Previous Exhibitions

Barry Fincham

06 December, 2017 to 12 December, 2017

  Some collages and one or two paintings. Email: bgafincham@gmail.com

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Bob and Joyce Male

29 November, 2017 to 05 December, 2017

Water colours, miniature pictures and greeting cards of local Whitstable scenes, landscapes and pets by Bob Male Jewellery by Joyce Male

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Spruzen & Cavalier At The Fishslab Gallery

22 November, 2017 to 28 November, 2017

Cavalier makes sculptures, signs and paintings on driftwood inspired by her local North Kent Coast environment. Beach combing is a regular past time, where she forages for a range of materials such as bone, rusty metal, plastic, textiles, glass and driftwood. The sea worn flotsam and jetsam are like treasure and the starting point for … Continue reading "Spruzen & Cavalier At The Fishslab Gallery"

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Tracie Peisley

15 November, 2017 to 21 November, 2017

Paintings, Ceramics and Collages

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Gail Veasey

08 November, 2017 to 14 November, 2017

The exhibition will include recent works in watercolour, acrylic, oil and various media covering various subjects. I will also be selling handmade cards of my work. Facebook page: Forge House Art. Gail Veasey Forge House Warren Street Kent ME172EG cluckinggoodeggs@gmail.com        mobile 07904 21304  

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BMAD for Beautiful Creativity

01 November, 2017 to 07 November, 2017

            A group of local women, Brenda, Marianne, Anne and Diana (BMAD) who enjoy all sorts of art and crafts are putting on an exhibition and sale of their work.  Their products include beautiful wall art in a variety of media, ceramics, jewellery, bags, cards and homeware – all unique … Continue reading "BMAD for Beautiful Creativity"

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Images

25 October, 2017 to 31 October, 2017

‘Images’ at the Fishslab Gallery, 11 Oxford Street Whitstable, CT5 1DB from Wed 25th October to Tues 31st October: daily from 10am to 4pm (closing at 2pm on the final day). After a break of several years popular artist Graham I Lock MA HS ARMS returns to the Fishslab Gallery.  This time he will be … Continue reading "Images"

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Jon Bird Prize – Open Competition Exhibition

18 October, 2017 to 24 October, 2017

 

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Ruth Dalzell

11 October, 2017 to 17 October, 2017

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Whitstable Photo Group

04 October, 2017 to 10 October, 2017

  This exhibition is a Whitstable Photographic Group members exhibition. It shows the diversity of styles from members of the group. The club actively encourages members to go out of their comfort zone, to further their own skills. Hopefully this exhibition will encourage other local photographers to join the group, from beginner to the more … Continue reading "Whitstable Photo Group"

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Beyond The Sea

27 September, 2017 to 03 October, 2017

            During the summer of 2017 (in collaboration with NGO) Drinkwater spent over one month aboard search and rescue vessel Golfo Azzurro, documenting the plight of migrants being smuggled off the coast of Libya into the dangerous Mediterranean Sea. Exhibition organised by Whitstable Calais Solidarity. www.marcusdrinkwater.com www.proactivaopenarms.org  

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Dead and Alive

20 September, 2017 to 26 September, 2017

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Drawing And Beyond

13 September, 2017 to 19 September, 2017

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Wicked Stitchers

06 September, 2017 to 12 September, 2017

Wicked Stitchers exhibit again – we enjoyed it so much last time we want to do it again! We are a diverse group of textile artists who joined together to enjoy and share a love of fibre and stitch.  This show of works includes traditional and contemporary needlework with a twist!  

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findingFORM

30 August, 2017 to 05 September, 2017

A journey through print, stone, clay & fire, inspired through local classes. Open: Wednesday – Monday 10am – 4pm and Tuesday 10am – 12  

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Eclectic

23 August, 2017 to 29 August, 2017

Fiona Osbaldstone and Adam Raper I studied Illustration at Kent Institute of Art and Design, Adam studied Photography at Broadstairs and this exhibition is a mixture of paintings, photography and pottery. My illustration work is quite detailed so my pastel paintings are much softer and my pottery is decorative, combined with stunning photography.

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Four

16 August, 2017 to 22 August, 2017

Four Artists – Gretchen Goddard, Sue Stroud, Lesley Finney and Barbara Colla. Four artists and four mediums plus work books, drawings and other works by them.  

