Framing My Shortlisted Entries for the 2023 Scottish Portrait Awards

Today my participation in  the 2023 Scottish Portrait Portrait Awards became real with the framing of my two shortlisted entries into the exhibition. I spent the morning in my studio prepping and framing both pieces and very pleased with the results. Signed, stamped and numbered on verso, these are two images I’m very proud to have on view as the exhibition …

Garth Ivan Shortlisted for the 2023 Scottish Portrait Awards

They tell me that legendary photographer Albert Watson will have reviewed my work, and that alone is enough to be quite overwhelming. They also say that submissions to the Photography category were up 80% over last year and competition was steep… so to be shortlisted to the exhibition with not one, but two portraits is both very unexpected and very …