Merz Diary#4, Pamphy Linns

Merz Diary#4, Pamphy Linns

Olivia Irvine : MERZ Diary #4 from arts-news on Vimeo.   I visited the celebrated ‘faerie dell’ at Pamphy Linns many times to draw and paint. later, in the studio, I made collages and a diorama reflecting my experience.  The Kirkconnel poet Alexander...

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Merz Residency Video Diary#3

Merz Residency Video Diary#3

I put together the charcoal drawings from around the Bothy, the  Euchan Water and some older drawings to make two large collages. I had worked out beforehand where things would go, but made some changes as I went along. The idea of collaging time is interesting....

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Merz Residency Video Diary #2

Merz Residency Video Diary #2

Olivia Irvine : MERZ Diary #2  ‘After my first week of drawing down by the  Euchan Water and around the Merz Bothy, I started thinking of ways to combine the drawings. I went back to the locations to gather more material, in particular, darker drawings and close-ups....

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Merz Residency Video Diary #1

Merz Residency Video Diary #1

Olivia Irvine : MERZ residency diary #1 Thanks to Creative Scotland for awarding a Vacma Bursary to part fund my residency at Merz, Sanquhar in March 2021. Thanks to Dave Rushton for editing the video. “After a brief visit to Merz around Hallowe’en I thought this is...

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Art Classes and Workshops 2020

Art Classes and Workshops 2020

I have several art classes and workshops running from my studio at WASPS, West Park Place, Edinburgh EH11 2DP. I also have art classes and workshops elsewhere. Please see links below.The following art workshops are run from my WASPS studio in West Park Place. Please...

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369 Gallery Remembered

369 Gallery Remembered

I was fortunate to have a studio at the 369 Gallery for four years (1988-92). My first solo show was in the main gallery in 1989 - paintings and monoprints inspired by a year in Madrid on a Spanish Government Scholarship, fosussing on the rose garden in...

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