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Artist of the Year 2017

28/03/17

On January 24 I was honored to be at The Finalists' Reception of "Artists Of The Year 2017" at the Mall Galleries for the 3d time! ...more

NEOS 2016

25/09/16

September is now associated with North East Open Studios for me so this year I took part in this event again for the 5th time. ...more

Max Ginsburg Workshops

16/04/16

Following my acquaintance with the wonderful artist Max Ginsburg during the TRAC (Representational Art Conference) in Ventura, CA, in November 2015 I decided to attend two of his workshops in America. ...more

Artists of the Year 2016

05/03/16

Last November (2016) brought another piece of happy news: another one of my paintings had been selected for “Artists Of The Year” Exhibition. ...more

TRAC 2015 - The Representational Art Conference

13/12/15

Last November I spent a few days attending the most inspirational and invigorating art event held in Ventura, California: The Representational Art Conference (TRAC). ...more

Grand Prize Winner of "International Artist" Still Life Competition

29/09/15

Last August I received some very exciting news about being awarded The Grand Prize in the Still Life Competition by "International Artist" magazine... ...more

ARC Salon 2015 Finalist

22/08/15

Second time in a row I became ARC Salon finalist which was very lovely news. My painting "The Fall" was selected for ARC Salon 2015.

Glasgow Art Fair 2015

03/05/15

Glasgow Art Fair was held at the newly renovated Old Fruit Market for the first time this year. ...more

Coming Up: Glasgow Art Fair

19/04/15

I would like to invite all my fans and art lovers to the inaugural event of the Glasgow Art Fair taking place on April 24-26. ...more

NEOS Round-up

20/09/14

Well NEOS is now over, it’s been long 10 days that passed very quickly! ...more

NEOS 2014: 6-14 September

29/08/14

This year, after a 4-year break I am taking part in NEOS again! ...more

The story behind "Escape from Seafood Risotto"

12/08/14

How a strange dream turned into a quest for live langoustines ...more

ARC Salon 2014 Finalist

10/07/14

Last April I was thrilled to find out that two of my paintings have been selected as finalists in the Still Life Category for the ARC Annual Salon. ...more

Easter Portrait Workshop In Florence

25/06/14

End of March to early April is my favourite time of the year in Florence and I happened to be there again last March attending the 2 weeks' Portraiture Workshop at Charles Cecil's school. ...more

Artist of the Year Reception at the Mall Galleries

09/02/14

Last January as a follow up to my win of the Third Prize at "The Artist Of The Year" competition, I attended the Reception and Awards Ceremony at The Mall Galleries. ...more

3rd Prize at the Artist of the Year 2013 Award!

24/11/13

More great news! Artists & Illustrators magazine has awarded me 3rd prize at the Artist of the Year 2013. ...more

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2013

27/10/13

Wonderful News! I have been short-listed for “Artists And Illustrators Of the Year” competition! ...more

The Aberdeen Art Fair Been and Gone!

25/08/13

The Aberdeen Art Fair 2013 which took nearly 8 months of my focused attention and preparation finally took place in the middle of last August. ...more

Painting For The Deadline. Good News!

30/05/13

Good news! My application for Aberdeen Art Fair was accepted! ...more

Workshop In Salisbury

12/05/13

Last spring I spent 2 weeks in Salisbury, South West England, doing a workshop with Nicholas Beer, a renowned artist and teacher from Charles Cecil’s Studios in Florence. ...more

One of the first painting created in my new studio...

15/04/13

One of my first paintings created in my new studio was “The Dog’s View” which gives the viewer an insight into my studio and my life as an artist... ...more

It’s been so unbelievably long!

01/04/13

Dear all,

it’s been so unbelievably long since I wrote my last blog! My main excuse is that the past 2,5 years at the Angel Academy Of Art were extremely busy and I had to focus on what I was studying there in order to complete the program. ...more

Christmas Update

23/12/10

and my plans for the new year! ...more

NEOS 2010

01/09/10

This coming September I will be participating in NEOS (North East Open Studios) for the 3d time. ...more

Back to Florence

22/08/10

Exciting and saturated with events as it was, summer is almost over now and it will soon be time for me to return to Florence to continue my studies there at the Angel Art Academy. ...more

Magical Forest Sold

13/08/10

I felt proud and yet... sorry to see that painting go, it was my favourite. But I was delighted to know that it went to a very good home where it will be appreciated ...more

Artaboyne Exhibition

12/08/10

Last July I took part in "Artaboyne", a well-established exhibition of local art work from around Aberdeenshire. It is held approximately same time every year in conjunction with the Deeside Festival. ...more

Pietro Annigoni's Legacy

06/06/10

Last May I had the honour to participate in the Angel Art Academy Exhibition in Florence. Angel Art Academy holds their students' and alumni exhibitions annually and they are always of consistently high quality however this year it was a particularly important event because the show was dedicated to the Centennary of Pietro Annigoni, one of the most prominent modern realist painters of the last century. ...more