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!

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

Shetland Arts and Crafts Association

Shetland Arts & Crafts Association   As of April 2017, Sarah Kay Arts is now a full member of the Shetland Arts & Crafts Association!   To become a member, artwork must be submitted and examined for their quality assurance assessments. I submitted five pieces, which passed with a score of 90%. This is great [...]

By |2017-05-22T16:37:56+01:00May 22nd, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Shetland Arts and Crafts Association

The mystery of the glass – Scalloway

Following the wild storms we had over christmas I have been able to get out and see what treasures the wild seas have thrown up! The outdoors provides a huge amount of materials and inspiration for my work, and I love observing the changes in the seasons and local habitats. Whenever possible I take my [...]

By |2017-01-30T15:06:19+00:00January 30th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The mystery of the glass – Scalloway

Mosaics for 2017!

Hello I hope January is treating you well so far! I've been getting stuck into developing some new ideas. The past year has seen some real changes and opportunities for me and my work, and i'm very excited and pleased to announce that I have been invited to join Craft Scotland on the strength of [...]

By |2017-01-11T14:04:00+00:00January 11th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Mosaics for 2017!

2016 is almost over and what a year it has been!

Welcome to my blog page! I've been busy, developing ideas and making,and it's hard to believe how far I've come: from having no work shown to now having a website, selling my artwork online and in a few local locations - at Ninian, in Lerwick, and at the Hoswick Visitor Centre - and I'm exhibiting [...]

By |2016-12-17T19:06:07+00:00December 17th, 2016|Artwork, Uncategorised|Comments Off on 2016 is almost over and what a year it has been!

Welcome to the Blog

My story of becoming an artist definitely begins with the garden.- Highlands. I designed and created a garden from the 1 acre waste ground surrounding our house, which is on a challenging steep slope, with fantastic views. I started the same way as I would any piece of artwork and looked at the size, [...]

By |2016-11-23T13:11:45+00:00November 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Welcome to the Blog

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