Caroline Bullock

Can you briefly explain the process of cyanotype and how you use this technique?  Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan blue print through the use of light sensitive chemicals, UV light and either large format negatives…


Emily Jones

You refer to your art as ‘Contemporary Representational’, can you expand on this? Yes, I use this term as my work is a synthesis of traditional classical training fused with contemporary realism. I have developed my own style through a combination…


Kevin Low

Your current exhibition is ‘Women and Men’ at Union Gallery in Edinburgh, discuss the title and how the exhibition was named. The title chose itself really. I’ve spent the past two years exploring and experimenting / messing about with paint. My…


Henry Jabbour

You trained initially as a biologist and worked as a scientist, has this part of your past influenced your current art practice of painting people?  I am sure it has but sometimes it is very difficult to pinpoint how. I firmly believe that the way I…


Melissa Selby Brown

Discuss your series, ‘Outback’, taking us through the process from the road trip to the completed paintings. The prosaic fact of our daughter getting her learner drivers licence and having 120 hours of assisted driving stretching before us initiated…


Steve Graham

Discuss how lemons have been so good to you? Lemon Coke, 30 x 30cm One of my first paintings to sell many years ago was a simple bowl of lemons on a textured rendered surface. It sold quickly and I noticed interior magazines often used them as a…


Gail Dell

Your work is often described as ‘playful’ what are your own thoughts on this in relationship to your work? I find that life in the studio requires a happy marriage of play, discipline and perseverance, but I think my determination to create stems…


Robert Kelsey DA

 Can you expand on your involvement with the Paisley Art Institute? I have been involved with Paisley Art Institute for over 40 years. The Institute hold an annual Open Art Exhibition and this was one of my major exhibiting opportunities in the…


John Mutsaers

Can you discuss your series, ‘The Infinite Birdcage’? As this series is somewhat organic it makes it hard to suggest the number of works I will complete. It seems that as I work on one canvas, themes and concepts for the next canvas continually…


Patrick Taylor

Comment on where you live and how it gives you your artistic inspiration? I have spent the better part of my childhood in the Southern United States. The rivers and mountains here mimic the slow easy pace of the lifestyle and while the cities are,…