Category Archives: midlothian artist artworks

Mayfield Haiku

Mayfield Haiku Collaborative artworks by Midlothian Artist in Residence Susan T Grant and residents of Mayfield & Easthouses, created as part of the two year pArtners reside residency, funded by Creative Scotland and Coalfields Regeneration Trust and supported by Midlothian Council and Edinburgh Sculpture … Continue reading

Posted in artwork, mayfield & easthouses, midlothian artist artworks, midlothian artist photos, reside project | Leave a comment

Mayfield Haiku & IPod X-Ray: Collaborative artworks launch

Before my tantalising last 5 Top Ten choices, an invite to the first of the Reside art launch events! Next Saturday 10th November as below, or preview and purchase the book online here… A worthy Christmas Gift for any loved … Continue reading

Posted in artwork, events + workshops, mayfield & easthouses, midlothian artist artworks, midlothian artist photos, reside project | Leave a comment

SHELTER: The council house

In this age of tensions between deficit reductions, benefit cuts and housing crisis, the value of our welfare state this last century is brought into focus. In a global context, is there anything more humane and charitable than a system that, at … Continue reading

Posted in advertiser, architecture, artwork, dalkeith, mayfield & easthouses, midlothian artist artworks, midlothian artist photos, research | Leave a comment

HOME: Marchwell

Marchwell House, Silverburn Designed by Morris and Steedman architects, famous in the 1950s and 60s for designing a range of Modernist buildings, especially domestic properties. They designed some of the most radical architecture in Scotland during this post-war period. Their second … Continue reading

Posted in advertiser, architecture, artwork, midlothian artist artworks | Leave a comment

LEISURE: Hillend Ski Skope

So, as the Reside project draws to a close, now for my top Midlothian architectural choices. Not necessarily the best known structures and buildings, but instead those that have stuck in my mind as I’ve travelled round Midlothian over the … Continue reading

Posted in advertiser, architecture, artwork, midlothian artist artworks | Leave a comment

Barony House

“My favourite piece of architecture is Barony House, Lasswade because not only is it partially thatched, which is rare in Scotland, and a lovely building in its own right, it has a romantic history because this is where Sir Walter Scott … Continue reading

Posted in advertiser, architecture, artwork, midlothian artist artworks | Leave a comment

Monktonhall

“I was at the face at Monktonhall, cutting coal from 1974 onwards. The shaft winding tower is the building that means the most. It symbolised my day at work – I used to go down it every day. You wouldn’t know it had … Continue reading

Posted in advertiser, architecture, midlothian artist artworks | Leave a comment