Chris was the founding father of street art movement in East of Scotland, with an extensive background in all types of graffiti and inspiring young minds with his creative skills Chris is one of Scotland’s top talents.
ELPH is one of the most popular UK graffiti artists, with a distinct and awesomely detailed style to his work he produces some of the most striking murals on both minute and massive scale.
Originally from Dunbar Paul is a mural and street artist working with Chalk. From giant wall murals to floor mandalas Paul has a huge array of different skills. Currently running some of the best free kids workshops in Edinburgh getting younger generations inspired by Chalk with his EPIC Chalk days.
Deryck always had a pencil in his hand, and in the late 1960’s was invited to have his first exhibition in the London Guildhall sharing the space with John Piper. This was followed with one man shows around the UK, Holland, Germany, Belgium France, plus the USA.Marriage, children, work, then running business for 27 years put a hold on art, until four years ago he went along to an untutored life drawing session in Edinburgh and was hooked again. The last two years, Deryck has been invited to draw portraits and runs weekly untutored life drawing sessions in Selkirk. Recently retired he’s back to his first love of drawing and painting the human body.
The most saught after wedding photography and multi award winning photographer from Dunbar.
Originally trained in Fine Art and focussing on painting and print making, Anook began making her figurative dolls due to a lack of space and tools after leaving art college. She creates myth and magic within her work, releasing the narrative from the worn and discarded fabrics she collects.
Professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists & member of the Lo-Fi Photography Group, Judith’s photography responds to a place; the beauty in the dilapidated; a moment in time. She has lived in Dunbar since 2003.
Alice has just finished up a successful exhibition “We’re All Imperfect Circles,” an exhibition of passionate colour and cool reflection at Howe Street Arts for The Fringe. She is also responsible for curating the dazzling graffiti art upon Kelburn Castle, Ayrshire.
Former Dunbar Primary School & West Barns Primary School teacher, Elisabeth, currently runs young artist art classes in her ‘Garden Studio’ in East Linton. Her paintings are often inspired by her love of Italy, where she has previously lived and worked. She has recently finished exhibiting at the Pittenweem Arts Festival.
Printmaker, Anna, runs workshops in , ‘Old School Print Studio’, at West Barns Studios. She has recently returned from a summer of festivals bringing her INprint Workshops to the public.
Currently living in Dunbar, Anna’s work has taken her from London to Edinburgh, Florence and Yale. Having featured in The Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, she has also been shown in publications including The Times, Country Life and The Spectator.
Gardner is Dunbar’s ‘Artist of the Moment’, having recently laid his sculpture, ‘The Creel Loaders’, on the junction of Victoria Street and Castle Gate. The 6 foot sandstone work honours Dunbar’s rich fishing history. He says of his style, “I feel that neat chisel marks enhance the finished surface. I like to see the honesty of their imprint, and rarely polish anything.”
Elected member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, and ex-President of the Society of Scottish Artists. Christopher’s bold, expressive paintings are full of texture and movement. His work is hung in a number of important collections including The Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh University and The Demarco European Foundation.
Jeff’s work has been featured in many magazines including BBC Countryfile, Scottish Field, the Sunday Times and BBC Spring Watch. Along with running MacLean Photographic, he also holds a number of Photographic Workshops and Tours for individual or small groups of photographers of all abilities
Working from her space at West Barns Studios, Catriona is a silversmith who works in silver and specialises in oxidising her metals to create texture. Circles being a main theme in her work, they can look both man made and mechanical, but conversely soft and of nature.
A final year Edinburgh College of Art painting student, Anjila locally sources and recycles as many materials as she can for her artworks which respond to themes of memories and time.
An artist and poet, LesleyMay’s various media take inspiration from travelling and the everyday journey though life. She has been selected, along with fellow DSAT artist, Susan Nuttgens, to create sculptural elements within a public space in Edinburgh as a tribute garden to Patrick Geddes.
Clay offers a vast choice of working ways and techniques and I enjoy using it in whatever way best expresses the work in hand. Earth’s structure, forms and textures inform my work, and seed and fruit forms, symbols and metaphors of contrast; substantial mass and transience, plainness and complexity. Also life, the universe and everything.
Ex-Course Tutor in Design at Doncaster College and current Creative Director of North Light Arts, Susie’s artworks are inspired by the local costal environment and the relationship it has with man. Raw and natural materials are woven into various artistic mediums creating an underlying environmental dialogue.