Hannah Laycock: Artist in Residence

“’How do you feel?’ ‘How do I feel?’ He repeated, and scratched his head. ‘I cannot say I feel ill. But I cannot say I feel well. I cannot say I feel anything at all.’” * Photographer Hannah Laycock spent ten years living in London and Brighton.  Since returning to Scotland, she has taken upContinue reading “Hannah Laycock: Artist in Residence”

Best of Degree Show: Melanie Wiksell

Melanie Wiksell finds in death, an imagery that she wants to exploit and explore to its limits. She aims to distort life with surreal and uncanny elements and draws inspiration from the occult, rituals, the sublime, and mythologies. One of her central interest within these themes, is how people decorate pain. After three years at TheContinue reading “Best of Degree Show: Melanie Wiksell”

Best of Degree Show: Lesley Finlayson

Lesley Finlayson has been developing her body of work by looking at the landscape in non representational ways and by breaking free from traditional conceptions. She abstracts the imagery to create something new, which requires the viewer to engage with the work – challenging them to look at  and interpret it individually. Her time at the City of GlasgowContinue reading “Best of Degree Show: Lesley Finlayson”

Best of Degree Show: Joanne Dawson

“The best thing I learnt from art school is to value your peers and be a support network for one another. You’ll end up learning thorough them.” Joanne is interested by the ‘things’ we engage with in ordinary situations. Everydayness being subverted by foregrounding its support – how it is encountered contextually and in theContinue reading “Best of Degree Show: Joanne Dawson”

Best of Degree Show 2014

Six Foot Gallery team has selected the best works for our annual Best of Degree Show which showcases the emerging talents from all over Scotland. As we near towards the end of exhibition we would like to thank Sian Smith, Tiina Lilja, Jackie Henderson, Natasha Ferguson, Ellen Love, Nicole McCarron, Samantha Wilson, Lindsay Hill, Thomas Cameron,Continue reading “Best of Degree Show 2014”