I have the good fortune to know the following individuals and organisations, whose offerings I can personally recommend.
Talisman Fine Art, London
Gallery and art dealer specialising in symbolist studies, pastoral & visionary art, and. I have a selection of work available through the gallery.
Cardiff M.A.D.E - Gallery and Shop
Showcasing contemporary Welsh art in the Roath area of the city, with a range of curated exhibitions throughout the year
Katharine Richards Framing, Cardiff
High quality bespoke picture framing services.
Detail Framing Studio - Fine art framing service, Edinburgh
Providing a framing service for artists and art buyers. Jamie (now a joint President of the SSA) always gives time and thought to selecting framing options, and the quality is consistently excellent.
Scottish Centre for Geopoetics
Emerging from the work of writer and academic Kenneth White, Geopoetics seeks ".. a new or renewed sense of world, a sense of space, light and energy which is experienced both intellectually, by developing our knowledge, and sensitively, using all our senses to become attuned to the world, and requires both serious study and a certain amount of deconditioning of ourselves by working on the body-mind."
Society of Scottish Artists
An organisation comprising artists living in, or with a connection to Scotland. Offering regular exhibiting opportunities and an established body of members active in the arts, I became an elected a Professional Member in 2019.
Visual Arts Scotland
A leading platform for contemporary fine and applied arts, VAS exhibition are rich in diversity of creative forms and expressions. The membership rangers from painters to jewellerys, ceramicists, and sculptors.
Jon Buckland - Writer / reviewer / compendium
A writer on music and film with an extensive knowledge of and passion for those art forms. Jon also compiles Night Terrors, "a monthly traipse through the latest dark and esoteric soundscapes." We have collaborated on a couple of musical projects of our own in Finland.
Rowan Paton - Visual Artist
A graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, and Yale, Rowan creates imagined landscapes using paint and print techniques. Rich in colour and no stranger to a sense of playfulness, Rowan's bold canvases and wall drawings are invigorating and powerful works.
Corbel Stone Press - Writing and music
The small press of artists Autumn Richardson, and Richard Skelton. Currently located in the Scottish Borders, they produce and publish music and art informed by landscape and nature. Their collective output is an ongoing source of tremendous inspiration for me.
Kenris MacLeod - Textile artist
An incredible and unique talent, Kenris creates machine embroidered images of trees, forests, and various arboreal scenes. I had the honour of showing work alongside Kenris at our exhibition 'A Darkening Thread' in Edinburgh, 2018
Andrew MacKenzie - Visual Artist
Contemporary artist living in the Scottish Borders. Andrew is a past president of Visual Art Scotland, and creates work in varied mediums, with a refined sensibility for landscapes imbued with architectural forms.
Norman Bissell - Author / Poet
Native to Glasgow, and now residing on one of Scotland's western isles, Norman is a poet, writer, and director of the Scottish Centre for Geopoetics. His works include a book of poetry 'Sea, Slate, and Sky', and most recently Barnhill, a semi-fictional novel about George Orwell and his life on Jura.
Psychotherapy / mentoring, etc
Keith Hackwood - Psychotherapist
Experienced Psychosynthesis therapist, supervisor, meditation teacher, and speaker at conferences and events. Keith works with clients in south Wales, and online.
Mark Jones - Astrologer and Psychotherapist
Mark in an internationally renowned astrologer and Psychosynthesis therapist. Author of several books, Mark teaches regularly. Readings can been booked via his website, where you will also find webinars, and access to his school for learning astrology.
Dr Aaron Roberts - Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist - London
Aaron is a Clinical Psychologist, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist in private practice. Aaron's knowledge and interests include various elements of the Depth Psychologies - Psychoanalytic, Archetypal, and Alchemical approaches inform his integrated, personalised approach to Psychotherapy.
Jackie Gleed - TIME Counselling and Wellbeing, Risca, south Wales
Manager of of this south Wales therapy centre, Jackie is an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist in private practice with children, young people, and adults.
Ian Neilson - Aeversion, Mysticism in Catastrophic Times
Ian is offering a deep and embodied approach to spiritual companionship. "Through conversation and directed independent study, I offer....a place without judgement or taboo wherein two people can share in their soul journeys together. As co-conspirators of the imaginal we commit to the reading and integration of MAPPs (Maya Altering Poetry and Prose) from all true spiritual traditions. I will assist you in navigating the reality of your psyche and its relationship with Sophia, the Soul of the World, anima mundi."