In our four galleries we have four very different exhibitions. In the Barn Gallery is a solo exhibition by Oliver Lovley called Collected Watercolours. Oliver extends his use of watercolour by including colour derived from household products such as tea, coffee and onion skins. The exhibtion continues until 6 April.
We open a new exhibition in the Crew Yard Gallery. Jugs and Jewels is an exhibition by Jude Jelfs, Vanessa Conyers and Ross Weaver. Brightly coloured slab built ceramics are on display alongside two stunning jewellery collections, one from Devon, the other London. The exhibition runs until 30 March.
For our first exhibition of the year in the Pavilion it is a welcome return to the Northern Society of Botanical Arts and an exhibition called Flora with Attitude. With over 50 members drawn from the region they show their skill and expertise in capturing the detail. The studio gallery in the Pavilion is open daily from 10am. to 4.00pm. and the exhibition is showing until 13 April.
Our fourth gallery contains a programme of photographic exhibitions. The Image Gallery begins with a solo show by Pete Bridgewood. 'Terroir', is a term Pete has borrowed from wine-making for the title of his exhibition of French landscapes and coastal photography. He explains how fine wine captures the 'terroir' of the slopes from which it's grapes originate, in the same way as a successful photographer captures the 'spirit of place' from his subject. This truly capitivating exhibition is on until 13 April.
Please remember the 2014 PATCHINGS OPEN ART COMPETITION, run in conjunction with The Artist and Leisure Painter Magazines. This is open to both amateur and professional artists within the two entry categories. Selected works from both categories will be exhibited in two seperate galleries at Patchings which open at the Festival in June. Closing date 28 March - still plenty of time. For full details and making an entry on line please follow this link.
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2014 Patchings Festival - our 21st
Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 June.
Countdown to Patchings Festival 2014 : 84 days
Crew Yard Gallery
Jugs and Jewels Jude Jelfs, Vanessa Conyers and Ros Weaver
Collected Watercolours. A solo exhibition by Oliver Lovley
Flora With Attitude
Terroir The Landscapes of France