Merry Christmas one and all, we hope you have a great Christmas and Hogmany party fun! We'll see you in the new year for Advanced Mechanics at Pageant on the 15th and at our opening 2010 show on the 22nd!

Having loaded up this image, questioning my judgement, what is he supposed to be?! A reindeer?!

Anyway, happy holidays. We sign off at 6pm tonight. xxx

Character Show

On 22nd Januray we open our first exhibition at Recoat of 2010. The theme is 'modern character design'. Got a group of amazing artists participating. roll on the new year!!

Advanced Mechanics

We close at 6pm on Wednesday, and we then reopen on the 22nd January 2010. But we're opening a new show from duo, Elph and Lyken in Edinburgh at Pageant on the 15th January 2010 as our first show of the new year. The exhibition is a follow up to their Haunted Graffiti show they did with us just a few months ago. Plans are coming together for computer game, music, rocket and of course, lots of new artwork. See you there!

Woohoo, a white Glasgow!

London trip

Visited the big smoke this week, visited friends, ate amazing food, biked the crazy streets, visted the Pop Art show at the Tate, went to see the amazing 'Where the Wild Things Are', caught Sickboy's one night only exhibition, popped into the Colette X Nissan Cube launch on Bricklane and went to stupid amount of bike shops. What alot of fun.

Rudi Zygadlo featured on Radio 1

Whoop whoop, our pal Rudi Zygadlo got featured on Radio 1, its only up for a week so get on it. His set starts about 1 hour 23 mins in. Listen here.

Cookie launches officially!

We've been doing some work with a new Restaurant that has opened on the South Side called Cookie. It does amazing food, they also have a deli with first press olive oil and their own wines cheese and cold meats, and a little homeware design shop perfect for Christmas pressie buying. We have hung an exhibition of Gregor Louden's work from our last show there. Plus they also have a beautiful window drawing from our pal Conzo and he did all their design work so lots of quality illustrations kicking about. They are doing a couple of launch events this weekend, all welcome. 3 till 5.30 on Sat and Sun, Sat is mulled wine, bubbly and nibbles, Sun is mince pies! 72 Nithsdale road, Glasgow, G41 2AN.

Kirsty Whiten in Macula

Kirsty Whiten has just been featured in this cool Mexican zine, check it out-

Koyaanisqatsi with live musical accompaniment by Urban Farm Hand

Our Brother out law, Benofficial, is in the mighty Urban Farm Hand. They are performing the live soundtrack to Godfrey Reggio's film, Koyaanisqatsi thats being shown at the GFT next Monday.
They have all the info on their MySpace page. And more on their Facebook. Deffinately worth the journey out into the wintery weather. See you there!

Edinburgh Urban Outfitters- Kirsty Whiten Solo Show

They are opening a brand new massive Urban Outfitters store in Edinburgh. It launches this Friday from 2pm. They asked us to curate a show for their opening, so we asked one of our favourite artists, Kirsty Whiten to do a solo show of her collection of Giclee prints and a couple of select originals. The photos are a wee peak at us hanging everything today. We've decorated the store (and the changing rooms!) with her gorgeous work.

Hope to see everyone there on Friday....Its at 124 Princes Street, Edinburgh.

Recession Session opened

We opened our Christmas show last Friday, was great, thanks to everyone that made it down. Show now runs till the 23rd December.

Nearly loaded up all our photos onto Flickr and same with the online store, give me till end of tomorrow to have it all up, there is so much work, taking ages!

Secret Wars Glasgow 09

We were invited to go draw at the Scottish Secret Wars selection event last Friday. Ali aka REKOR got selected, delighted! The team is Elph, Conzo, Estum, Vues and Smug, congrats guys.

Cheers to Conzo for the invite and organising the whole thing was alot of fun.

Recoat Tees

Whoop whoop

We're releasing our first ever independent tee this Friday at our opening. Only an edition of 25 and an eye-popping 10 buckeroos. How can you resist?

Annual Christmas Bargain Blowout Exhibition

Yo yo yo!

