5th – Sitting exh, Fine Art Society.
6th – McGill Duncan Gallery, Castle Douglas
7th – Gracefield Art Centre, Dumfries.
7th – Tim Mason SAC
8th – New art from Berlin, Glasgow Print Studio
8th – George Wyllie at the Colllins Gal.
9th – In Focus item Whistler for Friday Extra.
10th – Saturday (Herald Art Comp ad, pg 8 )
13th – Roger Hilton at New 57th Gallery Ed.
14th – Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Arts Council Touring show at Queens Cross Church, Glasgow.
15th – Ken Kiff at Talbot Rice Ed
15th – Jim Pattison at 369 Gallery.
16th – Loch Ness pix, item for In Focus, Hunterian
19th – Art and the Sea, The Third Eye Centre Glasgow
20th – 4th International Exhibition of Miniature Textiles, City Art Centre Edinburgh
20th – The Colquhoun Memorial exhibition, Dick Institute Kilmarnock; Goethe Soc GPS
21th – Joan Eardley, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
22th – Scottie Wilson, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
27th – French Caricatures, Glasgow University Library
28th – Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours, RSA Edinburgh
29th – RIBA, Strathclyde University
29th – Michael Andrews, Fruitmarket Edinburgh
30th – Wyndam Lewis, Ed City Art Centre
2 Feb Glasgow League of Artists, (grant withdrawn) ; Glasgow Print Studios, dutch, Limburg, Maastricht
3 Feb Art Teachers, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
5 Feb Glasgow School of Art Painting and Printmaking, refurbished Mackintosh Museum, Jacki Parri
5 Sam Hriskins, photos. held.
5 Feb John Bratby, New Solen Gallery Edinburgh
9 Feb William Strang, Kelvingrove Glasgow
10 Feb Emilio Coia, Fine Art Society Glasgow
11 Feb William Johnstone, Edinburgh Printmakers
12 Feb Edvard Munch, Gallery of Modern Art, Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
13 Feb Bryan Kneale, Compass Gallery Glasgow
17 McElhinney and willie, Hendersons, Ed
19 Feb Lesley Main, Scottish Amicable Glasgow
19 Feb George Macpherson, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
20 Feb Robert Scrivens, Douglas Kemp, Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh Museum
23 Feb Sandy Moffat, Seven Scottish Poets, Third Eye Centre.
24 Feb William Armour, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
24 George Melly lecture on Magritte at GSA.
26 4 women at JD Kelly gall, G
26 Feb Abstracts, Picasso, Miro, Riley, Arts Council of Great Britain, St. Enoch Centre Glasgow
27 Feb John Kirkwood, Talbot Rice Edinburgh
2 Mar Glasgow School of Art Activities Week, Ian Dury, Peter Blake
3 Mar Glasgow School of Art Activities Week, Peter Blake, Ralph Steadman
4 Mar Alasdair Gray, Third Eye Centre
5 Mar Edward Hopper, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, Gail Levin & lecture.
6 Mar Gluck, Fine Art Society Edinburgh
9 Mar sculpture exh, Glasgow Print Studio
10 Mar Rita McGurn, Compass Gallery Glasgow
11 Mar Pete Sneddon, Demarco Gallery Edinburgh
12 Mar Nancy Smillie, Portfolio 4 Gallery Linlithgow
14 press conference, NGS
17 Mar Holbein, Delacroix, Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh
17 Mar RSA students, JD Kelly Gallery Glasgow
18 Mar Glasgow Southern Art Club, McLellan Galleries Glasgow
19 Mar Duncan Shanks, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
20 Mar Silver, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
20 Mike Niven, Netherbow EDd.
24 Mar Chicago’s Hairy Who Third Eye Centre Glasgow
24 Mar Herald Art Contest, Phillip Reeves winner, Collins gallery.
25 Mar The Sea, Fine Art Society Glasgow
26 Mar Watercolours of Edinburgh, City Art Centre Edinburgh
27 Mar Bill Brandt, Stills Edinburgh
28 Profile of Philip Reeves.
30 Printmakers Open, Ed printmakers.
31 Mar Masters of Scottish Portraiture, Talbot Rice Edinburgh
1 Apr Three new galleries in Edinburgh, Horatio McCulloch, Malcolm Innes Gallery, Vague Designs Gallery, Shore Gallery Leith
