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Exhibitions 2017

Tuesday 13th June
Book Launch:
The Garden of Gallovidia by Sunny Rathore
7-9pm with Mary Smith's writing group. Refreshments provided Nail Factory 2016 yearly brochure
4th June - 31st August
Summer Breeze Carolyn Barlow - Stained Glass
Phil Crennell - Paintings and Live Edge Furniture
Peter Dowden - Sculpture
Penny Lilley - Rag Rug
Joanna Powell - Paintings
Geoff Forrest - Willow
Katie Russell - Tapestry
Deboroah Palmer - Paintings
10th September - 30th November
Autumn Returns Cathy Sidhu - Paintings, prints and cards
Fitch & McAndrew - Ceramics
Shenpen Chökyi - Photography, prints, glass
Erwin van't Hoff - Jewellery

Permanent Exhibitions

Current
Peter Dowden, Lucianne Lassalle and Andy Breen Permenant Exhibition by Peter Dowden, Lucianne Lassalle and Andy Breen
From March 2014
Mary Smith's Writing Group Mary's group will continue to meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. 7-9pm Mary Smith Writing Course

Previous Exhibitions

2nd April - 31st May
It is what it is Paintings by Fiona Love, Simon Grant and Claire Watson It is What It is
Sunday 18th December 2016
Tweed Preservation Society Vintage Pop Up Shop Tweed Pop Up Vintage Shop
27th November
Stone Carving Workshop Stone Carving Workshop   Stone Carving Workshop
10th September - 30th November
Autumn Returns Tom Goff - Metal work
Roger Lever - Photography
Joanna Powell - Paintings
Hannah & Doug Fitch - Ceramics
Red Crow Silver
Lorna Gomez - Prints
Cathy Sidhu - Paintings
Shen Pen Chokyl
Caro Barlow - Stained glass
Leto Seferiades
Kevin Weaver - Paintings

