Category: 2021

Winter Open, 4th December 2021 – 23rd January 2022

Winter Open, 4th December 2021 – 23rd January 2022

We’ve had an amazing response to our call for entries for this exhibition – 50 artists and 150 pieces of work! The show is open tomorrow at 10.30 and coincides with the Symondsbury Christmas Market on 4th and 5th, so there will be lots to see and do on the first weekend. With a wide […]

Big Skies, Distant Views, 8 December 2021 – 16 January 2022

Big Skies, Distant Views, 8 December 2021 – 16 January 2022

Steve Manning is an Exeter-based printmaker working out of an attic studio that commands fine vistas of clouds and sky.   The landscapes of Dorset and Devon have understandably become the subject of much of his work, including this exhibition, Big Skies, Distant Views, one of the series of Lyme Bay Arts exhibitions at the Rotunda Gallery […]

Language of Colour, 13th November – 27th November 2021

Language of Colour, 13th November – 27th November 2021

Paintings by Patrick Jones & Nigel Moores Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery   Open Daily: 10:30am to 16:30pm Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery is delighted to welcome internationally-respected abstract artist Patrick Jones and Nigel Moores with their joint exhibition of paintings, ‘Language of Colour’.  The show celebrates colour as an entity, with its own ‘logic’, that can express all […]

All Wrapped Up, 1st November – 24th December 2021

All Wrapped Up, 1st November – 24th December 2021

Festive Exhibition of Handmade Gifts In the Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery & Shop   Open Daily: 10:30am to 16:30pm Get your festive preparations done early with the opening of SSW Shop’s ‘All Wrapped Up’: a special selling exhibition featuring some of the best handmade decorations, tableware, greetings cards and gift inspiration our local artistic community has […]

Where the Mist Rises, 27th October – 5th December 2021

Where the Mist Rises, 27th October – 5th December 2021

Abstract paintings by Annie Ward. Based on Lyme Bay Artist Annie Ward’s research into satellite photographs and historic maps of the Dorset coastline, these abstract works explore the changeable spaces where the land meets the sea. Annie begins with detailed drawings on canvas that she scrubs over with layers of paint allowing shapes to be […]

The Sky is the Limit, 23rd October-7th November 2021

The Sky is the Limit, 23rd October-7th November 2021

Christine Allison describes her latest show at Symondsbury: In my latest work I have returned to a favourite theme – the sky. Back in 2005 I was making oil paintings of Lyme Bay with the sunrise and Portland on the horizon, I was fascinated by the ever-changing colours and moods of the sky. A sketchbook […]

Scapes & Sculpture, 18th-31st October 2021

Scapes & Sculpture, 18th-31st October 2021

Devon-based artist Anne Townsend is showing her exhibition ‘Scapes and Sculpture’ this month.  Anne’s home studio is situated in Devon`s beautiful Axe Valley, which has given her ample space and inspiration to lose herself in large expressive pieces of work both as a painter and a sculptor. Anne’s art journey has lent itself to the […]

Line and Tone, 4th-16th October 2021

Line and Tone, 4th-16th October 2021

Drawings and paintings from Russell Coulson in the shop gallery. Open daily 10.30-4.30. Russell has had a career in advertising, graphic design and illustration having been an art director, creative director, for leading advertising agencies in London and Australia. He also had his own design studio working with Disney, Warner Bros and other leading licence […]

Perfect Balance, 2nd -17th October 2021

Perfect Balance, 2nd -17th October 2021

Based in Devon, Zee Jones’ work is inspired by a love of the countryside and coastline which surround her, and her life philosophy. Zee believes that the answer to a contented life is to give willingly and achieve the balance in life that is right for you: a ‘Perfect Balance’. In her work she aims […]

Kimmeridge – Between the Ledges, 20th September-3rd October 2021

Kimmeridge – Between the Ledges, 20th September-3rd October 2021

Rita Brown’s latest show has a focus on fossils and the Jurassic Coast: geology and palæontology have been a recurring theme throughout her career. Rita’s collection of specimens and visits to Kimmeridge and Charmouth have been a huge motivation and inspiration for this recent work.

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