2 Apr Edward Gage, Fine Art Society Edinburgh
3 Apr Peter Bevan, Demarco Gallery Edinburgh
6 Apr Dennis Shields, Compass Gallery Glasgow
7 Apr Elspeth Lamb, Christine Doyle, Glasgow Print Studio
8 Apr Group show, MacFarlane Gallery Glasgow
8 Apr Annie French, Christies Glasgow
10 Apr Seascapes, JD Kelly Gallery Glasgow
10 Apr Joan Tebbutt, Bookbinding & the Cockerel Bindery, Kevingrove Gallery Glasgow
14 Apr Group show, Valler Fine Art Glasgow
14 Apr Group show, The Gallery Balfron
15 Apr Broughton House, Kirkcudbright, E.A. Hornel
16 Apr Henry Moore SCULPTURES, Glenkiln, Galloway
21 Apr Rene Block German Multiples, City Art Centre Edinburgh
22 Apr Graeme Murray, Fruitmarket Edinburgh
23 Apr Mixed show, Maclaurin Gallery Ayr
27 Apr RSA Annual, Edinburgh
28 Apr Glasgow School of Art Students, gsa.
28 Apr Kimonos, Vague Designs Edinburgh
29 Apr Guild of Weaving, City Art Centre Edinburgh
1 ASCHER SILKS.
5 May Art Nouveau Mustard Pots, Kelvingrove Glasgow
6 May Carole Robb, Compass Gallery Glasgow
7 May Elizabeth McGregor, Scottish Arts Council Travelling BUS Gallery
12 May Women’s Images of Men, Third Eye Centre Glasgow; Anna Maria Pacheco
13 Ceri Richards, Edinbro Printmakers.
15 May Super-Humanism, MacRobert Centre Stirling
19 May Landscapes, Aitken Dott Gallery Edinburgh, Bet Low.
20 May Nancy Smillie, Lillie Gallery Milngavie; Ann Patrick, Fine Art Society Glasgow
21 May Margaret Harrison, New 57, Edinburgh
26 May Mixed show, Hillhead Underground Gallery Glasgow; Hallibees.
27 May Stirling Gallery, Angus Ogilvy, Stirling.
27 May Bath Festival Contemporary Art Fair
27 May Ewan Mundy at Glasgow Gallery
28 May Whitemoss Art Group, Panache Gallery Glasgow, James Herriot, JD Kelly Gallery Glasgow
1 Jun 3 artists, Henderson Gallery Edinburgh; James Cowie – Dumfries
3 Jun William Dyce, National Gallery Edinburgh
4 Jun Michael Docherty, Talbot Rice Edinburgh, Glasgow Print Studio courses, Richard Demarco, Meikle Seggie
5 Jun Adrian Heath, Compass Gallery Glasgow
5 Jun Glasswork, Gracefield Art Centre Dumfries
6 Mackintosh & Miss Cranston.)
8 Jun Alfons Bytautas, Edinburgh Printmakers; Graham Durward, 369 Gallery Edinburgh
9 Jun Glasgow Group, McLellan Galleries Glasgow
10 Jun Fiona Carlisle, Fine Art Society Glasgow; Neil Dallas Brown, English-Speaking Union Edinburgh
11 Jun Martin Churchill, Kathleen Russell, Aitken Dott Gallery, Edinburgh
12 Jun Contemporary Abstraction, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, selector Jim Birrell. *00 slides by 77 young artists,
