August 24, 2018

In advance of Ruth Slater's exhibition, The Very Essence I took time out with her to reflect on her work and her preparation for the exhibition.

Did you always know that you would like to pursue a career as an artist?

Yes, I think as I went through sch...

February 25, 2018

Kevin Fleming's work hangs proudly in Tighnabruaich Gallery. The bright, bold colours are admired by every visitor. Fleming's pieces depict Scottish landscapes in a dramatic and stylised way. Fleming uses a recognisable pallet and intense brush strok...

February 17, 2018

In my previous post ‘Why I Want to Study Architecture’, I outlined my interests in design and motivations for studying architecture. I am pleased to update that I am now well underway with the university admissions process. It has been one of the mos...

January 31, 2018

When given the opportunity to interview any artist featured in the gallery, my mind immediately jumped to Joan and Jack Hardie of Printed Pots. Their display of ceramics in the gallery have been my favourite for a while now. I love the way that they...

November 25, 2017

Eilidh is our part time gallery assistant. She is currently balancing study, architect office based work experience, project work at the Tramway, Glasgow and working for us!

This is the first of her blogs sharing her development. I hope you enjoy it a...

September 14, 2017

I can remember the overwhelming excitement, awe and envy I felt when I first came across Bill Bate's work hanging on the wall of the gallery opposite me at the Edinburgh Art Fair. Mark and Gina from the Coombe Gallery, although initially eyed up  as...

August 31, 2017

In July we announced our October solo exhibition of textile artist Johanna Flanagan’s work.  We were lucky enough to visit her studio in Glasgow to discuss the exhibition and at that point it was very much still a work in progress.  However, with the...

July 27, 2017

Tig Gallery is proud to introduce Paul Boyle, a Glasgow School of Art graduated now exhibiting with us.In this blog we get to know Paul,find out about his methods and practice and discuss his inspirations.

WHAT IS / ARE YOUR INSPIRATION / ARTISTIC INF...

July 9, 2017

After years of research collaborations Carol found the opportunity to paint for paintings sake and these works are her initial steps away from a career she had been pursuing. After twenty three years lecturing she began to work full time from her stu...