strong breeze

One more week

This blousy oil painting by Mary-Jane Alexander is called “Strong Breeze” and it will be what many will long for next week as the temperatures climb to African proportions. But it is cool in our gallery and we are happy to provide glasses of iced water for those with the time to sit in the…

roses

Now Open

The glorious sunny weather has arrived and our summer exhibition is now open.  “Flora, Fauna & Folk”  is on at our rural gallery for the next fortnight, open daily from 10am to 4pm until 22nd July.  Anyone who appreciates beautiful and original work is welcome.  Visitors are invited to peruse the wide variety of work…

Seafarers

Keep Calm and Sail On

There are only a couple of days now before we open, and we are ready.  The gallery is brimful of tantalising work; from fresh new paintings and tactile sculptures, to vibrant ceramics, unusual jewellery and unique craft from a variety of materials such as bronze, glass and mohair. In these tumultuous days, the soothing calm of this…

stack of animals

New Summer Exhibition

The sun is out and our new summer exhibition “Flora, Fauna & Folk” is coming together nicely.  The paintings are nearly hung and the new sculptures, glass and ceramics, freshly delivered from Africa this morning, are waiting in a tempting stack to be unwrapped. Talking of stacks, our featured painting above is by Sarah Pratt, a Zimbabwean-born artist, who…

carmine bee-eaters

Exhibition Reminder

Because we are all busy, this is just a friendly reminder that our spring exhibition, “In Situ” opens this weekend at 10am on Saturday 2nd April.  The gallery will then be open between 10 and 4 every day, Sundays included, until 4pm on Saturday 16th April.  No appointments are necessary, and being a rural gallery, there…