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THE DESTINATION TO VIEW AND BUY THE BEST OF CONTEMPORARY ART AND CRAFT

JANUARY - APRIL 2017

Shop online at newashgate.org.uk John Hoyland, Soulless Stars Cascade


Trevor Price: New Print & Painting and Jane Clift: Wire Sculptures 14 January - 25 February

Colour!: Print by John Hoyland and Glass by Paul Stopler 14 January - 25 February

Trevor’s new work will be shown alongside fantastic wire sculptures by Jane Clift in celebrating movement, grace and humour. Trevor Price is one of our favourite artists.

Colour! brings together two artists of different generations. John Hoyland, one of the leading British painters of his generation, and Paul Stopler, one of the most exciting names in glass art today.

He specialises in drypoints and etchings

Hoyland’s paintings are abstracts but they are not

that are handmade and hand printed in

about absolutes. They are particular emotions, thoughts

his studios in London and St. Ives.

and feelings dependent upon the act of looking.

Trevor is the Vice President of the Royal

Paul Stopler practices lost-wax kiln casting and uses the

Society of Painter-Printmakers. He has

craft of lathe-turning waxes to produce unique cast glass

won several national printmaking awards,

vessels. This has led to the development of new cast pieces

and was Printmaker of the Year in 2011.

that reproduce the complexityof the turned wax vessels.

His work is held in various collections.

A single translucent colour is chosen for its potential to transmit changing hues and light accents; the deeper

Jane Clift employs different types of

the mass of glass, the more saturated the colour.

wire in her work, using the medium as others would use a pencil to sketch her sculptures. Jane loves to create birds and small animals. Paul Stopler, Pintil

Trevor Price, Coastal Study

SPRING SEASON PRIVATE VIEWS 13 January & 3 March MINI TALK BY TREVOR PRICE: 13 January from 5.45pm-6pm Free admission - All welcome!

SHOP O N L IN E N E WA S H G AT O R G .U K E .

MAKER IN FOCUS: Craig Underhill 14 January - 25 February Craig’s paintings and ceramics evoke the feeling of landscapes that he has visited or travelled through. His work is influenced by the inconsequential visual effects that are created in landscapes by the repetitive and methodical actions of humankind. Craig uses the surface of his slab built vessel forms like a canvas onto which he applies mark-making techniques, layers of engobe, slip and underglaze colours. Exploring ideas through drawing is an important part of his making process, which Craig tends to do before committing himself to the ceramic pieces. Craig Underhill, On the Wall


David Mayne: The Sculptor

Rising Stars 2017 4 March - 15 April

14 January - 25 February Over the past 30 years, David has developed his work from raw assemblage with found objects to the much more refined pieces he now creates. One thing has remained constant - the use of metal. David has a lifelong passion with nature and landscape. He lives in Holmfirth near areas of stunning woodland and wild and beautiful hills and moorland. The work he now creates is a response to this landscape and

Rising Stars is a platform to view and collect some of the most exciting new craft by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK. This curated exhibition is accompanied by professional development and a cash prize. In the past, many of the selected exhibitors have gone on to a high profile career and elite programmes such as Hothouse by Crafts Council.

other wilderness environments he has encountered. When not working on exhibitons and private commissions, Mayne continues his practice as a sculptor working in the public realm, creating landmark features for local authorities, visitor centres, large scale public

This year’s shortist is selected from more than 60 applications. The selectors were Rebecca Skeels, Post Graduate Subject & Senior Tutor for University of Creative Arts; Gemma Curtis, Craft Programme Co-ordinator, Farnham Maltings and Outi Remes, Director at New Ashgate. The programme is supported by the Billmeir Charitable Trust and organised in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts.

companies and health trusts.

David Mayne, Into the Wild

Winner of Rising Stars 2016: One Year On - Emma Jane Rule 4 March - 15 April Using the technique of foldforming alongside more traditional metalworking practices such as hammer forming and hand raising, Emma-Jane explores the malleable and intriguing natures of silver and copper. Her work is organic and tactile, reflecting the undulating lines and rhythms found in the natural world. Additional surface textures, patinas and burnishing complement Loucinda Nims

and enhance the forms and the metal’s natural lustre. Emma-Jane’s designs include sculptural jewellery as well as decorative and functional contemporary metalwork for, unique items of luxury for everyday use and treasured heirlooms for the future.

Emma Jane Rule, Prickle Pods

ARTISTS AND MAKERS: PLEASE CONTACT US FOR INFO ABOUT OUR FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENTS.

