Artistes a Suivre residency May 2016

Brian was invited to be Artis in residency at the Artistes a Suivre visual arts festival in France in May 2016. The festival takes place in the south of France, in a valley in the Languedoc Region of France. During the festival Brian worked with a local school in Couiza, working with young people in […]

Tales of a Grandson Imaginate 2016

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in design, events, photography | No Comments

Set Design and Photography for Tales of a Grandson with Andy Cannon, Wendy Weatherby and Red Bridge Arts. Following the success of the show in 2014, the company revisited the work t make a smaller more pourable version and presented the show at Imaginate, performing at the Family Weekend in the Museum of Scotland and […]

production photos for Leaf by Niggle

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in photography | No Comments

Production photography for Leaf by Niggle, by Puppet State Theatre Company. JRR Tolkien’s Leaf By Niggle premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre Studio Thu 14 to Sat 16 Apr followed by Sat 23 Apr at Macrobert Arts Playhouse, Stirling and Fri 29 & Sat 30 Apr at Tron Theatre, Glasgow. on going touring dates until 30th July. In 1939 Tolkien was […]

Poggle and Tales of a Grandson at Imaginate 2016

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments

Toggle by Barrowland Ballet and Tales of  Grandson by Andy Cannon, are both being performed at Imaginate 2016 in May 2016 in Edinburgh. Brian took production stills for Poggle and designed the set and also took the photos for Tales of a Grandson, with shows feature on the festival publicity. http://www.imaginate.org.uk/festival/whats-on/

We Dance, wee groove China tour 2016

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in dance, design, events, photography | No Comments

We are delighted to be presenting We Dance, wee groove in China at The A.S.K venue in downtown Shanghai, shows running from 14th – 31st january 2016, including a workshop programme in local schools, it will be an exciting start to the new year and to celebrate the Chinese New Year with families in China.

Cinderella panto design, illustration + photography

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in design, photography | No Comments

Working with Glasgow Life and a lovely cast and creative team on Glasgow Life’s annual touring panto, visiting Glasgow Life community venues in December 2015. This year’s show is Cinderella from a  script by Johnny McKnight. Working from illustration for publicity to set and costume design and photography. http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/news/pages/cinderella-the-perfect-fit-for-this-year’s-festive-show.aspx  

photos of edible cake designs and sugar flowers

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in photography, Uncategorized | No Comments

Recent photos of edible art from Glasgow based cake designer and sugar flower artist, Hautecake by Sonnda Catto. Award winning luxury cakes, patisserie & favours | seasonal, local, natural, wild | For weddings, occasions, corporate & private events | tastings | classes.  

Dance photography and drawing with Imaginate and Kabinet K

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in dance, photography | No Comments

Photography with Imaginate and Kabinet K. A very exciting dance development project with Scottish artists and a group of children, an inspiring day seeing the artist and children working creatively together with Joke and Kwint from innovative Belgian dance company Kabinet K. http://www.imaginate.org.uk/imaginate-ne…/horses-kabinet-k/…

Photography and design for Candoco Dance Company online publication

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in dance, design, photography, visual art | No Comments

Candoco Dance Company’s In Dialogue programme is a series of conversations with influential artists and practitioners, aiming to advance the level and clarity of artistic and critical dialogue within the dance and disability sector. Curated by Luke Pell with design and photography by Brian Hartley Contributions from Marc Brew, Caroline Bowditch, Rosemary Lee, Claire Cunningham […]

Arts from the Start Inspiration Days

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in education, photography, visual art | No Comments

Photography and visual arts workshops at 2 inspiring conferences to support Early Years Creativity, based on Creative Skills programme run by Starcatchers. Creative Skills is an ambitious pilot programme of training which aims to put arts and creativity at the heart of Early Years practice in Scotland. Funded by the Scottish Government and Creative Scotland, […]