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OPENING SATURDAY 17TH APRIL 20201

Gallery News

OPENING SATURDAY 17TH APRIL 20201

VERY VERY VERY PLEASED to say the Gallery in Clevedon will be reopening this Saturday with Tony’s Hanami exhibition taking over the gallery space with his paintings of flower blossom and hope. From the 17th April 2021 we are open 10am to 4pm every Saturday for the exhibition running until the end of May 2021.

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HAMANI - The Book

Art Books Exhibition

HAMANI - The Book

Celebrating the upcoming launch of the Hanami exhibition a small book is now available from this website or amazon with a selection of 40 paintings from the exhibition and an introductory poem by Julie Newman. The book will also be available from the Gallery when it re-opens on the 17th April.  

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Art for the home, handprinted chinaware.

Homeware

Art for the home, handprinted chinaware.

It is always exciting when I get to take my artwork out into new areas and new mediums. I'm always looking for new ways to make art create conversations when you least expect. With that philosophy I'm very excited to share some of the new range of chinaware now available in the Homeware collection in the online store. This range features limited editions, colourful commentaries on contemporary life and explosions of colour in paint. All the products are made using the best quality chinaware which is then coated and heat press printed here in the art studio by hand. This...

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Sky Arts, Portrait Artist of the Week: Oti Mabuse

Art

Sky Arts, Portrait Artist of the Week: Oti Mabuse

I decided to join in the wonderful initiative by Sky Arts and their Artist of the Year programmes with their covid-lockdown specials with guest sitters for their arts series. I wish I had done it sooner! What a wonderful idea. Here sitter, Oti Mabuse joined thousands of artists across the country to pose as a subject for portrait.  It's been great discussing with fellow artists online via instagram what papers, techniques and 'how to see'.  Thank you Sky Arts & Team for the wonderful idea! Here is my own watercolour portrait of Oti Mabuse where I have tried to capture...

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Hanami

Art Exhibition

Hanami

Hanami, a blossom of life, spring and joy. ‘Hanami’ is the Japanese tradition of celebrating the transient beauty of flowers. Particularly when they are in bloom and the flowers look the most beautiful displaying their blossom. This last few weeks have felt like a Hanami festival in the studio with a burst of inspiring colours, flowers and spring like emotions coming together to enter the transient state of flowers in bloom. Lots of new artwork being put together and lots of exciting new ideas forming. With the third Covid-19 lockdown coming to an end it is like all of our national community...

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