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.

Tricia Scott and Lois Wakeman – 31st August-19th September 2021

Tricia Scott and Lois Wakeman – 31st August-19th September 2021

Contemporary work from two East Devon photographers At the Sou’-Sou’-West Shop Gallery in Symondsbury. Open daily from 10.30-16.30. Lois and Tricia are two East Devon photographers who have collaborated in the past with a shared theme, but this time, you’ll find two distinct bodies of work. Tricia will be showing some new floral closeups together […]

Climate Change, 11th-27th September 2021

To complement the ‘Inside Out Dorset’ project being held on the Symondsbury Estate, Sou’-Sou’-West Arts Gallery will be exhibiting work from 11th to 27th September which focuses on climate change in its broadest sense. Artists are encouraged to reflect environmental protection in their work, be it by using upcycled or recycled media, by celebrating the importance […]

Fossils, Fish and Feathers – 14th September-24th October 2021

Fossils, Fish and Feathers – 14th September-24th October 2021

Fossils, Fish and Feathers is the title of the watercolour exhibition of recent work by Lyme Bay Artist Trisha Hayman, which will be on show at the Rotunda Gallery of the Lyme Regis Museum from 14th September until 24th October.  Trisha’s artwork features some of nature’s less considered and expendable specimens – some beautiful, some […]

Impressions, 14th August-5th September 2021

“Impressions” – celebrating printmaking as a creative discipline; an open exhibition by printmakers across the country and especially the South West. This is our annual printmakers show that’s been very successful in past years but which was postponed due to Covid 19. You’ll be able to see a diverse range of techniques and subjects.

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