburgh Art Fair with Nexus Art, a collective of international artists.  The Art Fair attracts around 13,000 visitors over 3 days and the gallery staff are excited to be involved in this prestigious event.  

Nick is currently engaged in painting a large body of work for the exhibition. We will be showcasing his bold and vibrant abstracted landscape paintings on glass that are inspired by the natural beauty of both Scotland and Australia.  By painting in this medium, he is able to create artwork with strong luminescent colour, evoking the impact of his chosen landscapes; and the natural drama of the islands and the sea are his favourite subject matter.

As a keen ornithologist and bird photographer, Nick has chosen to paint islands that are not only Scottish landmarks but also sanctuaries for many of the world’s most interesting, rare and vulnerable bird species. His work has focused on the islands of Arran, Ailsa Craig, the Isle of May and the Bass Rock, where he visited while at school in Edinburgh and was involved in ringing young Gannet chicks that ensued a lifelong fascination in birds.

Find us next to the Champagne bar.  We hope to see you there.  

The Venue:

Edinburgh Corn Exchange
11 Newmarket Road
EH14 1RJ

The Fair takes place at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, an award-winning venue situated to the west of Edinburgh city centre. It is easily accessed from the M8, M9, and the City Bypass. It is serviced by many Lothian Bus services (no.35 stops outside the door), and is only a 2-minute walk from Slateford Railway Station which is on the Glasgow Central line. The Edinburgh Corn Exchange offers disabled access, including toilets and ramps. There is a licensed restaurant and several bars on site that are open during the public opening times serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks.

Opening Times & Tickets

Preview Evening & Drinks Reception £12 advance £15 on the door
Thursday 16th November 2017 – 6:30pm to 9:30pm 

Public Opening Times £4 advance / £5 on the door
Friday 17th November 2017 – 11am to 6pm
Saturday 18th November 2017 – 11am to 6pm
Sunday 19th November 2017 – 11am to 5pm

Further information about the event can be found on the Edinburgh Art Fair website.  

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