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Part 1 Saturday 7th – Sunday 29th June 2014

In June we launch “Summer Medley – Part 1”, a five-artist show featuring a number of Gallery favourites, alongside, for the first time exhibiting with us, the Scottish landscape artist, Dronma. Mary Davidson always provides a beautiful selection of floral still life pieces and this show is no exception. Alison Dunlop’s latest collection is not only wonderful in its execution, but also fascinating in its conception. Nael Hanna’s sea and landscapes are as masterful as ever with what is becoming a trademark feature, namely his rich impasto and layering of oil paint that builds great texture to his work. And Alan Reed has produced some beautiful watercolours of Edinburgh alongside others of places abroad recently visited. Dronma’s “colourism” approach shows the Scottish highland light at its best and her chosen subjects are highly evocative – we are delighted she accepted our invitation to join this exhibition. All in all, this is a strong exhibition both technically and in terms of variety. We hope you approve, and will take time to call in to view the show in person. Gail and Roy McGregor

PLEASE NOTE • This brochure shows a representative sample of works only – for the full show of over 50 paintings please visit www.gullaneartgallery.co.uk, or even better, call in to the gallery • All paintings are for sale upon receipt of this brochure and may be reserved on a first refusal basis for viewing at a mutually convenient time prior to the show opening – please contact the gallery on (01620) 843082 1. Front Cover: Alison Dunlop RSW – Knot at All – oil on canvas – 61x61cms – £3150


Receipt of the brochure includes your invitation to join us for the

OPENING DAY PREVIEW on Saturday 7th June 12.00noon – 4.00pm wine served

Part 1 featuring new work by MARY DAVIDSON ALISON DUNLOP RSW NAEL HANNA ALAN REED Plus, for the first time in the gallery DRONMA

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2. Early Summer Blooms – oil on board – 46x46cms – £2375


4. White Roses on a Dark Background – oil on board 35x35cms – £1600

3. Blue Bowl – oil on board – 40x40cms – £1975

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5. Studio Still Life – oil on board – 35x35cms – £1600

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6. Tabletop with Peonies – oil on board – 78x73cms – £5500


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7. Trais Eais, Barra – oil on canvas – 60x60cm – £1200

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8. Moon Over Jura – oil on canvas – 50x50cm – £1050


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9. Shoreline, Jura – oil on canvas – 40x40cm – £700

10. Machrihanish Bay – oil on canvas – 60x60cm – £1200

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11. P’tite Odalisque – oil on canvas – 91x122cms – £6000

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12. Inner Sound; Still 1 – oil on canvas – 61x61cms – £3000


13. Eggsposure II – oil on canvas 25x20cms – £900

15. Ebb and Flow – oil on canvas – 61x91cms – £4500

14. Eggsposure III – oil on canvas 25x20cms – £900

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16. Lunan Bay Sky – mixed media on canvas – 76x51cms – £3000

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17. Red Sky over Easthaven – oil on board – 50x120cms – £5750

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18. Summer Fields – oil on canvas - 56x38cms – £1900

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19. Heat Wave – oil on board – 20x20cms – £950


20. Angus Fishing Boat – mixed media on canvas – 58x38cms – £1900

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21. Castle from the Grassmarket – watercolour – 53x35cms – £2750

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22. Victoria Street, Edinburgh – watercolour – 48x30cms – £2500

23. Edinburgh in the Snow – watercolour – 53x73cms – £5500


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24. San Gimignano, Afternoon Sunlight – watercolour – 25x35cms – £1050

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25. Iona, Rain Clouds – watercolour – 30x48cms – £1950

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Mary Davidson B.1955 in Dundee Studied as a mature student at Glasgow School of Art: became a professional artist in 1994: Exhibits widely throughout the UK in selected galleries: now an elected artist member of PAI (Paisley Art Institute) and GSWA (Glasgow Society of Women Artists). Exhibited in London, Germany, South of France and New York: her work hangs in many corporate, public bodies, and private collections.

Dronma B. in Glasgow Studied at Laurel Bank and the Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1969. Taught art and then became Art Director of Glasgow Arts Centre. Past President of GSWA and awarded Scottish Amicable Award in the 125th Anniversary Exhibition. Now exhibits throughout the UK and her work held in private collections worldwide including an important collection in Delhi. She became a Tibetan Buddhist in 1976 and adopted her unusual name, Dronma.

Alison Dunlop RSW B.1958 in Canada Studied art and painting in Canada, in France at L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts and L’Universite de Franche-Comte, Besanon, and then as a post graduate at Edinburgh School of Art. Elected RSW in 1995 and in 1997 became President of SAAC (now Visual Arts Scotland) and has a number of prestigious awards to her name. Her work is held in numerous corporate and private collections here and abroad and she exhibits in selected galleries in London, and throughout England and Scotland.

Nael Hanna Born in Nineveh, in Northern Iraq. Served in the Iraq/Iran war before winning an award from the Ministry of Education in Baghdad to study art in Britain. Studied English at Southampton and then was accepted for a fine arts degree at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee. Won the prestigious placing within the Hospitalfield Course at Arbroath and then travelled to Florence after winning a scholarship from the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Exhibits in select galleries throughout the UK and London. Now resides and works from his studio near Monifieth in Angus.

Alan Reed B. 1961 in North of England Studied art and design at Newcastle College of Art : After a period as a professional illustrator within the architectural sector, turned to painting landscapes and cityscapes, principally in watercolour. Winner of numerous watercolour awards: receives many notable commission projects, not the least being from the Government of Oman : his work features in many important private and corporate collections across the world.

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JULY – SUMMER MEDLEY Part 2 featuring new work by – Walter Awlson (paintings and sculptures) : Marion Drummond : Helen Turner PAI PPAI: Tom Watt AUGUST – “A Sense of Place” SOLO SHOW by Joseph Maxwell Stuart SEPTEMBER – “THE LAST THROWS OF SUMMER” featuring new work by – James Harrigan : Fiona Millar : Lynn Rodgie and guest artist Jolomo with woodcarvings by Michael McManus OCTOBER – “IMPRESSIONS” SOLO SHOW by Jack Morrocco, – his major show of the year NOVEMBER/DECEMBER/JANUARY – FESTIVE EXHIBITION featuring new work by Muriel Barclay and Linda Birch with selected works by gallery artists. Please Note: All our exhibitions are planned months in advance. We try to keep our mailing and client contact discrete and non-intrusive, but at the same time wish to ensure you are well informed and up to date. Should you wish to be added to our mailing list (either post or e.mail), please contact us.

All image sizes are excluding frame: height x width Published by GFA Publishing Limited on behalf of GULLANE ART GALLERY for “Summer Medley – Part 1” exhibition Saturday 7th – Sunday 29th June 2014 Images copyright of the artists Text copyright of Gullane Art Gallery Brochure designed by Creative Link, North Berwick Printed by Meigle Colour Printers


26. Dronma – Over the Loch – oil on canvas – 40x40cms – £700

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