Friday 21 April - Tuesday 2 May 2017
Henley Art and Crafts Guild Spring Exhibition 2017
Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm, open viewing Friday evening 21 April 2017 6.00pm - 8.00pm
This is an exhibition by members of the Guild which will include paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and small items of craft work.
The Guild is the first venue of the Henley Arts Trail which has become a very popular event aruond Henley every early Spring Bank Holiday
The Arts Trail takes place on 29th and 30th April and 1st May 2017 and involves 25 venues showing local artists' work - details are circulated around the area but can also be found at the Information Centre in the Town Hall and on the Guild and Arts Trail websites.
www.henley-arts.org; facebook: Henley Arts and Crafts Guild
Thursday 4 May - Tuesday 9 May
Hen Coleman, local resident and printmaking tutor at The Royal Academy in London will be exhibiting her latest collection of works. This includes charcoal and ink drawings, monoprints and woodcuts.
Thursday 11 - Tuesday 16 May 2017
Diversity is a contemporary mixed media textile group who this year are celebrating ten years.
This exhibition of some previously seen and new work will demonstrate the wide variety of styles and techniques for which they are renowned, with their own diverse and individual qualities.
Over the past ten years Diversity have grown, not just in numbers but also in their creativeness and artistic capabilities, which will be demonstrated in this exciting exhibition.
Thursday 18 - Tuesday 23 May 2017
A unique exhibition boasting work by the world famous artist Pablo Picasso will be on exhibit and for sale at The Old Fire Station Gallery in Henley-on-Thames. Including a suite of 20 hand coloured pochoir prints representing key peroids in Picasso's life. Visitors can expect unique and vibrant prints and original lithographs from the 1950's. There will also be a selection of lithographs printed in Paris by Mourlot Freres during the 1940's, 50's and 60's. Artists include Matisse, Braque, Leger, Chagall and Miro.
Thursday 25 - Tuesday 30 May 2017
Elliott & Powell Fine Art Portraiture....The Beginnings
The exhibition is the first by the fine artist Oliver Elliott and his producer Keri Powell as Elliott & Powell Fine Art Portraiture. The Exhibition will show their recent commissions, their non-commissioned personal work (which will be for sale) also a studio set up for those that would like their portrait over the week. The private view is on 25th May, please contact us if you would like to attend email@example.com
Thursday 8 - Tuesday 13 June 2017
To mark her fiftieth year, artist Sarah Seymour has painted 50 faces that were significant in the twelve months spanning March 2016 to March 2017. Visitors to the exhibition will be able to view portraits of well known political figures as well as local celebrities and personal friends and family of the artist. The collection raises questions about who is important and will make you review some of the startling and important events during that time period.
Thursday 22 - Tuesday 27 June 2017
The Henley College Art Foundation Summer Show
This exhibition celebrates the Final Major Project of our Art Foundation students at The Henley College.
Students on the Art Foundation study for a year, specialising in a chosen pathway within Art and Design and building a portfolio before progressing onto a degree course. Students from The Henley Collage have gained places at Brunel University - Product Design, Nottingham Trent University - Furniture Design; UWE Bristol - Graphic Design/illustration; Plymouth University - Graphic Design; Middlesex University - Fashion Communication and Styling.
The Art Foundation is The Henley College's top Art and Design course and continues to grow from strength to strength. We welcome students from a wide catchment area, including The Henley College after completing an A Level programme of study with Art A Level. Mature students are also welcome with a good portfolio of work representation of recent projects undertaken.
For this exhibition students submit a Project Proposal which outlines their intentions for self-directed brief.
Thursday 29 June - Tuesday 11 July 2017
The Spice of Life
Penny Crofts studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, London, England, graduating with a BA (Hons) Fine Art in 2002.
Her work is continually evolving and in 2012 she took her unique brand of art using thermography to a higher level by photographing elite athletes in several sporting disciplines including Olympic and World Champion rowers Steve Williams OBE and Mark Hunter MBE at Leander Boat Club, Henley on Thames.