Sugar Bowl and Spoon


Views of Farnham: introducing Fiona Pearce and Jan Gaska 4 March - 15 April We are delighted to introduce two artists who are inspired by the historic views of Farnham and its surrounding areas. Fiona has a passion for the beautiful Surrey and Hampshire countryside. Her daily runs in the countryside are her greatest inspiration. Fiona works mainly in acrylic, applying thick layers with credit cards, fingers and occasionally a

The New Ashgate offers a wealth of opportunities to access and invest in high quality visual arts and crafts SUPPORT THE NEW ASHGATE GALLERY FOR AS LITTLE AS £5 PER MONTH

ART TO YOU NEW ASHGATE CONSULTANCY SERVICE

Become a New Ashgate Angel and receive priority invitations to events and exhibition previews along with 10% off art and craft purchases for 12 months. Angels support the vital charity work that the gallery offers in support of developing the careers of emerging makers and artist and provides educational opportunities.

Its often hard to visualise how artwork will look in your own home or office. Sometimes you have a specific place in mind, or you want to seek the opinon of someone who is not able to get into the gallery. We’ve listened to our customers and are delighted to provide a complimentary, no obligation, home or office consultancy scheme. Our team is happy to guide you in the process of finding the perfect art work or piece of craft for your business or home.

brush. Fiona has a degree in art from the West Surrey College of Art.

SHOP ONLINE AT NEWASHGATE.ORG.UK Easy access and secure online payment recieved through PayPal, a convenient way to choose your favourite artwork

Jan is a figurative painter and printmaker. His new plein air paintings explore Farnham and its surrounding countryside. Jan studied Fine Art at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Masters in Printmaking and Illustration

GALLERY GIFT VOUCHERS

from the Bucks Chilterns University. He also

An ideal treat for any art lover whilst supporting a local artist or maker. Gift vouchers can be used for the purchase of a special painting, a print or a piece of unique craft. You simply choose the amount you would like to spend. Valid for 12 months.

teaches printmaking and is the winner of the New English Drawing Scholars prize in 2016-17.

Fiona Pearce, Flower Market

WEDDING REGISTRY SERVICE

Spring Craf t Collec tion

Are you looking forward to receiving a new iron or a toaster? No? We offer a personalised wedding list - guests can buy a piece outright or make a contribution. To start a wedding or gift list, contact Alison or Victoria who will send out complementary cards to inform friends and family.

21 January - 29 April A wonderful and bespoke collection of ceramics, jewellery, textiles and wood - a must see for gifts and special occasions.

PERSONAL COMMISSION

Highlights include new work by Rebecca Callis, Jennifer Hall, Emily Kidson, Emma Mogridge, Ingrid Saag, Moya Tosh and Hajra Williams.

Emily Kidson

Commission a dream artwork from a wedding ring to a portrait. Tell us if you have an idea or size of painting in mind. Its a great way to support a local artist too.

COLLECT AND GIVE ART AND CRAFT WITH ‘OWN ART’ The Own Art scheme makes buying art affordable by letting you spread the cost of your purchase over 10 months with an interest free loan (representative 0% APR). Own Art loans can be used to cover a group of lower value items whose combined total adds up to £100 or more. If you are buying something more valuable thant £2,500 you can use it as a part pament. You can collect your artwork immediately. Own Art is an Arts Council England initiative operated by Creative United.

To find out more about any of these services, please call the gallery on: 01252 713208 or email us at: gallery@ newashgate.org.uk


Opening hours

Directions

Tuesday–Saturday 10am–5pm. FREE ENTRY

By road: Farnham is 11 miles southwest of Guildford, Surrey and is signposted from the A3, A31, M3 and A287. There is a pay & display car park in the front of the gallery.

How to find us The gallery is situated on the edge of Waggon Yard car park, the corner of Downing Street and Union Road. We are a five minute walk from Farnham Station that is served from London Waterloo (55 minutes). Access Groups welcome. Accessible toilets. All galleries accessible to people with disabilities, including wheelchair users.

By rail: Farnham Station is served from and to London Waterloo. nationalrail.co.uk for timetables. By air: London Gatwick and Heathrow airports are an hour drive from Farnham. For more than 50 years, New Ashgate Gallery has been a window into arts and crafts, supporting artists and makers. It promotes and champions the best contemporary art and craft and provides an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond. The Gallery curates an exciting programme of exhibitions in the market place and events for artists and the community. We are a charity. New Ashgate Gallery Waggon Yard, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PS gallery@newashgate.org.uk 01252 713208

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New Ashgate Gallery Spring Brochure 2017  

Highlights include Trevor Price, John Hoyland, Craig Underhill, David Mayne, Paul Stopler, Rising Stars 2017, Emma-Jane Rule, Views of Farnh...

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