The Winter Exhibition 2018 at Old Chapel Gallery, Pembridge entitled ‘Fire & Frost’ opens on Saturday November 10 with a dazzling collection of hand picked, hand made delights! Give the High Street a miss this Christmas and shop for unique British made presents in the calm and tranquil atmosphere of the gallery. Enjoy a truly delightful shopping experience.
Artist Karen Pearce will be showing a new series of small landscape paintings in mixed media and Vivienne Cawson’s beautiful floral paintings in watercolour will give you a sense of warmer days.
Stained glass artist Tamsin Abbott has been busy creating some new panels in gorgeous colours including artwork of bonfires, badgers and butterflies.
Large pencil drawings of hares by Jackie Morris will compliment her range of limited edition prints taken from the ever popular Lost Words book which we continue to have in stock along with Jackie’s range of children books.
Jemima Jameson will show wall panels and boxes of hares, ravens, autumn berries and wild flowers.
Ruth Gibson will be showing a new collection of ceramic wall art and porcelain jewellery. Ruth is a potter, printmaker and photographer. She combines her expertise to present imaginative pieces for the wall and table.
There will be a humorous collection of ceramic and driftwood Hang Ups by Shirley Vauvelle including angels and fairies to adorn your Christmas tree!
We will have new collections of jewellery by Rachel Bailey, Alison Varley, Hannah Willow, Leoma Drew, Shirley Smith, Gail Klevan, and Rozie Keogh, who will also be showing a magnificent angel in wire with sequins.
We will continue to show the work of artist printmaker Colin See-Paynton, who will be showing a series of framed wood engravings.
We will be featuring a cornucopia of wonderful Christmas present ideas from the best of British artists and makers, many from Herefordshire and beyond – something for everyone! Including handmade cards, candles and soaps, Christmas tree decorations in copper, brass, glass and porcelain, jewellery in silver, acrylic, pearls and semi-precious stones, studio glass and stained glass, ceramics – functional and decorative, ironwork – including pokers, tongs, snuffers and candle holders, bronzes, sculpture – both for inside and the garden, original paintings, prints, including limited edition etchings and photographs, a wide range of textiles to include jackets, hats, scarves, gloves, cushions and throws. To keep out the winter chill there will be a ‘must have’ collection of scarves, wraps, collars and bags in lambs wool and Nuno felted merino wool with silk fibres by Kathie Barrs, all desirable accessories for any ladies wardrobe!
There will also be chunky sweaters for men in lambs wool and silk, felted lambs wool jackets in a fabulous collection of colours for women and new winter collections from our regular British designer/makers including a new collection of lambswool cardi’s and sweaters, hats and gloves, made in Scotland by Eribe Knitwear.
Don’t delay your visit, you won’t be disappointed!
Gift wrapping service available, so all you have to do is decide what to give! The gallery is open daily Monday to Saturday 11 – 5 and from 11 – 4 on Sundays.
Closed on Tuesday’s but open everyday through December.