Paxton House exhibits a variety of artists each year, to see what we have on please check out our events page.

  • Both galleries are free entry.
  • We have well-known and local artists each season for you to enjoy.
  • Our biggest exhibition space is the Hayloft Gallery above The Stables Tearoom with plenty of variety each season.
  • The Regency Gallery is situated along from the shop, and is currently exhibiting work by our resident artist J.A.Currie.

The Paxton House Shakespeare Exhibition will be running from the 6th of August throughout the summer time in the Hayloft Gallery. It is a wonderful collection of work showing off highlights of Shakespeare’s work through art and photography. For more information please click here. 

The Hayloft and Regency Gallery contains a collection of work from different artists and photographers from across the Scottish Borders. Please find the profiles of all the artists currently showing their work below. Throughout the season different artists will be exhibiting.

Margaret Hutchinson:

Born in Newcastle, Margaret studied Fine Art at Newcastle College of Art & Industrial Design. She has continued to paint all of her life and has worked as a book illustrator, book binder and teacher.She was a founder member of the North of England Art Society in the early 1970’s and has exhibited at Paxton House since 1998.

Duncan Currie:

Born in Kelso and living his early life in Kirk Yetholm he grew to love landscape and maritime scenery. After studying at Edinburgh Art College (1980-85) he worked for The Scottish Wildlife Trust as an illustrator. From 1992 he has worked in his studio/gallery on the shore of Broadford Bay on the Isle of Skye. When not painting, Duncan pursues his love of boating and fishing.

Tommy Newlands:

Tommy has lived in Paxton for forty years. He has an artists eye and a photographers patience. Now a retired gentleman he has time to get out with his camera in all weather and all seasons. The result shows a sense of balance and a love of landscape for all to enjoy.

Paxton House’s resisdent artist, Judith Currie is also exhibiting her work in both the Hayloft Gallery and our Regency Gallery.


J.A.Currie was the first artist to ever exhibit in the Hayloft Gallery when Paxton House was made into a trust. She has been welcomed back to exhibit every year since due to her beautiful paintings of the local area. She has recently moved back to live near Paxton and still runs a very popular art gallery on Skye.

J.A. Currie was born in Newcastle and has been a keen painter from an early age.   She was formally trained at Newcastle College of Art and Industrial Design and studied art appreciation at St Mandé, Paris.  After qualification she worked in a commercial design studio on Tyneside.

Judith married a Scot and has spent most of her life in the Borders, where she was a founder member and tutor of the North Northumberland Art Society.

Over the years she has had regular exhibitions in Scotland and England and commissions of her work have been sent to all corners of the world.   Every summer she continues to be artist in residence at Paxton House.

If you are interested in using either of our gallery spaces to exhibit your own work please get in touch using our Contact us page.

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