“Lilies” by Louise Finlayson
Local artists who are all members of Central Arts Association are currently staging their Christmas Exhibition in “The Gallery”, at G R McFarlane, Watchmaker & Jewellers, 41 Mill Street, Alloa. FK10 1DW Tel: 01259 723303
Open: – 9am to 5pm – Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays
Exhibition dates: – Sat 12th November 2016 to Sat 14th January 2017
Disabled access to downstairs gallery only.
Over 200 paintings & prints, plus photography, handmade ceramics, handmade jewellery, handmade leather artworks, handmade cards and printed mugs. Lot’s of good ideas for Christmas presents. Link to Central Arts Association on facebook
COMPETITION on facebook – Your chance to win a framed giclee print of “The Paps of Jura from Kilmory Beach” by Central Arts member Margaret MacGregor.
To enter – you are invited to “like” and “share” the competition post on her facebook page and then your name will be put into the draw.
Link to this facebook competition.
NOTE: – The C O M P E T I T I O N will be open only to folks who could collect the prize in person from “The Gallery“, Alloa. It will not be posted to the winner.
The competition will end on Thursday 15th December at 11.30pm and the draw will take place on Saturday 17th December 2016 at 3pm when the name of the winner will be drawn from a hat in “The Gallery”, at Gordon R McFarlane FBHI Watchmaker, Jeweller & Art Gallery and witnessed by 2 members of his staff.
The winners name will be posted on Margaret’s facebook page on Saturday 17th December by 11.30pm.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
Every Monday afternoon from 3.30pm to 5pm we change several pictures that are hanging in our Central Arts “Ongoing” Charity Exhibition in Blossoms Coffee Shop/bistro at Torwood Garden Centre Ltd, Bellsdyke Road, Larbert.
This exhibition is in aid of Strathcarron Hospice and MacMillan Cancer Support.
So far we have raised over £7,800 for the two charities.
This beautiful pastel painting entitled “Puffins” by Galyna Lee is currently on display in our exhibition.
Our “Ongoing” Charity Exhibition of over 100 framed and mounted paintings by prominant Local Artists who are all members of Central Arts Association is displayed in ”Blossoms” Coffee Shop/Bistro at Torwood Garden Centre, Central Park, Bellsdyke Road, Larbert.
In aid of Strathcarron Hospice and MacMillan Cancer Support.
Central Arts is an entirely voluntary and non-profit making association of artists in Central Scotland.
It was founded in June 1986.
Membership covers a wide area in Central Scotland including Stirlingshire, Clackmananshire, Perthshire, Fife, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Names of the Celebrities who have conducted the Opening Ceremony at our exhibition previews.
List of the 53 exhibitions staged by Central Arts from 1995 to 2015
Over the years Central Arts has staged exhibitions to raise funds for the following charities.
Awards to Central Arts
(1) – In 2002 Central Arts Association received an Award during ‘Volunteers Week’ for dedication and commitment.
(2) – In February 2009 Central Arts Association received an “Outstanding contribution to the Arts in 2008 Award” from Clackmannanshire Arts Forum.
As well as having a “Group Facebook” for our members’, we now also have a “Public Facebook page”.
To visit them please click on the Facebook logo links at the bottom of our homepage.
And we will be pleased if you “Like” our Public Facebook page. Thank you.
Contact details and opening hours for The Frame Shop in East Calder
Details and links to various websites and galleries associated with Central Arts.
Please note:- Paintings purchased from our ”Ongoing” Charity Exhibition in Torwood Garden Centre, Larbert cannot be returned after purchase and payment cannot be refunded as all artworks are checked prior to display.
Central Arts Association
Watercolour Workshops by Clackmannanshire Art Tutor Liz Allen.
Central Arts member Margaret C Robertson has written and illustrated a book containing 17 short stories for adults entitled “My Short and Shorter Tales”. It can be downloaded from Amazon via this link. Royalties will be donated to Strathcarron Hospice.