Artists Helen G S Forde, brings her exhibition 'The British Alps', an artistic exploration of the Cuillin Ridge, to the Alpine Club's Charlotte Road premises. The exhibition is open to visitors on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 12:00 and 17:00 and will run from 15 November 2022 to 31 January 2023. Further details of how to visit the exhibition are available here.
For those who are unable to attend the exhibition in person all of the pieces from the 'The British Alps' are available to view below.
'Cuillin of Skye in the Rain'
'Pinncle Ridge - Skye'
'Collie's Ledge - Sketch'
'Evening Sunset in February'
'Winter - Sgurr Mhic Choinnich'
'South Ridge of Blaven in February'
'The An Stac Screes'
Medium: Pastels and Charcoal
'The Cuillin Ridge - Mid-summer'
'An Teallach - Silent mountain - Beating wings'
'Dr J Norman Collie Former President of the Alpine Club'
'The Inaccessible Pinnacle'
'Dr J Norman Collie Professor of Chemistry'
'Dr J Norman Collie Outside the Slighahan Hotel in Skye, 1942'
(Two months before his death, the beloved Cuillin etched across his face).
'Self-portrait, Black - 2020'
Medium: Inks & Brush
'The West Ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean'
(Showing the 'Gendarme' which collapsed in 1987 after frost or lighting, this being as Norman Collie and John Mackenzie would have remembered the ridge).
Charcoal/Pastel & Watercolours
'Loch Coruisk - The Sea Beyond'
'Loch Coruisk - Sketch'
'Marsco - Skye'
'The Black Cuillin'
'The Blue Cuillin'
'Sgurr na Coinnich from Glen Arroch'
'Self-portrait, Pink - 2020'
Medium: Conte Pencil and Pastel
Not For Sale
A full breakdown of the works, including framing details and prices can be seen here.