Elaine Johnson

Elaine Johnston was born in Glasgow and graduated with honours from Glasgow School of Art in 1997, with a further BA degree from the Royal Academy of Art and Drama in 2004.

During her ongoing career, she has specialised in both design and fine art. In these particular areas Elaine has worked with the Department of Trade and Industry, the British Embassy and the Royal Family of Monaco to name but a few. Articles can be found in various publications ranging from The Dubai News, to closer to home, the Glasgow Herald and the Caledonia magazine.

Amongst the various awards she has obtained are The Young Achiever's Award for Scotland presented by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace and the Design for Diplomat's, presented by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair at Downing Street.

In 2005, this accomplished artist relocated to the village of Sorn, Ayrshire, in order to combine both family and work commitments in a rural environment.

Joyce Kyle

Joyce studied embroidery and weaving with printed textiles at Glasgow School of Art in the early 70's. She taught art in the Secondary School sector for 26 years whilst running her own small design business.She decided to retire at 50 in order to give her full passion to painting and designing.

She has been a member of The Glasgow Society of Woman Artists since 2002, and has shown in many of their exhibitions. She has exhibited widely across Scotland and her last one -woman exhibition was in the Seagull Gallery in Gourock in 2006.