Artist David Inshaw, the consummate painter of the English landscape, fills Sladers Yard gallery with his recent paintings. Called ‘perhaps the greatest living proponent of the English Romantic tradition’ (Spectator), Inshaw invokes the powers of nature, the moon, trees, stars, birds, animals, men, women and ancient landscapes and the sea to create his powerful intensely personal paintings. Continue reading
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Thank you to the Bridport Times for wonderful coverage of Vanessa Gardiner’s exciting new exhibition, Sea Cliffs. View the show.
Martyn Brewster, Anne Davies, Jo Fox and Anthony Garratt: Four painters who see landscape in entirely different ways, each with roughly a quarter of the gallery space in Sladers Yard in an exhibition that allows the viewer to immerse themselves in one way of seeing after another. Continue reading
Martyn Brewster’s light-filled paintings inspired by the Dorset coast are showing until Sunday. View the works online. Continue reading
This autumn Martyn Brewster fills the galleries of Sladers Yard with his lyrical abstract paintings and pen and ink drawings of the Dorset coast. Alongside ceramics by Peter Hayes, Paul Wearing and other leading makers and the furniture of Petter Southall this promises to be a many layered textured feast of an exhibition.
Finding Pathways Andrew Bird Anne Davies new paintings Petter Southall furniture 4 March to 17 April 2017 Do come to our opening 2.30 to 5pm today Saturday 4 March View the show here.
Anne Davies and Andrew Bird both grew up in the Peak District and draw their inspiration from the landscapes of the Industrial Revolution which they find in the north and the west of England. They are fascinated by old mills and warehouses, ships and rows of worker’s cottages decaying now and embedded into dramatic rugged landscapes and harbours. In different ways, both love to paint the combination of architecture and coast or countryside, focusing on texture, pattern, space and light, the compound impressions of place. Petter Southall’s furniture also has a mind for ship shapes, streamlines and boatbuilding techniques creating a design language all his own. Continue reading
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Vanessa Gardiner returns to the dramatic slate-black Cornish coast around Boscastle as inspiration for this major show. Peter Hayes’ ceramic sculpture references indigenous ceramic techniques from around the world as well as pre-Roman archaeological finds brought together in a strong contemporary fusion. Continue reading
David West has been painting and carving in wood for some forty years. His work is in museums, public and private collections around the world.
His most recent work brings home to Lyme Regis in Dorset the mystery and wonder he discovered walking an ancient Buddhist pathway in Japan by exploring light on the surface of water in its many manifestations. Michael Bennallack Hart has had many shows in Paris, San Francisco, New York and London including twelve solo shows at the Medici Gallery. His paintings are in corporate and private collections around the world. This wonderful new exhibition captures Michael Bennallack Hart’s fascination with those misty magical hours when the world rises out of the darkness then slowly sinks back into it again.