Starts: January 24 - 10:00am Ends: March 22 - 4:00pm
Jeremy Gardiner has spent the last five years exploring locations on Britain’s south coast. This seaside odyssey has resulted in a new body of work that captures coastal landscapes from Kent to Cornwall. Gardiner has taken his inspiration not only from the natural world but from popular views of the coastal landscape in travel posters, guide books, postcards and ViewMaster reels which will also be featured in the exhibition.
Gardiner’s work reflects a deep interest in the geology of landscape and how it is shaped by the forces of nature. His working method involves creating distinct layers of colour by building accretions of paint, collaging, scouring and sanding down in an attempt to emulate on the surface of the paintings, the effects of geological time on the terrain.
Image: Jeremy Gardiner - South Foreland Lighthouse, Kent (detail)
Starts: March 27 - 10:00am Ends: April 26 - 4:00pm
Conversations: People, Places, Materials, Objects
The 62 Group aim to incorporate and challenge the boundaries of textile practice through an ambitious and innovative annual programme of exhibitions. We are delighted to welcome them to Lymington for the first time. Since its establishment, the 62 Group has been able to count some of the most highly regarded British textile artists as its members.
This exhibition will be built around a series created especially for us by Emily Jo Gibbs called ‘The Boat Builders’, portraits of apprentices working at the Berthon Boat Company. This will be accompanied by member’s work exploring the working relationship that artists have with the world around them and in particular artwork that investigates the creative dialogue that takes place between the artist/maker and the themes: people, place, materials, objects.
Image: Richard Mcvetis ‘Grid Series’ 2019. Photo: Yeshen Venema.
St Barbe Open Exhibition 2020
Starts: May 1 - 10:00am Ends: May 31 - 3:00pm
The St Barbe Open returns for its 20th year. This year we will be accepting textile work for the first time as well as paintings, prints, drawings and three-dimensional works.
If you are interested in taking part, here are a few key dates:
Website open for submissions from 6 March – 29 March
Successful entries published on website on 9 April.
Handing-in days for successful submissions are 21 and 22 April.