Support us – Fliff Carr Akiko Hirai Ruta Brownwe support artistsand makers!GALLERY FUNDR AISER 11 M AY – 2 5 A U G U S TThe New Ashgate Gallery is aneducational charity that supports Unlike many other UK arts charities, the New Ashgate Gallery Trust Summer Craft Exhibitionand brings together contemporary receives no regular public funding. For new and old collectors: Unique and handmade art objects thatvisual arts and crafts through a busy The economic downturn has are environmentally friendly and sustainableprogramme of changing exhibitions, affected sales over the last year.creative learning events and free Whilst we are optimistic of a long Jewellery, ceramics, Makers include:professional development and term future, we are fundraising to silvermithing, textiles, glass, Phil Atrill; Judith Brown; Ruta Brown;mentoring with artists and makers, ensure that we have the financial enamels, cards Lucy Burley; Emma Calvert; Fliff Carr;delivered by the trust with a wide means to support the gallery Known for selecting contemporary Ali Cooper; Nicola De Cruz; Hazelrange of partnerships. through such a transition. craft of the highest quality and skills, Davison; Alison Dupernex; Michelle the gallery has selected many of Freemantle; Rowena Gilbert; Laura our makers at major events such as Golborne; Charlotte Hannett; Visit www.newashgate.org.uk Collect, Art in Clay, Art in Action, Emmeline Hastings; Akiko Hirai; for information about our Joanna Howells; Harriet Knightley; fundraising event or to purchase Rising Stars and the Festival of Crafts. Bea Jareno; Debbie Joy; Zoe Larkins; one of the fantastic artworks The Summer Craft Exhibition Jacqueline Leighton-Boyce; Richard kindly donated by our artists presents both established and Miller; Jane Muir; Janine Partington; and makers, available for emerging makers, and supports their Michael Peckitt; Deryn Relph; viewing in the gallery. practice by ensuring their work is Jessica Sherriff; Machi de Waard; visible to increasing numbers of Joanne Wombwell; Suet Yi Yip ... Donate online: craft collectors. and many more. https://mydonate.bt.com/ charities/newashgategallery Phone: 01252 713208 May Maker in Focus: Janine Partington Left: Flora Gare Front cover: Michael Peckitt
In 2011, Stuart Stanley was voted Justin Cooke Surrey Artist of the Year. The New Ashgate Gallery is delighted to present his solo exhibition with new work created for this exhibition. This includes landscapes that are inspired by the wonderful deep cut lanes leading to Friday Street in Surrey. Stuart presents the contrast in the dark banks and the beautiful patterns of the winter branches. The exhibition also shows landscapes Stuart from Stuart’s recent trip to Scotland, capturing the variety of textures and Stanley colours to be found in the Western Highlands. The Winner of the Baines Surrey The Surrey Artist of the Year is Artist of the Year 2011 organised in partnership with the Surrey Open Studios and supported 15 June – 14 July by the Baines Charitable Trust. Pavilion Gallery Private view: Friday 15 June, 6–8pm – all welcomeJustin Cooke11 May – 9 June | Pavilion GalleryPrivate view: Friday 11 May, 6–8pm – all welcome Visit the 2012 Surrey Open StudiosJustin Cooke’s paintings sit within a Justin’s paintings reveal themselves 9–24 June and 20–22 Julytradition of British artists inspired by through a process of built up andlandscape in all its forms. Much like scraped away layers. This often For 19 days, meet artists and The most voted artists andthe best artists in this field, both leads to a result which could be makers and visit studios that are makers will be exhibiting at thecontemporary and throughout history, considered in almost abstract not normally open to the public, New Ashgate Gallery in autumnJustin has developed an affinity with terms. However it is his painterly see the artists at work, browse 2012.the landscape he knows well, and, technique, his use of the brush, an completed works and see workworking on the cusp of what is individual thing that can only be www.surreyopenstudios.org.uk/abstract and what is figurative, he honed from years of experience in progress, trying your hand at event/index.phpreveals this relationship through a which makes his work distinctive something and meeting fellowtrue understanding of his subject. and recognisable. enthusiasts on route.
At Play presents fun and playful artworks such as collectable Events Family Activity Box Interactive workshops with artist andAt Play board games, artists’ books and Playfulness: educator Gemma Cumming, 23 sculptures in the year that the talks by artists and curators June, 10.30am–12noon & 2–3.30pm. summer Olympics comes to Britain. 25 June, 6.30–8.30pm The exhibition re-creates a sense of Exploring Board Games2012 At Play: Curatorial notes about what it is like to be a child at play 9 July, 4.30–7pm, £5 playfulness, a presentation by Cally with games and sport references. (minimum age 10) As a participatory exhibition, it Trench and Outi Remes. Learn about the social history, encourages us to remember, touch, Kirsty E. Smith discusses participation design and conventions of board8 June – 14 July explore … and play. that came as a result of her games with artist Cally Trench:Balcony Gallery and Foyer At Play also includes events and questionnaire into participation. try out some old favourites and an artists’ professional supportPrivate view: Friday 15 June, Este MacLeod discusses her journey unfamiliar games, and devise and programme, supporting them to6–8pm – all welcome of discovery through playing with design a board game of your own. engage with their audiences. At Play 2012 is a project in partnership disconnected and obsolete objects Crafts At Play with the New Ashgate Gallery, that once belonged, or had a Surrey, South Hill Park, Berkshire, and Sandy Hill Community Centre, purpose. Este also explored the OVADA, Oxfordshire. Farnham, 7 June stories of three South Africa Olympic The New Ashgate Gallery presents athletes who participated in the Artist Jane Tadrist works with lone work by AM Bruno, Linda Francis, Olympics between 1948 and 1960. parents and over 60s community Flora Gare, Este MacLeod, groups to explore the ancient Kirsty E. Smith and Cally Trench. Olympics as a starting point for At Play is supported using public artwork that will be displayed as funding by the National Lottery part of the At Play exhibition in the through Arts Council England. gallery. Supported by Farnham Town At Play 2012 catalogue at: Council and Opportunities.Cally Trench, Vegetable Thieves (2010) www.lulu.comCommissions, Wedding Lists Collect art with OWN ARTand Gift Vouchers Own Art is the Arts Council’s interest free loanP Commissions welcome: we will work to find scheme for buying art and craft. Own Artout the best artist or maker for your needs. application is made with the customer in theP Individual & ethical Wedding Gift service. gallery, and complete in ten minutes.P Gift Vouchers at an amount of your choice,for any occasion. Shop online at: www.newashgate.org.uk Nicola De Cruz Rowena Gilbert
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 email@example.com 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.Rising Stars, an annual competitionto find the most promising up-and- www.newashgate.org.ukcoming artist with a top prize of an www.twitter.com/newashgateexhibition in the gallery. You can www.facebook.com/newashgatebecome a Patron for just £25 a year http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/or an Angel for £60 per year. new-ashgate-gallery/10/398/57bRegistered Charitable Trust No. 274326 Design: www.janeglennie.co.uk