– 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 […]
Start 2020 by treating yourself to an affordable piece of art created by members of Lyme Bay Arts on show this month. You’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of subject matter and media, 2D and 3D. So whether it’s paintings, drawings, jewellery, textiles, pottery, sculpture or photography, there will be something for […]
Lyme Bay Arts, and many of its member-artists, will be taking part for the first time in the Symondsbury Estate’s Christmas Market on 1st December with the opening day of its Winter Art Fair. This festive exhibition will include the kind of affordable works of art that make ideal seasonal gifts for friends, family or […]
To welcome the season, Lyme Bay Arts is hosting a special month-long showcase of artwork created by over 60 artists and designers from the Southwest who have been inspired by the theme of Autumn. Including drawings, paintings, furniture, textiles, jewellery and ceramics, the Autumn Open will offer visitors a rich harvest of affordable art to […]
Lyme Bay Arts will be showcasing the popular medium of watercolour in recent work created by members and guest artists.