Janet Melrose R.S.W.

Notebook

January 5, 2017

RSW Painting Demos

The RSW is having a series of painting demos during the annual show. I am with my friend and fellow painter Ann Wegmuller who I work with on a weekly basis. We are going to talk about our approach to painting landscape and our use of water based materials. Sat 14th Jan 11-13:00 Derek Robertson …read more

December 6, 2016

Festive exhibitions

The season is upon us and I am exhibiting my work in two exhibitions over the festive period: Along with other members of the RSW, I will be showing work at Gallery Q in Dundee from January 2017. I will also be taking part in the winter show and group exhibitions at the Kilmorak Gallery in Inverness-shire. …read more

July 7, 2016

Entry in the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

I’m excited to be entering my work in the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. You can see it at the exhibition in London this September. The painting I’m submitting is “Following Tracks” (watercolour on gesso panel – 122cm x 91cm):

May 9, 2016

Fabriano watercolour competition

I have been asked by Fabriano in Italy to submit a watercolour for a competition in June. The painting I’ve selected is from my ‘ Making tracks’ series on 200lb HP watercolour paper by Fabriano. Fingers crossed!

April 23, 2016

Perpetual Discovery at the TATHA Gallery

I’m excited to be part of the Perpetual Discovery exhibition at the TATHA Gallery in Newport. The invitation can be viewed below, but if you can’t make the show you can see my work in my gallery or at the TATHA website.

March 7, 2016

Getting ready for this year’s shows

I have been working on paintings for the Tatha Gallery’s Spring show as well as thinking ahead to my solo show in 2017 at the Open Eye. Rooks feeding on a pile of manure. I saw them and simultaneously saw the painting I wanted to make. This is rare for me as ideas tend to need …read more