Interplay and ColourMARCH EXHIBITIONS2–31 MarchPrivate view:Friday 2 March, 6–8pmPavilion andBalcony Galleries Christy Keeney The March exhibitions explore colour and the play between figuration and abstraction in painting and sculpture. The artists include Sophie Bartlett, Louise Davies, Anita Gellatly, Charlotte Hardy, Christy Keeney and Jane Muir.Front cover: Adele Beuscher
Sophie BartlettArtist in Focus:Sophie BartlettBalcony Gallery Sophie Bartlett’s work encompasses landscape, still life and figurative subjects, and she describes it as ‘loosely impressionistic’. Though much of her inspiration comes from the countryside, she is also fascinated by urban and industrial landscapes as diverse as cathedrals, construction sites and dockyards. Sophie introduces colour combinations remembered from elsewhere into a current painting. Sophie works with oils, as well as watercolour, charcoal, ink and wax.
Amanda Hoskin The Seasons of CornwallAmanda Hoskin2–31 March | Private view: Friday 2 March, 6–8pmFoyerAmanda Hoskin is inspired by the landscape is strong. Hoskin beginsCornish landscape. From muted by painting and sketching in situ,autumnal tones and winter snow then returns to the studio to workto the bright riot of spring and the on larger paintings. As she says:clifftops and soaring blue skies of “I am completely there and in thesummer, the transformational magic moment, and the challenges of dayof seasonal changes to light and to day life melt away.”
Spring Contemporary CraftsUntil 28 April 2012 | Craft Gallery and Jewellery RoomCeramics Daniel Boyle; George Printed textiles Melanie MayhoOrmerod; Jacqueline Leighton Accessories Kay MorganBoyce; John Masterson; KerryHastings; Lucy Burley; Maria de Sculpture Jill WalkerHaan; Matt Horne; Adam Marsh; Mixed media on canvasPaul Jackson; Richard Miller; Sherry Rachel GrantRichmond. Textile cushions Lisa-Marie GibbsJewellery Hannah Bedford; LaurenDavies; Hannah Louise Lamb; Helen Felt jewellery Bev HarrisShere; Jo Lavelle; Sadie Chesterman- Knitted scarves Alison DupernexBailey; Vanessa Pease; Machi deWaard; Li-Chu Wu.Maker in Kevin Wallhead Kevin Wallhead’s modern glassFocus: designs include slumped bowls, vessels and glass panels that feature quirky stick figures. Hisin March influences include his family andCurated by Susan Martyn friends, African art, something glimpsed through his telescope or even a day’s fishing, and above all the human form. He experiments constantly to develop his work and always tries to resist being influenced, even subconsciously, by the work of others. In his technique, Wallhead replaces paper with glass and pencil with copper wire. His palette is simple and metal inclusions of copper, aluminium, steel, sterling silver and 24-carat gold all perform Kevin Wallhead unpredictably in the kiln.
APRIL EXHIBITIONS Rising Stars 5 April – 5 May Private view: Wednesday 4 April, 6–8pm Pavilion Gallery Laura GolborneRising Stars features a wide variety Chris Holley, Angela Jonston, Yoonjinof media by more than 30 recent Jung, Emma MacLeod, Priya Raju,art, craft and design students and Anne Selby, Rose Sharp-Jones,graduates, exploring the UK’s new Ann Sloan, Gillian Lee Smith, Louisecreative talent and the stars of Swanton, Lex Thomas, Oksanathe future. Veber, Joanne Williamson, Liz Wills and Mary Yacoob.The artists include: Seila Arconada,Michelle Arieu, Adele Beuscher, Special invitations:Jane Bevan, Elaine Bolt, Sian Emmeline Hastings, Harriet KnightleyBostwick, Alice Bo-Wen Chang, and Orli Ivanov, the Winner of 2011Deborah Forrest, Karen Fox, Laura Rising Stars.Golborne, Isobel Goodacre,
Pastel Society5 April – 5 May | Private view: Wednesday 4 April, 6–8pmBalcony GalleryThe Pastel Society, founded in 1898,is widely recognised for its success inpromoting and encouraging the useof pastel within the contemporaryart world. This exhibition presentsa selection of new work by themembers, all professional artistsliving and working in this countryand overseas. Membership isgranted through a strict assessmentof technical skill, originality,innovation and enthusiasm. Bob Last Rising Stars Symposium: Meet the Makers & Shakers and Supporting Practice seminars. 26–27 April Booking and information: email@example.com Rising Stars is supported by the Billmer Charitable Trust and in partnership with the University of Creative Arts and the Farnham Maltings. Yoonjin Jung
The New Ashgate Gallery is aneducational charity that promotescontemporary visual arts and craftsto as wide a public as possible,through a programme of changingexhibitions, projects with artists,makers, and projects of supportand development delivered by the We are situated on the edge oftrust with local, regional, national Waggon Yard, just off Downing Street.and international partnerships and By roadeducational events. Farnham is 11 miles south-west ofNew Ashgate Gallery Guildford, Surrey, and is clearlyWaggon Yard, Farnham, signposted from the A3, A31, M3Surrey, GU9 7PS and A287. There is a pay and display car park in front of the Gallery.firstname.lastname@example.org The adjacent car park has four01252 713208 dedicated disabled parking spaces. By railAngels and Patrons The Farnham Station is served byFriendship Scheme London Waterloo. The Gallery is a five-minute walk from the station.A Patron receives: invitations to By bus & coachpreviews of new exhibitions and Buses run from Farnham tocomplimentary drinks with artists surrounding towns and villages,and staff; priority invitations to generally every hour. For enquiriesspecial events and sales. contact Traveline on 0871 2002233 or visit traveline.infoIn addition, an Angel receives: 10% Opening hoursdiscount on purchases, excluding Tuesday–Saturday 10am–5pm.books, magazines and cards. Free admission andAngels and Patrons may also vote in groups are welcomeRising Stars, an annual competition All exhibition rooms are accessibleto find the most promising up-and- to wheelchair users. Guide dogs are welcome.coming artist with a top prize of anexhibition in the gallery. You canbecome a Patron for just £25 a year www.newashgate.org.ukor an Angel for £60 per year. www.twitter.com/newashgate www.facebook.com/newashgateRegistered Charitable Trust No. 274326 Design: www.janeglennie.co.uk