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Friday, May 3, 2013

Free Art Workshops at Moffat Gallery

Free painting and drawing workshops with former Historic Scotland Stirling Castle artist, Iona Leishman
Thurs 16th and Fri 17th May 2013  10-4pm
The Moffat Gallery@21 Well Street  Moffat DG10 9AR
Inspired by Richard Demarco's current exhibition of prints, 'The Road to Meikle Seggie'

Richard Demarco - The Road to Meikle Seggie

The poignancy of the open road inviting new beginnings

Of rough, twisted and looping roads signifying personal travels in life, of endings or the possibilities of new directions

The sadness, happiness, apprehension, fear, joy of travelling

Of being in Moffat and the sense of its place.  Half way between Carlisle and Edinburgh, a settled place since Roman marched in and through, a town whose road loop over the shoulders of the embracing hills but which sits in a cul de sac of a glen in whose upper reaches is the celebrated Grey Mare's Tail waterfall.

A staging post for changing horses. 
Richard Demarco and Joseph Beuys in Edinburgh 1970

Thursday/Friday 16th &17th May 10 - 4pm
Bring own lunch, donations for tea and coffee
Bring as many materials as possible, including water-based paints (acrylic, gouche and/or watercolour) and Iona will fill in the gaps
8 people max, 
for people of all stages in their own creative journeyings
wear old clothes
attendance can be for either one or both days

Enquiries to: Elizabeth Roberts  07968801178

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