Easter Exhibition at Skyeworks: “Flow”, New Paintings by Marion Boddy-Evans

27 Mar

Flow Painting Exhibition Opening Event at Skyeworks Gallery Portree Skye Scotland

Love is in the Air

8 Feb

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or a romantic-moment present, here are some ideas.

Happy Holidays!

13 Dec

Happy Holidays everyone! We’re open until Christmas eve, the Saturday after Boxing Day, and Monday to New Year’s Eve, 10am to 4pm-ish, then closed for January (email us if you want to get in touch) to put our feet up for a bit as we plan for 2015.
Skye Christmas

Home to the Hills Exhibition

25 Oct

If you can’t make it to our Home to the Hills exhibition, there are photos on our Facebook page of the paintings (and a note of which have sold already). The paintings will move from our main exhibition space next week but not disappear; they’ll become part of our mixed display in the countdown to the end of the year. A quick reminder: the paintings are £75 each, with at least £25 of this going to the Skye Mountain Rescue Team.

Nature Visits Our Natural Light Gallery

29 Jul

Skyeworks Natural Light Gallery, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Butterfly Skye Scotland

Call to Artists: Home to the Hills Charity Exhibition

22 Jul

Home to Hills Charity Exhibition at Skyeworks Isle of Skye for Skye Mountain Rescue TeamCall to Artists

Whether you love to dabble, are a professional artist, or somewhere in between, Skyeworks Gallery invites you to paint a canvas on the theme “Home to the Hills” to help raise funds for the Skye Mountain Rescue Team.

The artworks, sized 25 x 25 cm and unsigned, will be exhibited for sale from 6 October 2014. The wall price is set at £75.00, with a minimum of £25.00 from each sale donated to the charity.

Last year we held a similar exhibition (see photos on our Facebook page), and raised over £1,500 towards the boat restoration for the Row St Kilda to Skye event. This year our intention is to reach a target of £2,000 for Skye Mountain Rescue

Entry fee: £5.00 per artwork, or the purchase of a 25 x 25cm canvas, for £5.00, from Skyeworks Gallery, qualifies as its entry fee.

There is no limit to how many pieces you can enter. Artwork may be in any medium but we ask that artists refrain from signing the canvas on the front.

A certificate of authentication should be provided or one will be filled out on delivery of your artwork(s). This will be presented to the buyer on purchase.

All pieces will be priced at £75 with no exception. A minimum of £25 per sale (or other amount as nominated by the artist) will be donated to Skye Mountain Rescue, the balance to the artist. Skyeworks Gallery will not take a commission on this exhibition, ensuring the highest benefit to both the charity and the artists.

We ask that all works are delivered to Skyeworks Gallery by Wednesday 1 October 2014. The artwork should have d-rings and wire on the back so it can be hung from a hook.

Skyeworks Gallery
Dunvegan Road
Portree IV51 9HG

Skyeworks reserves the right not to exhibit any submission should it be deemed unsuitable.

A Brush with Nature: New Paintings by Pam Budge

4 Jul

A new exhibition opens on 15 July featuring wonderful new work by local artist Pamela Budge. Absolutely thrilled to be hosting Pamela’s collection of otters and birds, to name but a few!

Skye Wildlife Artist Pam Budge Exhibition


Exhibition Photos: Fishing for Space by Natalie Macleod

19 Jun

A few highlights from Natalie Macleod’s “Fishing for Space” exhibition, which runs through to the end of June. There are more photos on our Facebook page. Subscribe to our newsletter here if you’d like to keep up to date with gallery events.

Light on the Inner Sound

3 Jun

Always have a bit of the beautiful sky of Skye in your home with this large oil painting! It’s by local artist Natalie Macleod, who will be having a solo exhibition at Skyeworks later this month. Subscribe to our newsletter here if you’d like to keep up to date with gallery events.

Light on the Inner Sound painting by Natalie Macleod

The Light on the Inner Sound byNatalie Macleod
Oil and mixed media on canvas
Size: About 1.5×1.5m
Shipping can be arranged. 
May be purchased through our interest-free Piece by Piece scheme.

