Robbie Bushe Artist's Talk

In conjunction with his first exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery, Robbie Bushe will be giving an artist's talk on Saturday 29 April, 12 noon. 

Robbie Bushe has exhibited his narrative paintings since 1990. Inspired by the characters and the places he has lived and worked, his work has won several national awards including most recently the inaugural W. Gordon Smith Painting Prize at the Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh. Born in Liverpool in 1964, Bushe grew up in Aberdeenshire, before graduating in painting at Edinburgh College of Art in 1990. Having simultaneously undertaken a career as artist and art lecturer, he taught painting at Grays School of Art, Aberdeen; was Head of Fine Art at the University of Chichester; and lectured at Kent Institute of Art and Design and Oxford Brookes University. Bushe returned to Scotland in 2007 to become the Coordinator of Short Courses at Edinburgh College of Art, now part of the University of Edinburgh. The talk will be an opportunity to hear about the vast network of inspirations and ideas in the exhibition. 

Please note that this is an informal talk and seating will be limited.

To reserve your space please RSVP by emailing 

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Robbie Bushe The Space Utilisation Managerthe Chasm Of Doomweb

Robbie Bushe, The Space Utilisation Manage and the Chasm of Doom, oil on panel, 46 x 60 cm