Lois Wakeman

I'm a potter, photographer, writer and geek living in Uplyme. I have volunteered at Lyme Bay Arts as their web person, social media advisor, company secretary and general copywriter, but I'd rather be getting my hands dirty in the pottery or beachcombing or out walking with my camera given the choice!

“Unrestricted” : Open Exhibition – call for entries

“Unrestricted” : Open Exhibition – call for entries

Our Summer Open this year, which will run from 27th August-18th September, has been titled to inspire creativity after the period of lockdown and encourage you to be adventurous with the scale, inspiration and your creative practice. The gallery will be set up to showcase the range of work. Full details and the entry form […]

Landscapes, Seascapes and Hedgerows, 15th August-4th September 2022

Landscapes, Seascapes and Hedgerows, 15th August-4th September 2022

This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Dot Wood, who died recently. Her husband Ian asked us to publish this note to her exhibition: Dot’s spell in Poole Hospital seemed to focus her mind intensely on where she wanted her art to go. Rather than dwelling on the cruel hand fate had dealt her, […]

South West Sculptors Group Exhibition, 6th-21st August 2022

South West Sculptors Group Exhibition, 6th-21st August 2022

At the Sou-Sou-West Gallery, Symondsbury. Open every day 10.30-4.30; free entry. The South West Sculptors group is as varied in their work as our region is in landscape. All media, and all sizes: stone, bronze, ceramic, driftwood and found objects, mosaic, metal, glass; from figurative animals and the human figure to abstract forms inspired by […]

Colmers’ and Beyond, 1st-14th August 2022

Colmers’ and Beyond, 1st-14th August 2022

Marion Taylor Somerset-born Marion studied at the Somerset College of Art, after completing the first year Foundation Course she specialised in Textile Design, whilst  continuing to follow her first love, Fine Art.  After three years Marion gained a Regional diploma in Textile Design and became a Licentiate of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers […]

Portland Coast, 26th July-4th September 2022

Portland Coast, 26th July-4th September 2022

From 26 July until 4 September, Lyme Regis Museum’s Rotunda Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of recent work by Dorset artist Leon Doré called Portland Coast.  Fascinated by this rocky coastline, Leon was determined to find a less figurative and more authentic response to its unique mixture of Mesolithic geology, quarrying, natural rock fall […]

Stitched, 4-17th July 2022

Stitched, 4-17th July 2022

Textile art is art that uses varying materials and fibres to produce decorative, artistic objects. It’s one of the oldest forms of art in history and has played a part in practical and decorative man-made objects for hundreds of thousands of years. The South West region is home to many talented textile artists, many of […]

A Lifetime of Different Identities, 14th June-24th July 2022

A Lifetime of Different Identities, 14th June-24th July 2022

– the careers of Karol Kulik Over the past 50 years, American-born, Lyme Regis resident Karol Kulik has had five different careers, working as a film historian, a trade fair organiser, an academic archaeologist, a painter and currently an art exhibition curator and publicist.  (In the latter role, she has been an invaluable friend of […]

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