Private view 10th September, 2-7pm
Autumn Returns
Sunday 9th October
Furniture Upcycling Workshop With Rose Petal Hall
Phone 01556 611686 to book
Furniture Upcycling Workshop
Sunday 28th August
Needle-felting Workshop with Kerry Thomas
11am - 3.30pm. £45
Needle-felting Workshop
Felt Making Felt Making
6th - 31st August
Geoff Forest - Willow
Katie Russell - Tapestry
Private view 6th August, 2-7pm Geoff Forrest and Katie Russell
13th August
Willow Workshop with Geoff Forest, 10-4pm Willow Workshop with Geoff Forest
Willow Making
2nd July - 27th August
Felt
Paper Sculpture
Animal Portraits
Felt by Kerry Thomas. Paper Sculpture and Animal Portraits by Hilary Keating
Private view 2nd July, 2-7pm
Salvage Art
23rd July
Bag Making with Peter Dowden, 11-4pm
Upcycled Furniture
4th June - 28th July
Salvage Art Upcycle & Recycle Salvage Art
5th June
Upcycled Furniture Workshop With Rose Petal Hall
£60. 11am - 5pm
Upcycled Furniture Workshop
7th - 31st May
Spring Show Phil Crenell, Peter Dowden, Pete Machall, Chris Lettington
Private view 7th May, 2-8pm
Spring Show
14th May
Tweed Bag Making with Peter Dowden, 11-4pm
2nd - 6th May
Stone Carving Workshops with Peter Dowden, 11-4pm
30th April
An Intoduction to Mindfulness Workshop with Debra Hall
10.30-4.30, £60
9th & 10th April
Reiki 1 Workshop with Debra Hall
10.30-4.30, £85
2nd - 30th April
Alex Little Prints
Private view Saturday 2nd April 2-6pm
Alex Little
5th March - 30th April
Leto Seferiades Private view Sat 5th March
2pm-6pm
Leto Seferiades - Penny Lilley
5th - 31st March
Penny Lilley Rag Rug
Private view Sat 5th March
2pm-6pm
Leto Seferiades - Penny Lilley
19th March
Mark Williams & Mary Smith Book Launch, 6.30-7.30pm Mary Smith Mark Williams Mark Williams - Mary Smith
7th - 22nd December
Attracted 2 Art Affordable Art Unique Gifts
Opening times 11am-5pm
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6th - 30th November
Sand Water Moss Katie Russell & Carolyn Barlow
Private view Friday 6th November, 2-6pm
Sand Water Moss
Saturday 14th November
Tales of Fantasy and Magic Julie Bowmaker book launch. Books available at The Nail factory at £5.25. Proceeds to Alzheimer Scotland Julie Bowmaker
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Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November
Katie Russell Tapestry 10am - 4pm. £60 for 2 days
Phone 01556 611686 to book.
Katie Russell
2nd - 31st October
Fiona and Drew Love Paintings. 11am - 6pm Fiona Love - Drew Love
24th & 25th October
Vintage Fair in Kirkcudbright
Tuesday 29th September
Dumfries Through Time: Mary Smith & Allan Devlin Book Launch. 6.30 - 8pm Mary Smith - Allan Devlin Mary Smith - Allan DevlinMary Smith - Allan Devlin
4th - 30th September
Isabell Buenz "Paper Magic Magic Paper" Private view Saturday 5th September. 2pm - 6pm Isabell Bunez
5th - 30th September
Cathy Sidhu The Old Burrow artist and illustrator. Private view Saturday 5th September 2-6pm The Old Burrow
Saturday 12th September
Katy Ewing Poetry Recital in response to Sheila Mullen's art Katy Ewing
July 3rd-30th August
Ross Fulton - Background Private view Friday 3rd July 7pm Ross Fulton
29th & 30th August
Vintage Fair in Kirkcudbright
Saturday 15th August
Rose Petal Hall Upcycling Textiles. Exclusive workshop. £30 Upcycled Textiles
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3rd - 31st July
Kerry Haining Fulraw Fibrecrafts Textile Art in the Nail Factory Bothy Kerry Haining
6th - 30th June
Intertwine - Galloway Textiles Collective Private view Friday 6th June, 7-9pm Galloway Textiles Collective
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20th June
Bag making workshop with Peter Dowden 11-4pm Cost £30 including lunch. Part of World Textile Day Scotland. Bag Making with Peter Dowden
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27th & 28th June
Vintage Fair in Kirkcudbright 10am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday
FREE Entry
Kirkcudbright Vintage Fair
1st - 31st May
From the Dark to the Light: Peter Dowden/Andy Breen/Phil Crennell To book for a workshop, please phone (01556) 611686 From the Dark to the Light
18th April
Rose Petal Hall Workshop Upcycling Textiles. Exclusive workshop. £40
3rd - 30th April
Rose Petal Hall Textiles Upcylced Eco Fashion Rose Petal Hall Upcylced Textiles
4th & 5th April
Vintage Fair In Kirkcudbright 10am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.
Free entry
Vintage Fair In Kirkcudbright
2nd - 31st March
Jennifer Walker Photography Jennifer Walker Photography
January & February
