Instagram for Art

As an artist and creative business owner, promoting my work online and on social media is a key part of my business. And as a keen Instagram user, I was really excited to attend a workshop by writer and photographer Jessica Rose Williams, held recently in Lerwick. Jessica came to Shetland with Promote Shetland (you [...]

By |2021-01-24T18:36:27+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Instagram for Art

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?

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!

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.

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