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Paul Fowler

09 August, 2017 to 15 August, 2017

An exhibition of recent landscape work in watercolour and mixed media, on canvas and paper. The marshes, woodland and Downs of Kent are the inspiration behind this body of work, the result of many hours walking and painting. I have shown work with the RWS, NEAC, RBA and RA Summer Show.”

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Wendy Mills

01 August, 2017 to 08 August, 2017

Growing up in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) I started painting at the age of ten and went forward into a very successful career ,   Moving to Durban S. Africa in 1982 I continued and again making a living from my Art.   I now live in Whitstable and although I am known as a Landscape Artist … Continue reading "Wendy Mills"

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A4 Anonymous Thank-you Exhibition

26 July, 2017 to 01 August, 2017

An exhibition for the artists who have contributed to the A4 Anonymous.  Always a varied and interesting exhibition.

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A4 Anonymous Exhibiton

19 July, 2017 to 25 July, 2017

Our now famous fundraiser is taking place between 19th – 25th July where A4 sized images are all for sale for the price of £25 each (£10 final Monday).  A real bargain!  The canvasses are hung with the artists signature on the back so you don’t know who made them until after you have bought … Continue reading "A4 Anonymous Exhibiton"

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Art for Art’s Sake

12 July, 2017 to 18 July, 2017

Five artist friends come together to show a collection of their work ranging from portraits, and landscapes to still life. In a variety of mediums. Featuring  Janet Dance. Lin Fletcher  Steph Brunton. Lawrence Fletcher and Colin Whittaker.  

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Max Kimber

05 July, 2017 to 11 July, 2017

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Aidan Flood and Philippa Langton – New Works

27 June, 2017 to 04 July, 2017

An exciting exhibition by two Whitstable artists. Their styles are quite different ranging from paintings and mixed media to assemblages but a consistent theme is the evocation of a Sense of Place.

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Tommy Gurr and Sarah Dunn

21 June, 2017 to 27 June, 2017

  Whitstable locals Tommy Gurr and Sarah Dunn plan to exhibit together for a second year at the Fishslab. Sarah is best known for her detailed pencil drawings which are influence by her love of her seaside home town and Tommy uses unconventional media, stencils and spray paint to create ‘play on words’ artwork. Tommy … Continue reading "Tommy Gurr and Sarah Dunn"

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Lalo Borja – Photographic Exhibition

14 June, 2017 to 20 June, 2017

The Private View will take place on Saturday, June 17 from 6 to 8pm at the Gallery on Oxford Street. Lalo Borja started his photographic career in 1975 as a photo-reporter in Toronto, Canada. In 1984 he relocated to San Francisco, California where he concentrated almost exclusively on taking portraits of artists before moving back … Continue reading "Lalo Borja – Photographic Exhibition"

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Form and Distance

24 May, 2017 to 30 May, 2017

Sue Cavanagh Still life and coastal edge interpretations working with acrylics and multi media constructions.         David Snewin Paintings of Industrial Landscapes and Remote Destinations

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A Glimpse of the Unfamiliar – Simon Spare and Anna Brice Cockland

10 May, 2017 to 16 May, 2017

  Simon Spare and Anna Brice Cockland, accomplished contemporary painters who have studied at the Slade and Central St Martins. Their work is held in collections both here in the UK and abroad. Meet the artists from Tuesday 9th – Monday 15th May. Private view, 6pm Friday 13th – all most welcome www.simonspare.com                             www.annabricecockland.com   

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Stephanie Waddell

03 May, 2017 to 09 May, 2017

My first child was born eighteen months ago.  Out of necessity I have eschewed the oil painting that used to take me hours at a stretch, and enjoyed going back to drawing in pencil and other media.  My transition to motherhood is the inspiration for this, my first exhibition.

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Pure Form

26 April, 2017 to 02 May, 2017

  Pure Form is a unique sculpture group based in Canterbury, led by Patrick Crouch. Pure Form is dedicated to the art of direct carving in stone and wood. Photographs show current exhibits, work in progress and previous exhibited works.   14 artists will be exhibiting at The Fishslab Gallery: Patrick Crouch  Jo Bellamy  Chantal … Continue reading "Pure Form"

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Altered Perceptions – Stephanie Brunton & Natalie Bennett

18 April, 2017 to 25 April, 2017

  Stephanie and Natalie are showing paintings and prints.   There are selected works that they have both painted a version of but coming from the same starting point.      

