Rye Art Gallery reopens

Rye Art Gallery is opening on Saturday, July 18 with Embodied Land by Sally Cole, running until August 30.
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Sally Cole

The revised gallery opening times are Wednesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm, under social distance guidance.

Sally said: “I am a landscape painter and printmaker.

“In 2019 I was privileged to be granted a month’s creative residency close to a remote beach on the spectacular west coast of New Zealand.

“Embodied Land is a direct response to the sounds of the sea and the resulting vibrations of the land, which were with me 24 hours a day for the month I spent there and became embodied within me.

“Working on the ideas and feelings from this time I have produced paintings and prints both in the studio and working outside in Pembrokeshire where the coastline also resonates with sound.

“This will be an ongoing project which I intend to continue over time.”

Curator Julian Day said: “The gallery is home to an inspiring display of regularly-changing contemporary art and craft for sale, a fine permanent collection of national and regional importance and a variety of supporting events.

“We are housed in two integrated heritage buildings and are an independent trust dating from 1957. The Gallery is a registered charity, answerable to the charities commission.

“We publish a six-monthly programme brochure showing our exhibitions and events which is available in the gallery or by email and post.”


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