Galleries - December 2011

Skylark Galleries 1.09 Oxo Tower Wharf, (first floor riverside), London SE1 9PH Two friendly artist-run galleries on London's South Bank. Choose your unique Christmas gifts from our wide selection of high quality original paintings, hand-made prints and sculptures all at affordable prices. Gift vouchers and exclusive hand-made cards also available. For details of our late openings with mulled wine, check our website. The Russell Gallery 12 Lower Richmond Road, Putney London SW151JP The Russell Gallery's Mixed Exhibition is from Thursday 24 November - 28 January. Over 40 artists, a constantly changing show. Prices from £300. Opening hours: Tue- Sat 10-5:30 T: 020 8780 5228 Sarah Myerscough Fine Art 15-16 Brooks Mews, Mayfair London W1K 4DS Contemporary Craft: 1 Dec - 7 Jan. A variety of beautiful craft pieces by internationally renowned turned and carved wood artists and ceramicists. An opportunity to give exceptional quality and unique gifts this Christmas season, with prices starting at £800. Wrapping and sending of bought work available. T: 020 7495 0069 Michelle Elwell, ‘Red Heart I’, limited ed print at Skylark Galleries . Lucy Doyle, ‘Marigolds’, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 ins at The Russell Gallery .‘Live’, oil & cellulose paint on board. Thomas Bohle, Ceramic, 73 cm diameter at Sarah Myerscough . UK WIDE The Art Shop 8 Cross Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales NP7 5EH Christmas Mixed Show - Alchemy of the Imagination. 5 November - Christmas Eve. Showcasing 3 artists: Jayne Lennard – Sculptures inspired by magic of the fairy tale & the written word. Amanda Caines – Contemporary jewellery made from recycled found objects which lend a sense of history and continuity. Andrea McLean – Paintings and etchings of imaginary maps. Andrea charts her day to day experiences of the turning world. T: 01873 852690 Barry Keene Gallery 12 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BH Barry Keene Gallery is one of the few remaining galleries outside London offering a wide range of paintings, watercolours, drawings, etchings and prints from the 18th century to contemporary including British and International fine art with recent sculpture in bronze and stone. Visit us by the river – you never know what you might find. T: 01491 577119 View our website Brenda Hartill & Friends Exhibition & Open Studio Oasthouse Gallery, Pound House, Udimore, Rye TN31 6BA Sunday 27 November; Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 December Wide range of Brenda’s work from her new embossed watercolours, to collagraphs, etchings & hand-made cards. Also Photographs and Christmas goodies. Half price sale of works returned from Spanish gallery and trial proofs. T: 01424 882942 Galerie d’Art 64 Old High Street, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1RN “In art . . . the rich, the arbiters of taste, the experts & curators seek out the strange & scandalous. I am in fact just someone that amuses the public & one that understands the vanity, imbecility & cupidity of these experts . . . and profit from them . . .”( Picasso). But not at Galerie d’Art! T: 01302 240698 i2 Art 26-28 Church Street, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1JQ Christmas Affordable Art Market Nov 19-Dec 24. Find a unique Christmas gift here for friends and family at affordable prices from £50-600. Contemporary glass, textiles, prints, photography and paintings by over twenty local and UK artists. e Graham Clarke Up the Garden Studio, Boughton, Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4LF One of Britain's most popular and best-selling printmakers with a worldwide reputation. His work is unique but is for everybody. Visit our website to see other etchings, watercolours, books and greetings cards. 5-13 November (noon - 5pm), Saturdays 19 & 26 November and 3, 10 & 17 December (noon - 4pm). Also open throughout the year by appointment T: 01622 743938