Situated at the heart of Kirkcudbright’s historic artists’ colony, high st. gallery exhibits Scottish Contemporary Art, Scottish and Kirkcudbright Fine Art, Decorative Arts & Collectables and Jewellery.
high st. gallery is owned by Maureen Briggs D.A. and Richard Ross D.A., both graduates of Glasgow School of Art.
Scottish Contemporary Art
Gallery artists are predominantly graduates of Glasgow School of Art and Edinburgh College of Art, from 1950 to the present day - many of whom live and work in Dumfries and Galloway. The gallery exhibits works by nationally and internationally recognised artists such as Peter Howson, John Bellany, James Macaulay, Davy Brown, Alexander R. Robb, Hazel Campbell, Frank Colclough, Tessa Asquith Lamb and Frank McFadden.
Scottish & Kirkcudbright Fine Art
The gallery regularly exhibits Scottish Fine Art works with a particular emphasis on the Kirkcudbright artists of the past, including Jessie M. King, E.A. Taylor, Tim Jeffs, William Miles Johnston, Anna and Isobel Hotchkis, and David Sassoon.
Decorative Arts & Collectables
high st. gallery now offers a greatly expanded selection of decorative arts & collectables, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts & Crafts,
Scottish Pottery, Royal Doulton, Poole Pottery; hand-painted ceramics by Jessie M. King, Elizabeth Mary Watt, Helen Paxton Brown, May Wilson, and William Miles Johnston; and collectables including retro 1950’s/ 60’s pieces, Scandinavian ceramics and glassware.
Stunning handmade designer jewellery shaped from anodised aluminium by Miranda Peckitt, beautifully crafted designer jewellery by Mike Gill and unique contemporary jewellery by Jj Delega and Franca Bruno.
Selkirk Arms Hotel, Kirkcudbright
Works by selected gallery artists can also be seen – and purchased – at the award-winning Selkirk Arms Hotel in Kirkcudbright.