May 24, 2019

The Byrne Supper


We are incredibly pleased to announce our online auction catalogue is now LIVE and can be viewed here –

The auction is part of The Byrne Supper, our fundraising dinner in honour of John Byrne, one of Scotland’s most distinctive and respected artists and playwrights.

The evening will include an auction offering the opportunity to acquire…

*John Byrne self portrait*
*John Byrne portrait by David Eustace*
*Alison Watt painting*
*Artwork from JBA entrants*
*Guy Kinder painted portrait commissioned*
*Exclusive holiday retreats, and sailing and driving experiences*
*A golfing break, cookery workshop, yoga classes, massages*

… and so much more!

We welcome you to place a bid or share the link with anyone who may be interested.

The dinner will raise funds for The John Byrne Award and The Iris Initiative. The Iris Initiative exists to encourage reflection, exploration and commitment to personal ideals and values through thought exchange and initiatives. The Iris Initiative’s flagship project is The John Byrne Award!

We sincerely thank our amazing donors and supporters, whose names you see below. Their generosity is hugely appreciated.

Lyon & Turnbull
Cairn Energy PLC
Simpson & Marwick Property
Metro Ecosse
The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh
The Scottish Gallery
David Eustace
Stewart Christie
Alison Watt
Guy Kinder
Iain Clark
The Chaumer Edinburgh
Edinburgh Food Studio
Katy Wakefield Yoga
Davy Zyw
The Graham Norton Show
Mud Station Pottery
V&A Dundee
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Scottish Ballet
Ellis O’Connor Fine Artist and Photographer.
Acting Up
Stewart Christie & Co
Fiona Dean
Christopher Adam
Rose Sutherland
Julie-Ann Simpson
Lara Cappelli
The Oxford Ski Company
Bonnie Badger