The Small Gallery

The Small Gallery

 

 

 

Current exhibition

Artroom Exhibition

Artroom Exhibition

Saturday 13th July – Thursday 19th September

This group exhibition has been curated to highlight the diverse range of work by the professional artists and writers who deliver the Grampian Hospitals Art Trust Artroom project across 4 NHS Grampian sites. It is important to GHAT that all artists and writers working on the project are supported and encouraged to continue with their own professional practice.

Artroom is a patient centred arts project run by Grampian Hospitals Art Trust. Professional artists work with patients in wards across various NHS Grampian locations and are integral to the project’s success. They work on sites including Roxburghe House, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Woodend Hospital and Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital. The artists act as guides and sources of information, providing bespoke materials for each person on their creative journey.

Participation in artistic activity improves wellbeing and confidence, especially for those who may be in hospital for a long time. The welcome relief from their medical condition that Artroom provides is invaluable. Families and visitors are encouraged to attend Artroom too, often sparking new conversations and collaborative work. The best part of the project for the artists is to see what people can create when given the time and freedom to do so.

The artists in this exhibition are

Yvette Bathgate
Amy Benzie
Donna Briggs
Jo Gilbert
Kirsty Russell
Anna Shirron
Rebecca Struthers

All work will be for sale and available to buy online through the GHAT shop

The Artroom projects are funded by Friends of Roxburghe House, NHS Grampian Endowment Fund, The Corra Foundation Henry Duncan Grants, Friends of the Neuro Ward, DEEP, The Stafford Trust and The Morningfield Association.

Exhibition photographs by the artists and Mike Davidson.

Previous exhibitions

Artroom Exhibition

Saturday 13th July – Thursday 19th September This group exhibition has been curated to highlight the diverse range of work by the professional artists and writers who deliver the Grampian Hospitals Art Trust Artroom project across 4 NHS Grampian sites. It...

From Where Do We See? | Curated by Dr Silvia Casini

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Shakir Maghul | Healing Colours

12th February - 21st April 2019 The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Shakir Maghul’s exhibition explores the idea that colours can have a psychological impact on someone’s attitude. Do they really have an effect on our mood and do they really influence us?...

Kim Rebecca | The Birdwatcher

17th December 2018 - 10th February 2019   Kim Rebecca is a painter based in Glasgow, and studied Contemporary Textile Practice at Norwich University College of the Arts (2006-2009). She is drawn to exploring the green spaces that pepper the city and surround it. Her...

Paolo Doyle | Reclamation

29th October - 16th December Paolo Doyle (b. 1963) is a Scottish artist living and working near Collieston on the north-east coast. HIs work is figurative, imaginative, and aims to engender contemporary narratives while maintaining traditional disciplines of...

Thomas Cameron | Winter Gardens

3rd September - 28th October 2018 Thomas Cameron works with images of the seemingly ordinary, places and situations that are often overlooked due to their familiarity. Working with a wide range of reference materials and subjects, his recent paintings focus on...

Katie Hammond and Alison Gray | INSCAPE

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Eilidh McNair | Alignments

14 May - 8 July 2018 The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Eilidh McNair is a Scottish based artist working across multiple disciplines, including drawing, sculpture and weaving. Her work explores the rules of perspective, geometric forms and...

Gill Russell | Waterlines

19 March - 13 May 2018 The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Gill Russell is an artist interested in places of ‘significance’ and how they resonate in the landscape. She works across a range of forms and media, including installation, audio-visual,...

Andrea Turner | Song of the River

‘Song of the River’, by Andrea Turner, is a love story of the heart and to the land which is set along the River Findhorn in Moray. As well as a series of paintings, poem and music, Andrea Turner has also produced a book which incorporates the images and...

Sally Duguid | Grids, continued…….

The current exhibition in The Small Gallery, ARI is 'Grids, continued.......' by Aberdeen artist Sally Duguid. Sally has a studio in the new artist hub Anatomy Rooms based in Marischal college.  Her work is concerned with the structure, rigidity and...

Kyle Noble | Forest Magick

The next exhibition in The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, is ‘Forest Magick’ by North East artist Kyle Noble. Kyle’s practice has a strong drawn element mixing automatic drawing, Chinese landscape aesthetics and layers of varnish. Over the last...

Icarus Owen and Douglas Weir | Scotland’s North East Coast

A Photographic Collaboration Photographers Icarus Owen and Douglas Weir have been working in collaboration for the last two years. Through a mutual respect for the coastal landscape they decided in 2016-2017 to focus their efforts on the North East in a...

Mary Golden | Walking the Moor

Walking the Moor Zooming Out – Zooming In Mary Golden Opens Wednesday 1st March, 6.30-8pm The new exhibition in The Small Gallery, ARI is by landsape painter Mary Golden. After studying art at Hertfordshire College of Art and Design and...

Karen Beattie | mindcandy

The next exhibition in The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, is ‘mindcandy’ by North East based artist Karen Beattie. Working primarily in acrylic on canvas, and sometimes collage, Karen is interested in what it feels like to live amidst the...

Classified: Jen Bradley

‘Classified’ by Jen Bradley, in the Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, from 18th September to 14th November.

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Applications

GHAT are looking for submissions for exhibitions for the Small Gallery.

For further information please contact

Exhibition Curators

Fraser MacDonald | fraser.macdonald@nhs.net
Tamsin Greenlaw |  tamsin.greenlaw@nhs.net

01224 551776

The Suttie Arts Space
Grampian Hospitals At Trust
Foresterhill
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZN