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Window installation of silk worm cocoons, origami moths & the exo-skeltons of cicadas…

img_8225img_8221middle-room-1puppets-1front-room-passport-1middle-room-4Our newly opened exhibition ‘Carapace’ at The Art Shop is a fascinating insight into the imagination of artist, Philippa Robbins. Populated with corvids, “the dark stars of the bird world,” puppets, and relics of infancy recalling the delights and fears of childhood.

Philippa’s show includes paintings, drawings, a cast of puppets with their own hand painted passport photos and small installations…. continues until 11th March.

 

 

 

web 3Our next exhibition opening upstairs at the Chapel will be

‘Fin River Swift’ by Julian Meredith

on Friday 13th May 7pm

Large scale wood block prints on elm planks.

Julian will be running a series of Wood Block Printing Workshops throughout the Exhibtion. We are taking names for further dates. Read more here.

kitchen 11wfront room 31kitchen 111middle room 61middle room 81Images from our recently opened exhibition William Brown – ‘Dreaming Awake’.

Paintings, works on paper and original signed limited edition lino and wood block prints, all for sale, and some unseen works.

‘Throughout March the beautiful Art Shop & Chapel in Abergavenny shows wild and wonderful paintings by the late William Brown – the Scottish-Canadian artist who worked in Wales until his untimely death in 2008 aged 54. Brown was a force of nature and his work lives on, as vigorous as ever.’ Peter Wakelin (Galleries magazine)

Click here to visit the exhibition page

 

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Paintings by Nina Feldman & Susie Bright

 

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Painting by Jane Bennett, ceramics by James & Tilla Waters

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Paintings by Carl Arroyo & Annica Neumuller

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Work on paper by Helen Booth

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Work by Helen Booth, Diana Heeks & Conrad Clarke

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Paintings by Kumar Saraff & Thomas Hashett

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Paintings by Kumar Saraff, Susie Bright & Annica Neumuller

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Ceramics by Dylan Bowen, Dan Hides & James Burnett-Stuart

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Jewellery by Syann van Niftrik

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Peg dolls by Rachel Larkins

 

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A Late Summer Show…

Collections of artworks – paintings, drawings, printworks, ceramics and jewellery.

Visit our current exhibition page and see a wonderful show of work.

Something for everyone…

 

bathroom 31bathroom 11Currently on show in our bathroom, a wonderfully light and airy room for displaying art, are a series of large charcoal and pastel life studies by Martina Jirankova-Limbrick.

Martina was born in the Czech Republic. She came to England to study illustration in 1997, and since then has written and illustrated a number of children’s books. Alongside her delicate illustration work, Martina continues to explore and develop her already accomplished life drawing skills. Martina has exhibited her artwork widely in exhibitions and galleries, as well as being published in magazines.

Click read more below for more gallery images of our current solo show with Kumar Saraff

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A cupboard for children…

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painting by Daniel Williams

Christmas has come to The Art Shop and The Long Winter Show is now open…

Upstairs in the gallery, an eclectic collection of paintings, drawings, printmaking, sculpture, automata, jewellery, and ceramics.

(Click here to read more and see a selection of artwork on our exhibitions page)

Downstairs our shop is brimming with special gifts…wrappings, ribbons, artist’s cards, bespoke art kits – colouring, drawing, painting and writing – and beautiful children’s activity and story books. Truly something for everyone and perhaps a few unexpected surprises too…

Our cupboard for children is decorated with hand cut Khadi paper, crepe paper and our sumptuous platinum tissue. Inside you’ll find old favourites such as the Dover Coloured Fairy Tales alongside new award winning illustrated titles.

Visit our online shop or come and see us. Don’t forget Late Night Shopping Thursday December 12th, when the best independent shops in town will be open until 8pm.

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Painting by Cornelia O’Donovan, automaton by Rachel Larkins

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Insects & Flowers Series by Cornelia O’Donovan