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Artists in ARTWORKS: Genista Dunham: structure, to learn the traditional disciplines, a timeless universality…

Artists in the ARTWORKS exhibition 2015: Genista Dunham

Painted glazed ceramic tiles

Painted glazed ceramic tiles

A growing concern is the need for structure, a yearning to learn the traditional disciplines through which I believe art enters a timeless universality. I see traditional art forms imparting a level of profundity…

Artworks 16th Annual Exhibition
Saturday 5 – Sunday 27 September 2015
Open daily 10am – 5pm

Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham Estate
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP30 9HZ

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

We also have the ARTWORKS shop for visitors to browse: original handmade prints, small paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, large range of greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments.

More pictures from the ARTWORKS exhibition!

Another small taster of the Artworks exhibition at Blackthorpe Barn, three more pictures showing new works by Genista Dunham, Eileen Revett, Eleonora Knowland, Doug Patterson and Kit Price-Moss.

Vessels by Genista Dunham, prints by Eileen Revett, paintings by Eleonora Knowland.
Vessels by Genista Dunham, paintings by Doug PattersonKit Price-Moss
View of Artworks exhibition at Blackthorpe barn
Stay tuned to the Artworks blog for more Artworks exhibition news and daily updates.
The Artworks annual exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to see and buy new and original contemporary work by thirty East Anglian artists, all under one roof. Read more about the Artworks artists here.
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, free catalogue. 
There is also the very popular Artworks shop which sells unframed works including small paintings, drawings and original prints on paper, collage and mixed media, sculptural 3D art including metalwork, ceramics and glass, and a wonderful range of handmade cards, greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also the Artworks café selling light refreshments. 
We hope you will enjoy your visit to Artworks in 2013!

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!

News on a new exhibition : The Norwich Castle Open Show

Welcome back to the Artworks blog!

The Artworks exhibition may be over for another year, but there is an exciting new exhibition to visit in the East Anglian region this autumn.

Three Artworks artists have had their work selected for the prestigious Norwich Castle Open Artshow 2012: Mike Ashley, Genista Dunham and Chris Gamble.

Rising Tide by Mike Ashley

There were 739 entries from 312 artists from across East Anglia. The three esteemed judges, John LessoreHumphrey Ocean and John Wonnacott selected 145 works for this exhibition (from one hundred and forty artists) – so well done to the Artworks artists!

Incendiary by Genista Dunham

Norwich Castle Open Artshow 2012: Vision & Reality, aims to ‘celebrate the vitality and diversity of the region’s creative talents‘. The exhibition has been sponsored by the East Anglia Art Fund, in partnership with Arts Council England & the Norfolk Museums Service.

Just Looking by Chris Gamble

The Norwich Castle Open Art Show 2012: Vision & Reality
20th October to 9th December 2012
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Norwich
Norfolk
NR1 3DD

Open daily: Monday – Saturday 10am to 4.30pm, Sundays 1pm – 4.30pm

Welcome back to the Artworks shop!

A few words from Gillian Crossley-Holland, a founder member of Artworks, who oversees and organises the Artworks shop each year. Please note: This text refers to the Artworks exhibition & shop in 2012:
It is our thirteenth exhibition and I think this is one of our best shows ever. The main barn looks very striking with the three dimensional work displayed on tall plinths which flow back the length of the barn – including Carol Pask’s bold ceramic works, Lizzie Saunder’s intriguing geometric shapes, Genista Dunham’s large and exciting papier mache bowls, the beautiful glass work of Virginia Wright, not forgetting Jenny Goater’s successful wire sculptures (also a founder member of Artworks). There is, of course, all the wonderful paintings on the walls, in every 2D media, from traditional oils to mixed media collage and acrylics.
Our Private View evening was great, with lots of familiar faces but also a number of new people visiting, a real buzz, and many sales of artwork, large and small. Meanwhile, it was back to Blackthorpe barn very early the next morning to meet the Shop Team and set up the Artworks shop & cafe.
Having finished getting the shop ready with the walls, tables and browsers filled up with artists work, I always feel I should have a little treat to celebrate – something lovely from the main exhibition or the Artworks shop, even if it’s just a few artists cards. 
Papier mache bowls by Jazz Green
Last year it was a papier mache bowl by Jazz Green, tender and golden, and a wonderful print by Ben Quail. 
This year it was another papier mache bowl (I have a collection) by Genista Dunham – it is so merry and colourful.
Papier mache bowls by Genista Dunham, and glass sculptures by Liz Waugh-McManus
The shop is now beautifully set up and running alongside the main Artworks exhibition, and as always, there is a wonderful range of artworks and cards to browse and buy.
Cards by Valerie Armstrong (left) and Penny Bhadresa (right), Carol Pask ceramics (centre)

I love looking round my home and seeing various artworks I have bought and remembering their makers and all the wonderful artists I’ve worked alongside these last thirteen years with Artworks.

Print browsers and many paintings displayed on the walls
The 13th Annnual Artworks Exhibition
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Suffolk (Sat Nav IP30 9HZ)
8th to 30th September 2012
The Artworks exhibition (and the Artworks shop) is open daily, 10am to 5pm.
The Artworks shop sells original prints, small works on paper, 3D artworks and an extensive range of artist cards. We also serve light refreshments in the Artworks cafe.
We look forward to welcoming you to Artworks shop!