Mika Mayovich

Dominika (Mika) Mayovich was born in 1986. Mayovich graduated from the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) in 2011 with a BA(Hons). She is an expressive figurative painter. Her face studies are modern, attractive and instantly likeable with vibrant colours that generate positive responses with the viewer. Mika qualified as an Polish artist from an art boarding school in Rzeszow, South …

Jeff Worral

Living on Bute. Jeffs passion for the island and Scotland has grown since he first stepped foot here thirty-six years ago. His ongoing series of oil paintings are all of Bute and landscapes.

Martin John Fowler

Martins focus has been intensified by the prevailing sense of change in working ports from childhood memories to the present which may soon an obliterate an entire way of life. Recording in sketches and paintings.Martin is an artist working in the Yorkshire Lincolnshire Borders. Whilst traveling and recording the wild coastal areas from the Scottish isles to the hidden coves …

Emma S Davis

Emma’s vibrant and distinctive mixed media paintings on gesso panels demonstrate a strong emotional connection with her subject. Her unique technique of weaving of paint, light, colour and mood onto textured surfaces result in a highly personal and often thought-provoking interpretation of special places or times. Her subject is mainly Scottish landscape and still life. Emma studied contemporary art and …

Brian Large

Brian was born in the Dumbrek area of Glasgow, his family later moving to Clarkston where he was educated at Williamwood and Eastwood high schools. It was the head of art at the former who encouraged Brian to develop his artistic talent. Whilst most of Brian’s pictures are watercolours he also does some work in acrylic, pencil and ink. However, …

Lee Campbell

Lee is a Twickenham-based artist specialising in oil painting and her work is influenced by the vibrant colours from her childhood in New Zealand and  present working location; Eel Pie Island in the River Thames.

Matylda Konecka

Matylda Konecka is an artist from Wrocław (Poland), born into an established and respected family of artists. She graduated from Landscape Architecture at the Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences. Moving to the UK in 2010 she set up her art studio in a 19th century Victorian vicarage,and soon became one of Scotland’s best selling illustrators. In 2016 she was …

The Joy of Jewellery

We are sentimental beings – there’s nothing quite like a little trip down Nostalgia Lane to remind ourselves of how far we’ve come, or how much our lives have changed! Jewellery is not just a symbol of affection, it can represent a new beginning, or a fond ending that we want to keep hold of. Remembering makes us who we …

Robin Fox Sculptures at The Bute Gallery

We’ve had a lovely surprise just in time for Christmas!  These beautiful little birds are coming to the gallery, as they – and their friends – say goodbye to their aptly named creator, Robin Fox, to be rehomed with responsible animal lovers. (we’re just that kind of gallery:) Robin is a self-taught sculptor, who works in mixed media, with each …

What is Costume Jewellery?

Most of us are not in the position to pop out and by a new gold necklace for a night out, so costume jewellery can be a great alternative: it looks great, there’s an endless range – and it doesn’t cost the earth! What is Costume Jewellery? Costume jewellery is typically jewellery which looks great to go out in, but …