Current Exhibition


South West Academy Exhibition

13 January 2018 to 24 February 2018

An exhibition of work by members of the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts

South West Academy Academicians and Associate Academicians join together for the third South West Academy Winter Exhibition at THG.

A new body of work includes paintings, sculpture, prints and ceramics. All of the work on display is for sale. A catalogue to accompany the exhibition is available at the gallery. The South West Academy is a registered charity dedicated to advancing the creation and appreciation of art in the South West region. Its core membership, the academicians are outstanding practitioners of fine and applied arts with varied practices, backgrounds and styles.

THG is part of the Own Art Scheme -buy your favourite artwork and pay for it in interest-free instalments.

Coordinating activities:

Lampshade Making Workshop, 26 January 10am-3pm Join artist Laurel Coxon from Arrietty to print your own fabric to turn into a drum lampshade. Materials provided. £55/£45 THG Friends

Exhibition Tour and Workshop, 9 February 11am-3.30pm Tour of current exhibition with artist Phil Creek followed by outing to sketch the local landscape and a painting workshop. Transport and materials provided. £55/£45 THG Friends

Family Workshop: Introduction to Landscape painting, 14 February 2-4pm, Age 11+ £2/child, £5 adult

Limited places, please book early  – / 01404 45006.

Image - 'Kendijack' - Karen McEndoo

Kendijack - Karen McEndooA Peach Among Nectarines - Rupert W BrooksLight After The Storm Kynance Cover - Judy Hempstead

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Art Auction Exhibition

10 February 2018 to 2 March 2018

A specially selected range of donated artworks are on display prior to an art auction to raise funds towards Honiton’s Admiral Nurse Campaign* and THG’s Learning Programme supporting those with dementia.

56 artworks have been generously donated by artists including Jessica Cooper, Alan Cotton, Frances Hatch and Peter Randall-Page. There are no reserves on any artworks.

*Admiral Nurse Campaign– Honiton’s Dementia Action Alliance has identified a real need for expert care and support at home for people living with dementia. They are working towards raising a target of £150K to fund their own Specialist Dementia Nurse in Honiton. Known as Admiral Nurses, these highly qualified practitioners are provided and supported by the charity Dementia UK.  The nurses work together with families offering one-to-one support and expert guidance from diagnosis to post bereavement. 

Commissioned bids for the artworks can be taken in confidence at the gallery. All the donated works are also available to view online at where bids can be placed. Closing date for bids: Thursday 1 March.  

Auction Date : Friday 2 March 2018

Time : 7pm (reception with canapés from 6pm)

Auctioneers Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood 

Auction Patron: Alan Cotton FRSA SWAc

Jessica CooperFrances HatchJo GolesworthyDavid Norman 'Winter Sun The Road to Figeac'

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