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Daphne Candler

12 April, 2017 to 18 April, 2017

 As an emerging Artist I am at the beginning of a journey into a creative, stimulating and exciting way of working.Walking along the beach, sea shore, countryside, I find a never ending source of intriguing creative possibilities. My inspiration results from the exploration of ideas and experimentation with materials and processes.Painting, drawing, textiles, collage, mono printing and photography allow … Continue reading "Daphne Candler"

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Whitstable Art Society

04 April, 2017 to 11 April, 2017

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David Mitchell

28 March, 2017 to 04 April, 2017

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Ian Wadell

21 March, 2017 to 28 March, 2017

Ian Waddell an artist new to our area. Many of his paintings reflect life in the French Languedoc. His inspiration comes from the colour and vibrancy of the area. Ian greatly enjoys challenge and variety, and his subject matter includes landscapes, seascapes, portraiture and scenes from everyday life. E mail enquiries for purchase of originals … Continue reading "Ian Wadell"

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Exploring Art – Denise Collar and Biddy Fraser

14 March, 2017 to 21 March, 2017

Textiles and Paintings by Denise Collar and Biddy Fraser Biddy’s paintings are mostly inspired by the countryside surrounding her home in Kent.   Denise uses various media, including pen, ink, needle and thread, to create her pictures, embroidery and small art quilts.    

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Micky Motley

07 March, 2017 to 14 March, 2017

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Urban Shoreline

28 February, 2017 to 07 March, 2017

Paul Campbell        

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Kevin Lord

21 February, 2017 to 28 February, 2017

 Paintings, of landscapes and still life by Kevin Lord are in oils on canvas, framed by himself.

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Smashing Lights

14 February, 2017 to 21 February, 2017

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Profanity Embroidery Group

07 February, 2017 to 14 February, 2017

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Aysegul Coles

31 January, 2017 to 07 February, 2017

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Saxon Shore Studies

25 January, 2017 to 31 January, 2017

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How Come We Didn’t Know

18 January, 2017 to 24 January, 2017

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Canterbury Steiner School

11 January, 2017 to 17 January, 2017

Fine art, textiles, photography and award wining 3d work from Upper School pupils at Canterbury Steiner School.      

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Studio Sale of Lin and Lawrence’s Work

04 January, 2017 to 10 January, 2017

All paintings etc., half price and under.

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Closed

25 December, 2016 to 03 January, 2017

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In Search of a Brighter Future

14 December, 2016 to 20 December, 2016

An exhibition of my latest collages created from original vintage and contemporary material. Each individual image is hand  cut and each work grows as I create my own narratives, sorting and collating each image until the work feels cohesive and independent in its own right.

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Abstract Landscape Seascape & Graphic Response

08 December, 2016 to 13 December, 2016

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Desirable

30 November, 2016 to 06 December, 2016

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Sharon Cavalier and Sandy Spruzen

23 November, 2016 to 29 November, 2016

      Ebb & Flow exhibition featuring work by Sandy Spruzen and Sharon Cavalier.  Sandy “paints” with beads, matching blending and carefully selecting the colours, textures and shapes, to complement her miniature paintings. Sharon will be showing popular local landscapes, using a Sgraffito painting technique on driftwood boat panels, which complements the sea worn wood. Some other pieces … Continue reading "Sharon Cavalier and Sandy Spruzen"

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Annie Taylor: Has she nothing better to do.

16 November, 2016 to 22 November, 2016

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AbFig by Trish Flynn & Moira Hyde

09 November, 2016 to 15 November, 2016

Abstract and Figurative Works

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Marianne Fearnside & Patrizia Burgess

02 November, 2016 to 08 November, 2016

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Marion Lynn and friends

26 October, 2016 to 01 November, 2016

Marion Lynn has been drawing and painting since she could hold a pencil! She studied fine art at South Kent College and Canterbury Christchurch University, and currently specializes in closely observed paintings and portraiture.  Keen to encourage other artists she runs a weekly life drawing class. Her work has been exhibited in Whitstable, Ashford and … Continue reading "Marion Lynn and friends"

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Jon Bird Open Competition exhibition

19 October, 2016 to 25 October, 2016

There was an excellent entry of 39 exhibits for the Open Competition this year. Unfortunately, space constraints at the gallery meant that not all could be exhibited. The judges (Wendy Robinson, Lin Fletcher, and Lawrence Fletcher) have therefore spent a substantial amount of time poring over the entries to select 25 items for the exhibition. The … Continue reading "Jon Bird Open Competition exhibition"

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“ITS ONLY ROCK N ROLL”

05 October, 2016 to 11 October, 2016

The Rock n Roll photographs of John Stoddart.

