While we are hibernating, our resident artists will be taking over the gallery window displays to showcase their work The displays will be changed every 2 weeks - so if you are in Kington... do come and have a look!
This is the list of the Kington events for the BIG DRAW FESTIVAL Please check back for any changes and additions Please book or reserve a place at the Gallery if requested below Proceeds from costs and donations will cover recourses and any surplus will be donated the charity MIND
The theme for this event is Drawn to Life and focuses on the role of creativity for health and well-being.
A diary of events will be kept updated on our events page - so do come back and check it regularly. Details will also be published on our Facebookand Instagram pages and we will post information in the window of the gallery too.
Herefordshire Art Week runs from 7 to 15 September 2019 and the Made in the Marches gallery is venue 17 showcasing works by Paul Baines, Rosamund Black, Anne Farrell-Doyle, Rebecca Finney, Nancy Frost, Kate Kato, Jane Keay, Pippa Meddings, David Mullin, Will Rolls, Adrian Shiel, Helen Smith, Alys Wall and Sharon Yorke
For the duration of h.Art, the gallery is open every day from 10am-5pm See our Diary of demonstrations and 'Meet the Maker' events here More information at h.Art
After Twelfth Night (6th January 2019), Made in the Marches Gallery will be taking a rest until early March. During this time, the space will host a number of workshops:
Workshops in Spring 2019:
Watercolour Painting with Jane Keay 2nd & 23rd February 2019 JANE KEAY is a professional artist and illustrator, and has tutored students of all ages and abilities, sharing her experience and enthusiasm. She specialises in watercolours and inks, and exhibits regularly both locally and nationally. She has lived in, and painted, the borderlands for over thirty five years, and her work is strongly influenced by the landscapes and moods of the local countryside.
SATURDAY 2ND FEBRUARY, 10am – 4pm BASIC WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES: The day will be spent concentrating on basic techniques of using watercolours, to include single washes, wash on wash, using wet on wet, and wet on dry techniques, creating colours by layering, use of brushes, sponging, scraping out, resist techniques. There will be demonstrations, group work, and lots of individual tuition, plus giving support to individual problem solving, and answering questions during the day, easy to follow tips and techniques which would lead to having more confidence in using this often misunderstood medium.
SATURDAY 23RD FEBRUARY, 10am – 4pm EXTENDED WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES: The day will be run as a group session with demonstration followed by students following the techniques shown, and by the end of the day, creating a complete piece, based on the tuition, but individually created, There will be individual tuition between the demonstrations to enable each student to create something that is of their very own making ready for framing £45 per day, or both days for £85
Batik with Manu & Edi Date TBC, depending on interest - to register your interest please use the Enquiries form below. £40 per person.
Paul Baines - Willow Animal Sculptures 9th and 16th February 2019 - Both workshops already fully booked - If you would like to hear about future Willow Weaving Workshops with Paul Baines, please contact us using the Enquiries form at the bottom of the page. £70 for the day including a light lunch.
Village Art Clubs Returning in January 2019 we are delighted to host an Art Club. Thursday afternoons from 2pm to 4pm. 10 classes, each 2 hours, for £120 Classes tutored by our own resident artist Jane Keay. Taster Sessions start 26th July Places are booking up quickly so if you want more information please contact Liz Watson on 07938 5663716 This class is organised by Liz for Village Art Clubs For enquiries about the class or booking a place, please contact Liz For enquiries about the venue and facilities, use the form below.