Mall Galleries have now informed us that the gallery is closed with immediate effect (March 19th) until further notice. This is to inform you that as well as ‘hand in’ being cancelled, the gallery has closed until further notice. We do not know what this means for our show, Plantae 2020. Right now it is hard to envisage the show going ahead as so much has to happen before it, but we are just not in a position to say much. So we won’t! We have no more information right now, so are really unable to answer questions, not least as many of us are holed up with vulnerable relatives and or trying to sort out other urgent arrangements. We are thinking of all our… Read more
Dianne Sutherland will be demonstrating painting flowers on vellum and paper, at the British Wildflowers Exhibition at Easton Walled Gardens (in the Coach House) this Sunday 1st March. Why not come along to watch, ask questions and take a walk around the beautiful gardens too! Entry included with garden fee. Dianne will also be there on Friday the 6th and Friday 13th March. This informal event is in the exhibition space, featuring the work of Dawn Wright and Polly Sutherland as well as Diannes. Normal garden admission applies. Free admission for Friends of Easton Walled Gardens. Go to Facebook – events For further information about the Gardens:https://www.visiteaston.co.uk/whats-on/coming-up
Botanical art celebrates the wonder of the natural beauty that surrounds us and Easton Walled Gardens are pleased to host its’ third annual Botanical Art exhibition, featuring the stunning work of three inspirational and well-respected artists. SBA Fellows, Dawn Wright, Dianne Sutherland and Polly Sutherland each interpret the subject of British Wildflowers through the challenging and demanding medium of botanical illustration and painting. Delve into the inside world of British wildflowers in this exhibition, with work which shows the intricate details of native flowers, including enlarged drawings of dissections, revealing their hidden detail. The exhibition is on from the 15th of February until the 15th March. Click here for more info
The GSBI are holding their annual exhibition at Nature in Art, Twigworth soon; be sure to visit for some ‘almost’ springtime inspiration!
Here is the latest important information for all overseas artists regarding our 2020 Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries. It gives guidance on what you need to know and do about VAT registration for the exhibition and also where to send artwork if you want it framed. VAT guidance for overseas artists Framing Costs and Services for Overseas Artists
The wonderful graphite work of Guy William Eves, SBA Fellow, is being displayed along with the photographic work of Karl Blossfeldt, the German photographer, sculptor, teacher, and artist, best known for his close-up photographs of plants and living things, published in 1929 as Urformen der Kunst. There will also be many important items on display from the museums archives including drawing aids used by Prof. John Henslow who was Charles Darwin’s mentor at Cambridge University, and the bird books by John Gould (Birds of Europe) showing the hand coloured etchings. There will also be a day seminar on 24th January entitled “Drawing on Life: Natural History Illustrations” and Guy will be talking about Botanical art along with Chrissie Lightfoot, and Gilliam Barlow will be speaking… Read more