SEA Marks, an exhibition by artist Rhona Taylor, is at the Patriothall Gallery in Edinburgh from Saturday to May 14.

The show is the fruit of the artist's two-month residency in a remote town on the north coast of Iceland, and the work – painting, printmaking, photography and mixed-media installation – looks at how the community’s isolated location has shaped its identity. It focuses mainly on the area’s diminished fishing industry, using local folklore along with digital navigation technology to create a series of visual maps.

Taylor is a visual artist based in Edinburgh, with a studio in Leith. Her recent residencies include Nes Artist's Residency in Skagaströnd, Iceland, and Cove Park in Argyll.

PAINTER Hugh Buchanan is to have his third exhibition at The Scottish Gallery throughout June 2017. Entitled "New Town", it celebrates 250 years of the Georgian centre of Scotland’s capital city.

The show brings Buchanan back to the gallery after 26 years and is first major solo show in Scotland since 1991. The collection of 40 works sees his detailed draughtmanship capture Edinburgh with exterior and interior paintings. Edinburgh World Heritage will be working alongside The Scottish Gallery by hosting an event as well as a walkabout around the New Town.

After graduating in 1981, Hugh Buchanan worked on commissions for the National Trust and in 1987 was invited by the Prince of Wales to paint a series of interiors of Balmoral, subsequently completing a further sequence at Highgrove in 1994. In 1988 he was commissioned by the House of Commons to paint four interiors of the Palace of Westminster.

THE ARTIST-in-residence at Scotland's canals opens the first exhibition of her work on May 6 at the Park Gallery in Falkirk. Entitled "Gongoozler" – a term for someone who takes joy from watching the world pass by on canals – the exhibition marks the culmination of a 15-month residency that saw artist Lesley Banks travel the Forth & Clyde, Union, Monkland, Caledonian and Crinan Canals creating paintings that celebrate the environments and stories of Scotland’s 250-year-old waterways. The exhibition will run until June 25.

The residency, funded by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland Open Project Funding and supported by Falkirk Community Trust and Scottish Canals, has resulted in the creation of more than 40 paintings of the nation’s canals. Subjects include the Falkirk Wheel, Neptune’s Staircase, The Kelpies, and the few remaining sections of the Monkland Canal.

Banks said: "From the water to the banks and beyond, Scotland’s canals are unique environments with over two centuries of stories to tell and I feel very lucky to be Scottish Canals’ first artist-in-residence.

"I’ve spent the past year gongoozling, using the towpaths as a studio and capturing some incredible sights on the waterways throughout changing seasons, weather and times of day."