Pages of the Sea

Join a World War One commemoration event at Culla Bay, Benbecula. Sunday 11th November, 3.30 to 4.30 A large-scale portrait of a local WWI casualty etched into the sand on Culla Bay beach on 11th November 2018. Sand artists ‘Sand In Your Eye’ will design the portrait, which will be washed away as the tide comes

House dresses and crottle

Here’s a new art project with a Uist connection, inspired by house dresses and wrap aprons. The artist is Joanne B Kaar The house dress was often worn by women when dyeing yarns with lichen (crottle/crotal) in the Scottish Highland and Islands. Traditionally, this type of work clothing had a small, repeat floral pattern. Uses

Katharine Barr Arts Bursary

Katharine Barr (1935 – 2014) was an artist and a very popular art teacher in the Uists. The Arts Bursary which has been set up in Katharine’s memory will be awarded annually for four years. For the first three years it will be awarded to an artist. In the fourth year it will be awarded