Artists say something of the sea

Arran Open Studios logo

Want to read more?

We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Arran Banner – subscribe today for as little as 48 pence per week.

Already a subscriber?


Problems logging in and require
technical support? Click here
Subscribe Now

A collaboration between artists on the island and the Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) is creating a lot of interest.

The joint venture will not only boost COAST funds, but allow members of the public to acquire an original artwork at the fraction of the cost it may be otherwise.

Artists who are part of Arran Open Studios will be  donating a piece of  artwork to an exhibition to be held in the summer with the theme Something of the Sea. In will be held at the Marine Discovery Centre in Lamlash and all proceeds will be donated to COAST.

Unsigned by the artist they will be mounted on a simple but elegant mount produced by artist Heather McLeod of Arran Studio Shop. The various works of art are all required to fit the specification of being of standard A4 sheet of paper size – or smaller – and can be in any preferred medium and of two or three dimensions.


The exhibition will run from Monday August 6 through to the weekend of the Arran Open Studios which is on August 10 to 13 inclusive.