Origin of the UAA logo

Origin of the UAA logo

A Blast from the Pastby Anna Davis Has it been 28 years, I was surprised to hear from Catherine asking if I still had an original copy of the swan print that has been used as the UAA logo as they only had a low res scan. Hmm, I’ll have a look and there it was, buried...
Studying Art in Uist

Studying Art in Uist

Studying art in Uist BA Fine Art (Hons) and NC Art and Design with Portfolio Preparation Lews Castle College @ Lochmaddy, North Uist Lews Castle Castle (part of the University of the Highlands and Islands) runs arts courses in Lochmaddy, North Uist. Based at the Taigh...
Lews Castle College Art Alumni Show

Lews Castle College Art Alumni Show

LCC Alumni Show Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy 9th January to 12th February 2021* Lews Castle College @ Lochmaddy Work from graduates of the BA (Hons) Fine Art Course [* Due to changes in coronavirus regulations, Taigh Chearsabhagh is currently closed to the public and...
Light: UAA Winter Show 2020

Light: UAA Winter Show 2020

The Uist Arts Association Open Winter Show takes place in Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe from 5th December 2020 to 30th January 2021. It is an exhibition of small  works, all fitted into 15cm square white frames.  All work is for sale through the Taigh Chearsabhagh...
UAA Summer Open Exhibition 2020

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...
Dun an Sticir

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...
Yasmin Davidson

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...
Douglas Percy Bliss in Barra

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...
The Living Wall – Guillemot Cliffs

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....