Oct '16 - Mar '17 An exciting and vibrant showcase of Scotland’s contemporary artists, interpreting their own way of seeing the ever changing landscapes of Scotland. Featuring work from Katie Pope, James Johnstone, Lys Hansen & Helen Mitchell
July '16 - Oct '16 Painting, photography, and sculpture depicting the likeness, personality, and mood of the human face. Featuring work from Grace Avery, Hannah Ford, Alice Von Gotha & Kat Wright
Nikki McWilliams & Michael Corr combined their practices to create a new body of work for The Makers Gallery inspired by colour, nostalgia and local culture.
An exhibition of work from prisoners at Glenochil Prison. Often full of richness,colour and form, Their work is rarely seen by the outside world. Their artwork is as caged as they are. In this exhibition just a small amount escaped and made it to freedom.
Feb '16 - Apr '16 A collection of work created by trainees who were supported by Autism Ventures Scotland (AVS) Gallery on the Corner in Edinburgh
A collaborative showcase of fresh and exciting artwork inspired by nature. Featuring work from Essi Kimpimaki, Danielle Callaghan, Holly Sharpe & Freya Cumming
June '15 - Sep '15 An exhibition of contemporary design with an old school twist. Featuring work from Hannah Ford, Lys Hansen, Emma Sutherland and Douglas Thompson
May '15 - June '15 A selection of works from artists participating in Forth Valley Open Studios - a nine-day art event across Central Scotland for artists, designers, makers, art clubs and galleries.
Nov '14 - May '15 A collaborative showcase of drawing and paintings visually depicting stories. featurung work from Walter Awlson, Maddy Wood, Lys Hansen and Kat Wright
Jul '14 - Nov '14 A collaborative show displaying the unconventional, bizarre and often unsettling. Featuring work from Michael Corr, Fiona Crozier and Karen Orr
July '14 An exhibition of work and projects undertaken by members of Artlink Central - a project aiming to engage with adults excluded from from participating in the arts due to illness or disability. featuring work from Cornton Vale Prison, Forth Valley Royal Hospital and The Scottish Parliament
Apr '14 - Jun '14 Celebrating the opening of Marcelle House Studios and showcasing the work of it’s new residents. Featuring work from Brian McFie, Karen Strang, Lys Hansen and Karen Strang
Feb '14 - Mar '14 International artist, Lys Hansen's reflection of early childhood in Scotland during the Second World War. A fearless confrontation of the realities of war, seen and felt through the eyes of a child;
Oct '13 - Jun '14 Artwork contributing to the feeling of warmth and comfort or contrastingly express the cold, bleakness of the winter period . Aiming to create a festive handmade atmosphere tailored to the Christmas gift market, this exhibition was complimented by handmade Scottish craft works from Natty Maid, Babs Pease and Louise Mclaren,
Jul '13 - Sep '13 A collection of work from international artist Emma Scott-Smith, who's work expresses her experiences often into a visual narrative of pain and hope. Concentrating on the human female form examining both internal and external structures, the power, fragility, beauty of life and nature are closely echoed in flowers, trees, still life and the human form.
Apr '13 - Jun '13 A fresh follow up to our debut exhibition and a vibrant and exciting exhibition to take us into spring. Featuring ceramics from Walter Awlson and Spiral Tide Pottery alongside sculpture from Lys Hansen and expressive painting from Glasgow based artist Imogen Toner.
Nov '12 - Mar '13 The Makers Gallery and Bistro's initial launch exhibition demonstrating wide range of talent on offer. Including pottery from Alloa based artist Joanna Nowak , Glass from Stirlingshire’s Jon Piccollo and Elin Isakkson, and fine art painting from Lys Hansen and our Artist in Residence Hannah Ford,
The Makers Gallery & Bistro worked with over 120 artists, designers and craft makers, from those internationally renowned to emerging talent from near and far.
17 exhibitions were created including 3 solo shows, 10 collaborative showcases and 4 displays from community projects.
The exhibitions were consistently complimented by handmade and designed retail items in the gallery shop.