Workshops / Sewing Bee
3rd - 20th December
Dalbutha Collective - Nail Factory on Tour Tollbooth, Kirkcudbright
Jewellery, pottery, sculpture, painting & textiles
11am - 4pm. Closed 25th-26th Dec & 1st-2nd Jan. Free entry
2nd November - 20th December
Full Circle for Hannah Frank Retrospective Prints & Sculpture & Short Film Full Circle - Hannah Frank
5th September - 30th October 2014
Adam German Painting Adam German
2nd - 30th August 2014
Cate Ross - Inner Sense Prints, Drawings & Fabric Installation Cate Ross
16th & 23rd August 2014
The Granite Kitchen Preloved and Vintage clothing and food Granite Kitchen
9th & 10th August 2014
Dalbattie Craft Trail 2014 Dalbeattie Craft Trail
4th - 31st July
Jim Macfarlane Painting Jim Macfarlane
13th April - 31st May
Joanna Powell Paintings of Musicians Joanna Powell
6th - 30th June
Intertwine Galloway Textiles Collective Intertwine-Galloway Textiles Collective
2nd - 30th March
Jennifer McFern Wet Felt & Fused Glass Jennifer McFern
Sat 14th & Sun 15th December
Pop Up Vintage Shop Peter Dowden
11am - 9pm
1st - 22nd December
Yuletide Fayres Dalbutha Artists Collective
Sat 30th November & Sun 1st December
Pop Up Vintage Shop Peter Dowden
11am - 9pm
2nd - 29th November
Lucianne Lassalle & Jason Shackleton Ceramics & Sculpture
Sat 19th & Sun 20th October
Pop Up Vintage Shop Peter Dowden
11am - 9pm
22nd October
Writing Group Mary Smith
7pm
4th - 31st October
Marion McGhie and Kizzy Howard Fine Art
30th August - 30th September
Auld Dalbeattie Exhibition Dalbutha Artists Collective
2nd - 27th August
Multi-Story Art Park Ruth Gilchrist, Tony Harwood, Juli Partlett & Kenneth Ikin
Private view Friday 2nd August 7-9pm
Multi Story Art
Sat 3rd August
Prose/Poetry Recital John Burns
7pm
17th & 18th August
Pop Up Vintage Shop Peter Dowden
11am - 9pm
30th August - 2nd September
Dalbeattie Craft Trail Dalbutha Artist Collective
11am - 4pm including Hedgehog Trail. Archive
Dalbeattie Craft Trail
10th September
Writing Group Mary Smith
7pm
Sat 21st & Sun 22nd September
Stone Carving Workshops Pop Up Vintage Shop Peter Dowden
11am - 9pm
2nd June - 28th July
Daniel Fuller & Hannah Frank Retrospective.
Film show at 2pm & 4pm on Sundays.
End of exhibition buffet on Sunday 28th July at 1pm, provided by the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities.
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27th & 28th July
Pop Up Vintage Shop Peter Dowden
11am - 9pm
7th - 9th June
Eden Festival Dalbutha Artists Collective
3rd - 31st May
Fiona Love Reflections Fiona Love
25th - 27th May
Spring Time Art & Craft Open Gallery 11am - 6pm - The Nail Factory will be hosting local artists and craft makers work during Spring Fling. Some artwork will also be displayed at The Granite Kitchen. START
25th - 26th May
The Granite Kitchen 6pm - 9pm - Tapas & Vintage Evening
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Vintage and Tapas Evening
5th - 30th April
Claire Cameron-Smith & Colin Park Expressions | Impressions
11am - 6pm
Claire Cameron-Smith has produced Mandalas acknowledging Sanskrit (Hindu) and Buddhist art. Claire uses the colours of lichen, the sea and local plants to influence her mandalas.
Colin Park has produced work that he hopes will entertain and provoke a response.
Claire Cameron-Smith and Colin Park
1st - 31st March
V&A Fine Art Exhibition Adam German and Vicki Dempster
11am - 6pm
VandA
18th January
Vintage Pop Up Shop Come along and pick up a bargain
11am - 9pm
See video
Vintage Pop Up Shop
1st - 23rd December
Yule Fayre Ceramics - Wood Craft - Textiles - Cards - Jewellery - Photography - Printmaking
Mulled Wine & Shortbread
11am - 6pm daily, closed Mondays.
Yule Fayre 2012
30th November
Vintage Pop Up Shop 11am - 9pm
See video
Phil Gibson
3rd - 31st November
The Joy of Freedom. Pottery Exhibition Phil Gibson Phil Gibson
3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th November
Raku Pottery Workshops Phil Gibson Phil Gibson
6th & 7th October
Dalbeattie Craft Trail Dalbutha Artists Collective
6th-30th October
Auld Dalbeattie Exhibition Dalbutha Artists Collective and Dalbeattie Museum
26th-27th October
Poetry Reading Mary Smith will be reciting poetry from her new book, 'Thousands Pass Here Every Day' 7pm-9pm with drinks and nibbles. Mary Smith Mary Smith
1st-30th September
Residency Access Art Access Art Turning Point Scotland
10th, 17th, 24th, 31st July; 6th & 7th August
Sing! (6 week singing course for Adults)
Eva Papov
1st-31st August
Photography Exhibition Phil McMenemy Phil McMenemy