In March 2017 Eddie Curtis showed his work in Munich in the exhibition titled ‘Modern Masters’ . Qualification for this event, a special crafts and applied arts exhibition featuring over 30 world renowned artists working in various disciplines, was that each artist should ‘stand for the aesthetics of our time’. Mastership was defined as having many origins: ‘the superior use of the material, functional finesse, technical precision, elegance of form, colour, humour and classic understatement.’
Here at The Stratford Gallery we fully endorse and would like to celebrate this statement of achievement. We are delighted to show not only new and exciting work that Eddie is currently creating but also provide the unique opportunity of presenting some of his earlier works illustrating the complete journey of discovery and creativity since the inception of his work; now so well recognised as ‘The Blast Series’.
Howard & Emma Clegg, Directors, The Stratford Gallery
New paintings by Jane Ansell
New ceramics by Pierre Williams
Right now Olivia Walker is getting a lot of attention in the Cermaics world and we think rightly so. We have been telling our visitors that we believe she is one to watch because of her uniquely textured ceramics that marry natural, organic decoration with exquisitely executed ceramic wheel work. Ceramic Review recently echoed our sentiments in their "One to watch" editorial where homage was paid to Olivia's super ability to bring out the best qualities of the material with which she works.
The Stratford Gallery is pleased to let our visitors know that we have just received a new collection of tea bowls from Olivia along with two larger bowls. We do not expect them to hang around for long so please feel free to call us for more information.
New ceramics and prints by Hannah Tounsend
New paintings and etchings by Melanie Goemans
Introducing new sculpture from Peter Hayes
New ceramics from James Hake, Peter Wills, Rhian Malin and Tim Lake
Please join us for a glass of wine on Saturday 8th April from 1pm to celebrate the opening of this exhibition
The Stratford Gallery is delighted to welcome Peter Hayes' new sculptural work to the gallery. Peter is a hugely accomplished sculptor with significant private and public collections of his work all around the world. His work is part of collections at the Brussells Museum of Modern Art and the Scottish National Gallery with additional public collections in London, USA, Canada and Germany.
Peter's work is a product of his global curiosity and skills and experince honed from studies and decades of practical application. He trained in ceramics in the UK and Africa and his subsequent journies has seen him travel extensively thorugh Africa, India, Nepal and Japan always with the purpose of finding inspiration and local crafting skills.
Peter produces ceramic and bronze sculptures that are unmistavably his. His ceramic pieces are fired in gas kilns slowly with the flames allowed to lick the surfaces of his creations producing a depth of colour and richness of texture. Spending much of his year in India, Peter's bronzes are cast in his favoured Indian foundry, trusted by him for their ancient expertise and sympathetic handling of his work.
The Stratford Gallery opens its March exhibition with new paintings from returning artist Susan Laughton and Emma Franks who is new to the gallery. New ceramics by Sasha Wardell complete the exhibition with work that emanates peace and thoughtful contemplation.
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The Stratford Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition of uplifting work by painters Anna Hymas, Debbie George, Ruth Winding, Ele Pack and jilly Bird. New ceramics by Sarah Dunstan.
As we yearn for warmer, brighter days, The Stratford Gallery provides an antedote to mid winter with this colourful and joyous exhibition of paintings and ceramics.
New spring works are now at the gallery. Debbie George's joyful paintings will remnd you that spring is coming with her beautiful floral and ceramic compositions undoubtedly uplifting for such a cold and grey time of year.
3rd January - 31st January 2017
The Stratford Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition of work from painters Gina Parr, John Clark, Jilly Bird and Plum Neasmith with new ceramic work by Hilary Mayo, Oilivia Walker and Richard Miller.
The Stratford Gallery is pleased to announce its opening exhibition. The gallery will open with a mixed exhibition of some of the UK's finest contemporary painters, ceramic artists and sculptors with a private view for invited collectors on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November 2016. General viewing from Monday 28th november 2016.