Less an open exhibition than a community installation, Grinneas dates back to the 1970’s and pre-dates An Lanntair. It is the opportunity for practicing artists who are residents or from the Western Isles to be displayed at a major public gallery.
Hundreds of works are submitted covering all the known disciplines, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, ceramics, textiles… presented by professionals, amateurs and enthusiasts alike. It is no exaggeration to say that there is something for everyone.
The overall impact is impressive as the works climb the walls in true salon fashion, while the detailed viewing has all the hallmarks of a treasure hunt as visitors scan the panorama of art for that special work