Artworks

Saltire

With the Saltire collection Gerard M Burns uses his national flag to explore ideas of nationhood and identity, always within the context of pilgrimage or journey.

Balancing Act & Money

An allegory on the precariousness of modern living.
Rain in the City

Rain and the City

A collection of works in which Gerard M Burns' home city of Glasgow features prominently.
The road to Emaus

Religious Works

The road to Emaus
Winter

Winter

Snow and the backdrop of snow symbolically represents purity and in many Pictish texts suggests a landscape of the mind. In Burns’ work figures are placed within this context deliberately to invoke in us an emotional response.
Winter

Mythology

Symbols feature heavily in the work of Gerard M Burns - in this collection we present the most prominent of these.
Portraits

Portraits

Ask Gerard M Burns to define himself as an artist and he will say he is a painter of people. Its no surprise therefore that portraiture would form a major part of his overall artistic output.
Angels

Angels

The theme of angels has been in Burns’s work for a very long time. in this section some of the strongest examples are shown.