April Featured Artists: PAINTERS- Mark Hickman & Studio KAVACHI / PRINTMAKER- Ed Boxall /Jeweller Mandy Nash / Whittle Design Metal Art

Exhibitions 2017


Journey: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings & Prints by Colin Carruthers.  Saturday 4th February - Saturday 26th February 2017

The significance of light and shade in creating an atmosphere, play and important part in Colin Carruthers' work and he is particularly interested in the interplay of light between water and sky.   This exhibition draws together a collection of works created using differing media and shows Colin’s journey in his use of colour and the developments he has made over the last ten years.  There will be a wide range of original acrylic, oil and mixed media paintings available at the show, along with a selection of drawings and signed, limited edition prints. 

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Saturday 4th March - Saturday 29th April 2017
Opening: Saturday 4th March at 9.15 am

An exhibition of prints that have been handcrafted by printmakers using traditional printmaking methods.  Each print passed through the press by the artist's own hands.  Collagraphs, Etchings, Linoprints and Screenprints will be available from the very best of British & European artists.     View Catalogue>>>

Saturday 6th May - Saturday 17th June  Opening: Saturday 6th May at 9.15 am   

This exhibition showcases paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery and craft by new and established Purple Gallery artists.

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image featured: Shadows of the Sheldonian, Mixed Media Painting by Melissa Sturgeon   

Saturday 24th June - Saturday 12th August Opening: Saturday 24th June at 9.15 am  
This exhibition will showcase paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery and craft by new and established Purple Gallery artists.  
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Exhibiting Artists:  
Anthony Yates (Paintings),  Colin Carruthers (Paintings & Prints), Giuliana Lazzerini (Prints),  Janet Cleghorn (Paintings), Janette Summerfield (Paintings), Lawrence Gibson (Jewellery), Mandy Nash (Jewellery),  Paul Robinson (Paintings & Prints), Ross Moore (Paintings), Sam Marshall (Original Prints), Stephen Henderson (Sculpture)

Saturday 19th August - Saturday 30th September  
Opening: Saturday 19th August at 9.15 am. This exhibition focuses on the work of painters, printmakers and ceramicists that have been inspired by the both British & European Landscapes.

Exhibiting artists:  Colin Carruthers (Paintings/Prints),   David M Martin (Paintings, David Mayne (Sculpture), Fiona Hamilton-Walker (Jewellery), Flora McLachlan (Prints), Giuliana Lazzerini (Prints), Ian MacCulloch (Prints), Janette Summerfield (Paintings), Jo Barry (Prints), Jonathan Taylor (Paintings), Mark Hickman (Paintings/Prints), Mary Johnson (Ceramics), Rosemary Jacks (Pottery), Ross Moore (Paintings)

GALLERY CLOSED Sunday 1st October - Tuesday 17th October inclusive 
Gallery Re-opens on Wednesday 18th October at 9.15 a.m.

Saturday 21st October - Saturday 18th November  
Opening: Saturday 21st October at 9.15 am   ONLINE CATALOGUE>>>

Exhibiting Artists:  Carrick Siddell, Colin Carruthers, Flora McLachlan, Giuliana Lazzerini
Kerry Tremlett, 
Lauren van Helmond, Mike Allison and other established gallery artists.

New Ceramics by Lea Philips, Mary Johnson, Rosemary Jacks, Susan Czopor, Sue Dyer

Image featured: Sea Breeze - a Giclee Print by Giuliana Lazzerini image size 30 cm x 30 cm



Saturday 25th November - Friday 22nd December  
Opening on Saturday 25th November from 9.15 am - 6.15 pm.
Mulled Wine and Festive Treats will be served throughout the day.   View online catalogue>>>

Paintings, Prints, Ceramics, Jewellery, Sculpture and Craft Items will be available from established Purple Gallery Artists.

Image featured: Winter Hideaway, Linoprint by Ed Boxall 

GALLERY CLOSED Saturday 23rd December - Friday 5th January inclusive 
Gallery Re-opens at 9.15 am on Saturday 6th January 2018

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