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Centenary Postcard Exhibition

Dorothy Dunnett was a portrait painter before she was an author, yet we rarely explore this part of her life, though the ‘painterly’ quality of her writing is often mentioned. We’d like to celebrate the visual by inviting members to submit a ‘postcard’ created in any medium to mount an exhibition of creative responses to any of her books. You can use any technique – paint, embroidery, collage, quilting, calligraphy or any other method – to create a 6 in x 4 in ‘postcard’ that can be mounted on velcro and attached to a display board. If the makers wish, these small art pieces may be offered for sale at the Centenary Gathering, or can be returned to the maker if desired. Read the competition rules here …

Dunnett Centenary Gathering 2023

The Dorothy Dunnett Centenary Gathering & Conference website is now open. Visit gathering.dunnettcentral.org to read all about Edinburgh’s main event of 2023!

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