Kikki Ghezzi is an experiential artist, creating installations and paintings that interpret poignant memories of her childhood in Italy, along with more vivid works of universal appeal. Kikki is deeply passionate about Scottish culture and traditions and has been studying Gaidhlig at Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Skye since 2016.
Morag Jones, a Glaswegian and long-time resident of Edinburgh, is a retired school teacher and a successful treasure hunter with a strong sense of community. She recently helped to set up local community greengrocer Dig in Bruntsfield
Morag was very honoured to be the ‘ finder’ of one of the mysterious book sculptures – Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, currently on display at the National Library of Scotland (Morag Jones finds the mysterious book sculpture).
Keen to embrace the Gaelic language of her MacLeod and McFarlane ancestors (her great grandparents were from Argyll) she took the trip to Skye and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. She is very passionate about the Scots language, politics, current affairs and social history, which she wasn’t taught at school.
Max Buettner is a Classics and Anthropology major at Cornell University in the United States. He is very enthusiastic about the Highlands culture and the Gaelic language. During the summer of 2017 he studied Gaidhlig at Sabhal Mor Ostaig.