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Welcome to the new artists exhibiting with Artworks in 2017

A warm welcome to the new artists exhibiting with Artworks in 2017.

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Mousehole 3 by Chris Hann

We welcome back Chris Hann as a full member of Artworks, along with new guest artists Hazel Bradshaw, Sue Caddy, Nicola Coe, Mari French, Nora Gaston and Julia Groves.

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Smoke Fired Vessel by Sue Caddy

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Inlet by Hazel Bradshaw

Eleonora Knowland, Anne Paton and Eileen Revett are taking a year out to pursue other projects, but will be rejoining us in 2018.

Follow us on Twitter @ARTWORKS_east for exhibition updates.

ARTWORKS 18th Annual Exhibition

Saturday 9th September to Sunday 1st October 2017
Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP30 9HZ

Exhibition open daily 10am to 5pm, free entry and complimentary full-colour catalogue, free parking. Blackthorpe Barn is on ground level with easy access.

All work in the exhibition is for sale. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, or any of the major credit/debit cards.

Relax in the new Artworks Ivy Café, or browse the Artworks Shop for an enticing range of art cards and smaller artworks, including ceramic pots, handmade glass jewellery and metalwork.

Artworks Exhibition : meet the artist Genista Dunham

Today, Friday 13 September 2013, Artworks artist Genista Dunham will be demonstrating papier mache and pulped media techniques in the Artworks exhibition.

Genista Dunham : Pulped Media


Genista Dunham, papiér mache vessels


Genista says of her work: My medium is papier-mâché; a synergising process both of accretion and erasure through painting, soaking, and abrasion, using plaster, wax and oils. A sense of layered history evolves through the depository of matter.

See Genista Dunham demonstrating pulped media techniques in the main gallery today, from 10.15 am – 4.30 pm.

Stay tuned to the blog for daily Artworks exhibition news, as a different artist will be demonstrating in the Artworks exhibition every day.

The Artworks annual exhibition is a great opportunity to see and buy new and original contemporary work by some of East Anglia’s most inspired and creative artists. All the work will be for sale.

We also have a shop selling artists’ limited edition prints, unframed work, greetings cards and postcards.

ARTWORKS 14th Annual Exhibition
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. There is also a café selling light refreshments. We hope you will enjoy your visit to Artworks!

Artworks Exhibition: Daily Demo : Lyn Aylward : Figurative Oil Painting

Today, Thursday 12 September 2013, the painter Lyn Aylward will be demonstrating figurative & portrait painting techniques at the Artworks exhibition.

Lyn Aylward : Figurative Oil Painting

Lyn says: My work primarily involves the portrayal of the human figure. I have always been interested in this subject matter and relish the challenge in portraying character through both posture and facial expression.

Read more about Lyn Aylward on the main Artworks website. 
Watch Lyn Aylward at work in the demonstration area of the main gallery today from 10.15 am – 4.30 pm.

Stay tuned to the blog for daily Artworks exhibition news, as a different artist will be demonstrating in the Artworks exhibition every day.

The Artworks annual exhibition is a great opportunity to see and buy new and original contemporary work by some of East Anglia’s most inspired and creative artists. All the work will be for sale.

We will also have a shop selling artists’ limited edition prints, unframed work, greetings cards and postcards.

ARTWORKS 14th Annual Exhibition
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. There is also a café selling light refreshments. We hope you will enjoy your visit to Artworks!

Artworks Exhibition : Artist woodcarver sculptor Ben Platt-Mills

Today, Wednesday 11 September 2013, woodcarver & sculptor Ben Platts-Mills will be demonstrating wood-carving techniques at the Artworks exhibition.

Ben Platts-Mills : Carving with a Chainsaw



Ben says: Sometimes I am given a tree and a story, sometimes just an idea and a place. Or put another way, I make things in public spaces to do with situations and places within limits set by people and materials.

Watch Ben Platts-Mills creating exciting & innovative sculpture out of wood, from 10.15 am – 4.30 pm.

Stay tuned to the blog for daily exhibition news, as a different artist will be demonstrating in the Artworks exhibition every day.

The Artworks annual exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to see and buy new and original contemporary work by some of East Anglia’s most inspired and creative artists under one roof. All the work is for sale. We also have a shop selling artists’ limited edition prints, unframed work, greetings cards and postcards.

