New Ashgate Autumn Exhibitions


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We are also delighted to announce our autumn programme of exhibitions that include the Baines Surrey Artist of the Year exhibition, the Autumn Craft Collection, Trisha Crocker\'s playful female figure sculptures, and the Visual Diaries exhibition with Holly Drewett, Joanne Hummel-Newell and Craig Shuittlewood.

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New Ashgate Autumn Exhibitions

  1. 1. Autumn 2012
  2. 2. Thank you The Surrey Artist of the Year competition gives recognition for your to the artists who have taken part in the Surrey Open Studios support event. The prize is in its fourth year and celebrates the partnership between the New Ashgate Gallery and the Surrey Artists Open Studios. Christine Hoskins The New Ashgate Gallery is an educational charity, dedicated to promote and champion Baines Surrey Artist of the Year the best contemporary art 7 September – 20 October Private view: Friday 7 September, 6–8pm and craft and to provideCraig Shuttlewood Pavilion Gallery an unparalleled resource in Votes counted from the Surrey Artists Artists include: Amanda Cobbett, Farnham, Surrey and beyond. Open Studios summer event were Emma Dunbar, Chris Forsey, Donate online: https:// We support and mentor artists, tallied and the artists with the most Gillian Harris, Christine Hopkins, deliver workshops and host votes have been invited to showcase Jo Lovelock, Fiona Millais, Peg Morris, newashgategallery their work as a part of the exhibition. Tessa Pearson, Roger Roberts, school visits. While we have The public are asked to vote again Joe Szabo, Jean Tolkovsky, Visit our fundraiser exhibition no regular public funding, we during the show to chose their overall and Barbara Westwell. in the gallery or online at favourite. The votes are counted would like to thank our friends The exhibition is organised with by visitors, and a selected panel and artists for their kind and of judges will decide the Surrey Surrey Arts and supported by Baines until 22 September. Charitable Trust. generous support. Artist of the Year 2012. The winning artist will be announced at a prize Catalogue available at: presentation on 19 October, and the prize includes a solo exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery.Front cover: Billie Tilley
  3. 3. Autumn Craft Collection1 September – 9 November | Craft GalleriesPrivate view: 7 September, 6–8pmA must see show for both novice andexpert collectors of craft. All work is Please Touch Mehandmade, making it unique and Trisha Crockerenvironmentally friendly. You’re sureto find a perfect gift. Claire Williams 25 September – 13 October Richard Miller; Margaret Gardiner; Balcony Gallery Lucy Burley; Carys Davies; Ken Eardley. Trisha Crocker has been working Glass Jake Mee; Shakspeare Glass. in clay and bronze for two Jewellery Naomi McIntosh; decades and her work is Kate Schuricht Ruth Wood; Emily Burnett; Nicola informed by play. Therefore, Crawford; Claire Williams; Bea nothing is replicated andThe exhibition is curated by Ceri Jareno; Lois Carson; Camilla Hyde; all is built from imaginationBridge-Harrington and Alison Hannah Bedford. and experimentation.Woodley. Makers include: Textiles Janie Withers; Rebecca Trisha’s women are aboutCeramics Kate Schuricht; Rebecca Shreeve; Victoria Richards; Helen the uniqueness of the femaleCallis; Emma Williams; Sherry Chatterton. form: their phallic appearanceRichmond; Gale Lewis; Billie Tilley; Sculpture Jill Walker developing through the natural progression of play along with the tactile quality of clay. Maker in Focus: The title of the exhibition, Please Touch Me, encourages the viewer to handle the pieces 1 September – 20 October and feel their form, appreciating the many sides of women. It is a reminder that women need Lucy Harding to be touched and appreciated for their innate Lucy is an emerging talent. She is a individuality and beauty. graduate of a Contemporary Crafts BA Hons course at Manchester Trisha Crocker was born in Hollywood and has Metropolitan University, specialising lived in England all of her adult life. Trisha Crocker in Ceramics and Textiles. She recently won the ‘Outstanding Artist Award’ at the Art Market at Holmfirth. Lucy Harding
  4. 4. Joanne Hummel-Newell Joanne Hummel-Newell Annual Exhibition collects printed and handwritten ephemera and Visual this is an important part of her creative process. She gathers of Original 19th things, scraps, shopping & 20th Century art works Diaries: lists, tickets found on the street, at a train station, pockets, all of a particular appearance—discoloured, loved, lost, stained, beautifulHolly Drewett, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Craig Shuttlewood and damaged. All of which become part of Joanne’s drawing cuttings and collage24 October – 14 November materials.Private view: Friday 26 October, 6–8pmPavilion Gallery & Foyer Craig Shuttlewood is interested in experimenting with surface and layers,Visual Diaries brings together three and his work has graduallyartists. Holly Drewett’s prints explore transformed into a visualthemes of journey, landscape, diary. Colourful paintingsarchitecture and sense of place. on canvas, found woodInfluenced by India and Nepal, the and panel express quirkywork celebrates the rich culture and illustrative elements andcolour that is so prominent in these words based on the beautycountries. At the heart of this work S.W. Hayter of everyday observationsis printmaking; intrigued by both 26 October – 28 October and stories. Tall buildings,traditional and digital techniques Private view: trees, cup cakes, angels and Friday 26 October, 6–8pmthe processes are allowed to overlap birds all appear along withand the results are used to develop Balcony Gallery Holly Drewett snippets of found printedthe work. materials to make these unique pieces. Open on Sunday 28 October, 11am–4pm
  5. 5. 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 road: Farnham is 11 miles south-educational events. west of Guildford, Surrey, and is clearlyNew Ashgate Gallery signposted from the A3, A31, M3Waggon Yard, Farnham, and A287. There is a pay and displaySurrey, GU9 7PS car park in front of the Gallery. The adjacent car park has dedicated disabled parking spaces.01252 713208 By rail: The Farnham Station is served by London Waterloo. The Gallery is aAngels and Patrons five-minute walk from the station.Friendship Scheme By bus & coach: Buses run fromA Patron receives: invitations to Farnham to surrounding towns andpreviews of new exhibitions and villages, generally every hour. For enquiries contact Traveline on 0871complimentary drinks with artists 2002233 or visit traveline.infoand staff; priority invitations tospecial events and sales. Opening hours Tuesday–Saturday 10am–5pm.In addition, an Angel receives: 10% Free admission anddiscount on purchases, excluding groups are welcomebooks, magazines and cards. All exhibition rooms are accessible to wheelchair users. Guide dogsAngels and Patrons may also vote in are welcome.Surrey Artist of the Year exhibition, anannual competition with a top prize an exhibition in the gallery. You become a Patron for just £25 a or an Angel for £60 per year. new-ashgate-gallery/10/398/57bRegistered Charitable Trust No. 274326 Design: