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Katy Galbraith


Artistic Practice

Working with primarily recycled materials, I make mosaics for indoors and outdoors, mostly decorative pieces such as mirrors, pictures, garden tables and garden sculpture. These I exhibit in galleries & exhibitions, sell on-line and work to commission.

I use recycled materials in my work, including vintage crockery, ceramic artists wastage, glass scraps and wine bottle glass, broken car windows and sometimes other bits of “rubbish” that would otherwise be destined for landfill. The recycling and reuse element is very important to my practice, and to me, I know the provenance of every piece incorporated, so the finished mosaic becomes like a traditional patchwork quilt.

Selected Exhibitions: BAMM Exhibitions, Perthshire Open Studios, Art in the Garden at New Hopetoun Gardens, Edinburgh

December 2018 ~ National Museum of Scotland, two touch panels in mosaic, Ceramics Gallery
September 2018 ~ Garden Table, private
May 2017 ~ Paisley Legs, private

Selected Commissions:
December 2018 ~ Mirror with Gate and Pheasant, private
November 2018 ~ Seven spirals in mosaic in a pedestrian walkway, The Bield, Perth
November 2018 and 2016 ~ two mosaic panels for outdoors, private
February 2018 ~ Terrestrial Egg Sculpture, private

Community Projects:
Terra Nova School, wall mosaic working with pupils aged 8 – 13 years
Muthill Village Trust, six mosaic panels
Shieldhall Butterfly Project, large patio stepping stones

Business or Organisation Name

Recycle Me Mosaics


Near Comrie


Perth & Kinross






Main Discipline


Mediums Used

Bone China, Glass, Mixed Media, Porcelain, Recycled Materials

Applied Arts Scotland SCIO is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC022604)