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.
June to August, 2018
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition featuring paintings by Nancy Jones, Michael Jevon and Pat Regnart and Sara Barnes. Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
June 12 to August 19, 2018
Dick Hewitson, RA Summer Show, London.
June 15 to July 31, 2018
Austen Pinkerton, Art on the Faith Trail, St David's Cathedral, St David's, Pembrokeshire. It will be officially opened by the Bishop of St Davids at 4pm on Wednesday, June 20. Cathedral is open to the public 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday. Austen will be showing 6 pictures.
June 23 to July 29, 2018
Austen Pinkerton, Summer Open Show, Oriel Q Gallery, Queens Hall, Narberth. Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm. The show will finish with an auction of unsold works on Sunday, July 29 at 2pm.
June 23 to July 15, 2018
Charles Jamieson, 1 Place de la Petite Etape Aux Vins, Noyers-sur-Serein, France.
June 26 to September 30, 2018
Susan Purser Hope, Connections, Wells Maltings, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk. Susan has been selected as one of 258 works from an entry of 901 for the opening show in the new gallery.
June 27 to September 20, 2018
Susan Purser Hope, Handa Gallery at Wells Malting in Staithe Street, Wells-next-the-Sea.
From the end of June 2018 and ongoing
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.
Creative Coverage Solo Exhibition featuring Aileen Wrennall GSWA, Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, Forres, Scotland.
July 3 to July 30, 2018
Creative Coverage Mixed Show, Edinburgh Central Library: Art and Design Library, Edinburgh, Scotland featuring the paintings of Michael Mullen, Aileen Wrennall, Mary-Clare Cornwallis, Anthony Barber and Priscilla Brightman with photographs by Sarah MacDonald.
July 3 to August 4, 2018
Dorset: Landscapes and Seascapes. Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset featuring paintings of Dorset by George Paul Sainsbury, Sean Curley, Caroline Liddington and Barbara Green. A Creative Coverage Exhibition.
July 5 to 22, 2018
The Hampshire Artists Co-operative, Sir Harold Hilliers Arboretum, Jermyns Lane, Ampfield, Nr Romsey SO51 0QA. The group returns to this beautiful venue and this year they will present lots of new work by its regular artists and craftsmen in 2D and 3D as well as introducing several exciting new artists. Open when garden is open from 10am to 5pm every day. Free admission to the exhibition. www3.hants.gov.uk/hilliergardens
July 11 to July 25, 2018
The Contemporary Glass Society Eastern Hub exhibition, Celebrating Glass, The Riverside Gallery, Wroxham, Norfolk featuring the work of 11 artists including Sue Purser Hope, chair of the Contemporary Glass Society.
July 12 to August 6, 2018
Emma Loizides, Home & Away Art Exhibition. Exhibition of refreshing cityscapes and street scenes inspired by London and travels abroad. Colourful, energetic paintings of Rio, peaceful scenes of London and some hot sunny paintings of California. Uplifting exhibition full of summer vibes. Lauderdale House, Waterlow Park, London N6 5HG. Monday to Friday 11am-4pm. Sunday July 15 and 29 11am to 4pm. www.emmaloizides.com
July 12 (6 to 8pm opening drinks) to September 4, 2018
The Wykeham Gallery, High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire: Mixed Exhibition of Gallery Artists: Peter Graham, Julie Collins, Maggie Cochran, Mary Pym and Michael Bennallack Hart. www.wykehamgallery.co.uk
July 21, 2018
Laura H Elliott takes part in the Windsor Castle En Plein Air painting competition alongside 99 other artists. Good luck Laura.
July 22, 2018
Shirley Kirkcaldy exhibition, The Tidal Gallery, 1 Victoria Place, The Promenade, Kingsbridge, Devon.
July 27 to 29, 2018
Sarah Pye, Loseley Park Garden Show.
Sculptor Paul Smith, Potfest in the Park – Hutton in the forest, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9TH
July 28, 2018 onwards
David French exhibition, Castle Fine Art, Kings Street, Manchester, Lancashire.
August to October, 2018
Creative Coverage Mixed Show featuring paintings by Jan Gay RBSA, Stuart Stanley SGFA, Sue Colyer and Nerissa Deeks. Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
August 3 to September 9, 2018
Wendy Yeo solo show, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, Pembrokeshire.
August 4 to August 31, 2018
Lesley Banks, solo exhibition Gongoozler at the Line, The Line Gallery, Linlithglow, Scotland. To coincide with the 200th anniversary of the start of the Union Canal.
August 11 and 12, 2018
Sculptor Paul Smith, Art in the Pen – (TBC) Skipton Cattle Auction, Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1UD
August 20 to August 30, 2018
Sally Pinhey herbal illustrations, Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park, London.
August 25 to 27, 2018
Nicola Currie, Worcestershire Open Studios, 18 Shrubbery Avenue, Worcester WR1 1QH.
August 25 to 31, 2018
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition featuring the paintings of Saskia Skoric, Len Murrell and Lynda Kettle, glass pictures by Sue Purser Hope, sculpture by Nicola Axe and pottery by Andrew Matheson RBSA. Artizan Gallery, 7 Lucius Street, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5UW.
Creative Coverage Mixed Exhibition featuring Aileen Wrennall GSWA, Lesley Banks, Michael Mullen and Sarah MacDonald, Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, Forres, Scotland.
Charles Jamieson exhibition, Red Rag Gallery, Bath.
September 1 and 2, 2018
Sculptor Paul Smith, Art in the Garden – Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield S10 2LN
September 8, 2018
Sarah Pye, The Henley Show (RG9 3AS).
Charles Jamieson, Red Rag Gallery, Bath.
September 8 and 9, 2018
Sculptor Paul Smith, Wirksworth Festival – (TBC) Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4DS
October 5 to 10, 2018
The Hampshire Artists Co-operative, Stockbridge Town Hall. The group is exhibiting in this venue for the first time and will be taking over the hall with as many as 20 artists producing lots of varied and innovative art and crafts, from painting to jewellery and lots inbetween. Opening times to be decided. www.stockbridgetownhall.co.uk
October 5 to 20, 2018
Sarah Pye, solo show, The Frame Gallery (Odiham, Hampshire)
November 10 and 11, 2018
Sculptor Paul Smith, Windsor Art Fair – Royal Windsor Racecourse, Berkshire SL4 5JJ
December 11, 2018 to January 14, 2019
Creative Coverage Winter Exhibition featuring the paintings of Oxford artists Jane Vaux, William North and Marjorie Collins who are joined by Chrissie Havers, Vivienne Cawson and Patricia Regnart, Chipping Norton Theatre Gallery, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5NL.
April to June 2019
Creative Coverage exhibitions resume at Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
April 6 to May 6, 2019
Creative Coverage Exhibition, RHS Rosemoor, Devon.
June to August 2019
Creative Coverage exhibition, Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
July 29 to August 24, 2019
Creative Coverage Summer Exhibition, Ilminster Arts Centre Gallery, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster TA19 0AN.
August to October 2019
Creative Coverage mixed exhibition, Houghton Lodge and Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire.
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.