Local Artists



Local Artists Page

Our selection from the artists living, working or regularly exhibiting in Kirkcudbright.

Urpu Sellar

Urpu SellarBorn in Finland, and now residing near Kirkcudbright, Urpu creates ceramic 'sculptures' mainly animals, birds and fishes. Her works are often humerous and a little tongue-in-cheek, and have proved popular, particularly in Kirkcudbright's White House Gallery.
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Janina Harrower

Janina HarrowerA graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, Janina lives in Springholm working and exhibiting in her studio there. She paints still lifes, landscapes and portraits as well as experimental semi abstracts. She also exhibits in the Kirkcudbright Art & Crafts Trail.
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Hazel Campbell

Hazel CampbellHazel Campbell has lived and worked in Galloway for most of her adult life, has developed her own vigorous style of painting. She runs painting schools during the summer from her studio on the family farm.
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John Clark

John ClarkPainter & Poet. Although John lives and works in Dumfries, he has a passion for Kirkcudbright, and his work can often be seen at the Harbour Cottage Gallery.
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Angela Lawrence

Angela LawrenceAn accomplished artist and one time resident of Kirkcudbright Angela now lives in a nearby village and has opened a Studio-Gallery in Castle Douglas. She works in all mediums and has a variety of styles.
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Laird Poland - Childrens Wall Murals

Laird Poland - Childrens Wall MuralsVisit the website of this Kirkcudbright artist, Laird Poland, and see the rather unusual work that he does.
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George Lawson

George LawsonSelf taught artist originally from the North East of England, whose job brought him to Kirkcudbright and he subsequently retired here. He has a lifelong love of art with a particular interest in water colour painting. His works are often to be seen in the Harbour Cottage Gallery and in the Tolbooth Art Centre.
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Trevor Leat

Trevor LeatLiving in Auchencairn Trevor is one of the foremost creators of willow sculptures in the UK. Using traditional techniques combining beauty with functionality, Trevor has been weaving willow to great effect for over 30 years. He is best known for his giant willow sculptures which are a feature of the Wickerman Festival and other events.
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Kie Stewart

Kie StewartPainter and Craftsman. A native of Galloway born in Kirkcowan and now living in Kirkcudbright after many years in London. Also produces crafts featuring prints of his ‘local’ paintings.
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Ruthie Redden

Ruthie ReddenRuthie is based near Kirkcudbright and exhibits in the town. She says that she is "painting tales of folklore & myth, traditions & customs, steeped in the Scottish and the Celtic."
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Jerry Slater

Jerry SlaterJerry Slater is an artist living and working in Kirkcudbright, specialising in portraiture. Examples of his work are to be found on his website.
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Kate Anderson

Kate AndersonKate lives at Tongland, works in many interesting mediums, particulary mosaics, and organises workshops and courses at her home.
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Jane B. Gibson, R.M.S., H.S.

Jane B. Gibson, R.M.S., H.S.Painter. Born in Smithton, Tasmania, 1954, Jane has lived in Kirkcudbright since 1959 where she now has a studio which is open to the public. Artist in Residence to the Dorothy L Sayers Society, she is highly acclaimed for landscapes, portraits and other works in oil, watercolour and pastel, and for her Fine Art miniatures.
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Pauline Saul

Pauline SaulPainter. Living and working in The Greengate, High Street, former home of Glasgow Girl Jessie M King. Employing a style which uses a variety of mixed media, giving a different and spontaneous slant to subjects.
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Andrew McKean

Andrew McKeanAndy is an artist based in Gatehouse of Fleet, producing original paintings for sale and for public exhibition. Many of his paintings are available as prints. He also undertakes private commissions. His work can be seen in Kirkcudbright during the Art & Craft Trail.
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