12 Jun Expansion of Rozelle Gallery Ayr, Mike Bailey
15 Jun Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, David Band, Robert Reed
16 Jun Lys Hansen, Crow Steps Gallery Blairlogie
17 Jun WASPS King Street Studio Artists
18 Jun Coracle Press 1976 – 80 , Collins Gallery Glasgow
19 Jun Third Eye Centre, Mike Tooby
23 Jun Seven Scottish artists, Jacki Parri, Pat Douthwaite, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
24 Jun Margaret Watkins, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
25 Jun Yugoslavian Printmakers, Glasgow Print Studio
26 Jun Private Press Books, Collins Gallery Glasgow
29 Jun Robert Macpherson, Stills Edinburgh
30 Jun The Watson Bequest, National Gallery Edinburgh
2 Robert Colquhoun at St Enoch Centre Glasgow
3. Full Arts page.
8 Jul Arts & crafts, Isle of Arran
9 Jul Super-Humanism, Collins Gallery Glasgow
9 Jul New Generation’ at Compass Gallery
10 Jul Elizabeth Blackadder, Fruitmarket Edinburgh, Ed FEstival exh.
13 William Johnstone at Talbot Rice
15 Jul Earl Haig, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
15 William Gillies at National Gallery of Modern Art Ed
17 Jul Alexander Goudie, Vallar Fine Art Glasgow; Artist in Residence programme, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
17 Picasso’s Picassos at the Hayward, London.
21 Jul Erotic Art, Henderson’s Gallery Edinburgh, Tom Wilson
22 Jul JD Kelly Collection, JD Kelly Gallery Glasgow
24 Jul The Ruralists, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Peter Blake; Five Glasgow Artists, New Solen Gallery Edinburgh, Marion McIntosh
27 Jul Anthony Armstrong, Fountain Restaurant Glasgow
29 Jul Five printmakers, Edinburgh Printmakers, James McDonald
31 Jul Mixed show, Broughton Gallery Biggar
1 Aug Bill Jackson, Aitken Dott /Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
3 Aug T&R Annan, Frank Donnan, Scottish Amicable Glasgow
4 Aug Smacznego Polish Food, Iain Patterson, Glasgow Print Studio
6 Aug Scottish advisors in art, Stirling Gallery; Hillhead Underground Gallery.
11 Aug Group ’81, McLellan Galleries Glasgow
11 Aug Bob Starrett, Washington Street Arts Centre Glasgow
12 Aug Jewellery , Cornerstone Gallery Dunblane
13 Aug Quentin Pringle, Kelvingrove Glasgow
14 Aug John Drummond at Edinburgh Festival
15 Aug Edinburgh Festival Preview – Daumier, RSA, Avant-Garde in Europe, National Gallery of Modern Art, American Abstract Expressionism from MoMA, Jon Schueler