Crofts has exhibited her work at Henley Royal Regatta, Cork Street Mayfair, Hoxton Square Shoreditch and galleries across the UK and is currently a Gallery Artist at the Hayhill Gallery at 35 Baker Street London W1U 8EN.
Her work is influenced by her other careers as a registered nurse and airline stewardess. This exhibition reflects the variey in her life which inspires her work and also features drawings by her late father who rowed at Henley with his school and taught her to paint watercolours and provided essential books on drawing portraits when she was a girl.
Penny's work is held in private collections across the world, including Brazil, Australia, America, France and the UK.
Thursday 24 - Tuesday 29 August 2017
Material swirl and felt maker Gwen
The exhibition features the work of two local artisans, Gwen Ryan, feltmaker and Fiona Hayward of Material Swirl. Local felt artist Gwen designs and creates paintings with fibre and wearable art using silk, Merino and British sheeps wool. Fiona creates contemporary designs including quilts, cushions, wall hanging and small upholstered items of furniture.
Thursday 7 - Tuesday 12 September 2017
Second Nature - Jan Marshall and June Hiscock
The power and abundance of the countryside is their motivation and inspiration, but artists Jan Marshall and June Hiscock choose to express their love of nature in very different ways. While Jan's intricate drawings, prints and canvases explore the atmosphere, tones and patterns in the natural world, June's bold and colourful fabric art celebrates its vibrant hues and textures - often with some gentle humour.
Collaborating for the first time in this 'Second Nature' exhibition, Jan and June present a varied, fresh and highly original range of their favourite current work.
Thursday 12 - Tuesday 17 October
Ceramics and wood : works
A collabration with clay and wood inspired by the nature of charnwood forest - where ancient woodland and powerful rocky out crops influence the design of a ceramicist and woodworker.
This exciting exhibition offers an interesting range of contemporary ceramics and wood sculpture - large bowls, furniture and pottery for the home and garden.
Thursday 23 November - Tuesday 28 November 2017
Five at The Old Fire Station Gallery
Annual exhibition of local artists.
Friday 20 - Tuesday 24 October 2017
Henley Art and Crafts Guild Autumn Exhibition 2017
Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm, open viewing Friday 20 October 2017 6.00pm - 8.00pm
In this exhibition Guild members will be showing paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture which will have been selected by an external selector (usually a local art dealer or teacher). This often results in a very vibrant but harmonious exhibition with the very best of the Guilds work on display.
For further information about the Guild and our exhibitions please visit www.henley-arts.org or look at our facebook page Henley Arts and Crafts Guild.
Thursday 30 November - Tuesday 5 December 2017
Christmas Ornaments Fair
Christmas ornaments fair is a white forrest installation displaying original and collectible Christmas ornaments only. Free entry.
Friday 8 December - Tuesday 12 December 2017
Henley Art and Crafts Guild Christmas Craft Exhibition 2017
Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm, open viewing Friday 8 December 2017 6.00pm - 8.00pm
An exhibition by Guild members showing many varied crafts including weaving, patchwork, pottery, jewellery, woodwork, glasswork etc. This exhibition highlights the work of the many craft members of the Guild and also encourages many other members to work in different media.
This is always a stunning exhibition with a wealth of treasures on sale. It is ideally timed for those looking to buy beautiful hand-made Christmas gifts for budgets large and small!
For further information about this exhibition or the guild please visit www.henley-arts.org or look at facebook.
Thursday 5 April - Tuesday 10 April 2018
Pyrenees to Provence
The exhibition is based on the recollection of 2 artists on a journey from the Pyrenees to Provence.
The paintings and quilts evoke the atmosphere of the South through the bold use of colour, shape and texture.
The artists interpret similar subjects using different media and techniques which capture the heat and drama of the regions.
Open daily 10am till 4pm from Thursday 5th April to Tuesday 10th April.