This is quite a coup for Quay Arts - Turner Prize winning artist Richard Long, Britain’s leading figure in Land Art will be bringing his solo shot to the arts centre next month. Meet the artist and check out the associated events too.
Isle of Wight Art
Perhaps it’s the beautiful landscapes or the refreshing coastline, we’re not sure, but something on the Isle of Wight certainly inspires creativity in those who live here.
We have some wonderful artists living and working on the Island, exhibiting in galleries, from their studios or online. Find out more about them in this section.
This excellent initiative has seen Sandown become transformed over the last few weeks - not only brightening up derelict buildings but also educating residents on the wonderful creatures that used to live in the Bay.
Tuesday, 14th March, 2017 9:12am
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Find out more about the Golden Section (or Ratio) - a mathematical principal often used to create pleasing compositions for art and design pieces - at the Vectis Decorative & Fine Arts Society lecture.
Wednesday, 8th March, 2017 5:04pm
By Carolyn Power with one comment
Laura Knight's painting from the Nuremberg Trials of Goring, Hess and Speer floating above a landscape of urban desolation is recognised as one of the most powerful depictions of war ever produced. Find out more about her life at this Vectis DFAS Lecture on 16th February.
Isle of Wight artist, Joanna Kori, is currently hanging work for her latest exhibition, due to open at Quay Arts on Saturday 21st January (1-3pm - all welcome). Over 1,000 pieces have been created for this fascinating exhibition which responds to current and previous uses of Quay Arts.