The view from my studio
My studio is on the shores of beautiful Loch Carron, one of the first stops heading West on the North Coast 500 Route
Now that the latest lockdown in Scotland has been eased, for the time being at least, I’m very excited to announce that I have a solo exhibition at the absolutely stunning new Gairloch Heritage Museum in May and June this year. The exhibition is called Flora Gadelica or Lusan nan Gaidheal in Gaelic. It focuses on the native plants of the North West Highlands of Scotland and includes 10 botanical watercolours, 3 “plantscapes” and 4 plant portraits. I did a lot of researching, took photos and made loads of sketches. I’ll be writing about the plants in more depth over the next couple of weeks, here on my blog and sharing some of the sketches, notes and stories that I’ve collected during the project
I managed to complete 17 paintings for the Gairloch exhibition of which there is a selection below
I’m also holding an exhibition with my friends Aileen Grant and Steven Proudfoot at the gorgeous wee gallery at An Talla Dearg at Eilean Iarmain on Skye this June. This exhibition alson has a selection of botanicals, landscapes and “plantscapes”.
I’ll be selling some artwork again, later this year at Singulart and some smaller work, shelfies, sketches and studies at my Etsy shop, but I’m taking a short break for now to concentrate on exhibition work.
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Cindie Reiter Artist, Ceol na Mara, Main Street, Lochcarron, IV54 8YD