Galleries - February 2015

DEVON a MARINE HOUSE AT BEER Fore Street, Beer, nr Seaton, Devon EX12 3EF Michael Morgan RI (1929–2014). Solo show. Mar 21–27. Mixed display of paintings including work by Mike Bernard RI, Charlie O’Sullivan, Andrew Coates, Tina Stokes, Tina Morgan, Jim Farrant, Mary Pym, Anita Klein and Peter Barker. Ceramics by Amanda Popham, Tony Laverick, and Mark Dally. Glass by Peter Layton, Bob Crooks, Siddy Langley and Amanda Brisbane. Marine House 10–5, closed Mon in winter Steam Gallery 10–5, closed Tue in winter t 01297 625257 b THELMA HULBERT GALLERY Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX Karl Blossfeldt: Art Forms in Nature. Feb 14–Mar 14. A Hayward Touring Exhibition from the Southbank Centre, London. Featuring the intricate botanical photographs of Karl Blossfeldt (1865–1932), regarded as one of the defining photographers of the 20th century. Tue–Sat 10–5, admn free t 01404 45006 18 GALLERIES FEBRUARY 2015 MAP 11 UK WEST COUNTRY, CHANNEL ISLANDS EXETER c ROYAL ALBERT MEMORIAL MUSEUM & ART GALLERY QueenStreet, Exeter EX4 3RX t 01392 265858 DORSET d THE ARTHOUSE GALLERY Askrigg House, Westcliff, Bournemouth BH2 5LH Town centre gallery selling carefully selected paintings and original artist prints by leading modern and contemporary artists, uniquely displayed in a natural home environment. Genuine New Year stockclearance. Many exceptional bargains. See website for details. t 07712 933804 e ARTWAVE WEST Morcombelake, Dorset DT6 6DY Impressive Contemporary Art Gallery exhibiting National and International Artists including Amy Albright, Suchi Chidambaram, Heather Duncan, Kate Giles, Martin Goold, Jeannette Hayes, Edward Kelly, Kathy Little, Steve Mace and Sonia Stanyard. Coffee bar and car park. Tue–Sat 10–5 or by appt t 01297 489746 f THE GALLERY AT 41 41 East Street, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EE Gallery closed during February except by appointment, opening in March with a new exhibition. t 01929 480095 g SLADERS YARD West Bay, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4EL ‘Through Different Eyes: ways of Seeing landscape’. Until Feb 22. Julian Bailey, Daisy Cook, Luke Elwes, Alex Lowery, David O’Connor and Alfred Stockham ARCA. Contemporary British landscape in its many forms from a stunning group of artists, plus gifts and A 3 8 A 3 8 6 A 3 0 A 3 8 6 A 3 7 7 A 3 6 1 A 3 0 A 3 0 A 3 9 A 3 6 A350 M 4 M 5 M 5 Dev no Somerset Dorset Wiltshire Hampsh TAUNTON BRIDGWATER STREET WELLS SALISBURY SHERBORNE YEOVIL HONITON CREDITON DEFORD BARNSTAPLE EHAMPTON STOCK TOTNES LYME REGIS DORCHESTER WEYMOUTH BOURNEMOUTH POOLE CHRISTC ST HELIER ST PETER WESTON-SUPER-MARE CLEVEDON BRADFORD ON AVON TORQUAY BRIDPORT SWANSEA BLANDFORD IVYBRIDGE BEER SHEPTON MALLET TOPSHAM MODBURY CHANGFORD MORCOMBELAKE AXMINSTER BRAUNTON SWANAGE BRUTON WAREHAM THE CHANNEL ISLANDS JERSEY GUERNSEY BATH BRISTOL YMOUTH EXETER e g d h j f i DARTINGTON A M 5 HONITON BEER TOPSHAM BUDLEIGH SALTERTON XETER c b A a Tessa Beaver ‘Glimpse’ 1992 Now here is a great discovery – for me at least – the work of the painter/printmaker Tessa Beaver who, now 83, has a show of her work in the town she has lived and worked in for the last 44 years, at the excellently-run Leamington Spa Art Gallery. Training at the Slade in the early 50s under the great John Buckland-Wright, she became an art editor at the Oxford University Press before marriage in 1962 took her to work with her husband on the Kenyan- Ugandan border. She continued to paint and make prints and has done so ever since she returned to Britain in 1965. Her latest work is mostly copper and steel plate etchings but over the years she seems to have experimented with a really quite wide variety of THUMB nails