The light shines in the darkness

"The light shines in the darkness"

A series of paintings by Ruth Goodheir


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Original Blessing


The paintings have previously been exhibited in seven places.

An Tuireann Arts Centre
in Portree, Isle of Skye

From September to November 2003 they were on show at
Iona Abbey, on the Island of Iona,
for the Iona Community

In January and February 2004
at The Ceilidh Place, in Ullapool,
in Wester Ross.

In April and May 2004
at Strowis, in Utrecht,
in the Netherlands

In April, May and June 2006
in Holy Rood House
in Thirsk, in Yorkshire. (Holy Rood House)

In July and August, in 2007
In St Paul's Cathedral,
In Dundee

At Easter, 2008
In Ness Bank Church
In Inverness

Some more recent paintings and drawings were exhibited under the title 'Original Blessing' ...

In December 2008
At The Coach House retreat centre
In Kilmuir, in The Black Isle, in Easter Ross

These was also shown at Easter 2009
In Holy Rood House.

In Wellington Church, in Glasgow, 62 of my drawings and paintings, including the 19 that constitute 'The Light Shines in the Darkness' and the 16 that have been exhibited as 'Original Blessing', were exhibited in November, 2010. The catalogue for the exhibition is available HERE. Some drawings and paintings are still available for sale. The catalogue has information on this - for more information email