We are particularly pleased to be showing an exhibition of paintings by Debbie Ayles in the shop’s gallery space for the month of August. Debbie who lives locally is interested primarily in lines, patterns and spaces. She uses architecture as her main subject matter as it offers a limitless variety of opportunities to create work … Continue reading Exhibition of Paintings by Debbie Ayles
The current exhibition in our downstairs gallery features a range of paintings by Sophie Gidlow. The exhibition will run through to the end of July. I am an Essex based artist and educator, having trained at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London. My practice comprises of paintings and drawings of both abstract and … Continue reading Art Exhibition: Paintings by Sophie Gidlow
The Press Gang Printmakers June 2017 Exhibition Come and see the gang’s vibrant and varied work in our gallery downstairs. The exhibition will run through June. The Press Gang printmakers work from the print room at The Wilson Marriage Centre and are tutored by Judith White. They share a passion for the traditional art of … Continue reading The Press Gang: Exhibition of Prints.
‘Ancient Japan’ by Norah Stocker Exhibition runs from 2nd – 26th May 2017 Printmaking: This is a series of prints inspired by works of Japanese artist Utamaro (1753-1806) his beautiful detailed work using woodblock printing. Utamaro uses line and pattern on sumptuous fabrics and courtesans in their daily life. For the last three years I … Continue reading ‘Ancient Japan: an exhibition of prints and textiles by Norah Stocker
Daisy Courtauld an exhibition of Letter Stamp Illustrations Daisy Courtauld is a portrait artist and illustrator. She studied Fine Art at Colchester Institute and has exhibited both in the UK and internationally. During her degree, Daisy developed a unique method of working with type, and date stamps, repetitively stamped, to gradually build and form an … Continue reading Art Exhibition: An Alphabet of Animals by Daisy Courtauld.
Our current exhibition is a show by artist Wendy Bailey who lives and creates her art in Colchester, Essex. Regarding this new exhibition, A Sense of Place, Wendy Bailey says ‘I’m delighted to be invited to exhibit by the popular independent book shop Red Lion Books who contribute so much to the cultural and … Continue reading ‘A Sense of Place’ an exhibition of recent paintings by Wendy Bailey