Battle of Sollas Memorial

Open call to artists. The community of the district of Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides would like to commission an artist to create a suitable memorial commemorating the Battle of Sollas. This is an open call for artists to submit a Stage 1 proposal and outline ideas.  We are looking for an artist

Annual General Meeting

13 March 2019SAVE THE DATE UAA AGM 7pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh We are pleased to announce that the AGM this year will be hosting a talk by two of our members: Meg Rodger, and Ellis O’Connor, who will talk about artist residencies on a theme of: NORTH Meg: Hot off the press, about her trip to Iceland

Edinburgh exhibition

Creag agus uisge: if you are in Edinburgh in the next two weeks check out this exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh from 15-25 January of painting, sculpture and books by 5 artists from and associated with North Uist: Marnie Keltie, Fiona Pearson, Fergus Granville, Anja Baarmann, Corrina Krause. If you miss it you can

Judith Entwisle-Baker

The Uist Arts Association has been very saddened to hear of the sudden passing yesterday of one of our most talented and active members, Judith Entwisle-Baker. Judith was an active and passionate supporter of arts in the Uists and a member of the UAA committee for as long as we can remember. She had also

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