ARTWORKS 14th Annual Exhibition
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. There is also a café selling light refreshments. We look foward to meeting you!

Artworks Exhibition : meet painter Patricia Colyer today’s demo artist

Today, Tuesday 10 September 2013, painter Patricia Colyer will be demonstrating how she paints landscapes in the artists demonstration area of the Artworks exhibition:

Painting Reeds with Patricia Colyer

Patricia says: I find atmospheric skies, textural reed-beds and salt-marsh estuaries a way of expressing the emotions and the mystery I sense by my Broadland home. I find the whole process of painting in oil fascinating and know the possibilities are boundless.

Read more about Patricia Colyer’s paintings on the Artworks website. See Patricia demonstrating her painting techniques in the gallery today from 10.15 am – 4.30 pm.

Stay tuned to the blog for daily exhibition news and updates – a different artist will be demonstrating in the Artworks exhibition every day.

The Artworks annual exhibition is a great opportunity to see and buy new and original contemporary work by some of East Anglia’s most inspired and creative artists. All the is for sale. We will also have a shop selling artists’ limited edition prints, unframed work, greetings cards and postcards. Read more about our artists.

ARTWORKS 14th Annual Exhibition
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible.

We also have a shop selling artists’ limited edition prints, unframed work, greetings cards and postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments. We hope you will enjoy your visit to Artworks!

Liz Waugh-McManus & Ursula Kit Price Moss exhibition

Two Artworks artists, Liz Waugh McManus and Ursula Kit Price Moss, are currently exhibiting their work in France. 
Galerie Josette Da Costa in St Jean Pied de Port
Their show at the Galerie Josette Da Costa in St Jean Pied de Port, in the Basque country, is on now until the end of August 2013.  
Galerie Josette Da Costa in St Jean Pied de Port
Liz Waugh McManus and Ursula Kit Price Moss are enjoying being artists in residence in this ancient town in the Pyrenees, which is on the Pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostella.

Liz Waugh McManus : artist talk at Glass Games exhibition

Liz Waugh McManus will be talking about her work at the exhibition Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision at The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London, on Saturday 23rd June, 2012 at 3pm.

Liz Waugh McManus, Family Tree
cast glass, mixed media & video projection



Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision launches a summer of adventure with the Glass Games 2012 festival.

There will be a series of lunchtime and afternoon talks by the artists showing at this world-class exhibition of contemporary glass, inspired by the Olympic spirit. Much of the work in this exhibition was made especially for the show, and the artists will open up their processes and inspiration in these informal talks. Read more about the series of gallery talks here.

The Gallery Talks programme with the glass artists:

Saturday 16 June 3.00pm – Chris wood; 4.00pm – Philippa Beveridge

Sunday 17 June 3.00pm – June Kingsbury

Monday 18 June 12.30pm – Gallery tour

Tuesday 19 June 12.30pm – Helen Maurer

Wednesday 20 June 12.30pm – Deborah Timperley

Thursday 21 June 12.30pm – Susan Purser Hope

Friday 22nd June 12.30pm – David Reekie

Saturday 23 June 3.00pm – Liz Waugh-McManus

Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision at The Gallery in Redchurch Street is open daily from 10am – 6pm (open until 9pm on Thursday 14th, Saturday 16th &  Thursday 21st June 2012).

Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision
13th to 23rd June 2012

The Gallery in Redchurch Street
50 Redchurch Street
London
E2 7DP
Telephone: 020 7729 4949 (during the show)
Before and after the show 01625 425049, or email: glassgames2012@gmail.com

Contemporary Glass Society, Greater London Glass Games 2012: http://www.cgs.org.uk

Seven Ways art exhibition at Wymondham Arts Centre, Norfolk

Artworks artist Jazz Green has some paintings in a new exhibition ‘Seven Ways’, featuring the work of seven contemporary East Anglian artists, united by friendship and their connection to the Waveney Valley.

The seven artists in ‘Seven Ways’ are: Nell Close, Clare Cummins, Miles Fairhurst, Jazz Green, Richard Hunter, Dee Nickerson and Julie Noad. Here are some photographs of the exhibition.

