UAA Summer Open Exhibition 2020

This is the virtual version of the annual Summer Open Exhibition by members of the Uist Arts Association, which ran from 4 July to 15 August at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, Lochmaddy. The exhibition and web shop are now closed but you can contact the artists directly about unsold work. Contact details in

Dun an Sticir

Uist primary school children tell the gory story of Dun an Sticir, one of the North Uist brochs Marri Morrison writes:   “This video comes from an Heritage Lottery Funded Archaeology Project, based on some of Erskine Beveridge’s descriptions of key North Uist sites.   The exhibition was shown in the Museum at Taigh Chearsabhagh,

Yasmin Davidson

My name is Yasmin Davidson, I am new to life on North Uist and I recently moved to Berneray in January. I am an artist specializing in painting. I moved to Uist just before the Covid pandemic really kicked off and I feel like I have missed out on the social aspect of living on

Douglas Percy Bliss in Barra

Douglas Percy Bliss (1900-1984) was a painter and engraver. He was part of the group of artists associated with Eric Ravilious and Paul Nash, and was the director of the Glasgow School of Art from 1946-64.  He first visited Barra in 1927, producing a number of paintings and wood engravings. He returned at later dates,

The Living Wall – Guillemot Cliffs

The Living Wall: Guillemot CliffsCatherine YeatmanSix panels – charcoal, ink and gouache on paperExhibition at Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist3 June to 15 August 2020 [Click on each panel for larger view] The Guillemot Shelf – The Antidote to Social Distancing. Catherine Yeatman, May 2020. I love it when the days lengthen and the summer breeding

Art on the Map 2020

Given the level of uncertainty due to the current Coronavirus situation, we propose to offer a reduced Summer programme this year: For those opening their studio or gallery, an Art on the Map event will run from May 23 to August 15. You can decide in May whether you want to participate in this. The