My work is all about experimentation and spontaneity around three central elements; colour, light and natural forms... These images are the only trace of their short lived existence, exemplifying the role of art in creating the illusion of permanence in a transitory world.
Had to share this work by Louise, prompting vote Remain for the EU Referendum. Such an important day, make the right choice!
My paintings are about time and painterly actions. The time and actions are being put in paint. By repeating the painterly actions over and over again peculiar structures arise that transcend the experiences of paint.
My paintings arise from the hundreds or thousands of different paint layers. These are applied with brushes, paint rollers or other (homemade) painting tools. Throughout the painting process, the gesture is of great importance. The painterly actions are borne.
The actions and time are revealed and can only be read in the multiple layers.
Mireille Es Paechberg
My work is about the private aspects of the human condition, or what i like to call the beauty of melancholy. I am trying to express this through often putting the face or body into a geometric or minimalistic context. What i really love about doing collage work is, that you have to let the process guide you more than you guide the process. Your intuition has to choose the images you use.
Jorge Chamorro (Madrid, 1972) is a graphic designer, teacher and collagist.
Rondie is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer in Toronto.
Xampa Mokum is a collage artist from Poble Sec, Barcelona.
'I make collage in response to the pressures of the city and the pressures of my life. The scratched and broken letters become the way I read my way home, the cut-up bodies are those around me, unfamiliar and alien. Amidst the panic there is order, at least I want there to be.'
Collage is my way to look for answers, putting them together to try to make some sense of it. It helps me to understand somethings, without having to think about them. Collage has a privileged relationship with our epoch, the latter being understood as a juxtaposition of heterogeneities. a contingent net upon the temporary meeting points, their fugues and voids included. The Disappearance of every kind of hierarchy and an « assemblage » of inequalities. Overlapped messages which texturize ephemeral realities, only fulfilled if related with the environment.
Pale, distressed figures inhabit my large-scale oil paintings. There are several repeating themes in the paintings: loneliness, nostalgia, longing, melancholia and a search for a sense of place. There are often figures depicted doing mundane tasks, or caught in a state of hesitation or fear, in forlorn atmospheres. A specific emotional longing translates into a painting.
I was born and spent my childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia and memorable childhood experiences frame the core of my work. These memories symbolize isolated experiences and therefore have a strong emotional impact. The physical places I no longer occupy and they do not exist in the same state, as when I knew them, all is imagined.
Jamie Frost is a sculptor, painter, and a prolific draughtsman whose work reflects an intense relationship between the body and the individual. His works have a fascination with the corporeal- they are deliciously visceral and closely observed.
Mireille Es Paechberg
29 June - 31 July
The Main Gallery
Connecting Points features art by mixed media artists Shirley Bunger and Natalie Ciccoricco. In this art show the artists explore their own personal connecting points - their points of inspiration and recurring themes
26 June - 3 July
Alex March & Jane Harris Open Studio
Come and join us in Alex's beautiful garden to browse new ceramics by Jane and drawings, prints, painting and collage.
24 - 25 June
Turn the page artists' book fair
Book art shaped like ammonites will be a major centre piece at turn the page, an international exhibiting platform exclusively for book art and design, in June 2016 in Norwich, United Kingdom.