This events diary highlights art exhibitions, events, talks, book signings and demonstrations across the UK either organised by Creative Coverage or featuring Creative Coverage members. This is the place to find out what's going on in the contemporary art world.
Charles Jamieson exhibits throughout the year at Red Rag Gallery, Bath and Brownston Gallery, Devon.
Chair of the Contemporary Glass Society, Sue Purser Hope has been accepted to join a collective with 11 other artists, which runs a gallery called Number 21 in Reepham, Norfolk.
February 2 to March 23, 2019
Contemporary Glass Society, Glorious Glass exhibition, Bucks County Museum, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
Until April 3, 2019
Kate Findlay, Lady Sew and Sews fabric warehouse in Henley on Thames, Oxford.
February 9 to April 21, 2019
Rowena Comrie, Resonate, Link Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax.
February 26 to March 10, 2019
Paintings by Mark Weston, Wilson Studio, Oxmarket Centre of Arts, Chichester. This exhibition will showcase upto 30 of Mark's latest paintings.
March 1 to 31, 2019
Hampshire Artists Co-Operative including Sue Colyer and Lucille Scott, Hinton Ampner, Bramdean, near Alresford, Hampshire. www.hampshireartistscooperative.co.uk
March 5 to 16, 2019
Sue Purser Hope, What Lies Beneath? Anteros Gallery, Fye Bridge Street, Norwich, Norfolk. To be officially opened by Anwen, Lady Hurt on March 7.
March 7 to 19, 2019
10am to 4pm Mon to Sat - Sculptor Liz Watts and artist Susan Thomson are joined by poet Dawn Gorman in The Pleasure Garden exhibition, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16 to 18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN.
March 15 (opening drink 6-8pm) to 30, 2019
The Wykeham Gallery: Harry Brioche, Ian Weatherhead, Jake Winkle. High Street, Stockbridge. www.wykehamgallery.co.uk
March 16, 2019
10am to 4pm Contemporary Glass Society Forum Day, Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Learn about making glass. Open to all. This is a chance to hear from four glass artists using a range of different glass techniques. They will talk about their work and what inspires them about Glorious Glass. Cost: £26 (lunch not included). Booking essential by February 28 at latest. To book: https://www.cgs.org.uk/news/glorious-glass-forum-aylesbury
March 16 and 17, 2019
Kate Findlay, Contemporary Art Fair, Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey.
March 22 (Preview 6 to 8.30pm) to 24, 2019
10am to 5pm Kate Findlay, Textiles Fair 2019, Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, London TW11 9NN.
March 30 to May 6, 2019
Andrew Matheson Exhibition 2019: 40 Years in the making, Brampton Museum, Brampton Park, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 0QP, opening times are Monday-Saturday 10.00-5.30, Sunday 2.00-5.30. Exhibition reflecting upon the work of Andrew Matheson since leaving Gray's school of Art Aberdeen in 1979 to the present. Thrown and sculptural pieces, working sketch books and tree designs.
March 30 to end of May 2019
Creative Coverage exhibition featuring Barbara Green, Maggie Cochran, Caroline Liddington and Miranda Pender, Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
April 4 to 30, 2019
Suzie Hall ceramics, A Kaleidoscope of Colour, Allen Gallery, 10 to 12 Church Street, Alton, Hampshire GU34 2BW. 6 to 8pm, April 5, wine and refreshments, all welcome.
April 6 to May 6, 2019
Creative Coverage Flowers and Landscapes Exhibition, RHS Rosemoor, Peter Buckley Learning Centre, Devon featuring Nicky Currie, Trish Browne, Penny Silverthorne and Maria Floyd.
May 3 to 5, 2019
Kate Findlay, Shiplake Church Rooms, Henley Art Trail.
May 3 to 22, 2019
Kate Findlay solo show, Cannock Chase Museum.
May 4 to 6, 2019
Sarah Pye, Henley Arts Trail (find her at The Big Plant Nursery).
May 9 to 12, 2019
Sarah Pye, RHS Malvern Spring Show.
May 25 to 27, 2019
Sarah Pye, Artists at Goring (Village Hall).
May 25 to 27, 2019
Kate Findlay, Red Kite Artists, Bray Village Hall.
May 31 to June 2, 2019
Sarah Pye, Untitled Artists Fair (Old Chelsea town Hall, Kings Road, London).
May 31 to June 15, 2019
The Contemporary Glass Society, Inspired exhibition at London Glassblowing Gallery, London.
June to August 2019
Creative Coverage solo exhibition featuring the paintings of Ingrid Skoglund, Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
June 19 to 23, 2019
Sarah Pye, House and Garden Festival Olympia.
June 27 to 30, 2019
Kate Findlay, Handmade Oxford, Waterperry Gardens, Oxford.
July 2 (private view 6pm to 8pm) to 14, 2019
11am to 6pm Juliet Wood Retrospective: A Human Touch, Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH. Last day celebration: 2pm to 6pm.
July 27 and 28, 2019
Kate Findlay, Red Kite Artists and Makers, Goring Village Hall.
July 27 to August 25, 2019
Christopher Hall's Italian Retrospective, San Vito, Recanati, Italy.
July 29 to August 24, 2019
Creative Coverage Summer Exhibition featuring local landscapes by Joanna Commings, abstract paintings by Angie Kenber, textiles by Margaret Jones, botanical watercolour by Mary-Clare Cornwallis, Susan Thomson and Pat Regnart, landscapes by Caz Scott as well as bronze and ceramic sculptures by Liz Watts. Main Gallery, Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0AN. A MUST SEE EXHIBITION.
August to October 2019
Creative Coverage exhibition featuring Sally Pinhey, Jane Corner, Kate Findlay and Rachel Fenner, Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
August 22 to 25, 2019
Kate Findlay, Stonor Country Craft Fair.
Jill Barthorpe exhibition, Jerram Gallery, Sherborne, Dorset.
September 7, 2019
Sarah Pye, Henley Show.
September 21 and 22, 2019
Kate Findlay, Wokingham Art Trail.
October 12 to November 2, 2019
10am to 4pm Sally Pinhey, The Nature of Dorset exhibition, Allsop Art Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre, South St, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3NR.
November 9 to December 20, 2019
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition of paintings, ceramics, glass and sculpture, The Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset. Creative Coverage members are invited to apply.
April 1 to April 29, 2020
Creative Coverage Wales Exhibition featuring the paintings of Wendy Yeo RWSW, Rob Leckey ARBSA, Austen Pinkerton and Dawn Harries, Joanna Field Gallery, Torch Theatre, St Peter’s Road, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire SA73 2BU.