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Meet the Eight Stirling Artists Telling Their Street Stories

Discover the incredible group of artists behind the Stirling Street Stories installation. The eight creatives came together from a local callout offering their art, style, and stories to the placemaking campaign. The varying styles featured utilise mosaic, mural, digital, fluid and dance to explore Stirling’s untold stories.

Lou Carberry

Stirling artist Lou Carberry is interested in exploring wide-ranging topics relating to political concerns, mental health and environmental issues. In her work, she draws on personal experiences and opinions to evoke strong emotional responses in the viewer. Louisa’s emerging practice focuses on spreading awareness on current issues that are important and the public should know about. Lou’s seven drawings for Street Stories represent people in Stirling reaching out for help with mental health.


Jacque Artist

Jacque experiments with an intuitive approach to a range of media, with the intention to achieve the most visually intriguing patterns, forms and textures. Jacque works in a range of disciplines as she believes that themes and concepts dictate a genre. For example, Jacque utilises sculpture, print both traditional and digital, and prose. Some of the key themes in her artwork are nature and the environment, life and humanity, journeys, the imagination and the made-up world.

Jacque’s artwork focuses on the archaeological history of Stirling, suggesting a “birds eye view of the earth” and resembles the texture of stone, using the colours of moss and lichen which can be linked back to the standing stones.


a construction worker taking in one of the art installations for Street Stories Stirling

Michael Corr

Michael Corr is an award-winning contemporary painter and mural artist, based at his garden studio space in Alloa, Scotland. His work centres around portrait painting with an emphasis on colour and spontaneous mark making. Graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Corr’s formal training as a graphic designer, along with a primary interest in expressive art, have developed into a uniquely powerful style of painting and drawing.

Michaels’s work focuses on Robert Burns, known as Rabbie, who is the most famous of all Scottish poets and a pioneer of the Romantic movement. The artist thought Rabbie’s ties to Stirling, such as his statue near the Albert Halls, made his the perfect story to tell.


Michael Corr, one of the artists from Stirling for Street Stories in front of his piece

Roisin Mackenzie

Roisin Mackenzie a self-taught fluid and abstract artist from Stirling. She developed a passion for fluid art in 2021 when she joined an art group as a way of expressing her creative side during the lockdown. She quickly became hooked on the unpredictable nature of fluid art and started to experiment with different styles. Roisin loves to develop colour palettes and draws inspiration from things seen in everyday life.

Roisin’s artwork depicts the River Forth, delving into its vast history from agriculture and trade to war before returning to the regenerative state it is in now, beginning to grow again like Stirling.


David Galletly

David Galletly is an illustrator and graphic designer. His clients include Begg x Co, Innis & Gunn, NHS, Pringle 1815, Glasgow Film, WIRED and The Hollywood Reporter. Alongside client work, David exhibits original artwork in solo and group shows in the UK and overseas. After eight years of living and working in Glasgow, David has recently returned to Stirling, his hometown, where he has built his new artist’s studio in the Made in Stirling creative hub.

David Galletly’s illustration takes the iconic Stirling cityscape and introduces a giant tourist taking photographs of the city. Stirling has become a popular tourist destination for people of all ages. The city boasts a growing alternative music and art scene and exciting events such as its local photography festival and the Bloody Scotland festival.


Malcolm Sutherland

One of the unique artists chosen for Stirling, Malcolm trained locally at Monument Dance Centre before continuing his education professionally at Central School of Ballet in London. Malcolm spent seven years performing with the Ballett Staatstheater Nürnberg before leaving the company in 2015. Since then, he has continued to develop his own choreographic work which has been performed in many different places and contexts, whilst also gaining his MA Choreography in 2018.  His work aims to delve deeper into understanding our human nature and to unravel the mysteries around our existence.

His dance piece used in Street Stories focuses on Stirling’s rich history of the performing arts, with many unique and varied theatres. Today, artists in Stirling continue the tradition of performing arts with a more contemporary twist in the variety of theatre and dance schools. The city has a number of award-winning cultural arts venues for live performance such as The Tolbooth, The Albert Halls and The MacRobert Arts Centre.

Jacqueline Marr

Jacqueline Marr is one of Scotland’s finest figurative contemporary artists. She predominantly paints the figure in oils, patiently producing a small number of pieces each year. Much emphasis is placed on the mastery of her skill and her perfectionist style which is evident throughout the exquisite detail in every brushstroke. Her use of light at times echoes her influence of the old master techniques employed by Caravaggio and Rembrandt famed for their use of chiaroscuro.

Most people know the Wright brothers as famous pioneers of early aviation. However, Stirlingshire’s Barnwell Brothers were our very own aviation heroes. Jacqueline delves deeper into the Barnwell Brothers and the first powered flight in Scotland.


Jacqueline Marr, one of the artists from Stirling, in front of the angel wings of her installation

Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies is a professional mosaic artist based in Dunblane. She uses slate, stone and glass to create her artwork, cutting and placing each piece by hand. Her work often focuses on creating textures and patterns to highlight the beauty of the natural materials she uses.

Stirling’s landscape is made up of an extensive range of materials, including the slate that can be seen on the roofs of many iconic historical buildings across the city. Rachel’s mosaic artworks are created using, and celebrating, the local raw materials of Scotland. The AR animation tells the story of the construction of Stirling Castle.


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