What is your favourite book title? Our November/December art exhibition will feature book themed paintings, and artist Lee Thomas is looking for you to inspire him! We would like to hear from you with book related suggestions….titles, characters, favourite quotes, scenes, even locations from stories, which Lee will turn into individual paintings or drawings. The … Continue reading Picture Books Exhibition: a project by artist Lee Thomas
The exciting new exhibition showcases the talents of two local textile art groups, ‘stitchers inc’ and ‘Lost the Thread, showing together for the first time. The two groups have been exploring textile arts for several years (stitchers inc. celebrated its first major exhibition in Aug 2016) and draw members from all … Continue reading Stitched Harbours – an exhibition of textile art
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