This Friday we are opening 'Recession Session', a bargain bustin' show with over 30 artists from all over the globe. Each wall is going to be marked with a set price and all artwork will be set at that one low price. The categories will be- £25, £50, £75, and £100.

As ever at Recoat the emphasis is on high quality artwork that is well finished. The show will be exciting, a collection of work from Scottish and international artists of original pieces including sculptures, paintings and drawings, and limited edition prints.

Launch is on 20th November 7-10pm, get there early to avoid disapointment.If you can't make that it runs till the 23rd December open Tuesday to Sunday 12-6pm. From the 21st November you can buy the pieces online here-


Eleanor Meredith
Robert Stewart
Rue Five
Iain Sommerville
Soul Relics
Tangent Phillips
David Galletly
Susie Wright
Charles Brown
Jam Factory
Catherine Rozdoba-Hallows
Matt Mignanelli
Kitty Clark
Russell Dempster
Lynne Ritchie
Goodwives and Warriors

It's that time again!

DIG collective opens show at Che Camille

Our pals, furniture design collective, DIG are opening an exhibition of their work tomorrow at Che Camille. Opens Friday 6th Nov 6.30-10pm then runs till Sunday 6th Dec.

You need to get in by the side entrance in Sloan's lane, but Che Camille is at Floor 6 Argyll Chambers, 34 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G2 8bd.

See you there.

Happy Halloween!

Hope you had a good one...


And sadly neither will I but if your about, check this out...

New work from Ben FiST

Opening night 7pm - Late - Friday 30th October
Show runs for 6 weeks
Go Slow is open Tues _ Sat 10am - 6pm

Go Slow Cafe
452 Victoria Road
G42 8YU

Lost and Found Structures opens tonight!

Gregor has been very busy, tonight we open his first solo exhibition at Recoat. we're showing 35 original drawings plus two screen prints (which you can get at discounted price when you buy the book), and we're launching his first book, which is a collection of these drawings. Not only that, he has painted us a big mural over the past couple of days. Its a great show, and it opens tonight, 7-10pm. Its sponsored by the Lansdowne and supported by Red Bull so plenty of drinks to get the evening off to a good start. You'll also get the chance to win a signed copy of the book.

If you can't make it don't panic, it runs till the 13th November or if you can't make it at all, all pieces not sold tonight will be in our online shop on Saturday here.

Big Cartel

Thank the lord, we finally have an online shop. Been busy loading up lots of beautiful pieces all for sale directly on the tinterpipes. Enjoy here:

Lost and Found Structures

Next exhibition opens on 23rd Oct. We're doing our first ever book launch. Wee solo show from Gregor Louden, the illustrations from the book on display with his limited first edition availible for sale and a chance to win a signed copy on the launch night. Yowsa.

Mike Inglis

Got an invite to head along to Mike Inglis latest exhibition, its at the Arches, opens this Thursday 6pm-8pm, then it runs till the 3rd of November. Mike showed with Kirsty and Elph and the rest of the gang at Rough Cut Nation, sure this show will be worth a look see...

Haunted Graffiti Opens

Woohoo, finally loaded up all the pics from our mega exhibition from Lyken Love and Elph One, what a beauty! Go to our Flickr to see all the artwork plus photos of the opening and massive mural they painted in the space. As ever, a pleasure to work with these two loons.

Check out their movie here.

Show runs till the 18th Oct.

Scotsman- Haunted Graffiti Feature

If you didn't pick one up at the weekend, make sure to take a look at the Scotsman feature on Haunted Graffiti, real nice piece....

Screen shot...

Haunted Graffiti, aswell as being an exhibition of canvasses, drawings, murals and collages, will also showcase a piece of music and a short film, here is a still from the flick. Think these guys are taking this show way too seriously.


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Recoat Gallery exhibits graphic art, illustration, graffiti, street art and photography and sells jewellery, clothing, books and magazines. We showcase work from emerging and established Scottish artists and designers aswell as trying to bring inspirational artists and designers to Scotland from elsewhere.



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