Tweeds Made on Skye

3 May Skye tweed to buy at Skyeworks Gallery in Portree

These beautiful tweeds are made on Skye! Classic herringbone, landscape-inspired colours, made by Skye Weavers on their bicycle pedal-powered loom.


New for Easter at Skyeworks!

25 Apr extile Artwork by Rosie McCord at Skyeworks Gallery

Coming in May: Edges Exhibition

25 Apr

Skyeworks 2014 Exhibition Poster Scotland Art

Join us in May for an exhibition of new paintings by Marion Boddy-Evans inspired by an island on the edge, the Isle of Skye. In this new body of work, Marion sets about exploring aspects of Skye that intrigue and inspire here: where sea meets land, river meets bank, croftland turns into woodland, mountain meets the sky, light to dark, as well as the edge between realism and abstract painting styles.

Take a Virtual Walk Through Skyeworks!

2 Apr

Virtual video walk through Skyeworks GalleryNot yet visited us here at Skyeworks? You can now do a virtual walk through via Google maps and this link. It starts downstairs at the front door of the Isle of Skye Baking company. Take a look to the right at the photographs of Donnie Mackay, then head past the tempting cakes and breads upstairs. Take a walk…

Sewing Workshop: Small Textile Wall Hanging with Emma Siedle-Collins

27 Mar

Join Emma Siedle-Collins of Heaven’s Ocean Art Studio for a creative, stress-relieving day sewing a small wall hanging inspired by flowers.

Textile wall hanging workshop with Emma Siedle-Collins


2014 Opening Times

1 Feb

Skyeworks is open Monday to Saturday, 10 to 5-ish. Some days in mid-summer we’ll be open a little later and some days in mid-winter we’ll close a little earlier.

Skyeworks’ Christmas Opening Times

15 Dec

Skyeworks Christmas Tree from recycled whisky barrel stavesSkyeworks will be open this coming week, Monday 16th to Saturday 21st December during our usual winter times (10am to 4pm-ish), as well as Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th (closing around 3:30pm on Christmas Eve). Closed on Christmas and Boxing Day, then open Friday 27th and Saturday 28th.

So plenty of time to find something for everyone on your Christmas list (and perhaps a treat for yourself”). Not to forget the option of a gift certificate or our Piece by Piece scheme which family members can use to jointly buy a present.

More Photos of More Scottish Arts & Crafts at Skyeworks Gallery

20 Nov Milovaig painting by Isle of Skye artist Natalie MacLeod

Click on any photo to start a slideshow with captions.

Our Upcycled Christmas Tree Has Arrived!

19 Nov

Made from old whisky barrels and designed to fold flat, this is it newly in place. Now to settle the debate about whether to put decorations on it or whether the wood is too beautiful to hide.

Skyeworks Christmas Tree from recycled whisky barrel staves

If you’re interested in one for next year — floor-standing and smaller, table-top sized — do let us know.

Photos: Slate Coasters for Christmas

18 Nov

Artist Jeremy Rossiter has created a new range of art coasters and placemats, sitting alongside his popular oak coasters. Also featuring Skye landscapes, these are painted on slate, “using the natural stone to form the landscape”.

Painted slate coasters featuring Skye landscapes by Jeremy Rossiter

Painted slate coasters featuring Skye landscapes by Jeremy Rossiter

Painted slate coasters featuring Skye landscapes by Jeremy Rossiter

Oak coasters featuring Skye landscapes by Jeremy Rossiter

Photos: Scottish Arts and Crafts at Skyeworks Gallery

4 Nov Skyeworks-Xmas-13a

Our new look for the festive season, packed with arts and crafts, gifts and homeware, the handknitted and warm, plus the materials for knitting and making your own. Don’t forget to ask about our gift vouchers and piece-by-piece scheme! We’re open Monday to Saturday, 10 to 5ish.

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