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I do like to be beside the sea

21 September, 2016 to 27 September, 2016

‘I do like to be beside the sea’ Textile pieces by Moira Searle & Diana Mckinnon Moira and Diana’s work for this exhibition has been inspired by their love of colour, texture, sea and coastline. Moira creates individually crafted machine knitted & hand felted clothing for women. Diana employs a range of techniques, including machine … Continue reading "I do like to be beside the sea"

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Wicked Stitchers

14 September, 2016 to 20 September, 2016

Wednesday, 14th September to Tuesday, 20th September'Wicked Stitchers'Wicked Stitchers is a textile group (Lesley Finney, Jean Hopkins, Mara Longley, and Sue Stroud) that meets fornightly. Using all forms of textiles, hand and machine embroidery, we meet to share and exchange ideas and skills.

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A Party of Special Things

07 September, 2016 to 13 September, 2016

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Coast to Country Exhibtion

24 August, 2016 to 30 August, 2016

  A mixture of original artwork, ceramics and photography, from landscapes to seascapes.   Fiona studied Illustration at K.I.A.D, and where her professional work is detailed, her pastel artwork is much freer. She also creates unique hand made ceramics.   Adam studied photography, and has a selection of images including a more contempary selection of … Continue reading "Coast to Country Exhibtion"

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Three Generations

10 August, 2016 to 16 August, 2016

  ‘Three Generations’ Ula Paine was born in 1909, the granddaughter of the well-known Victorian painter George Hilditch. Her talent for painting developed early and as a child she was given a shed in the garden to use as a studio. She went to Art College at eighteen where she excelled, but after leaving she … Continue reading "Three Generations"

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Penny Murchison & Janet Wells-Cutler Summer Exhibition 2016

03 August, 2016 to 09 August, 2016

‘Penny uses the forest and landscape as an inspiration and nourishment for her artwork, encompassing wood sculpture, printmaking, photography and painting. Janet’s mesmerising mandala & dot paintings reflect her thoughts and dreams, and also she too is attracted to wild art. Together they present an eclectic mix of work. The two artists met while studying … Continue reading "Penny Murchison & Janet Wells-Cutler Summer Exhibition 2016"

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A4 Anonymous Thank-you exhibition

27 July, 2016 to 02 August, 2016

This is an exhibition for the artists who have contributed to the A4 Anonymous.   Always a varied and interesting exhibition.

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A4 Anonymous Exhibiton

19 July, 2016 to 26 July, 2016

Our now famous fundraiser is taking place between 19th – 26th July where A4 sized images are all for sale for the price of £25 each.  A real bargain!  The canvasses are hung with the artists signature on the back so you don’t know who made them until after you have bought them.    The private view … Continue reading "A4 Anonymous Exhibiton"

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Fish Lab

13 July, 2016 to 19 July, 2016

Six Whitstable artists are getting very fishy at the gallery.   Harking back to the days when the gallery was a wet fish shop, this exhibition is about all things fishy. Lin Fletcher; Lawrence Fletcher; Janet Dance; Nicki Leggatt; Colin Whitaker and Stephanie Brunton

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Paul Fowler

06 July, 2016 to 12 July, 2016

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It Figures

29 June, 2016 to 05 July, 2016

‘It Figures’ is an exhibition of paintings by Chris Blunkell and photographs by Nick Cordès devoted to light, shape and movement, and with the human form centre stage.

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Barry Fincham

22 June, 2016 to 28 June, 2016

Barry Fincham is a Whitstable based artist whose work is best described as figurative but contemporary. His recent work has been mainly collage but he is also including some of his oil paintings in his exhibition which runs from 22nd June to the 28th June.

