Tag Archives: Artist in Residence

Taynish through the eyes of an artist

Jane Smith, a local wildlife artist, describes her inspirational year as Artist in Residence at Taynish NNR and all its natural riches. Our village is a cluster of houses around an Argyll sea loch. On the far side of the bay … Continue reading

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Al Fresco art at Argyll’s National Nature Reserves

Taynish and Moine Mhor National Nature Reserves are the inspirational settings this summer for several exciting art projects. Artist in residence at Taynish NNR We are delighted to announce that award-winning artist Jane Smith has been appointed as Artist in … Continue reading

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Tentsmuir NNR – an inspiration for artists and scientists

Today we hear from Tom Cunningham, our Reserve Manager at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve. Having worked at Tentsmuir for 17 years, few people know the reserve as well as Tom. Here he updates us on the work of  the reserve’s 2013 Artist … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscapes: Journeys Through Ben Nevis and Glen Coe.

Rachel Mimiec, our National Scenic Areas Artist in Residence, provides a final post from Glencoe. My residency culminated at Glencoe Village Hall at the end of June. I invited everybody who had engaged with me as part of the residency … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscape: Prints and Drawings

Rachel Mimiec, our National Scenic Areas Artist in Residence, provides a January update from the dramatic landscape of Glencoe and Ben Nevis. I am back in residence in the Ben Nevis/Glencoe National Scenic Area for another few weeks, following up … Continue reading

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Sensing Landscape

My name is Rachel Mimiec. I have recently started a Year of Natural Scotland artist residency with SNH looking at areas in Scotland designated as NSAs (National Scenic Areas). I am a visual artist with a practice that includes working and … Continue reading

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Why does it always rain on me ?

Tom Cunningham is the reserve manager at Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve.  Here he reflects on the events he had planned at the reserve for the summer of 2013. It’s been an absolutely brilliant summer, sunshine nearly every day, in fact … Continue reading

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