Martin Laird

Orcadian artist

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Memories of Pirate Gow, a digital photomontage showing Gow's Folly aka the Groatie Hoose combined with childhood project book drawings.

Memories of Pirate Gow

Memories of Pirate Gow Memories of Pirate Gow is an artwork comprised of digital drawing...

"We're not in Deepdale anymore", A Monster of The Crown. A giant winged sea lion with a whale tail and five tentacles with eyes eyeballing a broken statue of the Lady of Justice. A young girl stand in the rusty gateway of Her Majesty's Government and waves a saltire in its face.

The Road to Deepdale

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” Joseph Heller, Catch-22 The Road...

"Post-ironic Salmond Love." Hot pink portrait of Alex Salmond, derived from a photograph taken moments after he had uttered the words "I love you."

Post-Ironic Salmond Love

Post-ironic Salmond Love From Saturday 13th to Friday 26th March, Northlight Gallery in Stromness will...


You can watch 'A Gude Cause maks a Strong Erm', the animated story of the Orcadian Woman's Suffrage Society, via the free, open source, and ad-free Peertube network.

A Gude Cause Maks A Strong Erm - the story of the Orcadian Woman's Suffrage Society