Burnsiana, the exhibition! 2013

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Contemporary mixed media exhibition Solo show of recent work by Calum Colvin

– Venue: Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr, KA7 4PQ
– Dates: 7 June – 15 September 2013

Calum Colvin’s blends – the photographic and the painterly, the traditional and surreal, the lasting and the ephemeral – have fascinated me from the first time I clapped eyes on his work. It was a portrait of James MacMillan, the stellar contemporary composer from Cumnock, Ayrshire: his face made of a perspective 3D trickery of objects that invited the onlooker’s collaboration in assembling the disparate parts into the man. It was on exhibition in Edinburgh, the article said. I got my coat….