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Summer season of exhibitions

Highlights include Hothouse 5; Barry Patterson Still Lifes; Tom Smith sculpture; Horsepower showcase and many more

New Ashgate Gallery curates a programme of more than 30 annual exhibitions and related events, often working in partnership with local and national art organisations. In addition to our lead exhibitions in the Pavilion Gallery, affortable Craft Collection, Maker in Focus and projects in the Balcony Gallery are worth the visit. 

While we also show work by established artists, supporting emerging talent in the market place is close to our heart.

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9 May to 22 August 2015

Summer Craft Collection

This summer season the New Ashgate Gallery has chosen a wonderful and diverse collection of ceramics, wood, basketry, jewellery and glass. The exhibition presents both established and emerging artists which include: Lydia Barclay; Luke Bishop; Jenny Gilbert; Sue Gregor; Emily Hall; Rhiannon Higgins; Tim Lake; Peter Layton; Roger Lewis; Jake Mee; Anne Morgan, Judith Needham and Ali Tomlin

View work from the show

2 July to 15 August 2015

Still lifes and natural forms

Barry Patterson: Still Lifes
Driven by the passion of painting, Barry takes a contemporary approach to traditional subjects. Working in oils and with a palette knife, cloths and sponges as well as brushes, his paintings are a mixture of observation and spontaneous response, looking explore the subtle shifts between form and abstraction.

Tom Smith : sculpture
Drawing from shapes and patterns found in nature; macro and micro, architecture and other design fields, Tom enjoys process and enhancing the sensuous quality of wood, favouring flowing forms and naturally textured surfaces inviting touch.

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2 July to 15 August 2015

Horsepower

Five artists have come together to offer a spectacular collection of stunning equine images, sculptures and original linocut and screen-prints. Artists include Caroline Jackman, Lisa Mardell, Alessia Mestrone, Carol Orwin and Fleur Robertson, reflect the heart and soul of the horse.

New Ashgate Gallery is delighted to support Mane Chance (Founded by actress, Jenny Seagrove); a percentage of the sale proceeds will be going to this local charity; whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate old, abused and abandoned horses.

View work from the show

2 July to 15 August 2015

Hothouse 5 - Selected Craft Showcase

Private view and meet the artists: Thursday 2 July, 6-8pm
Hothouse 5 is a Crafts Council initiative where 39 makers have been selected to take part in the six-month programme which is delivered in partnership across four regions in the UK.

Hothouse is a great platform for collectors, and we are delighted that we are representing 12 selected makers: Tess Wakeling (Paper/lighting); Emily Kidson (Jewellery ); Holly Paxton (Jewellery); Jane Crisp (Furniture and products); Nadia Ricketts (Textiles); Catherine MacGruer (Knitted Textiles); Ruth Hollywood (Jewellery); Sian Patterson (Ceramics); Beatrix Baker (Wood/Mixed media); Jasmine Simpson (Ceramics); Judith Watson (Textiles) and Katherine Lees (Ceramics)

View work from the show

Fiona Millais: Viewpoint

20 August to 3 October 2015

Fiona Millais: Viewpoint

A much loved favourite of the New Ashgate Gallery, Fiona Millais returns this August with an exceptional new collection of paintings

Fiona's work has always been underpinned by her local landscape of heathlands, woods and pools, both remote and intimate.

Manifest

20 August to 30 September 2015

Manifest

Designer Jewellers Group
A touring exhibition of jewellery designed for the hand. Bangles, rings, bracelets, hand pieces and cufflinks made from rubies, roses, straw, silver, gold, acrylic, paper, porcelain, polypropylene, aluminium and wood.
Tour starts in Oxford in July, then to New Ashgate Gallery and then Leeds

Myung Nam An Ceramics

21 August to 3 October 2015

Myung Nam An Ceramics

Myung Nam An's incredibly intricate and detailed ceramics are beautiful, bright, colourful, exciting, funky & very desirable.

Stephen Sheffield Resurface Designs

21 August to 3 October 2015

Stephen Sheffield Resurface Designs

Transforming old into new and contemporary

New Ashgate Gallery Farnham Craft Town

New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard
Farnham
Surrey GU9 7PS
United Kingdom

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