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GUEST BLOG: Marie Louise Wrightson BA (HONS), MFA.

GUEST BLOG: Marie Louise Wrightson BA (HONS), MFA.

From Cult Pop Art To Alice in Wonderland I studied fine art at Duncan of Jordanstone School of Art in Dundee, gaining a BA (Hons) and eventually a Master of Fine Art Degree in 2006. ‘This four year period counts as some of the best years of my life, I simply loved being surrounded by so much creativity and new ideas.’ My Final MFA Degree show proved a huge success and I picked up five galleries from my degree show, which started me off as a professional full time artist, working with gallery's across the UK. I consider myself to...


TIM SHORTEN - Painting The Music of Life

TIM SHORTEN - Painting The Music of Life

Artist Tim Shorten’s love of nostalgia shows in his stylish portrayal of a bygone era, a time when the pace of life was slower and the interactions between people were  more intense, more personal...


And The Winner Is......

And The Winner Is......

Every year we like to tell you who has won our 'Little Acorns' Top Sellers Award, in other words, who has sold the most pieces in the last twelve months... and now the results are in:  In FIRST Place:  Kealey Farmer Yayyy! Congratulations Kealey! You are the 2020 'Little Acorns' Top Seller! Our customers love your beautiful, happy, feel good paintings and we have sold prints and originals and sketches across the board! With another release coming very soon you're sure to pique interest again! oOo  In JOINT SECOND Place: Mackenzie Thorpe AND Kerry Darlington Huge Congratulations to two artists who...


For the Love of... Art

Diane Wass

For the Love of... Art

It is said that ‘Money Makes the World Go Round’ but it is also said that ‘LOVE Makes the World Go Round’ so which is it? If you had £500 would that make you happy? £5000 perhaps? Or would it be the thing that you spent it on that made you happy? A new TV? A Sofa? A few days away? 'Be At Peace' Original by Danny Abrahams More and more people are realising that the items they buy don’t always give them the payback that they hope for and maybe it’s time to look again at how they spend their...


Happy New Year... The Winner Is?

And the Winner is... Every year we like to tell you who has won our 'Little Acorns' Top Sellers Award, in other words, who has sold the most pieces in the last twelve months... and so the results are in:  IN FIRST PLACE: EDGE SCULPTURE  EDGE have had an awesome year here at The Acorn Gallery! These unique and much-loved animal sculptures have seen a huge growth in sales this year which came on top of an incredible year last year too! Well done to Matt Buckley and the EDGE Team!   IN SECOND PLACE: MACKENZIE THORPE In 2019 Mackenzie Thorpe...