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.
August to October 2019
Creative Coverage exhibition featuring Sally Pinhey, Jane Corner, Kate Findlay and Rachel Fenner, Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
August 23 to September 28, 2019
‘CELESTIAL BODIES’ Contemporary Glass Society Open Exhibition at the International Festival of Glass, UK. 126 CELESTIAL BODIES will be displayed in this fun show from CGS members across the world. Be sure to come and find us during the Festival, in the Ruskin Centre, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HE and boost your collection with one of these fantastic unique glass works.
Sarah Jack, The Exchange, Sturminster Newton, Dorset.
September 7 to 21, 2019
Heallreaf 3 tapestry exhibition, Surface Gallery, Nottingham NG1 1DL.
September 7 to 29, 2019
Christine Rogers, Inspired by the Sea exhibition at Dorset Wildlife Trust, The Wild Seas Centre, Kimmeridge, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5PE. Open every day 1030am to 5pm.
September 9 to October 31, 2019
Lesley Banks, The Red Barn, Melkinthorpe, Penrith CA10 2DR.
September 12 to 17, 2019
10am to 4pm John Whittaker, In and Out of the Garden, The Old Fire Station Gallery, 52 Market Place, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. "I am displaying my triptych of Monet's garden 1 x 3m (detail above), alongside a series of paintings I have made of Monet's garden in Giverny. They are probably some of the best paintings I have done so far. I am also selling a number of prints and cards of my paintings."
September 13 to 22, 2019
Susie Lidstone, Heritage Open Days, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey.
September 13 (opening drinks from 6 to 8pm) to 28, 2019
The Wykeham Gallery: Maureen Davies, Peter Kettle and Karen Laurence-Rowe, High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6HE.
September 14, 2019
Sarah Pye, Henley Show.
September 14 and 15, 2019
Sarah Pye and Kate Findlay, Cookham and Maidenhead Arts Trail.
September 14 to 28, 2019
Creative Coverage Joint Autumn Exhibition, St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, Scotland featuring landscape paintings by Michael Mullen and photographs by Sarah Morton.
September 14 to October 2, 2019
Jill Barthorpe, 14 paintings including Late Apples, 12 x 16 (above), Jerram Gallery, Sherborne, Dorset.
September 14 to November 10, 2019
Lesley Banks has had a painting, Wheel Shadows oil on linen 70 x 100cm (above), selected for the prestigious Westmoreland Landscape Prize, Westmorland’s Rheged Centre, near Penrith in Cumbria.
September 19 to 21, 2019
130pm to 5pm Susie Lidstone will be working on a local view of Farnham in The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham as part of Heritage Weekend. "It is a really interesting building,” says Susie, who is known for her botanical and architectural watercolour.
September 21 and 22, 2019
Kate Findlay, Wokingham Art Trail.
Sarah Pye, Royal County of Berkshire Show.
September 21 to November 8, 2019
Glorious Glass, Contemporary Glass Society, The World of Glass, Saint Helens, Merseyside.
September 23 to 27, 2019
Dr Aruna Mene solo exhibition Nehru Centre, Mayfair, London. Aruna is displaying 30 to 35 fabric collages and also craft things like rag rugs, fabric rope baskets, cushion covers and possibly wearable art - all from fabric waste and recycled textiles. There will also be art greeting cards from images of her collages and some embroidered greeting cards. www.arunamene.com
September 24 to 29, 2019
Liz Watts sculpture, 158th SWA Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London SW1. Sept 25 Private View. 11am HRH Princess Michael of Kent opens exhibition.
September 28, 2019
Kate Findlay, Kate Evans Fair, Thame Town Hall.
September 30 to November 16, 2019
Andrew Matheson Solo Show Pour Me A Drink, hand thrown cups and jugs demonstrating the variety and beauty to be found in functional objects. Ground Floor Gallery, RBSA, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham B3 1SA. 0121 2364353.
Nigel Hudson, White Horse BookshopGallery, Marlborough, Wiltshire.
October 8 to 19, 2019
Two of Claire Wiltsher's paintings: Spatial Connection 2 and Time Collector VI have been accepted and will be shown at the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London.
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.
October 15 to 26, 2019
Heallreaf 3 tapestry exhibition, Espacio Gallery, London E2 7DG.
November to February 2020
Tom Cotcher, Winter Exhibition, Riccio Gallery, Dalkeith, Scotland.
November 9 to December 20, 2019
Creative Coverage Christmas Exhibition of paintings, ceramics, glass and sculpture featuring work by Chair of the Contemporary Glass Society Sue Purser Hope, Mary Burtenshaw, Joanna Commings, Miranda Pender, Pearl Gatehouse and others, The Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset.
November 16 to 17, 2019
Kate Findlay, South Hill Park Craft Fair, Bracknell.
November 18 to December 1, 2019
Creative Coverage Winter Exhibition featuring paintings by Ingrid Skoglund, Danny Mooney, Jennifer Wright, Lisa Bartlett, Lin Knott, Paula Still, Stuart Stanley and Roberta Mason glass, Wilson Studio, The Oxmarket, East Street, Chichester PO19 1YH.
November 26, 2019 for two weeks
Dr Aruna Mene, Floral and botanical art in fabric collage, Friends of Turton Tower, Bolton, Lancashire.
November 30, 2019
Kate Findlay, Architectural Plants Christmas Fair, Sussex.
January 13 to February 17, 2020
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition, The Octagon Theatre, Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1UX.
January 21 to February 13, 2020
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition, Guildford Cathedral, Surrey featuring Susie Lidstone, Mary-Clare Cornwallis, Mary Burtenshaw, Sheeba Kukreja, Ingrid Skoglund, Wendy Yeo, Stuart Stanley, Nerissa Deeks, Andrew Halliday, Liz Wright and Jennifer Wright.
January 31 to February 19, 2020
The Hampshire Artists Co-Operative, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Ln, Ampfield, Romsey SO51 0QA. www.hampshireartistscooperative.co.uk
February 15 to March 15, 2020
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition featuring Susan Thomson, Maria Floyd and others TBC, Learning Room, RHS Rosemoor, Devon.
March 11 (Preview: 6pm to 9pm) to April 18, 2020
Creative Coverage Mixed exhibition featuring David Brightmore RCA, Dawn Harries and Julia Harris, The Gate, Cardiff, Wales.
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.
The Hampshire Artists Co-Operative, Margate, Kent.