Tom Hammick – Island Life

Tom Hammick ‘Henry’s Cabin, Walden Pond’ 2018, Edition variable reduction woodcut,121 x 155 cm

TOM HAMMICK ‘ISLAND LIFE’

Exhibition at Rabley Gallery / 17 Nov 17 – 22 Dec 2018

In Tom Hammick’s upcoming exhibition Island Life, images of Henry’s Cabin and the walled utopian garden of Sky Island glow under the same moon as his new woodcut prints inspired by Benjamin Britten’s Sea Interludes. His surreal landscapes evoke feelings of solitude alongside a deep interconnectivity where consciousness looms just over the dream horizon. Hammick’s images are often metaphors for the human condition; reflecting states of mind, transience, fragility and awe. Continue reading

100 Years On – New Prints to Commemorate Wilfred Owen, WWI Poet and Soldier by Neil Bousfield

Neil Bousfield ‘With Whom Their Love is Done (Spring Offensive)’ 2018, Engraving, 53 x 36.5 cm, Edition 40

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Wilfred Owen

It is exactly one hundred years on Sunday 4th November 1918, since the war poet and soldier Wilfred Owen was killed by machine gun fire while leading his men across the Sambre-Oise, just one week before the signing of the armistice marking the end of The Great War.

To commemorate, we are launching a specially commissioned portfolio of limited edition engravings by Neil Bousfield. Neil was commissioned by the Folio Society to make a body of work to accompany a new publication of Wilfred Owen’s poetry, published to mark the centenary of Owen’s death and of Armistice Day. Continue reading

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Rabley’s 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Hurrah!

Congratulations to Rabley artists selected for this year’s 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

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Possibilities and Boundaries – A Review of Nicholas Lees, ‘Penumbra’ and Jeff Powell, ‘Edge’ by Wendy Rhodes

EXHIBITION REVIEW by Wendy Rhodes

Rabley Contemporary is hosting a serene and tranquil show of drawing and ceramics by Nicholas Lees and Jeff Powell. The first few minutes spent with the finely crafted works provides the visitor with impressions of shifting light and ephemeral glimpses of forms, redolent of fleeting recollections. Take a little more time and each piece reveals itself as a complex engagement with materials exploiting the possibilities and boundaries of the hand-made. Lees has produced a series of porcelain vessels which defy concepts of solidity Continue reading

Katherine Jones – Special Edition for Young Collectors at LOPF

Our wonderful exhibition ‘Katherine Jones – The Precious Hours’ may have ended but if you didn’t make it then we will be showing Katherine’s work at this year’s London Original Print Fair at The Royal Academy of Arts. There will also be an exclusive launch of a limited edition etching by Katherine – ‘The Freedom of Clouds’ especially for The Young Collectors evening on Thursday 3rd May (Rabley Stand 24) when Katherine will be there to meet and discuss her work.

Katherine Jones ‘The Freedom of Clouds’ 2018
Etching and Block Print
Paper 19 x 24cm Block 9.6 x 14.6cm
Edition of 15

 

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Sadie Tierney – New Prints for the London Original Print Fair

We have three wonderful new woodcut prints from Sadie Tierney available at this year’s London Original Print Fair at The Royal Academy of Arts. In Sadie Tierney’s new woodcuts and watercolours the anticipated excitement of the voyage radiates from the gloaming as ships head out of port reflecting on the sea.

Sadie Tierney
‘Into the Gloaming’ 2017
Woodcut
50 x 75 cm
Edition 2/10

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