BRITISH artist Noel Dyrenforth has specialised in the batik medium since the 1960’s after studying art in London. He chose to explore the ancient resist dye technique as his creative discipline and pioneered it in many countries making his unique works of art unparalleled in this media.
COULD you be one of Harlow’s young curators? A fantastic opportunity to take one of your first steps into the artistic world.
2016 marks the 50 year anniversary of Sir Charles Kao and George Hockham (Nobel prize winners) inventing Fibre Optics here in Harlow. We want to celebrate this life changing innovation by hosting an exhibition that captures the essence of past, present and future capabilities of business including leading major companies
THE work of Essex-born and internationally renowned artist Peter Randall-Page RA is coming to the East of England for the very first time at the Gibberd Gallery, managed by the Harlow Art Trust.
EXPLORE fascinating contemporary illustrations with selected artworks produced for clients as diverse as The New York Times, the Broadway production of Les Miserables and Folio Society Books. Discover works through their development with varied subjects each depicted in superb colour and textured depth.
AT SEA brings together a collection of significant work by four leading contemporary artists ; Norman Ackroyd – Simon Carter – Maggi Hambling – Len Tabner.
SECOND prize was awarded to collaborating artists Fiona Bennett and Mike Coombs for their installation entitled ‘On the Line’ with a Bakerlite phone complete with smells and sound. The judges found the investigation of the piece intriguing especially with its interactivity and subject of disappearing red phone boxes.
DID you know that the Gibberd Gallery is running a series of childrens workshops, for all ages, for free?
Harlow Open exhibition offers the opportunity for you to submit work for exhibition to the Gibberd Gallery. This year we have two judges Simon Davies, VP for the Royal Portraiture Society and Jayne Knowles, Associate Dean, Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL.
An exhibition of the work of cartoonist Ben Dorling. You can have a look at his work at www.bendorling.com
THE Gibberd Gallery is presenting the exhibition “Praesentia;Encounters” which showcases the work of three artists Caryl Beach, Veronica Grassi and Sally Tyrie who have used diverse media including collage, monoprint and stitch, printmaking, photography and iron wire and steelrod.
A CELEBRATION of Jazz from its African American origins to today’s smooth jazz scene.
Over 10 artists have been commissioned to create themed visual interpretations, which include portraits, abstract art and unique sculptures.
HARLOW Art Trust is committed to supporting new talent and has selected three artists that are showing exceptional, exciting artworks full of innovation and promise.
HARLOW Council has agreed to continue providing funding for popular community-run services Harlow Museum and the Gibberd Gallery.
MICHAEL Middleton, an informed witty speaker, whose two artworks ‘Hanging cups’ and ‘Still life in kitchen’ are part of the Sir Frederick Gibberd collection will be giving a talk at the gallery on the 1st November at 11.30am.
LOCAL artist Corrina Dunlea came to Harlow from Derbyshire in the 80’s to be with her partner who then worked at Harlow Playhouse. After moving away to progress her career in London, Manchester and Suffolk she met her husband who happened to come from Harlow! She returned, they had three children and she continued her studies at Harlow College then a degree in Cambridge school of Art.
THE exhibition will include an installation of hand woven poppies by Harlow resident artist Joanne Dennis, unseen original drawings by soldier/artist William Liley created on the front line in World War One and a reflective sound piece by Nicola Hutchison.
PLUS original unseen drawings by soldier/artist William Liley including landscapes from the trenches and portraits of fellow soldiers. A sound piece by Nicola Hutchison will also be available in the gallery to listen to as you walk around the exhibition.