Artist: Betty Pennell

The Shape of Magic

Betty Pennell Paintings and drawings. Betty trained in illustration at the Royal College of Art under Edward Bawden and John Nash. A short spell in the painting department under Carel Weight, Robert Buhler and John Minton had a profound effect on her subsequent work. She is influenced by the landscape, making poetry in rural settings… Read more »

Unfolding III 2009

Celebrating the book as contemporary art. Now in its third year, this exhibition continues to be exciting, diverse and informative. Come and see new work by fine artists, printmakers and applied artists from around the world showing one-off, hand produced pieces of affordable small artwork. Includes work by Elizabeth Barnett, Jessie Chorley, John Dilnot, Ciara… Read more »

Winter Show 2010

In our gallery upstairs… New and ever changing collections of curious and covetable one off pieces, paintings, printmaking, mixed media, jewellery and ceramics… …new work from Jacqueline Leighton Boyce, following her recent successful show here of finely illustrated hand built ceramics. First show of exquisite new work by Rachel Tudor Best, a 2010 gold award… Read more »

Artist in the Garden – Summer Show 2011

Festival of the Arts St. Mary’s Priory Church. 2nd-5th June For the first time The Art Shop is curating a small exhibition in the hall of the Priory Centre, as part of a new annual arts festival. Featured artists will include painter, Andrea Mclean, illustrator, Rachel Tudor Best and ceramic artist, Jacqueline Leighton Boyce. This… Read more »

Painters & Printmakers

Recent paintings and limited editions of handmade prints by artists who regularly exhibit at our gallery and introducing some new names. There is an overlap between painting and printmaking and the imagery of the work is very diverse – mythology, beasts and whimsical creatures, dreams, visions, metaphorical journeys and long remembered places, narratives…