SOUTH HILL PARK AUTUMN EXHIBITION

PUBLISHED: 16:16 11 September 2012 | UPDATED: 21:47 20 February 2013

SOUTH HILL PARK AUTUMN EXHIBITION

SOUTH HILL PARK AUTUMN EXHIBITION

There's something for everyone, including affordable art, from September to November

South Hill Park is proud to present the Autumn Exhibitions Programme which includes the Lewis and Mary Elton Collection in the Bracknell Gallery, 21st Century Visual Poetry by John Lynch in the Atrium and Remember last summer by Print @ the Park in the Print Gallery. The programme also features portraits of Paralympic athletes in Living Life by photographer Michaela Greene in the Community Gallery and Burnished Vessels by Berkshire-based ceramicist Bronwen Coussens in the Mirror Gallery.


Burnished Vessels Bronwen Coussens & Sophie Waite

Sat 8 Sep Sun 28 Oct

Mirror Gallery

Affordable works in the Mirror Gallery this September include Berkshire-based potters Bronwen Coussens and Sophie Waite. Bronwen uses coiling techniques, allowing the vessels to develop organically into asymmetric works which are later layered with sgraffito, slips and glazes. Sophie uniquely creates smoke-fires wall based pieces which utilize familiar objectssuch as urns, plates, vases and teapots.


The Lewis and Mary Elton Collection

Sat 8 Sep Sun 28 Oct

Bracknell Gallery

This September South Hill Park presents a private collection donated Professor Lewis and Mary Elton to the University of Surrey. The collection consists of 38 pieces and includes paper-based works by Picasso, Chagall, Cocteau and Klee, as well as a selection of paintings and sculpture.

Art History Lecturer Melanie Paice will be giving a talk about some of the masters featured in the collection to coincide with the exhibition. History of Art Talk Melanie Paice - Wed 3 Oct 7.30pm - 9.30pm


Modern Day Icons John Joseph Lynch

Sat 8 Sep Sun 18 Nov

Atrium

Artist and Printmaker John Lynch presents a collection of recent work that combines screen-printing, digital and relief methods to create intricate and colourful prints which play on the notions of iconography in modern society. Also on display will be pieces produced during Lynchs fellowship at Haystack Mountain School of Craft, USA. Inspired by Byzantium plaques, each piece combines traditional paper making with laser etching.


Living Life Michaela Greene

Sat 8 Sep Sun 18 Nov

Community Gallery

Artist and photographer Michaela Green presents Living Life, a study of Paralympic athletes over a period of 18 months in the lead up to the 2012 Games. Greene photographs each athlete on and off the track in this collection of prints, giving insight into the professional and personal lives of these extraordinary individuals.

Remember Last Summer Print @ the Park

Mon 3 Sept Mon 19 Nov

Print Gallery

Memories of summer as we move in autumn, from sunny days with an ice cream on the prom to gentle strolls along the beach. Members of Print @ the Park, a group of printmaking artists based at South Hill Park, offer their impressions of summer both at home and abroad.

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