Erlend Tait


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Sep 2018 Twenty-fifth Anniversary, Twenty Five Artists Group Exhibition at Browns Gallery 24 Sept - 15 Oct 2018
Aug 2018 Fitting my latest stained glass commission above the entrance to An Tobar Arts Centre in Tobermory, Isle of Mull
June 2018 Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition 23 June - 25 July 2018
May 2018 The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 7th Open Summer Exhibition
at The Meffan Museum and Art Galery, Forfar 19 May - 29 June 2018
April 2018 MicroVisions online group exhibition at 8 - 27 April 2018
Sep 2017 Look Up To The Sky And See Group Exhibition at Galerie FB69, Münster, Germany 15 Sep - 31 Dec 2017
  Contributed a piece of music to The Dark Outside
"a site specific 24 hour FM radio broadcast in a place where you might never hear it" - read more HERE
  Room Of A Thousand Doors Group Exhibition at 1 - 22 Sep 2017
Aug 2017 A lovely review of Tales From The North by Art Scotland - read it HERE
July 2017 Tales From The North is Critic's Choice in The Herald newspaper's ARTS section on 14 July 2017
  Exhibiting new works with Pamela Tait in our joint exhibition Tales From The North at An Tobar Art Gallery, Tobermory, Isle of Mull from 15 July - 9 September 2017
June 2017 Lightning Bolts & Little Sparks Group Exhibition at 2 - 30 June 2017
  Team Tait to appear in new Recoat book This Will Ruin Everything celebrating their first 10 years
May 2017 Creating new work for upcoming exhibitions
Apr 2017 Creating new work for upcoming exhibitions
Mar 2017 Exhibiting at Compass Gallery's A Change of Season: Winter to Spring 2017
Feb 2017 I've just done an interview with Art Scotland - read it HERE
Jan 2017 If you're in London, I have work at London Art Fair 2017 with Compass Gallery and Cyril Gerber Fine Art
  Debut single by Eyes Above with cover art by yours truly! Buy it at their bandcamp page HERE
Dec 2016 One of many international artists exhibiting at FB69 Cologne's Popsurrealism Group Exhibition, from 16 Dec 2016 - 10 Feb
Nov 2016 Exhibiting 'Forbidden Forest (study)' at Compass Gallery, Glasgow, as part of their Winter Exhibition
  Exhibiting at the Royal Glasgow Institute's 153rd Annual Exhibition at The Mitchell from 12 - 27 November
Oct 2016 Opening of my solo exhibition, Path Of Most Resistance, at FB69 Cologne. From 1 Oct - 11 Nov 2016
Sep 2016 Installing my largest stained glass commission to date: 3 windows for the new Highland Hospice building in Inverness.
Jan 2016 'Anchoress', selected for the Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, CONVERGE 2016, at the Royal Scottish Academy from 29th Jan - 20th Feb
Dec 2015 Exhibiting 'Caucasian Buddha' at Compass Gallery, Glasgow, as part of their Winter Exhibition
  The Taits are both exhibiting new work at Brown's Gallery's Winter Exhibition, Tain, from 19th Dec 2015 - 20th Feb 2016
  'Light Horse' is one of the works featured in the RSW event, 'Words on Canvas': 10 writers reading poems and prose inspired by artworks in the Annual Exhibition. 5pm - 6.45pm, Thurs 10th Dec
Nov 2015 'Light Horse' and 'Lancet' selected by the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 135th Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 27th Nov - 12th Dec
  Submitting my entries to the VAS and RSW Annual Exhibitions
Aug 2015 Completed my piece, 'Caucasian Buddha' - Huge thanks to my teacher, Judith Schaechter, and all the staff at North Lands Creative Glass. Also to Creative Scotland's Open Project Funding Programme, without which I couldn't have attended the master class.
Jul 2015 TWENTY ONE AND COUNTING - Group show at Browns Art, Tain, from 4 July 2015.
It's a great honour to be part of this exhibition, featuring 21 invited artists who've exhibited at Browns over the last 21 years.
  I'm off to Northlands Creative Glass in Caithness to attend a stained glass masterclass with the internationally renowned artists, Judith Schaechter. Can't wait to learn some new techniques!
