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New Ashgate Gallery

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Wagon Yard, Lower Church Lane
Farnham,SurreyGU9 7PSUnited Kingdom
01252 713208 www.newashgate.org.uk

The New Ashgate Gallery is a non-profit, educational charity based in Farnham. It specialises in contemporary art and craft, organising a programme of exhibitions and projects with artists and makers. Established in 1959, the gallery is the longest running craft space in South of England and was the first provincial gallery to showcase both local and international artists. Architect Paul Archer designed a quarter-million pound redevelopment for the Gallery that was finished in 2004.The gallery organises established platforms to present new work through exhibitions projects such as the Surrey Artist of the Year competition, organised with the Surrey Open Studios, the Hothouse, an early career maker support programme with the Crafts Council, and the annual, open call Rising Stars touring exhibition that provides information, guidance, networking and exhibition opportunities to emerging and graduating artists from the UK and internationally.

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    November 2017

    Winter Exhibition

    18/11/2017 - 06/01/2018
    New Ashgate Gallery, Wagon Yard, Lower Church Lane
    Farnham,SurreyGU9 7PSUnited Kingdom
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    Free

    Known for selecting contemporary art and craft of the highest quality, the gallery team has handpicked artists and makers from across the country. The exhibition presents glass, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, prints and paintings by more than 50 very talented established and emerging artists. All work is handmade, making it unique and perfect for those looking for that special Christmas gift! Find unusual craft-led gifts as well as inspiration on everything from original printmaking to unique British jewellery designs. A must…

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    Contemporary Textiles

    18/11/2017 - 06/01/2018
    New Ashgate Gallery, Wagon Yard, Lower Church Lane
    Farnham,SurreyGU9 7PSUnited Kingdom
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    Free

    Presenting a range of knitted, woven, printed, felted and stitched textiles for you and your home, this exhibition showcases the variety of techniques within the field of textiles. The makers chosen for this exhibition are concerned primarily with process, blending a combination of traditional techniques and contemporary design. Highlights include Bridget Bailey's 3D entomological sculptures inspired by her millinery background and luxury silk scarves by Cornish based designer Claire Armitage. Also featuring work by Majeeda Clarke, Liz Clay, Michele Daykin,…

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