Open Exhibition

11 February – 8 March

This is a two 2-week Open Exhibition giving an opportunity for local artists to display their artwork.

The artists will include :

Paul Allen – Diana Benham – Anita Beresford-Richards – Anne Chadwick – Philip Church
Gustavo Calvo-Hernandez – Doug Davis – Anna Diamond – Anne Fearnley
Cressida Fury – Carol Godsmark – Vicky Gomez – Louise Marie Jones – Cabby Luxford
Jane McKeown – Judith Martin-Gould – David Meeking – Grahame Morgan-Watson
Susie Pemberton – Soni Smith – Bron Stubbington
Sylvia Tomkinson – Rosie Wesley – Sara Young

Joy Trpkovic

25 February – 8 March

Joy returns to the Gallery following her November 2019 exhibition.  In this exhibition Joy will once again be displaying her porcelain and wall pieces together with different drawings, paintings, prints and brooches.

Chichester Priory Rotary Club

Young Photographer Competition

25 February – 8 March

Photographs submitted to the annual regional heat of the ‘Young Photographer of the Year Competition’ will be displayed depicting the theme of ‘Through My Eyes’.  The photographs will be from three different age groups.

Bridgette Horn

25 February – 8 March

Bridgette’s work is inspired by the flotsam and jetsam treasures washed in by the tide.  Each design is unique and is influenced by the colours and shapes that are found.

Gael Emmett Jewellery

February to December 2020

Gael Emmett will be the Gallery’s resident jeweller for 2020.

Gael’s jewellery is carefully designed and handmade in her studio in Chichester and uses sterling silver, with copper and 18k gold inclusions and enamel in her designs. Gael also works with semi-precious beads and gemstones.

Gael’s work is inspired by the simple rhythms and shapes found in nature and the concept that jewellery can be ‘playful’ with elements that can twist or turn and be stacked in different arrangements. .

Katherine Lawrie Jewellery

February – April 2020

Katherine Lawrie will be exhibiting her jewellery at the Oxmarket Gallery for the next three months.

Katherine has been making jewellery professionally for around twenty years and studied at Northbrook College in West Sussex, the Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Edinburgh College of Art.

Working mainly in Sterling Silver, Gold and Silver Gilt the jewellery predominantly use textures and forms found in the natural surroundings of the South Downs. Colour is incorporated into the jewellery using precious and semi-precious gems, and beads.

Katherine offers jewellery making workshops at her Studio just outside Walberton, nr Arundel, West Sussex. Katherine believes that “it’s important for crafts people to pass on their skills. Creative thinking is a vital tool in today’s world.”

Katrin Eagle

March – May 2020

Katrin Eagle is an artist and designer based in Petersfield. She explores the world of wool by hand spinning, weaving and needle felting and developing ideas and themes through painting and drawing.

Inspiration for her wool art pictures comes from drawings, paintings and photographs. Some of these images are available as printed coasters, cards and placemats. A series of illustrations featuring cats and sheep are also available.

BezaLou Jewellery

March – May 2020

Louise Marie Jones, founder of BezaLou will be exhibiting her jewellery between March and May at the Oxmarket Gallery.

Louise’s jewellery is a creation of vibrant resin pieces of art that can be worn. Jewellery is hand stamped with angel wings and vintage keys, with messages which are uplifting, edifying, and encouraging.

Louise has a background in contemporary dance and performing arts and leads dance, creative movement and art workshops. Look out for other work of Louise’s throughout the year at the Gallery.