Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Exhibition List 2024/2025

MIXED MEDIA EXHIBITION AND RETROSPECTIVE

Animal Language

6th April – 14th May 

Celebrating nature in paintings with an eclectic collection of works by leading national and international wildlife artists, including selected Members of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA).

This exhibition will also feature a retrospective collection of original linocuts by one of the UK’s most important wildlife artists Robert Gillmor MBE SWLA (1936 – 2022). 

 

“The eyes of an animal have the power to speak a great language.”  

Martin Buber

 

 

AN EXHIBITON IN OIL AND ACRYLIC

Alla Prima

1st June – 9th July 

The Gallery’s annual oil exhibition featuring Members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) and carefully selected artists using this popular and diverse medium.

‘Alla Prima’ is a technique ideal for painting evasive light as quickly as possible particularly to capture the play of light in landscape painting at a   specific time of day. Some famous artists who made use of this technique were Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890) and Claude Monet (1840—1926).

 

MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITION

'Under The Sun'
by Kieron Williamson

13th  – 23rd July 

The 16th annual exhibition hosted by The Gallery for internationally acclaimed artist Kieron Williamson.

‘Under The Sun’ will feature a new collection of oils, watercolours and pastels inspired by some of Kieron’s favourite places in the United Kingdom, all of which have been completed over the last twelve months.

MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITION AND BOOK LAUNCH

Alison Friend

27th July – 8th August 

Alison Friend’s first ever UK solo exhibition hosted by The Gallery, Holt and situated in our sister gallery Adrian Hill Fine Art, adjacent to The Gallery.

A British realist with a modernist vision, Alison’s paintings are inspired by nature and her cheeky sense of humour. Dreamy delicate brush strokes abound every canvas where she captures the secret lives of animals. Every character comes to life on canvas whether having a lolly, chippy tea or a gin!

AN EXHIBITION IN WATERCOLOUR, ACRYLIC AND GOUACHE

H2O

27th July – 3rd September

This ‘water based medium’ exhibition aims to reveal the professional techniques of painting in gouache, watercolour and acrylic.

Featuring Members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) and the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS) this exhibition will present a most interesting and varied collection of original works.

 

MAJOR RETROSPECTIVE SOLO EXHIBITION

'Pure Gold'
Edward Seago RWS RBA

7th  – 17th September

The Gallery is delighted to host a commemorative exhibition and sale of over 60 original paintings by one of East Anglia’s best loved artists, Edward Seago RWS RBA (1910 – 1974)        representing fifty years since his death.

Seago’s impressionist paintings are held in collections all over the world, most notably in Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. This exhibition will represent one of the largest bodies of work accumulated in Norfolk and will be accompanied by a catalogue of the featured works.

 

MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITION

'A Journey in Watercolour'
Ian McManus

20th September – 1st October

Ian McManus is one of the UK’s finest exponents in the medium of  watercolour. He was chosen as one of ten guest artists to feature and teach at the ‘Youyu International Watercolour Event’ in China and has his work pre-selected for the Royal Institute of  Painters in Water Colours (RI). This will be the eleventh major solo exhibition for Ian McManus at The Gallery after his debut sell-out show in 2011.

 

MIXED MEDIA STILL LIFE EXHIBITION

Serendipity

5th October – 12th November

After the incredibly successful  exhibition, ‘Tranquility’, The Gallery is delighted to be hosting a second still life show featuring carefully selected artists from all over the world. This mixed media exhibition will highlight the diverse ways in which artists capture this inanimate subject using highly detailed and representational styles to the   deconstruction in the abstract.

‘What I want is that my picture should evoke nothing but emotion.’

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

MIXED MEDIA STILL LIFE EXHIBITION

Best of British 4.0

16th November – 23rd December

The fourth instalment in our Best of British themed exhibitions featuring an eclectic mix of selected British Artists many of whom hold memberships to prestigious societies and institutes. No subject is out of bounds and many have a distinctly subtle British theme too.

‘As technology advances at an alarming pace, the place of drawing remains as valid as ever in the creation of art and architecture.’

King Charles III (1946 –     )

 

MIXED MEDIA EXHIBITION

Old Dogs, New Tricks

22nd February – 1st April 2025

‘A dog is the only thing in the world that loves you more than he loves himself’

 Josh Billings (1818 – 1885)

This exhibition is all about dogs! In many different mediums and by dog loving artists from all over the world. Expect plenty of wagging tails and loving eyes and maybe the occasional bark too! This exhibition will be one to wag your tail to.