MarySmith’sPlace -Remembering Silvana

A lovely post from Mary Smith about the passing of her friend and artist Silvana McLean plus news of an exhibition in Dumfries & Galloway celebrating her style of creative art.

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Artist Silvana McLean sadly passed away last year and The Whitehouse Gallery in Kirkcudbright, south west Scotland is paying tribute to this wonderful artist with a solo exhibition of her work.

credit Euan Adamson (2) credit Euan Adamson

As well as a large collection of Silvana’s prints and original paintings, there will also be items on loan from her family, such as a much treasured painting called ‘The Lighthouse’, which was part of Silvana’s school work, submitted in her application to Art School.

25-5-16 FOLD (Oil on canvas) 1000wx1000mm (2) Fold (This is my favourite painting. I could lose myself in it forever)

Something very special to me will also be on display – a portfolio of Silvana’s prints accompanied by five of my poems. This was the result of an arts project on which Silvana and I collaborated.

In 2007 when we were commissioned by Scottish Natural Heritage to work on a project called ‘Voices of Glentrool & Merrick’ Silvana…

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