FirstThursdays Late opening: 6th September 2018

Late Night Open Invitation

Thursday 6th September 2018
5:30 – 8:00 Free entry
167 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BX

Refreshments served.

Come to see our ‘Autumn@ArtSpring’ show and meet our members & new guest artist!

 

Introducing…
New guest jeweller Linda Jones

Brass Yin Pendants

Linda has a passion for creating metal and wire jewellery and inspiring others to discover their creativity. She has over 20 years of jewellery making experience and is a designer, tutor and author of 9 jewellery wirework project books, plus 2 instructional DVDs.

She runs regular wire and bead jewellery workshops from her studio in Hildenborough for all abilities and is available for one off jewellery commissions in both metal and wire.

Brass & Amethyst necklace and earrings

More new work coming into the gallery in September…

We are delighted to be able to hang the fabulous new work by all our artists. Here are a few preview images:

Genesis by Christine Highland

Irish Eyes are Smiling II, by Sarah de Mattos


What do we get up to?


Our members are constantly working away over hot kilns to bring us new work. Tim Harker is making a fresh batch of pots…
Visit the gallery to see his new range of work.

 

Our members news…

We are excited that several of our members will be exhibiting at St Peter & St Paul church from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September with a Celebration of Flowers, Art & Creativity. This includes work from Christine Highland, Sarah de Mattos, Karen Summers and Claire Longley.

Here is a new piece fresh from the printed press by artist Claire Longley.

 


Work by our glass artists Hildegard Pax and Hilary Shields will be part of Glorious Glass! exhibition at Maidstone Museum taking place from 15th Sept to 10th November. This exhibition is part of a national series of events celebrating 20 years of the Contemporary Glass Society, the principle supporter and promoter of contemporary glass makers across the U.K. and internationally, representing almost 1,000 members.

Looking ahead…

We are busy planning out the next few months at the gallery and want to share some dates & events with you:
3 September: New exhibition going up
4 October: ‘First Thursdays’ Late Night Open in conjunction with OBS Gallery and their 4B exhibition focusing on drawing.

Tonbridge Town is also planning some marvellous events:
8&9 September: Medieval fair at Tonbridge Castle
9 September: Tonbridge Dragon Boat Racing

 


 

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