Jun 2015 Recieved the Apache Award prize for my painting at the AAS Exhibition!
  'Where do you go, young seal?' selected by the Aberdeen Artists' Society for their exhibition at the Suttie Arts Space in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, 16 - 31 May 2015
May 2015 Awarded funding from Creative Scotland's Open Project Funding Programme. This will enable me to attend a 10 day stained glass master class in July where I'll learn new techniques and develop my stained glass skills.
Apr 2015 Following a successful application, I've secured a place on Judith Scaechter's master class 'Stained Glass - The Final Frontier'. More news to follow...
Mar 2015 Starting new work inspired by my recent residency...
Feb 2015 Undertaking a week-long Self-Directed Residency at Inschriach Artists' Bothy, as part of The Bothy Project - link
Jan 2015 'A Dark Island' selected by the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour for their 134th Annual Exhibition. RSA Upper Galleries, 16 - 31 Jan 2015
Dec 2014 'Where do you go, young seal?' highlighted in Duncan Macmillan's review of the RSA Open, The Scotsman 8.12.2014
  'Where do you go, young seal?' highlighted in Giles Sutherland's review of the RSA Annual Open Exhibition, The Times 4.12.2014
  Exhibiting two new works at the RGI Kelly Gallery's Christmas Exhibition, 6 - 23 Dec 2014
Nov 2014 'Where do you go, young seal?' selected by the Royal Scottish Academy for their Annual Open Exhibition, 29 Nov 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
  Exhibiting new works at the Compass Gallery's Cabinet Show : SMALL TREASURES 2014 throughout November & December
  FORGOTTEN LAND - exhibition at FB69 Gallery Cologne, including collaborations with Pamela Tait, 9 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Oct 2014 Creating new work and preparing for winter exhibitions
Sep 2014 Just written a guest blog for - link
Aug 2014 New FALLOCH Tshirt and poster available with their new album, 'This Island, Our Funeral' - link
  Invited to exhibit at The Cromarty Group's Summer Exhibition, 8th - 17th at The Stables, Cromarty
Jul 2014 Starting new work...
Jun 2014 Finishing a portrait commission
May 2014 'Shadow of Light' selected by Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour for their Summer Exhibition
  'Into the Void' selected by Aberdeen Artists' Society for their Annual Exhibition
Apr 2014 Just finished another T-shirt design for FALLOCH - new album later in the year
Mar 2014 Exhibiting for the first time at Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeenshire. Two new pieces as part of their Spring Exhibition - link
Feb 2014 Very excited to be part of CROWS ARE FOLLOWING US which opens at Galerie FB69, Münster, Germany. Showing my own work here for the first time, plus a new collaboration with Pamela - link
  February issue of German interview magazine 'Stadtgeflüster Münster' features an article about Pamela and me, and our collaborative process - link
Dec 2013 Invited to take part in group show, CROWS ARE FOLLOWING US at Galerie FB69, Germany in February 2014
Nov 2013 'Harbinger' selected by the Royal Scottish Academy for their Annual Open Exhibition, 23 Nov 2013 - 26 Jan 2014
Oct 2013 Pamela's solo exhibition - FORGOTTEN LAND - opens in Galerie FB69, Münster, Germany on 19th October. Includes our newest collaborative paintings - link
  Recent paintings now available to buy from the Royal Glasgow Institute via Culture Label's new website - link
Sep 2013 PAMELA & ERLEND TAIT - our joint exhibition at Brown's Gallery, Tain runs from 14th - 30th September 2013 - link
May 2013 DUOLOGUE - our joint exhibition at the RGI Kelly Gallery runs from 9th - 25th May 2013 - link
  'My Process' feature on Central Station website - link
Apr 2013 Finished work off to framer for forthcoming DUOLOGUE show at the RGI Kelly Gallery...
Mar 2013 'Valkyrie and Wolves' selected for the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 133rd Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy
Jan 2013 Q & A feature for Istanbul's XOXO, Arts and Culture magazine - link
Dec 2012 Feature on JUXTAPOZ magazine website - link
Oct 2012 TRANSART - Inverness Old Town Art's car spraying event with Team Recoat was a great success - link
Sep 2012 'Eyes-Mountains-Clouds' published in Yuck n Yum magazine - Autumn 2012 issue - link