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Miscellany

15 June, 2016 to 21 June, 2016

Miscellany is an exhibition bringing together four artists who are at different stages in their careers. Jennifer Wright completed her BA in 2014 at UCA having previously studied studio ceramics in the 1970’s. Sarah Lankester has worked as a wood carver and woodblock printmaker for over two decades. Miriam Ellis and Susanna Woodroffe are third … Continue reading "Miscellany"

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Avocets and Oysters

01 June, 2016 to 07 June, 2016

We would love to see you at our exhibition at the Fishslab, the first week in June. Hywel will surprise us/ me in his exhibition, which means he has not done it yet. I have felting, paintings on wood and a lot of new acrylic work. I will also have my annual sale, so there … Continue reading "Avocets and Oysters"

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Bead’n’Banter

25 May, 2016 to 31 May, 2016

Bead’n’Banter – Whitstable Beading Group and Friends exhibit their eclectic variety of beadwork, craft and photographic items.  Unique pieces of jewellery and accessories, local photographs and surprise craft work is on display and for sale. 25th to 31st May 2016

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DEBBIE ALLARDYCE

18 May, 2016 to 24 May, 2016

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Silent Music – Linda Abrahams

11 May, 2016 to 17 May, 2016

My love of music and dance has influenced my art practice significantly. The work in the exhibition is an interpretation of two pieces of music – Pink Cadillac by Natalie Cole and Blue Savannah by Erasure. I work mainly with silk cotton and velvet assembled into shapes  mounted on canvas interpreting patterns of movement or … Continue reading "Silent Music – Linda Abrahams"

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Coast

04 May, 2016 to 10 May, 2016

COAST brings together five talented artists united by their love of matters maritime. From atmospheric prints to seaweed inspired fantasies, from hand carved furniture to quirky driftwood assemblages and jaunty harbour scenes this show celebrates the diversity of our seashore. There will be a special “Meet the Artists”event on Sunday 8th May from 2 – 4 … Continue reading "Coast"

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Stephanie Brunton

26 April, 2016 to 03 May, 2016

My recent interests explore the poignancy and fallibility of memory in paintings and other art works. Seeking to temper sentimentalism and pathos I have attempted to construct fragments of a sometimes shared history from a mutated past. The results in some ways point at the essence of who we think we are. The past and … Continue reading "Stephanie Brunton"

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HANDMADE

20 April, 2016 to 26 April, 2016

Handmade We are a collaboration of local artists and will be exhibiting a variety of handmade goods.  There will be cards,handbags, cushions, papercuts, crochet, quirky prints, hand painted beaded jewellery and much more. Come and take a look – browsers welcome!

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Coast and Industry

12 April, 2016 to 19 April, 2016

Coast and Industry This show presents the latest work by local artists Sue Cavanagh and David Snewin.  Sue uses acrylics and multimedia techniques to express the dynamics of coastal erosion and to portray constructed geological forms. David uses images of industrial landscapes to explore the contradictions of dependency and remoteness in industrial societies.  Sue : 07947373822  suecav@hotmail.com  www.suecavanagh.co.uk  David : 07787154144 d.snewin@live.co.uk

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Whitstable Art Society

06 April, 2016 to 12 April, 2016

The Whitstable Art Society is a thriving group that meets regularly for art demonstrations and to enjoy being creative in whichever medium they choose. There is a special emphasis on sharing ideas. The society exhibits twice a year, once at the Fishslab and once in the Horsebridge.  There are also open air exhibitions at a variety of … Continue reading "Whitstable Art Society"

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Work Two

30 March, 2016 to 05 April, 2016

Wendy Robinson and Helen Caddick

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Gaye Giutini

23 March, 2016 to 29 March, 2016

My exhibition at the Fishslab Gallery from 23 March – 29th March will consist of a varied display of my paintings in a colourful and naive style, which will compliment any house or apartment.   I will also have a good selection of greetings and postcards, alongside small pieces of painted furniture. I am happy to take … Continue reading "Gaye Giutini"

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Mitchell Original Art

15 March, 2016 to 21 March, 2016

We are Mandy and David Mitchell who work as Mitchell Original Art. We are local artists, both pretty much self trained, who enjoy the challenge of producing colourful and unique artworks.

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Brian Murphy

08 March, 2016 to 15 March, 2016

Whilst my subject interests are eclectic, I find drawing the human body one of the most challenging and absorbing. Working mainly in charcoal and pastel, my preferred style reflects a fondness for chiaroscuro, an approach which utilises the effect light and shadow to help achieve a sense of realism.

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Aiden Flood

23 February, 2016 to 29 February, 2016

Ruth and I met at the same Whitstable Art Class. Although we have put a few pieces into group exhibitions this will be the first time we have been able to show so many examples of our work. We hope people will like what they see.

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Ian Rayer Smith

16 February, 2016 to 22 February, 2016

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Peg

10 February, 2016 to 15 February, 2016

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