A roomful of delights – 2D and 3D artwork and work from local designer-makers specially selected by the curators to inspire your gift-giving this Christmas. Open 10.30-4.30 Thursday – Monday (closed 25 – 27 December and 1st January); plenty of free parking on site. “Unwrapped” is in the right-hand room, and our Open exhibition “Bring […]
Rescheduled after lockdown – now reopening after lockdown on 2nd December! This open exhibition is about bringing art to life and will focus on a celebration of colour and form. We felt this was an opportune moment, in these uncertain times, to give the opportunity to both the creative practitioner and the viewing public, to […]
SouSouWest Gallery’s first visiting exhibition is a collection of works made by a group of sculptors living in the South West. Brought together by travel guide writer, publisher and sculptor Hilary Bradt, these artists create sculptures of all types and sizes, especially endearing ones of animals, and thus their showcase is a delight for visitors […]
– vibrant works by Zee Jones, Pam Allsop and Lucy de Albuquerque.
– beautifully crafted objects from skilled local makers in a wide variety of disciplines.
– an exhibition responding to the natural world in different media. Our first Open exhibition after lockdown attracted over 100 entries from a large number of local artists and craftsmen.
This showcase of recent work by four very different West Dorset artists — Michael Chappell, Tracy Linwood, Kathy Hallsworth and Charles Hallsworth — provides examples of each artist’s way of seeing and internalising the world around them. A chance to share the struggles, determination and humour required to produce each body of work.
Printmaking is a highly skilful art form that offers numerous ways of working, from the detailed and time-consuming to the immediate and serendipitous. Whichever process is used, the resulting image will be distinct from what drawing or painting alone can achieve. In this exhibition, you’ll be able to enjoy the whole range of printmaking techniques, […]
Well-known Bridport-based painter David Brooke has an intriguing exhibition of acrylic paintings entitled Mysterious Adventures. His distinctive paintings evoke mythology and folk tales, but they are not based on particular stories and thus allow viewers themselves to imagine their own narratives, to create their own sense of mystery and adventure.
Inspired by the natural world, Trisha Hayman’s traditional artwork features the unconsidered and expendable specimens of the natural world which fascinate her. This exhibition highlights her more contemporary approach to still life: simple clean lines in graphite that complement the richly detailed subject matter. Alongside Trisha’s work will be pieces by Mark Swan, creator of […]