Explore the Shetland shore!

When you walk along the shore line, your never sure what you are going to find! Perhaps nothing different or maybe the most beautiful nugget of worn sea glass you have ever seen! Or a rare sea bean? Having been exploring the beaches around Shetland since a toddler I thought I was familiar with most [...]

By |2020-11-27T11:22:39+00:00November 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Explore the Shetland shore!

Donations of treasure!

  Living in a small community like Shetland has many benefits, as I’m sure many of you know. It is safe, there’s a great community spirit and people are usually very keen to help each other out - as I’ve been finding recently! I’ve been making art pieces using sea glass and other beach finds [...]

By |2019-01-01T01:57:18+00:00December 31st, 2018|Design|Comments Off on Donations of treasure!

Shetland landscape painting

As a break form painting by myself, I am currently enjoying attending a painting evening class, with the lovely artist - Heathter Wilson. The theme for the 8 week course is landscapes and we have been given a beautiful photo of a landscape with and orange and purple sky, reflecting in water, on the island [...]

By |2018-04-01T20:44:53+01:00April 1st, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shetland landscape painting

Happy New Year from Shetland

2018 has started off quickly for me, with the first exhibition up! I have space in Islesburgh Community Centre in Lerwick, Shetland for the month of January. This is a great space a the entrance of the busy building. January is the month the fire festivals start, with many visitors staying in the Islesburgh hostel [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:18:52+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy New Year from Shetland

How important is an online presence for Sarah Kay Arts homemade business success?

As you are probably aware, a website is a very important part of showcasing a product and connecting with customers. So, now that my website - www.sarahkayarts.com is a year old - I thought it was time to take a fresh look at it!   I have decided to redesign the homepage, possibly to include [...]

By |2021-01-24T18:38:50+00:00December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How important is an online presence for Sarah Kay Arts homemade business success?

Art in Orkney!

New outlets for my art: Orkney   There have been some exciting developments going on lately, which I’m excited to share with you! Sarah Kay Arts has expanded into two outlets in Orkney.   Both are in Kirkwall, Orkney’s capital: Judith Glue, a well established gifts, knitwear and homeware shop on Kirkwall’s man street, and [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:25:16+00:00November 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Art in Orkney!

Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland

Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland   It’s been a few weeks since I last posted, I hope you’re all having a lovely summer so far? Summer is traditionally a quiet time for me, art wise, due to being a busy time for the chalets.   However, we’ve been busy nonetheless. In May [...]

By |2017-06-16T19:33:36+01:00June 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland

Where is the best beaches in Shetland for beach combing?

Beachcombing - Challister, Whalsay   My favourite hobby, if you hadn’t guessed already, is beachcombing.   This probably started when I was a child, at “the Bug”, the local name for the small beach just below our family home at Challister, in Whalsay, where I grew up. It’s a special beach to me.   On [...]

By |2017-05-08T09:54:32+01:00May 8th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Where is the best beaches in Shetland for beach combing?

Hrossey Exhibition.

  2017 is already shaping up to be an exciting year, work wise. I got some exciting news recently with the offer of a brilliant opportunity from Northlink ferries: I have been selected to have my artwork displayed onboard one of their ferries! The Hrossey is one of two passenger ships which sails between Shetland, [...]

By |2017-04-19T20:27:45+01:00April 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Hrossey Exhibition.

Re-cycling

So much of life today is designed to be disposable. As someone who regularly visits the coast and beaches, the evidence for this throwaway society is sadly often to see. I feel it is really important to re-cycle where possible. I do this in my daily life and try to reduce the amount of waste [...]

By |2017-03-13T10:38:01+00:00March 13th, 2017|Artwork|Comments Off on Re-cycling

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