15 Aug Naked / Nude, 369 Gallery Edinburgh
17 Aug Waldo Rasmussen re MoMA, RSA Edinburgh Ed Festival.
17 Aug Avant-Garde in Europe, National Gallery of Modern Art, Johannes Cladders
17 Aug American Abstract Expressionists, Fruitmarket, City Art Centre Edinburgh
18 Aug Daumier Collection, RSA Edinburgh
19 Aug Mirrors and Windows, 20 years of American Photos, City Art Centre Edinburgh
19 Aug Carl André , Graeme Murray Gallery
20 Aug Jon Scheuler at Talbot Rice
20 Aug The Scottish Experience, Demarco Gallery Princes St Edinburgh
20 Aug Four artists, Calton Gallery Royal Terrace Edinburgh
21 Aug RSA Members, RSA Edinburgh
21 Glasgow Group at Commonwealth Institute Gallery.
22 Aug Sean Hudson, The Queen’s Hall Edinburgh
24 Aug Edinburgh Festival Diary, Norman Parkinson, Carl André; Mary Sturrock opens Bourne Fine Art
25 Aug History of Colour Photograph, Stills Edinburgh
25 Aug Wilhelmina Barnes-Graham, Aitken Dott Gallery Edinburgh
26 Aug Robert Rivers, Edinburgh College of Art
26 Aug Roberto Gonzales Fernandez, Henderson’s Gallery Edinburgh
27 Aug Emilio Coia, The Merchant Company Hanover Street Edinburgh
27 Aug Artspace Group, The Saltire Society Athole Crescent Edinburgh
27 Aug Gordon Lochhead, Kes Mosaics Gallery Edinburgh
27 Aug 7 Poets, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
27 Aug David Cregeen, Caledonian Head Princes St Edinburgh
27 Aug Three exhibitions, Netherbow Arts Centre Edinburgh
29 Aug Four artists at Henderson Gallery
31 Aug The Young in Art, STV Leith Walk Edinburgh
31 Aug West Country Artists, Edinburgh College of Art
31 Aug E.A. Walton, Bourne Fine Art Glasgow
31 Aug The Forbes Collection of Victorian prints, Fine Art Society Glasgow
1 Sep Scottish Art 1981, English-Speaking Union
1 Sep Anthony Gross, Aitken Dott Gallery Edinburgh
2 Sep Norman Adams, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
3 Sep Glasswork, Grassmarket Edinburgh
4 Sep Edith Simon, Chamber Street House Edinburgh
4 Sep The Story of O, Vague Design Edinburgh
5 Cecil Beaton at Sotherbys George St Ed.
8 Sep Mr Aislabie Garden, Collins Gallery Glasgow; Ian Hamilton Finlay.
9 Sep David Roberts, Paisley Art Gallery
10 Sep Helensburgh Arts Club, Victoria Halls Helensburgh
11 Sep Mackintosh House, OPENS at the Hunterian Glasgow
11 Sep Panache Gallery Glasgow, Lillie Gallery Milngavie, JD Kelly Gallery Glasgow
14 Sep Barbara Robertson, Compass Gallery Glasgow
16 Sep Modern Prints, Glasgow Art Gallery, Terry Frost, Patrick Caulfield, Elspeth Lamb, Phillip Reeves
17 Sep Mackintosh & Miss Cranston, Hunterian Glasgow; 6 contemporary artists at Hunterian:, Kitaj, Riley, Hamilton, Paolozzi
18 Sep Spanish art from Stirling Maxwell Collection, at Kelvingrove.
22 Sep Print Gallery, Hunterian Gallery Glasgow, jock mcfadyn
22 Sep Sculpture Court, Hunterian Gallery Glasgow
23 Sep City Chambers Tapestry Competition, St Enoch Centre Glasgow
24 Sep Scottish Craft Centre, The Scottish Amicable Glasgow
28 Sep Eric Ritchie, Ronnie Browne, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
29 Sep Phillip King, sculptures in Princes St Gardens Edinburgh
29 Sep Four artists, Henderson’s Gallery Edinburgh
2 Oct Society of Scottish Artists, RSA Edinburgh
7 Oct Royal Glasgow Institute, RGI McLellan Galleries Glasgow
8 Oct Mary Armour, Graham Mundy Fine Art Glasgow; Pat Semple, Shore Gallery, Leith, Paul Oliver Picon, NB Gallery Gartoharn
