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FUTURE EXHIBITIONS I AM SHOWING IN 2023
This exhibition is entering new territory! Underwater Life.
My studio/gallery, Lanacre Barn Gallery, and home, are high up on the moor, commanding glorious views across the River Barle, with all the inspiration an artist could need right there at my fingertips.“Design in Nature” is what I am continually searching for, my discovery of various tree circles and special tree groups has led me to produce a series of ‘Tree Top’ photographs which you can find on this website, along side what I refer to as my Tree Portraits.
Since 2012 I have organised exhibitions in my gallery, a converted barn on a working farm. They are often held in conjunction with Somerset Art Week, a two week event every Sep/Oct. I have also started having a pre-Christmas show around the mid/end of November.
I find artists who’s work I like and respect and ask them to join me, trying particularly to promote those that live on Exmoor and the South West, and others, who although not local, share my passion for the moor. I have mostly continued the main theme of ‘Exmoor’ and the N.Devon/Somerset coast, thereby creating a gallery for Exmoor. I also like to involve one or two emerging artists, offering a chance to hang their pictures, often for the first time.
EXHIBITIONS THAT I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN, EITHER AT LANACRE BARN OR ELSEWHERE SINCE 2012
December – BERMONDSEY PROJECT SPACE
” A Sense of Place” – a joint show curated by Philippa Beale Dec 2022
November – CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION AT LANACRE BARN GALLERY – Exhibiting with Clare Shepherd, Luke Martineau Sue Helm, Merlyn Chesterman RE, Bella Martineau, Deborah Hudson, Louis Down, Georgina MacMillan, Bronwen Coe, Russel Kingston and Nikos Jewellery designs.
September – HEDGE TREES PLEASE – Joint exhibition curated by Lyn Mowat running over one w/e during Somerset Art Weeks, Sep 30th – October 2nd at Brompton Ralph Village Hall.
July – DARTMOOR TREES AND WOODLAND – Exhibition with The Arborealists, Art Mill Gallery, Plymouth July 9th – August 21st
EXMOOR TREES AND WOODLAND AT LANACRE BARN GALLERY – Exhibition with The Arborealists
DARK SKIES AT LANACRE BARN GALLERY – joint exhibition during the Exmoor National Parks Dark Sky Festival
TREES OF EXMOOR AND DARTMOOR – with the ARBOREALISTS
ART THOU – “Naturing a Thought” www.artthou.co.uk
May – DELAMORE ART FESTIVAL
The Regal Theatre Minehead, and the Toucan cafe – during The Literary Festival
Delamore Art Festival – joint show
Exmoor Society, solo for May and June
Simonsbath Art Festival May 31st – June 16th
Lanacre Barn Gallery – September 21st – October 6th with PINE FERODA with Merlyn Chesterman, Julia Manning, Ian Phillips and Judith Westcott
Lanacre Barn Gallery – Pre-Christmas Show November 23rd – December 1st With Exmoor printmaker Luna North, Exmoor Artist Leo Davey, Exmoor potter Russell Kingston, painter and printmaker Deborah Hudson, photographer Louis Down and wood artist Molly Rasch.
Simonsbath Art Festival – joint show
Dartington – representing the Exmoor Art Society
MESSUMS WILTSHIRE – in their “Material Wood” show
Lanacre Barn Gallery – Somerset Open Studios with Louis Down
Lanacre Barn Gallery – Christmas show with Luke Martineau, Leo Davey, Jessamy Keily, Ann Le Bas, Louis Down, Veronica Clegg, Rosie MacCurrach, Judith Westcott, Pine Feroda
Lanacre Barn Gallery “Exmoor to the Sea” – with Luke Martineau, Leo Davey, Miranda Johnston, Jessamy Keily and Louis Down
Exmoor Society headquarters – solo show
No.4 The Gallery Bampton – solo show
Contains Art Watchet – “The way we see it”, curated by Andy Davey
Contains Art Watchet – “Find a Tree” with Gordon Field
Illminster Art Centre – Won the “peoples choice” in photographic competition
Illminster Art Centre – Photographic joint exhibition
Lanacre Barn Gallery – Somerset Open Studios
Lanacre Barn Gallery – with Pine Feroda, Judith Westcott, Caroline MacMillan-Davey, Rosie MacCurrach and Celia Minoprio
Lanacre Barn Gallery – solo during Somerset Open Studios
Lanacre Barn Gallery – “Exmoor Through the Eyes of Eight Artists” – with Ann Le Bas, Hilary Adair, Pauline Clyde, Donna Crook, Luke Martineau, Rosie MacCurrach and Veronica Clegg.
Lanacre Barn Gallery – with Celia Minoprio and Marian Lloyd