Nonesuch Residency: G. Scott MacLeod


G. Scott MacLeod (MA, Art Education) is a multimedia artist and filmmaker with a special interest in peoples and histories — Montreal’s, Canada’s, the Scottish Highlands’, and the Vikings’. His work has been exhibited, screened and collected by cultural institutions and individuals around the world. In June of 2017 Scott attended the SIM Residency in Reykjavik, Iceland:

While Scott is in residency at Parrsboro’s Main & Station he will be working on a graphic DSC_0230novel of the Saga of Murdo MacLeod; developing a treatment for Ancestral Homes, a documentary on Scottish Immigration to Cape Breton; and presenting his film Water of Life at the Parrsboro Film Festival, , on Sunday 29 October at 10am.  The screening is free and will begin with a short introduction by Scott and be followed by a Q & A period.


You can also meet Scott at Main & Station on Wednesday 25 October for a presentation about his experience on residency in Iceland. The talk begins at 7:30 pm in the Nonesuch Café at Main & Station, 168 Main Street, Parrsboro.

For more information about Scott and what he does, check out his site 

Sarah Beth Goncarova in residence

 Sarah Beth Goncarova has returned to Parrsboro for a 2 week residency at Main & Station.  You might remember Sarah Beth from her beautiful installation What Gifts the Rain May Bring which was featured in our secondfloor gallery in 2014.

While she is here Sarah Beth is working on a sculptural installation in West Bay and doing research for an upcoming commission at Still Waters Pond, an unplugged retreat in Voluntown, Connecticut, USA,

You can find out more about Sarah Beth and her work at

Exhibition Extension + a New Arrival: NAOPA 2017 until 30 October

The 2017 Nonesuch Art of Paper Awards Parrsboro Exhibition has been extended to 30 October.  Even if you have already been, come again as we have just received the 84th artwork featured in the 2017 Nonesuch Art of Paper Awards: Jim Holyoak’s “Book of Nineteen Nocturnes”.

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The exhibition will be open ONLY BY CHANCE or BY APPOINTMENT.  You can contact us by email at to arrange a viewing or just stop in when you see we are open.