Lois Wakeman

It’s official – we are here!

Yesterday saw the official opening of The Gallery at Symondsbury – we welcomed about 175 friends old and new on a bright and breezy afternoon. Sir Philip and Lady Colfox attended at just after noon and Sir Philip opened the space with a speech about the importance of art to people and the landscape. His …

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Waterline – contemporary photography, 27 September – 9 October

Tricia Scott (ARPS) and Lois Wakeman (LRPS) discovered they share an uncannily similar view of the world soon after they first met in 2010. Both like to look for abstract images in the everyday – things that many people would walk past unseeing. Living by the coast, seaside subjects naturally suggest themselves. For this, the …

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Lyme Bay Arts members’ exhibition – Bridport Open Studios, 7-22 September

Bringing together for the first time recent work of artist-members of Lyme Bay Arts and celebrating its first participation in Bridport Open Studios, the popular local arts festival that runs from 7-15 September. Open daily 10.30-4.30. Free admission & parking. Image above by Elizabeth Richie.

Textiles, Sculpture, Ceramics, 24 August – 3 September

A feast of 3D art created by some of the southwest’s most talented sculptors, ceramicists and textile artists on show at the region’s newest art gallery. Open daily 10.30-16.30, free admission and parking. Please join us for a drink on Saturday 24th August from 12 noon to 1pm. A chance to meet the exhibitors and …

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An invitation from the Lyme Regis Art Society

Uplyme Church Art Exhibition, Friday August 23rd and Saturday 24th Preview and Talk by Phil Clayton (Lyme Bay Arts’ Artistic Director) Artist Afloat! Thursday August 22nd Talk at Uplyme Village Hall 4:00 pm followed by Preview, drinks and canapés in Uplyme Church. Tickets: £10 in aid of Ugandan Charities, Tear Fund and New Hope Uganda …

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“Squares” Exhibition opening

We were very pleased by the turnout for our new group exhibition at the Gallery. We met old friends and artists and some new faces too. The exhibition features 16″ square works in a variety of media, presented with flair as usual when our artistic director Phil Clayton is in charge! (You can see him …

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