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September 2014

Penicuik Turner Prize 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014 @ 14:00 - 16:00
West St Arts Centre, 4 West Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL United Kingdom
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The Penicuik Turner Prize Award Event This is the highlight of the annual art and craft show when the Penicuik Turner Prize is judged and the winner of the People’s Choice is announced.  This year we are extremely pleased that Darren Woodhead is going to judge the Penicuik Turner Prize. Darren is a superb watercolourist drawing his inspiration from nature. “For Darren Woodhead……pictures are feelings caught on the wing, fireworks in the mind” Julian Spalding On a cold winter morning…

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December 2014

Paint Like Degas

Monday, December 8, 2014 @ 19:30 - 21:00
West St Arts Centre, 4 West Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL United Kingdom
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A practical demonstration by Damian Callan of the many techniques used by the French artist Edgar Degas. This demonstration will be of interest to art lovers and amateur artists. There is no doubt that making a systematic study of great artists is one way to improve your own painting techniques. Entrance is £2 ( £1 for PCAA members) at the door. We look forward to welcoming you to this lecture/demonstration. Edgar Degas: Born 19th July 1874; Died 27th September 1917…

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September 2015

PENFEST 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015 @ 10:00 - Sunday, September 13, 2015 @ 22:00
all over Penicuik Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 United Kingdom

PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT Calling All Artists & diary alert! 3rd Sept: submission of Penicuik Turner Prize art 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm 10 days of events, arts and studio trails by 15th Sept: have your art collected contact Jackie Macdonald to register venue or event, and with any other question Jmcdonaldjmm@aol.com sign up for our newsletter to stay posted! enter your email in the box in the footer of our website here and click 'subscribe" follow us on Facebook and…

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Opening of Annual Open Art Exhibition

Saturday, September 5, 2015 @ 14:30 - 16:00
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The Annual Open Art Exhibition is always a popular event in the Festival calender. Artists compete for the honour of receiving the Penicuik Turner Prize for the best art work in show. This year the prize will be judged by Damian Callan and will be announced on Sunday the 13th September at 3.00pm. Last year the prize was won by Jane Butler Cole ( shown left) for her beautiful, delicate depiction  of irises painted in acrylic.     Over the…

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Art and Craft Movement in Scotland (1880 -1920)

Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 19:30 - 20:30
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£4 – £5

Elizabeth Cumming is the author of “Hand, Heart and Soul. The Art and Craft Movement in Scotland”. The book was shortlisted for the Saltire Society Research Book of the Year. She will lecture on the Scottish dimension of an international movement that saw the flourishing of the decorative and fine arts at the turn of the last century. Hand, Heart and Soul looked at Arts and Crafts practice across Scotland between 1880 and 1939. More than 300 objects in a…

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Penicuik Turner Prize Award 2015

Sunday, September 13, 2015 @ 14:00 - 16:00
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The Annual Open Exhibition will be shown for a final time between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. Grab your last opportunity to vote for the People's Choice and to buy an original work of art. Voting for the People's Choice closes at 2.30pm and the winners of the People's Choice and the Penicuik Turner prize will be announced shortly after 3.00pm. This is a free event and is always a popular end to the exhibition. The Judge We are delighted to have…

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September 2016

Penicuik Turner Prize

Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 14:00 - 16:00
West St Arts Centre, 4 West Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL United Kingdom
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The winner of the Annual Penicuik Turner Prize and the People's Choice will be announced at approximately 3.00pm. We hope that all artists and their friends can come for the closing of the annual art exhibition. The judge this year is Aine Divine RSW. Aine is well-known locally and has supported the Arts Association for many years. She has won the Penicuik Turner Prize on 4 occasions. She was recently elected a member of the Royal Society of Watercolourists. and…

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