Artist Carrie Thomson Donates Painting to Royal Blind Week

Posted: 11/02/2014 |

Edinburgh-based artist Carrie-Anne Thomson has donated a specially commissioned painting to the Royal Blind Week’s art exhibition, which will take place at Gallery Seventeen, Edinburgh, between Thursday 20 February and 1 March.

Name Carrie-Anne Thomson

Studio / Workplace Location: Wasps Studios, 2 West Park Place, Edinburgh

How do you work? Type of Art created? Using oil paint emotion and different brushstrokes

Describe your artistic style in 10 words? Full of colour and emotion

Where do you get your inspiration? Life

Who is your favourite artist?  Mark Rothko

When creating a piece of art what couldn’t you do without? Emotion

Why did you decide to support Royal Blind? What does Royal Blind’s work mean to do? It is always positive to help others.

What’s the best piece of advice you have been given? Don’t give up hope.

Finally, if you were a superhero what superpower would you have and why? A good one

Carrie- Anne Thomson’s artwork will be available for sale at the Royal Blind Week art exhibition and sale which will run from Thursday 20 February to Saturday 1 March at Gallery Seventeen in Edinburgh as part of Royal Blind Week 2014. 

For more information about Royal Blind Week art exhibition and sale, please contact our Marketing and Fundraising department on 0131 229 1456. To request a copy of the exhibition catalogue (available form 15 February), please email