The Greenfield Gallery
Tom Lamb - Retrospective
Thursday 11th January - Wednesday 31st January 2018
Preview Night – Wednesday 10th January 2018, 6pm – 8pm
Tom Lamb started work as a miner at the age of fourteen in 1942 at Craghead Colliery in Co. Durham. He worked for 27 years and often sketched his fellow miners underground. Tom was a contemporary and friend of other mining artists, notably Norman Cornish, Tom McGuinness and Bill Hindmarsh.
Tom died in February 2016 and this retrospective exhibition represents his life's work. Tom was also a superb landscape artist and many of his works will be for sale. The paintings represent a way of life and work long since passed. The book "Tom Lamb. The Biography of a Mining Artist" will also be on sale at £10. Proceeds to the Mining Institute.
Sonia Burn - Travels Through Art
Thursday 8th February - Wednesday 28th February 2018
Preview Night – Wednesday 7th February 2018, 6pm – 8pm
Sonya is a local self taught artist. She has been enthusiastic about art and countries around the world since childhood, so far she has been unable to travel the world so she has explored the different cultures to be found through her passion for art! The mediums she uses can vary from piece to piece, you will see the use of paper, ink and metal with emphasis on acryllics.
DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED!
Our annual Open Art Exhibition is now open for entries, which is open to all and offers the chance to display three pieces of creative work of any discipline for £10.This year we are looking at ‘The Power of the Pen’ and how art can inspire creativity and passion in us all. Please complete the form below by Friday 2nd February for your chance to exhibit with us.
A list of future exhibitions throughout Spring 2018, is available here.
If you are interested in exhibiting in The Greenfield Gallery, please click here.