Welcome to our shop!

Here you'll find sheep themed merchandise that'll make your heart bleat!

All items have been designed by local artists, and all proceeds go directly to maintaining the Sheep Festival. Be sure to check out the artist spotlight at the bottom of this page!

Artist spotlight

Designer of this year's Sheep Festival logo, Karen Tweed is respected internationally as a multi-faceted artist, teacher and creative. 

Born in London in 1963, Karen studied Graphic Design (Printmaking) at Leeds, becoming a teacher of Art and Design in 1987.


Karen Tweed lives her inspiration through living in Orkney: 

"The landscape of Orkney fires my creativity whether visually or sonically and the connection forged between what I see, hear, sense and draw is an endless celebration of nature.

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Attracted by the Bird Observatory in 2019, James is North Ronaldsay's newest artist in residence. 

He has a background in Conservation, and it was his study of American Black Bears in Minnesota which first lead him to animal portraiture. 

He has a passion for studying and observing wildlife which he translates into his work as a watercolour artist and photographer.


Since living on North Ronaldsay, the bountiful bird-life and famous seaweed eating sheep have provided endless inspiration - but the Black Bear will always be his first love.

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