9 Oct Decade of Scottish Opera, Glasgow Print Studio
12 Oct Helen Wilson, Collins Gallery Glasgow; Ernest Hood, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
13 Oct Douglas Corrance, Fine Art Society Glasgow; gus wylie at Ed city art centre.
14 19th century paintings at AITKEN Dott Scottish gallery, Ed
15 Bill Woodrow at New 57th Gallery Ed
16 Oct Society of Industrial Artists and Designers, Design Centre Glasgow
17 Oct William Sharp portrait, Hunterian Glasgow
19 Oct Ken Ferguson at Edinburgh Printmakers
20 Oct Count Panza, & Von Thyssen Collections Italy & Switzerland
21 Oct Jack Knox, Glasgow School of Art
22 Oct Barry Hirst, Compass Gallery Glasgow
27 Oct Photographs, Third Eye Centre Glasgow, Raymond Moore, Annan, Haden
27 Oct Cardross Church Panels, Graham Sutherland
28 Oct Clive Sutton, Bill McNamara, William Russell, Hillhead Underground Gallery
29 Oct Eleanor Robertson, Dick Institute Kilmarnock
31 Oct Richard Demarco profile
Oct Glasgow hosts touring exhibition conference, Phillip Wright, Scottish Arts Council
Oct Nicolas de Stael, Tate Gallery London
Oct Poussin, National Gallery of Scotland
3 Nov Castle Toward, Bellahouston Palace of Art
3 Nov 19th Century Realism, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
4 Nov Scottish Realism, Fine Art Society Glasgow
5 Nov Joseph Crawhall, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
6 Nov Malcolm McCoig, Glasgow School of Art
10 Nov Trusthouse Forte Collection, Albany Hotel Glasgow, Norman Ackroyd
11 Nov Scottish Young Contemporaries, Glasgow Print Studio; Stanley Hayter interview at Ed Printmakers.
12 Nov Danny Ferguson, Lillie Gallery Milngavie
17 Nov Glasgow School of Art Embroidery Group
18 Nov William Turnbull, George Donald, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
18 Nov Ger Van Elk, Fruitmarket Edinburgh; Andrew Mylius, New 57 Edinburgh; wm Turnbull & Geo Donald at Scottish Gallery.
19 Nov John Mackechnie , Demarco Gallery Edinburgh, June Redfern, 369 Gallery Edinburgh
24 Nov Photography and Printmaking, Arts Council England, Talbot Rice Edinburgh
24 Nov Four French artists, Cordelia Oliver, McLean Art Gallery & Arts Guild Greenock
26 Nov Robert Craig Wallace, Trefoil Gallery Glasgow; Artists Unlimited at City Art Centre Ed.
1 Dec Michael Roschlau, Edinburgh Printmakers
1 Dec Jacki Parry, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
2 Dec Hengler’s Circus, Third Eye Centre Glasgow
3 Dec Scottish Society of Women Artists, RSA Edinburgh
3 craigie aitchison at the Serpentine, London.
4 Dec Mixed show, Kes Mosaics Edinburgh, Traverse Theatre Edinburgh; Hallibees Ruthven Lane Glasgow
8 Dec Käthe Kollwitz, National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
9 Dec GSA Fourth Year Painting Students, New 57 Edinburgh, Steven Campbell, Ken Currie, Adrian Wiszniewski
10 Dec american & Japanese Kisa Kawakami, Glasgow School of Art, The Dallas Print Exhibition, Glasgow School of Art
10 Dec Christmas Exhibitions, Compass Gallery Glasgow, Peacock Printmakers Aberdeen, Bourne Fine Art Edinburgh
11 Dec Strathclyde University Architecture, Collins Gallery Glasgow
14 Dec Scottish Young Contemporaries, Glasgow Print Studio, Sam Ainslie, Dominic Snyder
16 Dec MA Postgraduate Design, Glasgow School of Art
16 Dec Mixed show, Aitken Dott Gallery Edinburgh, Victoria Crow, Barbara Rae
17 Dec Three artists from Germany, New York and Japan, New Solen Gallery Edinburgh; Diary of Edinburgh, Demarco Gallery Edinburgh
18 Dec Scottish Crafts Collection, Design Centre Glasgow
19 Dec (Book review, first) George Washington Wilson: Artist and Photographer by Roger Taylor
22 Dec Patrick Dorrian, Pheona Dorrian, Scottish Amicable, Glasgow
23 Dec Group show, Vallar Fine Art Glasgow, Elizabeth Blackadder
24 narrative paintings, Fine Art Society Glasgow.
29 Dec Ferguson to Fergusson, Kelvingrove Gallery Glasgow
30 Dec Scottish Pictures, Hunterian Glasgow
Dec Scot of the Year 1981, Benno Schotz, Dr Mary Esslemont