The Bridge House Art studio sits above the fast flowing Ullapool river. The studio is a lovely light space that offers excellent studio facilities and a creative environment for a maximum of 10 students. For many days throughout the summer, the studio garden becomes an extension to the studio, where lovely lunches, great conversations and creativity take place.
We are open to all, the beginner or experienced artist alike and aims to develop a greater visual language, increase creativity and encourage new direction.
Bridge House Art is open all year. Throughout the year we endeavour to offer a range of courses that both inspire and educate simultaneously. The ethos behind all of our courses is that we all can think and communicate visually and express, through a variety of media, a genuine response to the environment around.
Courses vary in length; evening, weekend, week and full-time portfolio course are attended each year, with a growing community of aspiring artists.
The summer school runs from late June until early September. Every year we offer a wide variety of week-long contemporary courses in a range of disciplines; painting, printmaking, mixed media landscape painting, artists books, jewellery and textiles. Each week has a different theme and focus and is delivered by inspiring and experienced tutors.
In autumn the Portfolio Course begins. This is a full time intensive course of 16 weeks of study in the visual and creative arts from October till March, offering students the opportunity to develop work in greater depth. This course is held at An Talla Solais, Ullapool Visual Arts centre and is taught by the director and main tutor of Bridge House Art, Eleanor White and supported by a selection of professional visiting artists.