Formerly the old village shop and post office, complete with old petrol pump and red telephone box, The Butterworth Gallery at Ballogie is now a 4 star visitor attraction which hosts a permanent display of original Scottish landscape art for sale. Showcasing original artwork by Aberdeenshire based artists Howard Butterworth and his daughter Mary Louise Butterworth. A surprising mix of traditional and contemporary, the gallery is run by Howard's eldest daughter Sarah and a warm and friendly welcome always awaits it's customers who come from all over the world, time and time again. This bright, spacious and airy gallery also sells the complete range of Butterworth Studios Ltd. publications. Limited edition giclees and lithographic prints, both framed and unframed, are all available alongside a large selection of greeting cards. Many of these images are also now available as collectors wooden jigsaws and coasters. Situated on the scenic South Deeside Road (B976), halfway between Banchory and Aboyne on Royal Deeside and with ample car and coach space, this unique gallery is an unexpected find in the middle of nowhere!
The Butterworth Gallery allows the opportunity to compare and contrast the distinctive qualities of both artists work. This adds an extra dimension to what is an impressive and captivating display of inspiration and dedication to capture the unique light and colours of the local area for all to see and enjoy.
Open 11am - 4pm, Thursday - Sunday
(Alternatively viewings can be made by appointment, telephone Sarah on 01339886104 ).
With advance notice it is possible to arrange for either artist to be at the gallery to make the visit an even more memorable one.