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Exhibitions

PUBLISHED: 14:17 22 July 2011 | UPDATED: 19:45 20 February 2013

'Red Figure', antique glass and enamel wall lamp by Mark Angus

'Red Figure', antique glass and enamel wall lamp by Mark Angus

Contemporary art meets historic architecture

Contemporary art meets historic architecture


For the third year running Binham Grange in Old Cleeve near Minehead will be hosting the Gallery 4 Art Summer Exhibition. The gardens around the house provide an ideal setting for a wide variety of contemporary sculptures set against the backdrop of the Exmoor hills. The exhibition provides a great opportunity to buy work by South West artists for gardens, interiors and life.
The exhibition runs from 7 to 27 August at Binham Grange (TA24 6HX). Workshops for all will run alongside the show. Call 01984 623357 or e-mail info@gallery4art.co.uk; gallery4art.co.uk



Truth and Lies



Nancy Farmers art is a confection of fantasy and reality, her compositions peopled with characters drawn from her observation of the everyday and the mundane, but coloured by a love of stories and fairytales. Her exhibition, Truth and Lies, will also feature work by ceramic artists Jo Luckstead and
Sheena Spacey.
The exhibition is at Ilminster Arts Centre from 1 to 27 August. 01460 55783; themeetinghouse.org.uk



Fired by Nature



Now established as a master enameller, Janine Partingtons new show at Rostra & Rooksmoor Galleries unveils new projects featuring enamel sculpture
and paper cuts.
Also running from 3 to 31 August, work by Trevor Price RE, Printmaker of the year 2011, and a solo exhibition of mixed media paintings by Richard Burel.
Rostra & Rooksmoor Galleries, George Street, Bath. 01225 448121; rostragallery.co.uk



Flying Figures



Originally from Bath, Mark Angus is one of Europes best stained glass artists. His stunning work for churches and cathedrals in England and Germany is well known, but his freestanding glass figures go on public view at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath for the first time.
Also featured this month is the work of Jilly Sutton, who carves her large wooden heads and figures from felled trees and driftwood.
The shows run from 23 July until 2 October at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bridge Street. 01225 477232; victoriagal.org.uk



WELLS


Until 30 July
The Bishops Palace Summer Exhibition highlights the work of some of the most accomplished and inspiring artists and crafts people working in Somerset and Wiltshire. 01373 452290; bishopspalacewells.co.uk



TAUNTON


3 August
As part of the Reveal strategy, monthly artists dialogue sessions at the Brewhouse aim to provide a platform for artists who would like to meet other artists, spark ideas and critically discuss work. 01823 274608; thebrewhouse.net



CLEVEDON


2-30 August
An exhibition by the Gordano Textile artists at the Toll House Gallery, Clevedon Pier. Meet the artists each weekend, 11am-3pm. gordanotextileartists.co.uk



BRISTOL


5-27 August
Three local illustrators have joined forces to create a stunning new selection of work celebrating the beauty of birds in flight, which will be on display in Colston Halls Glass Room. 0117 922 3686; colstonhall.org



WESTON-SUPER-MARE


Until 6 August
Contemporary art from local and non-local artists at Digital Print Studio, Locking Road. khemingway@hemingwaycorp.com



BRISTOL

Until 9 August
The RWA Friends Exhibition of paintings by Diana Western takes place in the new Papadeli Caf. 0117 973 5129; rwa.org.uk



CLEVEDON

13-17 August
Clevedon Art Clubs 55th Annual Open Exhibition in the Science Atrium at the Clevedon Community School will display around 350 art pieces across many disciplines. 01934 838520; clevedonartclub.co.uk



BRISTOL

Until 29 August
Major exhibition of original paintings by Beryl Cook at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. bristol.gov.uk/museums



BATH

Until 3 September
Beaux Arts presents new work by immerging and established gallery artists. 01225 464850; beauxartsbath.co.uk



BATH

Until 4 September
The Holburne Museum hosts A Museum for Myself by Sir Peter Blake. 01225 388547; holburne.org




BATH

Until 10 September
Earth + Fire = Vessel at the Museum of East Asian Art examines the history of ceramics as a technology that has shaped our material culture through time. 01225 464 640; meaa.org.uk



BRISTOL

Until 18 September
The work of spanish painter Julio Cordero, who has created an oil painting on canvas and as a virtual painting (pikapixel.net), is on show at the Pierian Centre from 10am-6pm, Tues-Fri. 0117 924 4512; pieriancentre.com









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