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I live on the beautiful island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides located off the west coast of Scotland.
I am an enthusiastic painter in watercolour and acrylic. My principal subjects are usually this island, the surrounding sea and places we have visited on holiday. 
For many years I have been using my paintings to illustrate my calendars for Alaska, North Uist and St Kilda. Then, a few years ago I decided to venture into unknown territory Ė wood carving. Many of these pieces have been displayed at exhibitions held by the Uist Arts Association. A few winters ago each member was given a small box frame in which we were to insert a piece of work for inclusion in their Small Works Exhibition. Rummaging in the garage I found some scraps of plywood and produced a small carving. It didnít sell, but it did lead me to explore this medium. Earlier this year, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre asked if I would be interested in producing work for an exhibition this summer in the cafe. I love walking along our many wet sandy beaches and used this as a theme to produce about twenty carvings of sand ripples which have been decorating the cafe walls for the past two months.
I would like to thank the staff at Taigh Chearsabhagh for making it happen and to all who encouraged and supported me. Lastly thank you to those who purchased my endeavours.
 
Peter



 

 


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