The Architects Gallery recently celebrated it’s first year in business and proudly bringing art courses and exhibitions into the heart of the community.
Their latest exhibition runs until 10th April – etchings, drawings and paintings of the British Isles through the eyes of three artists Norman Ackroyd, Jason Hicklin and Alistair Tucker.
Artists details from the exhibition poster:
Norman Ackroyd was born in Leeds, his love of landscape was nurtured on long boyhood bicycle rides in the Yorkshire Dales. His work is exhibited in most major art galleries and Institutions today together with many private commissions, one of his latest being at the British Embassy in Moscow.
Jason Hicklin’s drawings and etchings are horizontal explorations of landscape in black and white, and in an infinite vocabulary of greys. From 2004 to 2008 Hicklin walked the isolated coasts of Donegal and Islay. Jason has produced a set of 15 etchings following a visit to Islay in December 2007. The prints are made from zinc plates etched with nitric acid and printed on Somerset hand-made paper in his studio
Alistair Tucker’s work is based upon the British landscape, its shape, form, and the effects of the weather and light upon it. Alistair says of his own work:
“I always find it extremely difficult to talk about my pictures and find it easier to illustrate what I am aiming at by making parallels with other things.