Current Events #18. A selection of UK art exhibitions and events for week 18 of 2016.
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Inky Lines – a celebration of illustration & printmaking
2-15 May 2016
Printmaking by Andy Johnson, Ieuan Edwards, Sharon Hendy, Lesley Gray, Jill Pantony, Cath Deeson, Peter Maddock and Dawn Cole.
New Kent Art Gallery & Studio
49a Albion Street
Discovery: Reimagining Darwin’s World
3 – 15 May 2016
On the 180 anniversary of the return of HMS Beagle, 12 artists have created an exhibition celebrating Darwin’s voyage. Artists: Alice Cazenave, Esperanza Gomez-Carrera, Graham Asker, Jenny Price, Julie Caves, Liz Whiteman Smith, Matt Smith, Natalie McIntyre, Nick Hazzard, Peter Lang, Ruth Jones, Sara Wickenden. Curated by Ruth Jones.
Private View: Thursday 5 May 6-9pm. Part of Whitechapel Gallery’s First Thursdays.
159 Bethnal Green Road
London E2 7DG
(Just off Brick Lane in East London)
Artists Open Houses
30 April – 30 May 2016
The artists’ open houses festival covers five weekends – starting on bank holiday Saturday 30th April and closing on bank holiday Monday 30th May. Each weekend, artists in Brighton, Hove, Ditchling, Rottingdean and the Ouse Valley, open their homes and studios.
Various locations around Brighton and Hove (see website for locations)
Elements- Recent Paintings By Kate Bentley
25 March – 5 June 2016
An exhibition of oils and watercolours Kate Bentley SWA ARBSA, focusing on earth elements and nature with emphasis on Kate’s local environment, the southern Lake District. A mix of studio based and en plein air paintings.
The Severn Studio at Brantwood, admission is included in the house or garden ticket.
The Brantwood Trust
RWA Artist Network Exhibition
23 April – 15 May 2016
A group exhibition with work by members of the RWA Artist Network.
Royal West of England Academy
6-8 May 2016 (also open by arrangement till 19 May)
Abstract paintings by Anna Grear. Facebook event page. Preview: 6 May.
10 Colston Yard
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The image at the top is:
Peaty Waters-High Dam No 2 Finsthwaite Windermere
Oil on Panel 60x60cm
by Kate Bentley who is showing at Brantwood until 5 June.