Scottish National Gallery exhibition

Published Date
26/02/2020
Author
Kate Cleaver
Category
Your stories

This privately-run event at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on March 27th will express how positive art can be in describing what it’s like to live with a muscle-wasting condition.

This exhibition has been created by Alexandra Gardyne from Gorebridge in Midlothian who has Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) and artist Damian Callan, looking at the figurative form.

‘Stepping Out’ is available for purchase on the evening along with other artwork by supporting artists that include Alison McGill (beach scene), Ritchie Collins (fireworks) Damian Callan (stepping out), Sally-Ann Coxon (koi fish) and Jon Canty (Abstract).

The entry is free. Arrival is between 7-7.30pm. Guests will arrive and via the red carpet to the Grand Hall of the gallery where they will be welcomed by Alexandra.

Work by some wonderful artists – local to Edinburgh and surrounding areas will be on display. There will also be a private viewing of the Modern Portrait room.

The Ramsey room will be opened for viewing and the auction and other discussions will take place.

Drinks by Heritage Portfolio company will be available at the bar (cash/debit card).

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