A directory of privately run galleries in the Scottish Borders. Galleries show and sell a range of work, or are run by individual designers, makers and artists to showcase and sell their own work.
There are also a range of public galleries managed by Live Borders. To find out about exhibitions at Live Borders Museums & Galleries visit the Live Borders website.
FLAT CAT GALLERY
2 Market Place, Lauder
Eyemouth TD2 6SR
T. 01578 722808
An art gallery, gift shop and café with an eclectic and enticing range of art, ceramics, sculpture and jewellery which is representative of the rich artistic talent in the Scottish Borders and beyond. A chance to browse, buy and meet up for coffee and cake.
Open Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm & Sun: 10am-4pm.
REAL WOOD STUDIOS
Ancrum TD8 6TU
T. 01835 830767
If you'd like to own a piece of unique furniture, handmade from local trees, then the Real Wood Studios gallery is well worth a visit. It showcases a range of work from the highly talented designer-makers based in our workshops and they are always on hand to discuss your ideas for having that perfect piece designed and made for your home.
THE HIRSEL GALLERY
The Hirsel Craft Centre
Coldstream TD12 4LW
T. 01890 883535
T. 01890 882555
Glass engraver Julia Linstead and textile/jewellery designer Maggie Read joined forces to curate this exciting new craft gallery. The gallery specialises in original, handmade, contemporary craft work, and have a changing exhibition space to highlight selected artists.
As well as beautiful work for sale, Maggie and Julia also have a programme of craft classes throughout the year run by various exhibiting artists.
Northfield Farm, St Abbs
Eyemouth TD14 5LS
T. 01890 771111
Supports, exhibits and promotes all that is best in original contemporary artwork produced today. We offer an ever changing display of quality work, by both established and emerging artists and makers, including painting, print making, glass, ceramics, wood, sculpture and designer jewellery.
ROB ELLIOT FURNITURE
Riverside Road Selkirk TD7 5DU
T. 01750 722243
Rob Elliot is a furniture maker who uses his skills to show the natural flow of elm to best advantage. He produces functional and artistic furniture that is sought after by householder and connoisseur alike. It is difficult to stand next to Rob’s warm, inviting furniture and not touch it!
41 High Street
Jedburgh TD8 6DQ
T. 01835 862960
Lovatt Gallery exhibits a beautiful and eclectic range of Scottish contemporary art and craft and is also the home of Beastie Assemblage, where a large display of Linda Lovatt’s whimsical jewellery and assemblage can be found. An integral part of the gallery is Linda’s studio and workshop, where you will be able to watch her working; in amongst boxes of old keys, shelves of vintage china and sheets of copper Linda cuts, hammers and solders, bringing her Beasties alive before your eyes.
THE GALLERY MELROSE
23 Market Square
Melrose TD6 9PL
T. 01896 208190
Iain Loudon and David Wallace, both keen art enthusiasts, have established this quality retail outlet offering an eclectic mix of original art and gifts for sale, including paintings, ceramics, pottery, wood carving, designer jewellery and hand blown glass pieces. Gift items such as prints, cards, candles, hand bags, purses, quaichs and other items are also available. The art for sale is constantly changing and there will always be a new work of art available at The Gallery Melrose.
JOANNA THOMSON JEWELLERY
2 Mailingsland Cottages
Peebles EH45 8PH
T. 01721 722936 M. 07773 578341
More a studio than a gallery, but always a good selection of finished pieces on display and for sale.
Joanna Thomson has been designing and making bespoke and production precious metal jewellery for over 40 years with an emphasis on one-off handmade, pieces in silver, most carats of gold and some platinum.