Friday, July 30, 2021

We are symbiotic

I need to write a proper long blog. Not for you but for me. I need to sit still and listen inward and reflect. I have been feeling a bit stuck in that department. I have been busy using the other parts of my brain. That has been fine but it's time for a recalibration. 

If I find the right song, the right pathway in - I just need that jumping-off point. 

Typically, I would write about the Abstractionistas exhibition as well as the recent exhibition at the Granton Hub. I just don't feel able to right now. I am thankful for both and I had some good conversations and experiences but I am not quite able to put them into words. 

I am at a crossroads. July is coming to a close (already!?!) - these months, these years, come to a close so fast. 

It was a 4 migraine month, a 2 dentist appointment month, a 2 exhibition month, my 2nd vaccination month and a hell of a lot of bus rides month. So I think I understand why I can't write about much of it yet. So much outward energy expended when I have been living inside for a good while now. 

It also feels like it has been a long while since I have made anything much on the art front. I did happen to record 2 songs this month (more on that one day or never). Part of me thinks I should just get up from my desk and this machine and drag a piece of charcoal down a piece of paper. Just to move... 

I also know that when I decide to move (and I will) that it will pour out of me. So, there is no reason to be concerned. I am working when I am resting and years of working back me up. But, I am curious like a cat about what will come forth. That's the exciting part. I have a relationship with my art - we are symbiotic.

You are part of it. Thank you.

Friday, July 23, 2021

Final Weekend: Advancing the Abstract

This is the final weekend to view 'Advancing the Abstract' in Gallery 2 on the third floor of Edinburgh Palette

Open from 12-5pm this Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy this video visit and come see us!
Featuring work by:
Esther Donaldson

Friday, July 9, 2021

'Advancing the Abstract' opens today!

The Abstractionistas exhibition, 'Advancing the Abstract' is on today from 12-5pm at the Edinburgh Palette in Gallery 2 on the third floor. Buzz reception at the London Road entrance or enter through the car park. The opening reception is tomorrow from 2-6pm. We would love to see you there! Tickets: I may update this post later with more photos! Please do come along if you are near Edinburgh and are able. Thank you for your support.

Friday, July 2, 2021

We are the Abstractionistas!

Esther Donaldson

Megan Chapman

Judith Shaylor

Susan Wilson

Join us next week at our inaugural exhibition, Advancing The Abstract in Gallery 2 at the Edinburgh Palette, St. Margaret's House, Edinburgh. Reserve your free tickets now. The exhibition is from July 9-25. Gallery hours 12-5 daily. Reception July 10 from 2-6pm. Click for tickets. We'd love to see you there.