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"ORDINARY WORLDS" ENDS THIS THURSDAY 23 AUGUST

"ORDINARY WORLDS" ENDS THIS THURSDAY 23 AUGUST

Our Exhibition, "Ordinary Worlds" ends this coming Thursday, 23 August. We are open daily 10am to 4pm and entrance is FREE.

Ordinary Worlds is an exhibition of six women artists who share a common interest in representing landscape and interpreting the topographic in their work – each artist shows how we might compose landscape to suit our outlook rather than merely reflect upon a visual likeness or land use. Between them, what they depict is anything but ordinary.

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THAT FIRST CUT ... THE MAKING OF FORMOSA, FORMOSA BY JONI SMITH

THAT FIRST CUT ... THE MAKING OF FORMOSA, FORMOSA BY JONI SMITH

Take a look at this film that led to the creation of this wonderful hand cut work by Joni Smith - currently on show in "Ordinary Worlds" in the main barn at Creake Abbey, NR21 9LF. Open daily (10am to 4pm) until 23 August, 2018. Additional work by Linda Jamieson, Pandora Mond, Amanda Sutton, Lorraine Bewick and Adrea Girling is also being shown.

 

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NAVIGATING THRESHOLDS BETWEEN SKY, LAND AND SEA – WORKS BY LORRAINE BEWICK

NAVIGATING THRESHOLDS BETWEEN SKY, LAND AND SEA – WORKS BY LORRAINE BEWICK
Lorraine Bewick has taken tried and tested techniques in the tradition of figurative landscape painting and applied them to her own perspective of the English landscape. Based in North Norfolk her interest in interpreting Norfolk’s expansive skies and coastal reaches as liminal space treads a path mapped out by acknowledged masters of the genre, such as John Robert Cozens and JMW Turner. Continue reading

A FASCINATION WITH MAPPING THE WORLD - THE WORK OF JONI SMITH

A FASCINATION WITH MAPPING THE WORLD - THE WORK OF JONI SMITH

Joni Smith enhances and re-imagines the perceptual mapping out of a landscape on paper, playfully using collage and cutting techniques to create new associations between different map locations. Her paper constructions are perfectly re-formed on the page, knowing just how far to go in breaking down the satellite accuracy of GPS in modern map-making to open up potential for her alternate interpretation. Impeccably handcrafted, Smiths work encompasses drawing, paper cutting, painting installation and sculpture.

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MORE ABOUT AMANDA SUTTON

MORE ABOUT AMANDA SUTTON
Amanda Sutton creates coastal landscapes on glass, using techniques she has developed from Verre églomisé. This is a term employed by French sign writers who create highly decorative shop and café signs using mirror. Encompassing several techniques that include etching, applying metal leaf, painting the backs of mirrors, Sutton uses the warmth of distressed gold and silver leaf to impart the fleeting tonal lighting and reflective qualities of sea, sky and coastal flats. Continue reading

ORDINARY WORLDS OPENS AT CREAKE ABBEY

ORDINARY WORLDS OPENS AT CREAKE ABBEY
Our new Pop-Up exhibition, Ordinary Worlds, at Creake Abbey is currently showing a selection of new and recent paintings and works on paper by six Norfolk artists, ending 23 August, 2018. Ordinary Worlds is an exhibition of six women artists who share a common interest in representing landscape and interpreting the topographic in their work – each artist shows how we might compose landscape to suit our outlook rather than merely reflect upon a visual likeness or land use. Between them, what they depict is anything but ordinary. Continue reading

A BIRD'S EYE VIEW WITH LINDA JAMIESON

A BIRD'S EYE VIEW WITH LINDA JAMIESON

Linda Jamieson was born and spent her childhood in Norfolk . She was trained at St. Martins school of Art, and studied further at Heatherlys and with Francis Pratt in France and Norfolk. She worked for many years in the field of textile design in London, France and Italy, and also as a consultant for interior design. She now divides her time between her studios in Norfolk and London and has also exhibited in both places.

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PUTTING PENCIL TO PAPER - THE ART OF ANDREA GIRLING

PUTTING PENCIL TO PAPER - THE ART OF ANDREA GIRLING

Our forthcoming Pop-Up exhibition, Ordinary Worlds, at Creake Abbey will show a selection of new and recent paintings and works on paper by six Norfolk artists, from 10 to 23 August, 2018. Andrea Girling studied fine art at Norwich University of the Arts and gained MA in 2016. Her practice addresses concerns relating to the increasing pace of technology and its impact on humankind. Girling’s research is a process-led (thinking through making) enquiry into the relationships and dualities of the fast and slow, machine and handmade, digital and analogue. 

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