Having apparently survived prolonged exposure to the ‘real’ world; Odyssey Artists are developing a sense of their own adequacy. In striving for acceptable levels of accomplishment, they have repeatedly encountered the idea of ‘perfection’: that state beyond the reach of criticism. In this exhibition they explore how much more interesting, diverse and humane that which is deemed other than perfect can be.
Stamp Collage artist Rachel Markwick's colourful and intriguing pictures feature subjects as diverse as Ships, some inspired by the Gloucester Tall Ships Festival, International Landmarks, gardens, hearts, flags, flowers, fish and more...
Gloucestershire is well renowned for its rich history, heritage and culture this exhibition emphasis communication of knowledge and life experience between older participants, community groups and young people in a creative and artistic visual display.
Janice Lyall and Luba Arnold ask the question, for them, the journey is about discovering subjects that inspire, delving deeper to define and capture a simplified ‘essence’ and to develop it in ways to describe something about what they feel, but ‘What is Art to you?’
Finding Space is a series of semi-abstract paintings exploring the balance between shape and the negative space it creates. In this body of work Thomas Penny constructs balanced compositions using amorphous, organic shapes, and hard, artificial lines inspired by nature, architecture and graphic design.