Artist: Elizabeth Barnett

Favourites from our In-House Collection

Upstairs at The Art Shop This exhibition has been a delight to hang. Bringing work up from our store in the basement was like greeting dear friends not seen for a while. Our selection includes… The lovely George Rowlett, landscape painter, with his gorgeous paintings of flowers from his garden; Cornelia O’Donovan MA RCA, whose work… Read more »

Unfolding IV 2010

Celebrating the book as contemporary art… Unique, one-off pieces, small multiples and framed original designs. All work is made or conceived by artists; fine artists, book artists, illustrators, typographers, writers, poets, book binders and printers, who may work collaboratively or alone. Formats and making methods vary enormously, including book art by embroiderers and ceramic artists…. Read more »

Where The Wonderful Happens – Winter Show 2012

A Winter Circus of make believe. Cabinets of curiosities, extravaganzas of peep shows, this is a place where talented makers and performers come together. The circus has a deep attraction with artists, makers and performers. Painters, printmakers, jewellers and ceramic artists at The Art Shop have collaborated to put on a show of story telling… Read more »

Artist in the Garden – Late Summer Show 2014

Gathering together a collection of artworks – paintings, drawings, printworks, ceramics and jewellery by artists who have closely looked at the world around them. Maybe a small flowering space, a wooded copse, the rolling landscape, a jug of garden picked flowers. From the very simplest to the all embracing… bright, beautiful, metaphorical, meditative, quiet, gentle… Read more »

Elizabeth Barnett – Everything Familiar Up Close

‘This body of paintings is perhaps the most joyful work I have made to date. Enjoying in everyday magic and finding the space to immerse myself in my work.’ Last year Elizabeth discovered she was pregnant and everything familiar was magnified. Her imagery represents growth, quiet reflection and appreciation for small and often overlooked things…. 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…

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 »