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

Craft fair weekend!

  It’s been busy few weeks preparing for Shetland’s annual Christmas Craft Fair, which is this weekend! The craft fair is a hugely popular event in Shetland - it attracted over 4,000 visitors last year. It’s also a special event for Sarah Kay Arts, as it was here that I first tried selling my artwork, [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:22:39+00:00November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Craft fair weekend!

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!

New Farm Shop & Cafe, Shetland

Mackenzie’s Farm Shop   There’s an exciting new venture opening up in Shetland’s south mainland. As well as being a real asset to the local community Mackenzie’s Farm Shop will, I’m happy to say, be another outlet for my work.   Mackenzie’s Farm Shop is in Cunningsburgh, and due to open in June. I first [...]

By |2017-07-26T10:59:02+01:00July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Farm Shop & Cafe, Shetland

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

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.

Ninian, Lerwick, Shetland

Last year, Joanna Hunter of Ninian - possibly the best gift shop in Lerwick- offered to try selling some of my painted wood boards. I was pleasantly surprised by how well these sold throughout the summer, especially the chunky re-cycled scaffolding boards. There will be more of these in the shop soon, including new variations [...]

By |2017-02-14T10:27:04+00:00February 14th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Ninian, Lerwick, Shetland

Happy New Year – 2017!

Happy New Year!  I hope you've all had a lovely festive and are feeling inspired for what 2017 will bring. I've has a really relaxing time with family and am preparing for some busy and exciting times ahead. Its straight back to work! First up is an exhibition, in Islesburgh Community Centre in Lerwick. My [...]

By |2017-01-07T19:04:02+00:00January 7th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Happy New Year – 2017!

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