Davy Macdonald

Herring Lassies by Davy Macdonald (Dundas St Gallery)

Herring Lassies is the latest – and the most successful – exhibition by Edinburgh painter Davy Macdonald at the Dundas St Gallery. A striking series of medium-sized oils, the paintings pay tribute to Scotland’s working ‘herring lassies’, women who followed the fishing fleets around the coast, helping to prepare the catch for market. The works […]

REVIEW – The Absinthe Diaries by Davy Macdonald, Dundas St Gallery

The Absinthe Diaries is the latest solo exhibition from Edinburgh-based artist Davy Macdonald, being held at the Dundas St Gallery until 23 November. A figurative artist fascinated by the female form, one half of Macdonald’s new body of work is a series of portraits of a woman featuring the ‘Green Fairy’ – absinthe, the drink […]

INTERVIEW – Davy Macdonald and the Champagne Club

Champagne, oysters, pearls, a beautiful woman: who better to capture the opulence – and decadence – suggested by these than Edinburgh-based artist Davy Macdonald. I caught up with Davy in the Ship on the Shore in Leith, where his latest portrait paintings – the Champagne Club – adorn the walls. He told me how the […]