This Summer is a busy one; I am working as one of ten artists on Surrey Unearthed, an eight-month landscape project set in the Surrey Hills, and I have work in some exhibitions and will be running a few workshops.
Surrey Unearthed is an Arts Council funded programme of installations, events and projects and has has been developed with artists who have a strong connection and curiosity for the Surrey landscape. These projects focus on the natural materials of the Surrey Hills landscape, their history and uses over time. The installations, art walks and community celebrations coincide with the Surrey Hills 60th year AONB designation.
For my project, Terrain, I will be walking, collecting materials, talking to people and making work across the whole area but particularly in Witley Common, Box Hill, Newlands Corner and Reigate Hill from June 2018 – April 2019. Most of my workshops during this period will be for specific groups but there will be some open to the public and I will post about them nearer the time though I am delighted to be able to say that I’ll be running an afternoon of papermaking at Leith Hill Place on Saturday 21 July 2.30 – 5pm as part of this project. Booking will be via the Leith Hill Place National Trust website.
Surrey Unearthed exhibition
Ten Surrey Unearthed projects in one place
6 – 22 July 2018
Leith Hill Place, Dorking, Surrey,
An exhibition showing the research and development of the Surrey Unearthed projects featuring maquette, sculpture, film and drawings at Leith Hill Place.
Leith Hill Place is a National Trust property. Charges apply: Adult £6 and Child £3
I am very pleased to be exhibiting at the lovely Gallery 57 in Arundel in their mixed Summer show, A contour, a curve – the lie of the land 19 May – 27 August 2018. Thurs – Sat 10.30 – 5pm, Sun and Bank Holidays 12 – 5pm.
This shows some of the participating artists in A contour, a curve – the lie of the land. Top left, Jane Ponsford, top right, Louise Egedal, bottom left, Susan Laughton and finally, Carys Davies. Photo Gallery 57
I am also glad to have three pieces in the SFSA Drawing Open at no format Gallery.
Open Thurs to Sun 1 – 6.30pm 24 May – 3 June 2018
London SE8 5JB
West Dean Arts and Craft Festival 1 – 3 June 10am – 5pm
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