Picking up the Pieces – 8th-31st May 2021

Picking up the Pieces – 8th-31st May 2021

We are delighted to welcome 20 mosaic artists from the south west, who have come together to exhibit their varied, colourful and often surprising work in Picking up the Pieces at the Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery on the Symondsbury Estate from 8th to 31st May. This exhibition showcases the enormous diversity of style that the artists have brought […]

Spring into Art – 12th April – 3rd May 2021

Spring into Art – 12th April – 3rd May 2021

‘Spring into Art‘ is an open exhibition for all our associates, so expect to see a wide variety of images and 3D work on the theme of spring – however it is interpreted! We’ll be open from 10.30-4.30 daily in the shop, and from 12th April – 3rd May in the main gallery where you’ll […]

A funding boost for us

We are incredibly grateful to share the news that Lyme Bay Arts CIC has been awarded funding from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, administered by Arts Council England. This grant is vital to our plans to support our brand new gallery shop, to further develop our digital strategy, and to continue to provide creative opportunities […]

Unwrapped, 2 December 2020 – 19th January 2021

Unwrapped, 2 December 2020 – 19th January 2021

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 […]

Bring Art To Life, 2nd December 2020 – 19th January 2021

Bring Art To Life, 2nd December 2020 – 19th January 2021

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 […]

Fundraising for Bridport Refugee Support Campaign

Fundraising for Bridport Refugee Support Campaign

One of the current paintings on show in ‘Awakening‘ has been chosen by the Bridport Refugee Support Campaign to become a fundraiser for them. Pamela Allsop (one of the three painters involved in the exhibition) was keen to dedicate their show to those in a more serious lockdown, like Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and invited Clive Stafford […]

Awakening – three painters react positively to lockdown

Awakening – three painters react positively to lockdown

Dorset-based artists Zee Jones and Pam Allsop are joined by Lucy de Albuquerque from North Hampshire in a showcase of their recent work. All three artists love the exuberance of vibrant colours, only differing in the mediums they use.  Zee and Pam work in mixed media and acrylic, while Lucy uses watercolours, printmaking and mixed media. […]

South West Sculptors, 15 October – 2 November 2020

South West Sculptors, 15 October – 2 November 2020

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 […]

Chroma, 8 September – 17 October 2020

Chroma, 8 September – 17 October 2020

Vibrant glass abstract panels by Allan Punton. Allan, who’s specialised in hand-cut coloured glass contemporary artwork for 20 years, will be showcasing 12 panels of abstract glass landscapes that celebrate colour and its ability to create in differing combinations different responses from the viewer.  The shape and size of the Rotunda will amplify the richness […]

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