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exhibitions & events

UPCOMING / CURRENT EXHIBITIONS:

THE FRATRY - CARLISLE CATHEDRAL Running from Thursday 20th April until Saturday 24th June
This lovely exhibition features work by fifteen Cumbrian Artists -
Rowena Beatty
Celia Burbush
Natalie Burns
Alison Critchlow
Derek Eland
Daniel Ibbotson
Peter Liddle
Carolyn Marr
Carol McDermott
Tricia Meynell
Gillian Naylor
Irene Sanderson
Paul Stewart
Alan Stones
Malcolm Wilson

MARIS PROPERTY DESIGN have just opened a new gallery space within their interiors showroom at Unit 4, The Old Stable Block, West Park, Crofton, CA5 6QB. On show is a small selection of my work alongside that of fellow Cumbrian Artists, Mark Gibbs and Rosie Galloway-Smith.

ABSTRACT GALLERY - BRAMPTON, CUMBRIA[b] Some of my work is currently on display at the newly opened 'Abstract Gallery' 22 High Cross St, Brampton, CA8 1RP. It's worth stepping inside this little gem as it features work by a number of well known local artists.

[b] EDEN VALLEY ARTISTIC NETWORK - OPEN STUDIOS TRAIL/b] Friday June 16th, Saturday June 17th and Sunday June 18th - 10am - 5pm. Myself, Jenia Gorfunkel and Carolyn Marr will be taking part in the first 'EVAN Art Trail' using my house as the venue. Garth Foot, Castle Carrock, CA8 9NE. Directions: Take the B6413 to Castle Carrock, then take the small road signposted towards Geltsdale. Go past 5 bungalows on your left, and Garth Foot is the next house also on the left. The Pennine Artisans' banner will be hanging on the fence!

[b]ARTISANS MARKET AT MUSIC ON THE MARR, CASTLE CARROCK, CUMBRIA CA8 9LU, Fri 21st - Sun 23rd JULY 2017

As ever, alongside the fabulous line-up of musicians, the Pennine Artisans (that's the rather grand name for myself and my colleague, Jenia Gorfunkel of Rakita Craft) will be organising the arty side of the event. We will once again have a hall full of artisans, willing to sell you their wares - ceramics, silver, glass, photography, painting, textiles, baskets and more, and don't forget the chocolates. We always have chocolates. Delicious.

CRAFTSMEN AT THE PRIORY - 2nd AUGUST - 3oth AUGUST 2017 @ Dacre Hall, Lanercost, Cumbria. CA8 2HQ
My work will be on show in this wonderful 15th Century Hall together along with a raft of other artist/makers.; mostly local, but some from farther afield. Please visit us! More details of exhibition at www.cumbriacrafts.co.uk. Also check us out on facebook "Craftsmen at the Priory" page.

MY HOUSE - Some of my work is always hanging on the walls for all to see - please contact me for an appointment.

RECENT PAST EXHIBITIONS

PENNINE ARTISANS' CHRISTMAS SHOW' SAT 3rd - Sun 4th December. 11am-5pm GARTH FOOT, CASTLE CARROCK, CA8 9NE
We're billing this as the 'small but perfectly formed" Pennine Artisan's Christmas Show. The work of 6 local artist/makers will be on show in my house, here in Castle Carrock. Carolyn Marr - ceramics; Jenia Gorfunkel - glass; RAM Workshop - wood; Jan Beadle - textiles; Philip Greenhalgh - basketry; and of course, my own photography. Do come and see us and enjoy a glass of wine and some homemade cheese straws whilst you do some Christmas shopping for that friend who needs a unique gift made locally by a real artist!

GALLERY NUMBER 3, HARTINGTON PLACE, CARLISLE
December 2nd sees the opening of a winter exhibition at the home of local renowned artist, Derek Eland. There will be work from many different artists featured in this show (including mine!).

CUMBRIAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR EXHIBITION, RHEGED GALLERY, PENRITH, CA11 0DQ,CUMBRIA
This juried exhibition runs until 13th November 2016. Work by selected Cumbrian artists on show. Mixed media.

CRAFTSMEN AT THE PRIROY
Annually, in the Dacre Hall, Lanercost, CA8 2HQ during the month of August

PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTE CARDS - all my work is available in greetings card format. A6 Cards are blank inside for your own message and come with a high quality plain white envelope. £2.50 per card including postage costs.