DRAWN IN BRISTOL drawninbristol.co.uk
29th April - 1st June
A selection of affordable artwork from local collective Drawn in Bristol featuring many talented illustrators from within our city on themes of wildlife, bikes, the harbourside and all manner of oddities.
HANNAH BAILEY hannah-bailey.co.uk
3rd - 30th June
A collection of recent work by Bristol-based illustrator Hannah Bailey on the theme of wordplays and whereabouts, with drawings and paintings inspired by oddments such as topiary, orchestras and pondlife to name but a few.
For further information about our Exhibitions or if you'd like to display here, please email Dave Bain firstname.lastname@example.org
1st - 28th April
WildWood brings together six illustrators from the Drawn in
Bristol studio. The exhibition will include exciting new work from Liv
Bargman, Alexia Tucker, Claire Shorrock, Gill Chantler, Dawn Cooper and
Katy Christianson, focussed on the theme of woodland and wilderness.
Artwork includes typography, papercutting, screen printing and painting
alongside hand-drawn and digitally created work. Framed prints and
originals will be for sale alongside affordable unframed reproductions.
GILL CHANTLER gillchantler.com
28th January - 2nd March
Scottish born Illustrator, Gill Chantler will be showcasing a collection of her work in a range of prints and gauche paintings.
Trained at Edinburgh College of Art, she specializes in bold colorful work inspired by natural forms, pattern and narrative.
PENCILFACE & LOUISA WOODWORTH flickr.com/photos/pencilface
4th - 31st March
Bristol-based illustrators Pencilface and Louisa Woodworth display a selection of their screnprints and original works. Both revel in the use of bright, bold colours and are influenced by 1970s children's books, weirdo movies, folk tales, and printed textiles.
ALISON ZAK-COLLINS alisonzakcollinsphotography.com
3rd - 27th January
Alison is a Bristol based photographer interested in stolen moments and seeing things from the bottom up. She particularly enjoys seeking out the beauty of the quirky, unexpected and forgotten.
DAVE BAIN davebain.com
5th - 30th December
Bristol illustrator, Dave Bain, displays a selection of his festive paintings of robins. Displayed amongst seasonal foliage this show highlights his long-term love of ornithology and the joy of capturing flickering moments of the feathered variety.
5th November - 2nd December
Muddying the Waters
An exhibition of monotype prints using mud collected from the River Avon in the New Cut. The Avon New Cut was opened in 1809 and the prints were made to commemorate that anniversary but, sadly, not exhibited at the time.
BEN WOOFF flickr.com/photos/benwooff
2nd - 4th November
Wild Life and Landscape
A selection of Ben Wooff's work focussing on the natural world and landscapes.
JENNY MACKENDRICK & ABI PONTON
3rd September - 1st October
Two local illustrators pair up to showcase a selection of their colourful work.
SARAH DUNCAN sarahduncan.net
30th July - 2nd Sept
Growing up with views over Dartmoor ignited Sarahís love of landscape and the interplay of light and colour. She began painting at an early age and went on to study textiles at the West Surrey Institute of Art and Design in Farnham. After a period working as a set decorator on feature films in the UK and abroad she has returned to the West Country and to painting. In her travels and her work she is particularly drawn to the coast with its rich light and sea-worn colours and textures. Her paintings start with the spontaneity and happenstance of monoprint, overlaid with the flat opacity of acrylics.
PHILIPPA THOMAS philippacaitlinthomas.blogspot.com
9th - 29th July
Philippa has been wandering the streets of Bristol and admiring the view, from the Avon Docks to the rooftops of Montpellier and the hills and houses in-between.
HIGH NOTES // low notes (reprise) drawninbristol.co.uk
4th June - 8th July
A group show from local illustration collective Drawn in Bristol featuring members: Alex Bertram-Powell, Laurie Stansfield & Michelle Barker.
SECOND LOOK secondlook.org.uk
30th April - 15th May
'f/16' : f/16 is an exhibition by sixteen members of Second Look, a volunteer-run association dedicated to promoting creative photography in Bristol. This exhibition, part of the Bristol Festival of Photography (BFOP), showcases the work of some of the groupís diverse membership covering a broad range of practitioners in the photographic medium. Second Look also runs numerous public events - TalkPhoto (regular photography talks), the annual Photo Marathon and the Bristol a Second Look competition.
image: Martin Edwards
THE LOMO SHOW bfop.org
16th May - 2nd June
Lomography has helped breath life into film photography for a whole new generation. Digital cameras sit gathering dust on shelves as Lomographers fall in love with the unique and unpredictable world captured by these plastic 120 and 35mm cameras.
This open-submission show is an eclectic collection of images from over 30 photographers.
image: Cecile Eschenauer
SIMON CAPLAN simoncaplanphotography.co.uk
2nd - 29th April
Bristol-based photographer Simon Caplan has a unique talent for uncovering the unusual details and colourful abstracts that lay around us in the streets and spaces of Britain's cities and towns.
Drawn in Bristol presents
SIMON DAVID MILLS simondavidmills.co.uk
7th - 31st March
MR KOBO facebook.com/mrkobo
7th - 26th February
Mr Kobo is a North Wales based Artist and illustrator.
His bright, flowing and distinctive style of work beautifully experiments with colour and blends that captivate the viewer.
His illustrations are very much inspired by his travels and the cultures he has experienced which is captured in the magical and angelic characters he creates.
JAMES KOCH jameskochphotography.com
3rd January - 6th February
Care For Secret
"Looking for light and dark to put it in" : James Koch has been creating photographic images for four years. A keen, self taught photographer/artist from Bristol, James' body of work captures 'surreal' real-life from the streets, places and people.
28th November - 28th December