Solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and limited edition prints inspired by the buildings and people of Scotland and Italy.
Saturday 8th to Friday 28th July, 10am to 4pm Tuesdays through Saturdays
Exhibition preview 7pm. Friday 7th July –
Sandy trained as an architect and was subsequently employed by a prominent Edinburgh practice, spending some of that period working for them in Pakistan, Libya and Lebanon. In 1968 he designed the British Home Stores building in Princes Street, Edinburgh which is the only commercial building in the city to have been listed by Historic Scotland. Sandy spent time working in Pakistan before moving to Dingwall and opening a branch office in Inverness in the 1970s.
Sandy said “My favourite subjects are buildings and townscapes to which I add a story through the inclusion of people. For example: my painting of The Tolbooth in Forres has the title “The Red Brolly” –
I have a studio in my house and like to paint in acrylic; I find the process of oil a bit too slow for me. This exhibition at the Nicholson Gallery is my first one-