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PROGRAMME OF EXHIBITIONS 2017

Our inspiring exhibition programme provides a platform for local and national artists. The themed exhibitions represent a diverse approach to making. Our dedicated exhibition space hosts a dynamic range of art and craft throughout the year and incoporates stimulating associated events and workshops.


7 January – 4 February

ALTERNATIVE VIEWS

Sandra Meech, Caroline Mornement, Vera Sheaf

This exhibition shows the three artists’ varied approaches to landscape through collage, paint, print and stitch.

11 February – 11 March

PODULES

Jan Niedojadlo

Sculptures to be climbed inside of, touched, smelled and listened to, in a contained and curious atmosphere. There is a suggested donation of £2 for interaction with the exhibits.

Private view: 10 February 6–8pm

18 March – 15 April

DEMENTIA DARNINGS

Jenni Dutton

Exploring the effects of the aging process and dementia through large scale portraits of her mother in wool and thread.

Private view: 17 March 6–8pm
Artist’s talk: 1 April 2–4pm

22 April – 20 May

WHERE SEA MEETS LAND

Terri Hogan

Evocative mixed media paintings from Penwith and the Lizard in Cornwall.

Private view: 21 April 6–8pm
Artist’s talk: 29 April 10am–12noon

27 May – 24 June

BEAUTY ≠ PERFECTION

Stephen Stokes

Sculpture of complex and intricate forms in wood, exploring the unique attributes of trees in the local landscape.

Private view: 26 May 6–8pm

1 July – 22 July

FIFTY BEES: THE INTERCONNECTEDNESS OF ALL THINGS

Lydia Needle

The artist has crafted fifty ‘bee pieces’ in wool, to which fifty invited artists and makers have responded to the biodiversity of each bee.

Meet the Artist: 30 June 6–8pm

29 July – 5 August

A BOOK IN THE HAND

ABCD – Artists’ Book Club of Dove Studio

Words, image and materials are combined in imaginative book construction. Come and see how the books are made in demonstrations.

Meet the artists: 28 July 6–8pm

12 August – 16 September

CONTRADICTORY SPACE

Pennie Elfick

Exploring how the use of linear elements with colour can create a visual conundrum.

Drawing the abstract: 11 September 10am–4pm

23 September – 8 October

OBJECTSCAPES

Heptad

A personal interpretation of chosen objects using a wide variety of methods and media to dispel conventional expectations.

Meet the artists: 22 September 6–8pm

14 October – 11 November

If I'm Not Back I'm There

Edwina Bridgeman

2 and 3-dimensional work exploring found objects and unexpected materials to create a body of work around people and their animals.

Meet the artist: 14 October 6–8pm
Family workshop: 21 October

18 November – 24 December

IMPRESS

Somerset Printmakers

Showcasing the best of printmaking in Somerset.

Private view: 17 November 6–8pm

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