Coming soon! A selection of John’s landscape pictures will be on show at the Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh for three weeks from Tuesday 4th May 2021. I’m delighted to say that this is just after Covid regulations change to allow you to actually visit the gallery – in person (what a strange thought!) – […]
A few of the more recent exhibitions featuring John Busby's work.
The Scottish Ornithologists’ Club (SOC) at Aberlady are holding these original watercolours and drawings by John Busby. Prices range from £130 to £450. A special present to treat yourself or someone else? Although currently closed (Jan 2021) the gallery will reopen at some point probably Thurs to Sunday as before – see SOC website If […]
…the pictures keep selling! All good things come to an end, especially exhibitions. With the pictures sold during the Festival now sent to their new homes in the UK and abroad, the gallery kept a few back and have since sold two more. If you are interested in a ‘second look’ or perhaps missed the […]
Saturday 27th July John Busby: Silent Landscape at the Open Eye Gallery was one of The Daily Telegraph’s 50 best things to see during the Edinburgh Festival and one of only four items in the Exhibitions section. Come and see if you agree!
The Open Eye Gallery in Edinburgh showed a major exhibition of the distinctive landscape paintings of John Busby during the Edinburgh Arts Festival. Featuring many previously unseen paintings, all held by the artist’s estate, this exhibition showed Busby’s avid passion for panoramas and ‘bird’s eye views’ undertaken during his prolific career. Landscape has always been […]
An exhibition of Royal Scottish Academicians reflecting on the significance of birds as a motif in contemporary Scottish art ran in early 2019 in the Academicians’ Gallery of the RSA, The Mound, Edinburgh, and featured three works by John Busby RSA, including this watercolour of ‘Gannets on the Bass’ which is now sold. 19 January […]
John Busby – Friends and Influences
An exhibition and sale of oils, watercolours and drawings from the studio of John Busby including works of other artists from his private collection at the Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9PZ, Nov-Dec 2016
The Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL. JOHN BUSBY RSA. 4 June 2016 – 30 June 2016
An exhibition of oil paintings by the late Academician, John Busby. A much celebrated wildlife artist, Busby was also a dedicated landscape painter whose work was often executed in bold colours ranging from highly representational to near abstract. This exhibition offers a rewarding insight into the work of this significant artist.
A Memorial Exhibition John Busby 1 June 2016 – 25 Jun 2016 The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas St, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ John Busby is one of the most important wildlife artists of recent years. His book Drawing Birds revolutionised the way artists capture birds in the field. Busby’s deceptively simple sketches captured, with a […]