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October - 19 November 2006
last exhibition of the Colour + Chemistry series showcasing
the work created by the three Colour + Chemistry bursary
winners who have been working with scientist-mentors from
universities and industry. Balint Bolygo has been working
with 'smart' wire Nitinol to create a kinetic sculpture,
Stig Evans has been using a spectrophotometer, which registers
and collects data about colour values not visible to the
human eye, to create 'hidden' portraits and Daro Montag
will be setting up a 'soil work' laboratory where a number
of methods will be applied to generate images that visually
represent the various properties of different soils.
Joshua Reynolds to Julian Opie
September - 15 October 2006
its simplest, a portrait is a representation of a person.
Traditionally we think of this as a drawing or a painting
but, of course, a portrait can take many other forms encompassing
differing materials, techniques and styles.
August - 10 September 2006
of SCA and invited artists explore the impact of loss of
sight. How can an artist's practice change to accommodate
such a circumstance? And can those artists with full vision
produce work which is accessible to the visually impaired?
Working both independently and collaboratively, John Bartholomew,
Kirsten Cooke, Paul Constant, Shirley Cousins, Virginia
Day, Anne Hitchcock, Jeremy Marshall, Christine Miller,
Elaine Mills, Victoria Petterson-Turner, Jo Saurin launch
the 'Senses' project with this thought-provoking exhibition.
Spectrum - Open Exhibition
22 July - 20 August 2006
Full Spectrum is the third exhibition developed for the
Colour and Chemistry project at Sherborne House. Whilst
the other shows were curated this one was selected from
open submission, offering an opportunity for all artists
in the region to respond to the 'Colour and Chemistry' programme.
Artists were given a fairly open brief - the work could
be in any media or style and was open to any interpretation
of the colour and chemistry theme.
from across the region at all stages of their career, from
recent graduates through to the very well established submitted
work. The final selection was made by Clare Cooper, Director
of Art First, London, Bronwen Gwillim, Arts Consultant and
artist, and 'Colour and Chemistry' curator Bryony Bond.
Their choice represents a full spectrum of work demonstrating
the range of current practice in the South West.
22nd - 25th June 2006
Work by pupils and students from local schools and colleges
working with artists on the theme of colour and chemistry.
May - 18th June 2006
by contemporary artists and crafts practitioners who explore
the material and means of producing colour, from plastics
and paint to chemical transformations and fibre optics.
Includes Ian Davenport, Garry Fabian Miller, Maria Lalic,
Ian Dawson, Neal White, Sarah Taylor, Tianna Stokes, Cynthia
Cousens and Sophie Smallhorn.
March - 2nd April 2006
exploration of perception through the work of artists who
use colour to challenge and reveal the act of looking and
understanding. Showing the work of both established and
emerging artists, the exhibition will take a selective cross-section
of contemporary practice. Includes work by Pavel Buchler,
Gina Burdass, Spencer Finch, Peter Freeman, Sophie Horton,
Caroline de Lannoy, Paul Moss, Bridget Riley, Sophie Smallhorn.
BOWMAN - COAST WORKS
- 26th February 2006
works from the Compass and Sandmarkings series. Large gestural
paintings inspired by memories of a seaside childhood.