We are delighted to premier our new Gallery Tour filmed last month.
We are excited to reveal our next collaborative exhibition, by artist Josh Wright at our Gallery coming in October 2020!
Josh Wright (b.1993) is a British artist living and working in London.
has been postponed, but will be coming soon in a “Contactless” format!
If you would like to be included in any of our Exhibition related mailings and announcements, please get in touch!
A Closer Look at a Georgian Trestle Ended Rectangular Stool...Three Planks, Two Angles.
Earlier this week, I had a phone interview with a leading American arts journalist who is interested by our RYA Contemporary Collaborations initiative and the inspiration behind it.
Rather as I imagine it would be talking to a counsellor, she asked simple sounding questions that reached further than they initially seemed designed to do. I found myself looking back to my school days and remembering the lofty ambitions I harboured to become a painter at that time. This lead to a chat about some of my teenage inspirations.
A Closer Look at an Unusual Full-Bodied Primitive Cockerel Weathervane
The best weathervanes somehow encapsulate the raw sculptural qualities and explore the unselfconscious spirit of Folk Art that collectors cherish.
Primarily made for function, (remembering that wind direction was very relevant and informative for sailors, agricultural workers and the rural population), they also offered both skilled artisans and entirely untrained makers great scope to explore form, scale and material, to create works of individual character and style