Miles Fairhurst (paintings) and Clare Cummins (ceramics)
Dee Nickerson (paintings)

Seven Ways promises to be an engaging and eclectic art exhibition, showcasing the seven artists very different approaches – from gentle observations of country ways, musical elements of still life, scenes of nature, landscape and skies to bold abstract forms and textures of the earth.

Jazz Green (paintings)

Jazz Green has been a member of Artworks since 2010.
See more of Jazz Green’s art here: www.jazzgreen.com

Wymondham Arts Centre is located in Becket’s Chapel, the second oldest building in the town of Wymondham, founded as a chantry in 1174 by William D’Albini, the grandson of William D’Albini who founded Wymondham Abbey. Read more about the history of Becket’s Chapel.

The exhibition Seven Ways at Wymondham Arts Centre is open daily from 29th May to 10th June 2012: Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sundays 12 noon – 5pm.

Seven Ways
29th May to 10th June 2012

Wymondham Arts Centre
Becket’s Chapel
Church Street

Wymondham

Norfolk
NR18 OPH

Alison Jones : botanical paintings

Alison Jones has been a member of Artworks since it began in the year 2000. She has contributed to the annual Artworks exhibitions with botanical paintings in watercolours and ‘still life’ in pastels. 
Hellibore ‘Cinnamon Snow’ © Alison Jones

Alison Jones has also exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society. In 1990 and 1993 Alison Jones was awarded the prestigious Grenfell Silver medal at the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual exhibition for her exhibitions of fuchsias and cyclamen coum – and she has also been awarded the Grenfell Silver-Gilt medal twice, in 2000 and 2008.
Alison Jones has also exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists in London, and is also a member of the Society of Floral Painters, exhibiting annually in the South of England. You can see more of Alison’s botanical paintings on Alison Jones profile page.
In August 2010 Alison joined twenty three other flower painters who had their first exhibition in the Edmund Gallery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Following its success the Iceni Botanical Artists was born in October the same year, with aims of encouraging and practising a high standard of all forms of botanical art through annual exhibitions by members.  
The Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA) is now engaged in a unique project to record and document the rarest of Norfolk’s Breckland wild flowers.  The collection of original paintings will be available for exhibitions at different venues and will be included in a Florilegium of wild Breckland Plants. More news nearer the time.
Meanwhile, the The Iceni Botanical Artists will be exhibiting again at the Edmund Gallery from 3rd – 8th August, 2012.
The Iceni Botanical Artists
3rd – 8th August 2012
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 1LS

Valerie Armstrong : printmaking school workshop

Each year Artworks offers the opportunity for local schools to apply for one of four fully-funded one-day artist workshops, with the schools selecting an artist of their choice from the Artworks exhibition. The four workshops are then planned, organised and run by the selected artists.

Schools are encouraged to visit the annual Artworks exhibition in September, and this is often the time when teachers (or the children!) decide on which artist they would like to work with later in the school year.

In 2011, Artworks artist Valerie Armstrong was selected to run a one day workshop with Great Whelnetham Primary School:

This year I was invited to Great Whelnetham primary school to run a printmaking workshop with eight and nine year old children.


Realising I would need considerable time to turn an organized multi purpose classroom into a printmaking studio, it was agreed that I should run the workshop in two sessions; an afternoon workshop followed up by a workshop the very next morning, giving me time to set up and clear up in the two lunch breaks.



I planned several ambitious techniques for the children to explore. To my delight they had just begun a classroom project on India, a country I have a deep involvement with, so I was able to provide lots of images and material to work from.



The children embraced the experience with focus, joy and enthusiasm and produced some vibrant and thoughtful pieces of art. The results of the two half day workshops will be on exhibition in the schools section of the next Artworks exhibition in September 2012.

Visit Valerie Armstrong‘s website.

www.valeriearmstrong.com

More information about planning school visits and applications for artist workshops is available on the Artworks Schools page. While some school groups simply enjoy looking at the exhibition, other groups come to sketch, paint and draw. There is always someone from Artworks on hand to offer more information on the art, encouraging the children to study, enjoy and absorb all the art in the exhibition.

N.b. To avoid possible clashes with other school visits please contact our Schools Coordinator who will assist you in planning your visit to the Artworks exhibition.

The Artworks exhibition this year runs from the 8th to 30th September 2012 at Blackthorpe Barn, open daily 10am to 5pm.