A Shrew Danced On My Paintbox

A Shrew Danced On My Paintbox

George’s first publication for a while is this initial volume in a planned series of ‘Personal Journeys’ entitled Always Argyll. Book 1 is a personal journey along The Crinan Canal and features 30 illustrations completed specially for the book, along with several small sketches and drawings. There are thoughts and insights along the way, both […]

For those who missed DOVE COTTAGE Open Studio …

For those who missed DOVE COTTAGE Open Studio …

… we have put together a few images from the Artmap Argyll Open Studio weekend. We were blessed by the number of lovely people who visited us over the four days in late August, some of whom also bought some of the artwork on display. All very encouraging. We thank all those who came along […]

ARTMAP ARGYLL 2016 Open Studios Event

ARTMAP ARGYLL 2016 Open Studios Event

Friday 26th August 2016 sees the return of the ArtMap Argyll Artists Open Studios and Dove Cottage Studio will be participating once more. We last opened our home/studio in 2013, before our sojourn in County Wicklow in Ireland. Back with new work for you to see, we give a warm welcome to all who are […]

The Best Trip A’hve Bin In…

The Best Trip A’hve Bin In…

I would nae like leavin’ ma bones, In a locker beside Davy Jones, From Ardrishaig to Crinan’s the best trip A’hve bin in, The Crinan Canal for me. My new exhibition; entitled ALWAYS ARGYLL: FROM ARDRISHAIG TO CRINAN takes these words from ‘The Pufferman’s Song’ as its inspiration. From Ardrishaig to Crinan (or vice versa) […]

New Web Address from 8th January 2016

New Web Address from 8th January 2016

A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ACROSS THE GLOBE. We now have a new web address for the Dove Cottage Studio website. We are now http://www.lovedovecottage.com. You shouldn’t need to change your existing bookmarks as our original address (http://georgejohnstewart.com) will still work. We also have our Art & Lifestyle ideas site […]

Return to Argyll

Return to Argyll

After much agonizing, we decided that the time had come to return to Argyll. Reasons are many and varied – as they were for our decision to stretch ourselves in new pastures. Our time in County Wicklow has been tremendously rewarding in so many ways, and we leave behind friendships strengthened and now much missed […]

LOVE Dove Cottage

LOVE Dove Cottage

Since 2009, Gill and I have been Dove Cottage Studio for our artwork, and more recently, when we sold The Oystercatcher Gallery, Gill has been Gill Stewart Flowerscape for her wedding and event flower styling, while my photography has been By George! Images. Artwork can be seen at George Stewart Artist and at this website. […]

The New Studio

The New Studio

Things progress apace and the new Studio is now in working order. Principally for an artspace to be used by Gill and myself, it will also be pressed into service for Gill’s Wedding Flower business FLOWERSCAPE when needed. We can be contacted on 0873420239 (George) or 0894722852 (Gill), although Gill’s mobile reception is not too […]

New Style Website

New Style Website

We are trying out a new style of website for 2015. Any feedback as to whether this is good, bad or indifferent will be welcome … I think. George John Stewart – February 2015

Kilmartin House Christmas Craft Fair 2012

Kilmartin House Christmas Craft Fair 2012

Yes, it is that time of year again. I know it doesn’t seem like it, and last year’s has only just gone hasn’t it? Yet some things that happened a long time ago only happened yesterday. How do we work that one out? Who knows? But that is all in the past so lets look […]