The Crinan Hotel is renowned as a Gallery venue on Scotland's west coast. Owner Frances Macdonald and her son Ross Ryan are well established Scottish contemporary artists and regularly exhibit at the Crinan Gallery.
Works by Frances are in several important private collections at home and abroad as well as corporate collections including Fleming's Scottish Collection. Paintings by Frances Macdonald can be viewed at her dedicated web site - www.francesmacdonald.co.uk. Frances is represented in Scotland by The Scottish Gallery and in London by The Portland Gallery.
When he is not travelling the globe or sailing, Ross Ryan works from his print studio in the Old Boathouse at Crinan Ferry. Fully equipped for Collograph, Monoprinting, Etching and Woodcut prints, this is where Ross creates his print series and develops new projects. Examples of Ross's work can be seen at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh.
Throughout the seasons the Crinan Gallery mounts a number of exhibtions featuring local and prominent Scottish artists. Full details can be found on the Crinan Gallery Exhibitions page.
Frances Macdonald | Ross Ryan | Painting Holidays | Sleep with the Art | Prints for sale
Click this link to see a movie on YouTube about Frances' 2022 exhibition.
In December 2021, new work by Frances was on display at the Portland Gallery in London. You can see some of the paintings via this link: portlandgallery.com/exhibitions/frances-macdonald-6/
In December 2020, new work by Frances was on display at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh. Here is a preview of some of the paintings.
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