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

Stephen Snoddy – Conversations

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Conversations – Exhibition at Rabley Drawing Centre from 26 September to 29 October

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Stephen Snoddy chooses prints for the upcoming exhibition at Rabley.

In Conversations, a series of new monotypes, Stephen Snoddy shares Matisse’s lifelong obsession with a visual conversation between inside and outside and often uses the window motif as a formal device to construct work. Continue reading

Tom Hammick Gallery Talk on 25 June 2016

Tom Hammick Gallery Talk at Rabley Drawing Centre

The beautiful Tom Hammick exhibition continues in the gallery until Saturday 25 June.

Tom will be giving a gallery talk at the closing event on Saturday 25 between 3 – 4.30, so please book and join us, places are limited Booking now.

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Rabley Summer Exhibition 2016

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Rabley Drawing Centre
Mildenhall
Marlborough
SN8 2LW

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events@rableydrawingcentre.com
01672 511999

Thurs 30 – Sunday 3 July
11 – 4pm

 

EVENTS

Private View

Wednesday 29 June 6 – 8pm

 

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EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING SUMMER SCHOOL – Course review

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The Experimental Drawing Summer School was an intensive 4-day course encouraging the exploration of drawing through new ‘ways of seeing’.

Over a week of experimenting both out and about and back at the studio, the group produced exciting multi-sensory drawings of varying scales that challenged the perceptions of object, place and space.

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Nik Pollard – Drawn to Nature Course Review 2015

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Another year has passed and the month of June at Rabley wouldn’t be the same without Nik Pollard’s ‘Drawn to Nature’ course. Eight lucky students were able to immerse themselves for 3 days in the surrounding landscape of wild flower meadows and woodland.

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‘Drawn to Landscape’ with Emma Stibbon RA – Course Review 2015

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Landscape drawing and monotype course 

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We have had a busy few weeks at Rabley with the course season well under way and Eileen Cooper’s ‘Garden’ exhibition has just opened in our new modified gallery space!

Emma Stibbon ran her ever popular and oversubscribed ‘Drawn to Landscape’ course at Rabley the weekend before last. The weather was a bit blowy and there was the occasional shower but this didn’t dampen everyone’s spirits!

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