Hillman and Lerry: Recent Works 13th July to 25th July

In the Courtyard Gallery, this is the second joint exhibition Anna Hillman and Pauline Lerry have had at the Town Mill.  Both had careers in the fashion industry and share a lifelong interest in painting, drawing and printmaking.  Dorset-based Anna is landscape inspired and is currently working with drypoint printmaking, continuing her experimentation with approach […]

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5th July 2018

Galleries – Valerie Barden 8th September to 25th September

Valerie Barden studies at Yeovil College of Art, read Art History with the Open university and has been exhibiting professionally since 1994.  Although painted in a figurative manner, Barden’s work exemplifies the qualities of abstraction and flatness specific to modern painting and their subject matter place them in a contemporary context.  This series of paintings […]

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5th July 2018

Richard Kaye, Printmaking 2014-18 17th to 29th August

Exhibiting in The Malthouse, Richard Kaye is a printmaker who is candid about enjoying the kind of subject matter that most people and artists would tend to ignore.  This has led him to produce series of prints on trees, telegraph poles, communication masts, cranes and even scaffolding.  Using copper plates and a traditional hand-pulled technique, […]

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5th July 2018

Colour, Line & Thread 2018 13th July to 1st August

This is an eclectic exhibition in The Malthouse, of work by five local artists using different media.  Hilary Buckley’s love of colour and pattern comes through in her vibrant paintings highlighting the shapes and contours of the local landscape, a sharp contrast to Philip Winstone’s cool and subtle coastal scenes with their emphasis on texture […]

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4th July 2018

THEM AGAIN 29th June – 10th July

In this new exhibition, Zee Jones and Pam Allsop continue to explore mixed media, collage and colour. There is always something fresh in their work that encompasses themes of sea and landscapes, still life and flowers, as well as abstracts. For both artists, working in collage brings together their love of painting with their skill at […]

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21st June 2018

STORIES FROM THE CITY, STORIES FROM THE SEA 29th June to 11th July

This exhibition in The Malthouse explores Chelsea Davine’s inspiration for her large scale oil paintings through photography and drawings.   “In my working practice I draw upon memories and images of the Dorset coastline and the details of the surrounding landscape as well as the energy and vibrancy of the architecture of the city I live in, […]

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21st June 2018

Paper and clay – 15th to 27th June

Paper and Clay is a diverse and exciting exhibition you could find in the Courtyard Gallery by five established ceramicists and collograph printer: Linda Bristow, Cath Bloomfield, Alison Potter, Belinda Brownlee and Denise de Freitas. They met ten years ago whilst studying Ceramics at Bath Spa University. Their techniques include throwing, hand building, plaster casting […]

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18th April 2018

Affairs of the heart, Liz Shewan – 31st May to 13th June

An enchanting journey to bring calm and inspiration into people’s lives through the artists explorations and experiences with nature and her connection with spirit. In the Courtyard Gallery until 13th June.

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18th April 2018

Knowing my place, Lynda White – 24th to 30th May

“Knowing my Place” is an exhibition in the Courtyard Gallery of contemporary landscape paintings by established west country artist, Lynda White. Dorset shorelines and familiar landmarks are captured in a new series of acrylic paintings. Along with light-filled images of Devon moorland and Cornish cliffs and coves, are semi-abstract mixed media-paintings. All works, whether figurative […]

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18th April 2018

Landscapes & Seascapes, Marion Sawl – 18th to 23rd May

Marion studied at St. Martins School of Art, London on a part-time basis but is mainly self-taught. She has painted scenery for Gilbert and Sullivan Operatic Society and for NatWest Bank, London and has numerous paintings in collections at home and abroad. Marion enjoys painting in acrylic and watercolour and enjoys experimenting with different media […]

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18th April 2018