Toby Paterson

Kirkcaldy Galleries (and therefore FCA&C’s Toby Paterson exhibition) will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May 2014. It will re-open as usual on Tuesday 6 May.

27 April – 22 June, Kirkcaldy Galleries (War Memorial Gardens, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1YG, tel 01592 583206, email, Mon 12 noon – 7pm, Tues 9.30am- 7pm,Weds 9.30am- 5pm, Thurs 9.30 – 7pm, Fri 9.30am- 5pm, Sat 9.30am- 4pm, Sun 12 noon – 4pm, admission free)

An opportunity to experience work by the internationally recognised artist Toby Paterson through a new installation designed for the galleries. We are invited to think about the visual qualities and changes in the modern urban landscape which the artist has responded to and interpreted. The exhibition is the first of the GENERATION exhibitions to open – a national celebration of the best of Scottish art from the last 25 years linked to the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme.

Presented by Fife Contemporary Art & Craft who have organised the exhibition with the Scottish Touring Exhibitions Consortium and supported by Creative Scotland.

Accompanying events:

– Free drop-in activities
Daily, throughout the exhibition
Explore your own creativity by trying one of the art based drop-in
activities. Suitable for all ages!

– Impossible Structures Kirkcaldy Collage, workshop for 8-12s
Saturday 24 May 2014, 10.30am – 12 noon, Activity Room, ground floor
Join artist Kyle Noble for this collage-based workshop, inspired by some of
Toby Paterson’s work.
Cost £3 per child (please book at Kirkcaldy Galleries reception)

– Urban Sketching, for adults aged 16 and over
Saturday 24 May 2014, 1-3pm, Kirkcaldy town centre
Became part of a growing international following of urban sketching by
drawing some of Kirkcaldy’s iconic buildings. Meet artist Kyle Noble
outside Kirkcaldy Galleries. Basic materials provided, but feel free to bring
your own. (Wet weather alternative will be provided)
Cost £5 per person (please book at Kirkcaldy Galleries reception)

– Toby Paterson artist talk
Saturday 21 June 2014, 2pm, free
Toby Paterson will give a talk about his work, marking the end of the first part of its tour. This will take place in the ground floor Activity Room at Kirkcaldy Galleries.

Toby Paterson INTERVIEW
– Click here to go to the abbreviated version (approx 11 minutes)
– Click here to go to the full length version (approx 42 minutes)
The film was made with support from Creative Scotland and Cactus ID by students from Fife College (FCA&C’s Young Curators) and Kyle Noble, creative intern.

Young Curators’ blog
– Click here to visit the Young Curators’ blog, created for the Toby Paterson exhibition

All images courtesy of The Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow; photography: Ruth Clark, unless otherwise stated.